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2019 Trafficking in Persons Report

U.S. Department of State OFFICE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS Vietnam (Tier 2 Watch List) The Government of Vietnam does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so. These efforts included disseminating implementing guidelines for Articles 150 and 151 of the penal ...
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Assistant Secretary Fannon’s Meeting with Vice Minister Dang Hoang An of the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry an

HANOI, June 19, 2019 – During a June 17, 2019, bilateral meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Energy Resources (ENR), and the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT), affirmed the importance of the U.S.-Vietnam bilateral energy relationship. Assistant Secretary of State for Energy ...
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Promoting U.S.-Vietnam Space Cooperation: Visit by U.S. Astronaut and Former NASA Administrator Charles Bolden

HANOI, June 12, 2019 – United States Science Envoy for Space, Major General Charles Frank Bolden, Jr., visited Vietnam, June 9-12, 2019, to promote U.S.-Vietnam space cooperation. The former U.S. Space Shuttle Commander and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Administrator conducted meetings with government officials, academics, students, and civil society leaders. General Bolden said, ...
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Vietnam Releases Direct Power Purchase Agreement Policy Proposal for Public Consultation

Hanoi, June 12, 2019 — Today, Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) leader and the U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel J. Kritenbrink participated in a public consultation to introduce MOIT’s proposal for Vietnam’s Direct Power Purchase Agreement (DPPA) mechanism. This new policy will allow businesses in Vietnam to procure electricity directly from private firms ...
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Pre-departure orientation for Study in the United States

Are you about to depart to study in the United States? Join our pre-departure orientation to learn important information about your travel arrangements, adjusting to life in America, campus life, and financial planning. Our consular officers will answer questions you may have about how to maintain student visa status and optional practical training programs. The ...
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