In particular, since the comprehensive partnership was set up in 2013, Vietnam and the US have enhanced and expanded cooperation in multiple fields, from politics, diplomacy, economy, and investment to defence, security, culture, education, science and technology, settling the war's consequences, and people-to-people exchanges. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s first ambassador to US believes in bright future for bilateral ties
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In 1999, I was one of the dozen scholars of American studies chosen to meet with a dozen Viet Nam scholars of American studies in a conference in Ha Noi. One of the sponsors of the conference was Ambassador Pete Peterson, the first US ambassador to Viet Nam. Peterson, himself a former POW, declared the whole POW/MIA issue was a “hoax". At the conference, an elderly Vietnamese professor asked us Americans if we knew who was the first Vietnamese scholar of American studies. Several of us immediately shouted out “Ho Chi Minh.". This led to a discussion of great relevance today, as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between our two nations. … [Read more...] about What does the future hold for relations between Vietnam and US?
International vocational training to be extended Vocational training schools in Vietnam will continue to use curricula transferred from Australia and Germany until the end of 2020 and 2025, respectively, following the technical vocational education and training (TVET) reform plan. … [Read more...] about To mechanize Vietnam’s agriculture, tractor drivers also need to be trained
In contrast, several countries globally have visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to fewer than 40 countries. These includes the worst passports to hold, such as that of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Libya, Nepal, Palestinian Territory, Somalia, Yemen, Pakistan, Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan. VOV … [Read more...] about Vietnam ranks 89th on most powerful passport list during COVID-19
In his congratulatory letter to US President Donald Trump, Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong said the US is Vietnam’s leading partner in various areas. In recent years, the two countries have coordinated address bottlenecks, particularly in trade and finance, thereby consolidating and expanding the comprehensive partnership based on respect for the UN Charter, international law and each others’ political institutions, independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity. … [Read more...] about US Congress introduces resolutions marking 25 years of ties with Vietnam