ASEAN, US strengthen economic ties

ASEAN member nations and the US agreed to further deepen their economic, trade and investment ties in the future. 

Prime Minister welcomes Head of US Council on Jobs and Competitiveness

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung received Jeffrey Immelt, head of President Barack Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, in Hanoi on August 24. 

Vietnam enters top fastest growing economies

Vietnam will be one of the fastest growing economies in the world in the next 40 years as developing markets in the region become prime sources behind global growth by 2050.

Vietnam and US expand engineering education

Vietnamese agencies and US organisations signed a document on the expansion of the existing Higher Engineering Education Alliance Programme (HEEAP) in Hanoi on August 20. 

Vietnam becomes world's largest coffee exporter

Vietnam has overtaken Brazil to become the largest coffee exporter in the world, according to the International Coffee Organisation (ICO).

US House Committee on Armed Services' visit to Vietnam.

Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh received in Hanoi on August 9 a delegation of the US House of Representatives’ Armed Services Committee.

Project launched to clean up dioxin at Da Nang airport

Vietnam and the US jointly launched a project at Da Nang airport in the central Da Nang city on August 9 to clean up Agent Orange/dioxin in the area. 

US House of Representative delegation visits Vietnam

Vietnam hopes to receive further support from the Rules Committee of the US House of Representative in boosting ties between the two countries as well as two parliaments.

US calls for peace and stability in East Sea

The US Department of State has issued a press statement, affirming the wish to maintain peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region. 

USAID introduced technology to clean Agent Orange

A seminar on use of In-Pile Thermal Desorption (IPTD) technology to clean up dioxin contamination at Da Nang Airport was held by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), in Hanoi on July 31.