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World Wildlife Day

On March 3, the U.S. Embassy’s American Center Hanoi organized an event to celebrate the first globally recognized World Wildlife Day.   More than sixty Vietnamese youth attended the program that began with a short, thought-provoking film on wildlife conservation practices in the United States.  The film is the fifth, and final, part of a series ...
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Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman Travels to Vietnam, Malaysia, and Burma

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release February 28, 2014 MEDIA NOTE Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman Travels to Vietnam, Malaysia, and Burma Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman will travel to Vietnam, Malaysia, and Burma March 2 – 8 to meet with senior government officials and representatives ...
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U.S. Mission to Vietnam’s LGBT Grant Announcement

The U.S. Mission to Vietnam is pleased to announce the launch of the 2014 Competition for Grants to Advance the Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons (LGBT Grants). This competitive program offers grants of up to $24,000 to support local civil society organizations working to advance the human rights of LGBT persons.  Proposals ...
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English Language Olympics Attracts 1000 Competitors

Approximately 1,000 students competed in the week-long English Language Olympics hosted by American Center Ho Chi Minh City in February.  At the closing ceremony, 25 medals were awarded to the best students who competed with their peers across the week in various English Language skill events including homophones/homonyms, spelling, freestyle speaking, conjunctions, rhyming words, and ...
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