Viet Nam: US patient recovered from COVID-19  

On Feb 21, 2020, Mr. K.H. T. a 73-year-old COVID-19 patient coming from the US, has recovered and been discharged from a hospital in Ho Chi Minh City-Vietnam.

Important advice for travelers to Vietnam: Measures undertaken by Government  to counter coronavirus outbreak

Temporary suspension of all flights to and from Chinese mainland affected by the outbreak, starting at 01:30 PM (local Vietnam time) on February 1, 2020. Connecting flights via Taiwan and Hong Kong are still operational to date.

Vietnam plans to foster ties with Arizona across multiple areas

Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc visited the State of Arizona from February 10 – 12, 2020 as part of activities to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic relations and pay tribute to late US Senator John McCain, one of the pioneers in normalisation of bilateral ties.

Activities launched to mark 25 years of Vietnam - US diplomatic ties in Washington D.C

On January 30, 2020 at the Viet Nam House in Washington D.C, Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc and US Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs David Stilwell on January 30 co-chaired the launching of activities to celebrate the 25th founding anniversary of diplomatic relations (1995-2020).

Vietnam, US ink agreement on customs mutual assistance

The agreement offers a legal basis for the official relationship and the cooperation, technical assistance and information exchange mechanism between the two customs agencies, aiming to prevent, detect and handle violations of customs laws.

AES Corp and Viet Nam’s MoIT signed the MOU on gas-fired power plant in Vietnam

On November 8, 2019, MOU between AES Corp and Viet Nam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) for building the 2.2-gigawatt Son My 2 Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Plant (CCGT Son My 2) was signed in Hanoi.

VN expects to lift up ties with U.S. to new height

On November 8, 2019, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed Viet Nam highly values the comprehensive partnership with the U.S. and expects to lift up the bilateral ties to new height, contributing to peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world.

Vietnam, US cooperate to strengthen infrastructure finance

The Ministry of Finance inked a cooperation framework to strengthen infrastructure finance with the US Department of the Treasury in Hanoi on November 6.

Vietnam, US establish comprehensive energy cooperation partnership

Vietnam and the US have set up a comprehensive energy cooperation partnership under a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed in Washington on September 30.

Vietnamese Party delegation studies US’s policies

A working delegation from the editorial group of the sub-committee on socio-economic affairs of the 13th Party Congress has had working sessions with several organisations and research institutions in Washington DC to study US policies, and gather experts’ recommendations to make preparations for Vietnam’s socio-economic development strategy in the time ahead.