Vietnam among emerging destinations 2013

The US Tour Operators Association (USTOA) has forecast that Vietnam will be second-most favoured destination among emerging ones of international tourists in 2013.

CPV Delegation visits US

A Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) delegation led by Hoang Binh Quan, member of the CPV Central Committee and head of its Commission for External Relations, visited the US from December 9-19. 

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung receives US Congressman Eni Faleomavaega

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung made the affirmation at a reception for visiting US Congressman Eni Faleomavaega, member of the House of Representative’s Committee on Foreign Relations, in Hanoi on December 19. 

Vietnam and NASA cooperate in space technology

The Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the US signed a joint declaration on the intention of cooperation in civil space and aviation activities in Hanoi on Dec. 5.

Intel Vietnam wins 2012 ACE

Intel Vietnam Corporation has won the 2012 Award for Corporate Excellence after beating 82 nominated businesses around the world. 

Vietnam has 15,000 students in US

The number of Vietnamese students studying in US colleges and universities has increased by 4.6 percent from last year to reach 15,500 in 2012, according to the Institute of International Education. 

Deputy Commander of United States Pacific Command visits Vietnam

The Vietnamese and American armies should accelerate cooperation in rescue, army medical service, addressing post-war consequences, maritime security and ship-repairing in the near future, high-ranking officials from both nations have said. 

US Under Secretary for International Trade visits Vietnam

US businesses pay attention to investment opportunities in Vietnam , in particular infrastructure development, US Under Secretary for International Trade, Francisco Sanchez, told Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung at their meeting in Hanoi on November 14. 

Congratulations to President Obama

President Truong Tan Sang and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on November 7 congratulated Barack Obama on his re-election as President of the United States. 

USAID assists Vietnam in pandemic response planning

The Avian and Pandemic Influenza Initiative ( APII ) of the US Agency for International Development (U SAI D) and its partners held a workshop in Hanoi on October 31 to share experiences in building p lans to respond to pandemics.