United States Announces Project to Protect Forests, Biodiversity, and Communities in Central Vietnam

QUANG NAM, October 20, 2016 – Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a new project that will assist Vietnam’s transition to climate-smart and low-emission development through improved forest protection, enhanced biodiversity conservation, and increased resilience of communities. USAID’s Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for Asia Gloria Steele announced the USAID Green Annamites ...
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Speech by Ambassador Osius at the Inauguration Ceremony of Emergency Operations Center

Inauguration Ceremony of Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in National Institutes of Hygiene and Epidemiology Professor Nguyen Thanh Long, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Mary Wakefield, Acting Deputy Director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Professor Dang Duc Anh, Director of the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Distinguished guests, ...
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Final Opportunities to Return Voted Ballot

Message for U.S. Citizens Final Opportunities to Return Voted Ballots 5 October 2016 Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away!  Remember, U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States.  The majority of states require voted ballots to reach local election officials by the close ...
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Reinforcing the U.S. Role as a Global Leader Through the Trans-Pacific Partnership

BY JOHN KERRY SEPTEMBER 29, 2016 I was delighted to visit the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday morning to discuss the connection between America’s strategic leadership and our policies on trade. This debate -– about the virtues of free trade and the diplomatic value of close economic ties to other countries –- is nothing new. It ...
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Seventh Annual Naval Engagement Activity Begins in Danang

DA NANG, Vietnam, September 28, 2016 — The U.S. Navy and the Vietnam People’s Navy (VPN) kicked off the seventh-annual Naval Engagement Activity (NEA) Vietnam with a welcome ceremony at Tien Sa Port in Da Nang, September 28. NEA Vietnam 2016 will focus on non-combatant events and will include symposia in military medicine and maritime ...
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U.S. Ambassador Ted Osius’ Speech at Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Ladies and Gentlemen, it is an honor to address you today and to discuss with you the future of the U.S.-Vietnam relationship.  In 1995, our two countries made a bold choice to strike out a grand new journey together.  Twenty years ago, I had the privilege of serving in Vietnam as ...
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Competition for Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program Academic Year 2017

HANOI, Sept 6, 2016 – The U.S. Mission in Vietnam is pleased to call for nominations of outstanding candidates to participate in the 2017 Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program. This program brings Vietnamese teachers to the United States for a semester and provides them with opportunities to study topics that are unique or particularly ...
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