Vietnamese leaders congratulate US on Independence Day

State President Truong Tan Sang and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung sent congratulations to US President Barack H. Obama on the occasion of the 236th US Independence Day (4/7/1776 - 4/7/2012).

Vietnamese National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan paid a working visit to the US

Vietnamese National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has paid a three-day working visit to the US from June 24th to 26th.

Vietnam's MOFA presented a note protesting CNOOC’s bidding

VNA - On June 27th 2012, Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs presented a diplomatic note to the Chinese Embassy in Hanoi protesting CNOOC’s erroneous activity.

Vietnam protests Chinese oil company's bidding plan

Vietnam strongly protests and requests that China cease the invitation of international bids for 09 oil and gas lots within Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Luong Thanh Nghi on June 26.

Repatriation of US Servicemen’s remains

The Repatriation of remains of US servicemen was held at Da Nang International Airport on June 22, 2012.

Fifth Vietnam-US Political, Security and Defence Dialogue

The fifth annual Vietnam-US Political, Security and Defence Dialogue took place in Hanoi on June 20 to discuss bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest and concern. 

US-funded project for Vietnamese teachers

More than 250 teachers in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum have completed an intensive training programme focused on the special needs of disabled and ethnic students

Deputy PM answers questions at NA hearing

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc cleared up several issues involving macro-economic stability and the fight against corruption at the National Assembly’s hearings in Hanoi on June 15. 

Vietnam Education Fund (VEF): More Vietnamese to study in US

Up to 49 fellows and six scholars will participate in professional development programmes at 34 top universities in the United States for 2012-2013 school year. 

Vietnam braced for franchises

Over the past year, the US Embassy’s Foreign Commercial Service has linked up many US businesses with Vietnamese partners for franchise deals, said an embassy representative.