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. 

Vietnam officials visit USS George Washington

A delegation of Vietnamese officials visited the supercarrier USS George Washington on October 20. The visit was made at the invitation of the US Embassy in Vietnam. 

USAID helps Vietnam address climate change

On October 17, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) announced two new five year programmes to help Vietnam address the impacts of climate change.

US helps remove UXO in Quang Nam

A project to detect and clear bombs, mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) commenced on October 12 in the central province of Quang Nam.