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.

Senator Jim Webb speaks on South China Sea

Washington, DC—Senator Jim Webb, chair of the Senate Foreign Relations East Asian and Pacific Affairs Subcommittee, spoke about recent situation in the South China Sea.

Statement by Senator John McCain on Chinese actions in South China Sea

On July 24th 2012, U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) released a statement regarding recent Chinese actions in the South China Sea. 

Vietnam boosts cooperation with US on post-war issues

A Vietnamese delegation is paying an official visit to the US from July 14-24 to strengthen cooperation on humanitarian issues and dealing with post-war consequences.

ASEAN announced six-point principles in the East Sea

Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hor Namhong announced ASEAN’s six-point principles on the East Sea at a press briefing in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on July 20.