Wednesday February 23, 2022

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(VOVWORLD) - First on our show today, we’d like to welcome to our new listener Marcelo Cornachioni of Argentina who sent correspondence to VOV for the first time to report the reception of our broadcast from 11:30 to 12:00 UTC on February 19 on the frequency of 12020 khz and rated SINPO of 4 5 4 4 4.
Wednesday February 23, 2022 - ảnh 1Hon Tre island in Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa province, Vietnam (Photo:

B: He listened to VOV’s Saturday program including news, Saturday Report, and Weekend Music.

A: Thank you, Mr. Cornachioni, for tuning in to our broadcast. We will send you our program schedule and frequency list to make it easier for you to follow VOV’s programs which are also available on our website at and on the VOV Media App.

B: In the past few days, we have received several messages from Bidhan Chandra Sanyal of India. Commenting on our story about Khanh Hoa’s tourism activities this year, he said he wants to know more about Nha Trang city.

A: Nha Trang is the political, economic, cultural, and tourism centre of Khanh Hoa province. Because of its long, white sand beaches, Nha Trang has been deemed one of the most beautiful bays in the world. The city, called by some the "Pearl of the Far East", has become a popular tourist destination for both domestic and foreign tourists. Nha Trang Bay was named by Travel and Leisure as one of the 29 most beautiful bays in the world.

Wednesday February 23, 2022 - ảnh 2Ponagar tower of Cham people in Nha Trang (Photo:

B: Nha Trang beach was voted one of the world’s 99 most beautiful beaches by National Geographic. The world's largest travel website TripAdvisor voted Nha Trang among the 10 most attractive destinations in Asia in 2016.

A: In recent years, the city has welcomed many five-star ocean cruises. In addition to sail boat racing, Nha Trang provides a rich variety of aquatic activities for visitors including island hopping, scuba diving, and water sports.

B:  Scuba diving is popular in Nha Trang. If you prefer staying above the surface, you could go kite boarding.

A: If you like exploring nature, take a sight-seeing tour. There are a lot of beautiful sea sights here, particularly Tam Islet, Mun Islet, Con Se Tre Islet, Ong Islet, Monkey Island, and Swallow Island. There are islands scattered all around the bay, 100% pristine and beautiful. On Monkey island, there are hundreds of monkeys. Swallow island has a number of salangane species, the source of edible salangane’s nest.

B: If your interest is history, you must visit Po Nagar Towers (a Champa Tower), the Palace of King Bao Dai, Long Son pagoda and the National Oceanographic Museum of Vietnam, the largest of its kind in Indochina where thousands of oceanic specimens are on display.

A: Nha Trang also has the largest oceanic library in Vietnam, Chánh Tọa Church (Mountain Church), the Nha Trang Pasteur Institute, and the Trí Nguyên Aquarium where you will find hundreds of rare oceanic species.

Wednesday February 23, 2022 - ảnh 3(Photo:

B: The local cuisine is most famous for fresh seafood and barbecued pork rolled in rice paper. The local bird's nest soup is deemed one of the best in Vietnam. Bird's nests are collected in the wild, on bird farms on the islands off the coast and even in some houses in the inner city.

A: That’s a short introduction to Nha Trang, one of Vietnam’s most famous tourism sites. With pandemic restrictions relaxed, Vietnam will welcome back foreign tourists beginning March 15. We really hope to see you soon in Vietnam.

B: This week VOVWorld received more than 400 emails and letters from listeners around the world.

A: Many listeners sent us greetings on World Radio Day February 13. Phichest Thongphom of Thailand wrote: “Thank you, VOV,  for delivering accurate information over the past years. The world still has radios and we are still listening to radio.”

Wednesday February 23, 2022 - ảnh 4A VOV correspondent in Indonesia met with VOV listeners in Indonesia

B: Enrique Brea and José Ignacio Cos Lezama of Spain sent best wishes to VOV on World Radio Day and said they’ll continue to listen to VOV.

A: Juan Carlos Miranda Duarte of Chile wrote: “Congratulations on World Radio Day. I’ve been acquainted with VOV since I was a little boy and listened to your shortwave broadcasts from Viña del Mar”.

B: Juan Diez of Spain wrote: “For me, the greatest happiness in the world is the existence of radio stations like VOV who have been doing their best for peace, co-existence between nations based on the best understanding of things happening around the world. VOV brings peace to everyone. If there was a Nobel prize or an international award for radio, I would vote for VOV. Congratulations VOV for your dedication and awareness of peace. VOV deserves to receive the highest recognition in the world.”

A: Thank you all for your greetings. VOV is doing all it can to deliver information about Vietnam, its land and people, and update listeners around the world about Vietnam’s development. We appreciate our listeners’ contributions to the program and hope to continue to receive your support.

B: Yamada Yasuhisa of Japan wrote: “I have never been to Vietnam. I want to learn more about your country through listening to radio rather than searching on the internet. I look forward to listening to more programs about Vietnam’s landscape, culture, cuisine, and people on VOV.”

A: This week Hari Santosa of Indonesia and listeners from Bangladesh and India asked about Vietnam’s automobile industry and the Vinfast cars.

Wednesday February 23, 2022 - ảnh 5VinFast is hosting the VinFast California Roadshow until March 6, aiming to promote its electric SUV models VF 8 and VF 9 in the US market. (Photo: VietnamPlus)

B: Vietnam’s automobile market saw slight growth in 2021, according to the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers Association (VAMA). More than 300,000 units made by Association members were sold last year, up 3 percent. Passenger cars were down 3 percent, commercial vehicles up 17 percent, and special-purpose vehicles up 50 percent.

A: Hyundai remained the best-selling brand in 2021, followed by Toyota, Kia, VinFast, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Ford, and Honda.

B: Vinfast, a member of Vingroup, one of Vietnam’s largest privately held companies, teamed up with car manufacturers from America and Europe to build their automotive factory in just 21 months.

A: Established in 2017, VinFast owns a state-of-the-art automotive manufacturing complex that is 90% automated in Hai Phong, Vietnam. VinFast aims to become South East Asia’s leading vehicle manufacturer and a major player in the global automotive industry.

B: VinFast will stop producing internal combustion engine cars and switch to all-electric vehicle production at the end of 2022. The company has already launched five electric vehicles. Vinfast is hosting the VinFast California Roadshow until March 6 to promote its electric SUV models in the US market.

A: We’d like to acknowledge emails and letters from Abdul Mannan of Bangladesh who listened to our broadcast from 16:00 to 16:30 on February 19 on the frequency of 7220 khz with good reception and clear sound. He wrote: “I’m a regular listener to the VOV English Service. I listen to your English program every day. I’m very  happy that I can hear your program so clearly. Excellent reception.”

B: We’d also like to acknowledge emails and letters from Ratan Kumar Paul, Siddhartha Bhattacharjee and Shivendu Paul of India and other listeners who posted comments on our Facebook Fanpage containing New Year greetings and feedback on our programs.

A: That concludes today’s program. We welcome your feedback at: English Service, VOVworld, the Voice of Vietnam, 45 Ba Trieu street, Hanoi, Vietnam. Or you can email us at: You’re invited to visit us online at, where you can hear both live and recorded programs.

B: Check out our VOV Media App, available on both the IOS and Android platform to hear our live broadcasts. We look forward to your feedback on the mobile version of Once again, thank you all for listening. Goodbye.