10:08 | 18/09/2019 VGP – The 151st repatriation ceremony of the remains of U.S. soldiers was jointly organized by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) and the Vietnamese Office for Seeking Missing Persons (VNOSMP) on September 17 in the central city of Da Nang. The 151st repatriation ceremony of the remains of U.S. soldiers is organized on September 17 in the central city of Da Nang - Photo: VGP At the ceremony, the Vietnamese Government handed over the remains of two U.S. soldiers missing in action (MIA) in Viet Nam. Nearly 80 U.S. professionals and 200 Vietnamese partners met at scenes in the central provinces of Quang Binh and Thua Thien Hue at the 136th joint activity in Viet Nam. This year, the two nations celebrated the 30th anniversary of cooperation in searching for soldiers MIA. By Thuy Dung … [Read more...] about Repatriation of remains of U.S. soldiers held in Da Nang
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Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh(right) and US Ambassador Daniel J. Kritenbrink At the reception, Ambassador Kritenbrink described security and defense cooperation as a bright spot in the Viet Nam-U.S. relationship, expressing his belief that the bilateral defense ties will be further consolidated in the time ahead. Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh suggested Viet Nam and the U.S. continue pushing ahead with future cooperation plans, especially in such areas like maritime security and settlement of war consequences, contributing to peace, stability and cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region./. By Vien Nhu … [Read more...] about VN, U.S. step up defense ties
The national carrier is allowed to operate flights between Viet Nam’s Ho Chi Minh City and Ha Noi and the U.S. cities of Los Angeles, San Francisco (California); New York (New York), Seattle (Washington) and Dallas - Fort Worth (Texas). The transit flights will include stops in Taipei (Taiwan – China), Osaka and Nagoya (Japan). Viet Nam Airlines is also allowed to operate flights to the Canadian cities of Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto via points in the U.S. In addition, Viet Nam Airlines is also licensed to operate routes from destinations outside Viet Nam, via Viet Nam or other transit points to 25 destinations in the U.S. under codeshare arrangements. This license also allows it to operate charter flights between the two countries. Viet Nam Airlines is the first and only airline in Viet Nam to receive such as license from the U.S. Department of Transportation, which is an important step in … [Read more...] about VN Airlines granted license to commercial flights to U.S.
Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung speaks at the event During the event, U.S. Ambassador to Viet Nam Daniel J. Kritenbrink noted that SMEs play an important role in the country’s economic future as they greatly contribute to GDP and generate jobs. However, only a small number of SMEs are currently linked with the international supply chain. As a result, the US is committed to working alongside Viet Nam to help SMEs adapt to the global economy, stated Ambassador Daniel J. Kritenbrink. Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung emphasised that the LinkSME Project has got underway after an entire year of preparation. The event is the result of joint efforts made by the Government Office, the United States Embassy in Vietnam, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), as well as the Ministry of Planning and Investment. The development of Vietnamese SMEs under the LinkSME project will be of great significance to … [Read more...] about U.S. kicks off US$22.1 million project for Vietnamese SMEs
The nation overcame other Southeast Asian nations such as Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore to be ranked among top 10 in the list. The article says: “Doi moi” economic policy reforms beginning in 1986 have helped Viet Nam transition to a more modern, competitive nation. Viet Nam’s continued efforts to lessen international isolation are evidenced by its membership in the World Trade Organization in 2007 and participation in free trade negotiations with the Trans-Pacific Partnership in 2010. It is also a member of the United Nations, the ASEAN Regional Forum and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum, among other international organizations. The Best Countries to Invest In ranking draws from the results of a global perceptions-based survey and ranks countries based on the highest scores among nearly 7,000 business decision makers on a compilation of eight equally weighted country attributes: corrupt, dynamic, economically stable, entrepreneurial, … [Read more...] about U.S. News & World Report: VN listed among top 10 Best Countries to Invest In