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Presidential Determination — Proposed Nuclear Agreement with Vietnam

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release               February 24, 2014 Presidential Determination No.2014-08 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE THE SECRETARY OF ENERGY SUBJECT:       Proposed Agreement for Cooperation Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear ...
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U.S. Launches New Global Health Security Agenda to Prevent Infectious Disease Epidemics

Washington, D.C., U.S. – The U. S. launched a new global initiative to strengthen international collaboration and the capacity of developing countries to prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease threats. The Global Health Security agenda is an effort between the U.S. government, other nations, international organizations and public and private stakeholders, to accelerate progress ...
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Consul General Opens First US-VN Wind Power Workshop

The U.S. Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City and Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade  jointly conducted a wind power workshop on February 20 in Ho Chi Minh City.  The workshop was an  opportunity for Vietnamese government authorities and Vietnam’s wind power developers to engage the U.S. government’s key developmental assistance agencies.  Speakers from the ...
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Executive Order: Streamlining the Export/Import Process for America’s Businesses

EXECUTIVE ORDER STREAMLINING THE EXPORT/IMPORT PROCESS FOR AMERICA’S BUSINESSES By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to reduce supply chain barriers to commerce while continuing to protect our national security, public health and safety, the environment, and natural resources, ...
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EducationUSA Spring Fair in HCMC

On February 19th, the U.S. Consulate hosted a “U.S. Higher Education Spring Fair” at its EducationUSA Advising Center at Diamond Plaza. The fair marked the first time that Vietnam featured as stop on the EducationUSA fair circuit, illustrating the large and growing interest of U.S. universities in recruiting qualified Vietnamese students.  The Fair hosted 23 ...
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