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Deputy PM meets US officials, businesspeople

Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai on April 4 held separate meetings with some US officials and businesspeople following the 2024 Vietnam Executive Leadership Programme (VELP) held in Boston, the US.

Vietnam, US coordinate in drug fight

The Ministry of Public Security’s Investigation Police Department on Drug-related Crimes (C04) and the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are jointly holding the Int'l Drug Enforcement Conference in the Asia-Pacific in Da Nang on March 26-27.

Vietnam, US hold first foreign ministerial-level dialogue

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken co-chaired the first Vietnam-US Dialogue at the foreign ministerial level in Washington DC on March 25 (local time).

Vietnam seeks broader cooperation on agricultural science and technology with US

Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan has suggested the US pay attention to sharing experience and cooperation in agricultural science and technology during a meeting with Secretary of Agriculture Thomas J. Vilsack.

VN, U.S. sign MoU on cultural cooperation

Representatives of the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the U.S. Department of State signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cultural cooperation and public affairs in Washington DC on March 13 (local time).

Scholar analyses why US should recognise Vietnam as market economy

The newly elevated relationship between VN and the US to the comprehensive strategic partnership not only deepens the two countries’ diplomatic relations but translates as an opportunity for Washington to upgrade VN's recognition as a market economy.

Vietnam, US hold 10th dialogue on Asia-Pacific

Permanent Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Minh Vu and US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kritenbrink co-chaired the 10th Vietnam-US Dialogue on Asia-Pacific in Hanoi on March 1.

US considers upgrading Vietnam’s economy status

The US is considering the recognition of Vietnam as a market economy, which means that Vietnamese goods entering the US would avoid many risks caused by trade barriers.

The path from former enemies to a comprehensive strategic partnership

February 3, 2024 was a special day: it marked the 30th anniversary of the US’s lifting of the trade embargo against Vietnam. The historic decision paved the way for the development of the bilateral relationship between Vietnam and the US.

US to consider recognizing Vietnam’s market economy in 2024

The US Chamber of Commerce is reviewing the process of recognizing Vietnam’s market economy status, hoping to make it in time by June 2024, revealed US Ambassador to Vietnam Marc Knapper.

Vietnam to benefit from CHIPS Act, says US official

VN is among countries that can benefit from the CHIPS and Science Act of the US with large funds to be allocated, reported Nikkei Asia quoting Jose Fernandez, US undersecretary of state for economic growth, energy and the environment.

Joseph Uddo elected chairman of Amcham Hanoi

Joseph Uddo has been elected as the new Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hanoi in 2024.

Ambassador Marc Knapper upbeat about stronger US-Vietnam relations in 2024

Ambassador of the United States of America to Vietnam Marc Knapper is confident that relations between the US and Vietnam will be furthered strengthened in 2024 following the lifting of their ties to a comprehensive strategic partnership in 2023.

Semiconductor industry may lay foundation for VN-US relationship: Minister

Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung late last week had a meeting with a delegation from the US Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) led by John Neuffer, SIA’s President and CEO, who was on a business trip in Vietnam.

Comprehensive strategic partnership opens up new stages of VN-US cooperation

The Vietnam-US relationship has escalated from ‘former enemies’ to ‘comprehensive strategic partners’.

President receives US special envoy for climate John Kerry in San Fransisco

President Vo Van Thuong received US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry in San Francisco on November 16 during his trip to the US to attend the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week and bilateral activities.

President clarifies Vietnam’s policy at US Council on Foreign Relations

President Vo Van Thuong attended a policy discussion at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in San Francisco, the US, on November 15, as part of his trip to attend the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week and bilateral activities in the US.

President works with US-APEC Business Coalition in San Francisco

President Vo Van Thuong had a working session with representatives from the US-APEC Business Coalition on November 15, as part of his ongoing US trip to attend the APEC Leaders’ Week and bilateral activities in San Francisco.

Official calls for constructive dialogue on religious issues between Vietnam, US

A Vietnamese delegation paid a working visit to the US from October 10-22.

The helmet of a deceased Vietnamese soldier handed over by an American veteran

During a business trip, an American veteran handed over a Vietnamese soldier’s hat on which we could see the inscription of the name of the Vietnamese martyr and the date he joined the army.