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Vietnamese students to compete at int’l science, engineering contest in US

Seventeen Vietnamese students will bring their nine projects to compete at the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) 2024, slated for May 11-17 in Los Angeles, the US.

Vietnam dropped from US currency monitoring list

The United States has moved to drop Vietnam from its the monitoring list for currency manipulation as the Southeast Asian nation exceeded the threshold for the criterion of surplus of trade in goods and services with the US.

US extends tax evasion investigation conclusion on VN stainless steel wires

The US Department of Commerce (DoC) has announced the extension of the deadline for issuing its final conclusion on an anti-dumping tax evasion investigation into stainless steel wires imported from Vietnam.

U.S. to support VN's billion-dollar rice project of 1 million hectares

The U.S. is committed to sharing information and best farming practices to help Viet Nam adapt to climate change, said U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack at a press conference held on Wednesday.

Minister hopes US becomes biggest investor in Vietnam

Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung has voiced his hope that US enterprises will become the biggest investor in Vietnam.

Big U.S. businesses to explore opportunities in Vietnam

Major U.S. companies will come to Vietnam to sound out investment and trade opportunities in the Southeast Asian nation beginning today, March 21 to March 23, the local media reported.

US, Vietnam to counter wildlife trafficking through sea ports

The growing demand for endangered, exotic, and protected wildlife drives a global illegal market, valued at more than US$20 billion per year.

US aims to increase tea imports from Vietnamese market

Vietnam is currently the fifth largest tea supplier to the United States, with the North American country aiming to increase tea imports from the Vietnamese market and reduce tea imports from others.

PM hopes for stronger trade ties with US

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has suggested Vietnamese and US agencies work harder to promote economic, trade and investment ties between the two countries.

Vietnamese exports to the Americas exceed US$8 billion in January

The nation’s exports to the Americas region reached US$8.21 billion in January, whilst it imported US$1.64 billion from the market, according to data released by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Vietnam is more popular among US travelers

Vietnam is becoming a popular tourist destination for US holidaymakers, with more than 215,000 Americans visiting the country last year, ranking second behind the Republic of Korea in terms of arrival number.

Five-year-old US missing boy found in Vietnam

A five-year old boy hailing from Mount Vernon, the United States, who was believed to be abducted by his foster parent has been found in the northern province of Thai Binh, Vietnam.

11 export items to US market record turnover exceeding US$1 billion

The United States represents the country’s largest export market, with a total of 11 items reaching over US$1 billion, according to figures given by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Vietnamese form fifth largest group of foreign students in the US: Report

Vietnam maintains as the second leading country of origin for international students studying at US community colleges.

10 artifacts returned to Vietnam from the US

The Vietnam National Museum of History held a ceremony on November 18 to mark the return of 10 artifacts from the US, the earliest of which dates back to the Dong Son civilisation which inhabited the nation from 1,000 BC to the first century AD.

US requires new Vietnamese passports to state place of birth

The United States Embassy in Hanoi announced that as of October 3, all Vietnamese visa applicants with the new blue-covered passports must have their place of birth stated in their passport before being allowed a visa interview.

US, China become largest consumers of Vietnamese pangasius

Vietnamese pangasius exports to the United States and China witnessed robust growth during the opening seven months of the year, according to details given by the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers.

US exempts tariffs on solar panels imported from Vietnam

US President Joe Biden on June 6 announced a 24-month tax exemption for solar panels imported from four Southeast Asian countries, including Vietnam, to promote clean energy production in the country.

Mural depicting VN, US’s friendship inaugurated

A ceramic mural, US-VN Friendship, has been inaugurated at the new US-Vietnam Co-operation Centre in Hanoi.

Vietnam's Deputy FM on ASEAN-US Special Summit

The recently concluded ASEAN-US Special Summit has demonstrated the US’s determination and strong efforts and is a vivid proof of their appreciation of such ties as well as commitment to and wish for promoting it.