Since the first days of the pandemic combat, the Government leader has ordered flights to repatriate Vietnamese citizens in that country, and asked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoLISA), ambassadors and Vietnamese representative offices abroad to do their utmost in citizen protection. … [Read more...] about PM orders repatriating Vietnamese labourers in Equatorial Guinea immediately
The Ministry of Planning and Investment would draft a Government resolution about tasks and solutions to accelerate the development of key economic regions, based on collecting proposals from relevant ministries and localities, and report to the Government in the meeting in June. … [Read more...] about Government to develop policies to promote key economic regions
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?