Eighty-three-year-old Meritorious Artist Nguyen Thi Ban has devoted her life to preserving “Quan ho” (love duet singing).
Israel would consider a French invitation to peace talks with the Palestinians, but believes France has made a mistake by saying it will recognize a Palestinian state if the talks fail, an Israeli government official said on January 30.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon praised an agreement by Somalia's government on January 28 on a model for the electoral process to establish a new, bicameral federal parliament in 2016.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on January 26 slammed Israel's settlement activities as "provocative acts" that raise questions about its commitment to a two-state solution amid growing Palestinian frustration over nearly 50 years of occupation.
Indonesian police announced on January 15 that they had arrested three men on suspicion of links to a series of terror bomb attacks and gunfight in downtown Jakarta on the previous day, which caused seven deaths, including five attackers, and injured 20 others.
Hanoi authorities have announced that they would ban large vehicles from traveling on more than 30 streets between January 20 and 28, to ensure security for the 12th National Party Congress.
Tourism industry insiders are worried about a sharp decline in Russian arrivals as three major tour operators have been banned from conducting business activities in Russia.
Iran's foreign minister has complained to the United Nations about Saudi Arabia's "provocations" toward Tehran, as a diplomatic crisis between the region's two major powers entered its second week.
The Tuan Chau Group will build an entertainment, tourism and real estate complex with total investment capital of VND3 trillion (US$133 million) in Dien Ban town in the central province of Quang Nam later this year.
(VOV) - Saudi Arabia’s mass execution of 47 people, including Shiite religious leader Nimr al-Nimr, on terrorism charges is facing strong international criticism and has ignited a wave of protests among Shiite Islamic people in the Middle East.
(VOV) - From Ban Co peak, Danang City looks so beautiful and charming with romantic sea roads, bridges spanning the Han River, high-rise buildings and fishing boats.
(VOV) - The World Food Day Poster Contest is one of the oldest outreach projects of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) involving thousands of students aged 13-17 from around the globe.
The United Nations formally kicked off the race for the next secretary-general on December 15 and the world body's 193 members were encouraged to consider putting forward a woman for the top job that has been held by a man for the past 70 years.
(VOV) - Vietnam proactively contributed to the 21st UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris. Vietnam is undertaking a number of measures to minimize impact of climate change.
Multilateral diplomacy deserves to have a higher place among priorities of Vietnam’s foreign policy in the coming time, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in a recent article.
(VOV) - After 2 weeks of tense negotiations, a historic climate agreement was finally adopted on December 12 by 195 countries at COP21, the UN conference on climate change, in Paris. The agreement is considered a breakthrough in slowing down global warming.
(VOV) - Chinese government officials have lifted the ban on the import and culture of fresh prawns as of December 7, paving the way for their re-entry into the market, reports the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
More than 60 experts from law enforcement agencies, international organisations and non-governmental organisations gathered at a seminar on December 8 in Hanoi to seek ways to address sexual and gender violence.
The moc ban (wood blocks) and chau ban (official administrative papers) Kings of the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945) used to record history are on display for the first time at an exhibition opened on December 2 in Hanoi.
(VOV) - Vietnam and China have signed agreements on co-operation in protecting and exploiting tourism resources of the Ban Gioc Waterfall and on the free travel of vessels at the mouth of the Bac Luan River.