USAID launches Development Cooperation Strategy for Vietnam

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced its Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) at a ceremony in Hanoi on January 14

Deputy PM Vu Van Ninh met Walmart Executive Vice President

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has spoken highly of US giant retailer Walmart’s interest in the Vietnamese market, especially its plan to purchase home-grown products for distribution in the US and other countries.

VietJet Air to spend 800 mil usd on CFM engines

Vietnam's budget carrier VietJet Air on December 16 agreed to an 800 million USD deal to buy 40 engines from CFM International, a joint venture between General Electric and Snecma.

General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong hails Vietnam - US ties

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong has expressed his pleasure at the multifaceted cooperation between Vietnam and the US

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung met with Secretary Kerry

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has affirmed that Vietnam is ready to work closely with the US in negotiations for a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh held talks with Secretary Kerry

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has affirmed that Vietnam treasures its ties with the US and suggested the two sides increase the exchange of delegations at all levels. 

US Trade Representative M. Froman visits Vietnam

President Truong Tan Sang has told US Trade Representative Michael B. G. Froman that Vietnam will exert every effort to push up the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) that involves both Vietnam and the US. 
 

Vietnam has 16,098 students in US

The number of Vietnamese students in the US in the 2012-2013 academic year increased by 3.4 percent year-on-year, to 16,098, according to an Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange released by the US International Institute of Education on November 11. 

Vietnam joins the UN Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

Vietnam became the latest country to join the 1984 United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (UNCAT)

Vietnam, US hold defense dialogue

The fourth defence policy dialogue between Vietnam and the US at the deputy ministerial level was held in Washington on October 28-29. 

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