Failing to meet food safety regulations remains the biggest issue that Vietnamese firms must overcome in entering foreign markets, said Rick Gilmore, Chairman of the Global Food Safety Forum at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on April 26.
Former US women’s national team footballer Linda Hamilton, who won the World Cup in 1991, and coach Lisa Berg had a training session with Vietnamese female footballers as part of the Sports Envoy programme in Da Nang on April 25.
Two parliamentarians from the Party of European Socialists namely Eric Andrieu and Marc Tarabella have announced that they will request the establishment of a commission of inquiry on the US chemical group Monsanto.
As part of his official visit to the US, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held separate meetings on April 21 with US Acting Trade Representative Stephen Vaughn and a group of assistants to senators of the Democratic and Republican Parties.
Vietnam and the US should sustain and strengthen economic and trade links, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said, describing these links as key to bilateral relations.
US President Donald Trump will attend the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting in Vietnam in November together with the US-ASEAN and East Asia meetings in the Philippines as well.
Opinions on the revised draft Law on Denunciation were collected at a consultation conference held by the Vietnam Lawyers' Association (VLA) and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in Hanoi on April 20.
Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang has stated that the US companies and Monsanto in particular need to hold responsibility for assisting efforts to recover from Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin consequences in Vietnam.
VOV.VN -The US State Department has announced that it is coordinating the transfer of the US Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau (WHEC 722) through the Foreign Assistance Act to the Vietnam government.
Vice Secretary of the HCM City’s Party Committee Tat Thanh Cang hosted a reception for US Consul General to the city Mary Tarnowka on April 19.
Vietnam’s aviation authority is likely to have its safety credentials approved by the US next month as part of the process to allow Vietnamese airlines to open direct flights to the US, a Vietnamese aviation official said.
VOV.VN - Aquatic product exports rose by 7.9% to US$1.51 billion in the first quarter of this year, according to latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
After the failure of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is expected to benefit Vietnam provided that the country and the domestic business community make good preparations.
The Vietnam Dairy Products Joint-Stock Company (Vinamilk) projects a total revenue of VND51 trillion (US$2.26 billion) in 2017, an increase of 8 percent from the previous year.
The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) and the US’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will join hands to make an overall assessment on the CAAV’s aviation safety supervision next month, which is essential to Vietnamese airlines’ plan to open direct flight to the US.
The Quang Tri chapter of the Association for the Support of Vietnamese Handicapped and Orphans will present gifts to the disabled and orphans living in need from April 16-20 on the occasion of the 37th Vietnam Day of Persons with Disabilities (April 18).
VOV.VN - Olympian Nguyen Thi Anh Vien is the 6th seed entering the finals as the 20-year-old posted a 2:16.86 on April 15 in the women’s 200 backstroke semi-finals of the 2017 Arena Pro Swim Series.
VOV.VN - President Tran Dai Quang has reiterated Vietnam’s wish to promote comprehensive, practical, stable and long-term relations with the US for mutual benefit and on the basis of respecting each other’s political regime.
VOV.VN - President Donald Trump has signed an executive order seeking a comprehensive review of the massive US trade deficit totalling more than US$500 billion per annum with 16 countries including China and Vietnam.
VOV.VN - The US was the largest export market of Vietnam in the in the January-March period, accounting for nearly 20% of the country’s total export revenue.