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US Senate delegation welcomed in HCM City

US Senate delegation welcomed in HCM City

Politburo member and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan hosted a reception on April 20 for a US Senate delegation, led by Senator Patrick Leahy, Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Appropriations.

US Senate delegation visits Vietnam

US Senate delegation visits Vietnam

Politburo member, Minister of National Defence Ngo Xuan Lich hosted a reception for a Senate delegation from the US led by Vice Chairman of Appropriations Committee Senator Patrick Leahy in Hanoi on April 18.

US Senate approves new Ambassador to Vietnam

US Senate approves new Ambassador to Vietnam

VOV.VN - The US Senate has adopted President Donald Trump’s nomination of Daniel Kritenbrink, senior adviser for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) at the State Department, as US Ambassador to Vietnam to replace Ted Osius.

Vietnam fishers losing US catfish market

Vietnam fishers losing US catfish market

VOV.VN - Controversial new legislation in the US that toughens inspection rules for catfish imported from foreign markets is striking fear into the hearts of fishers in the Vietnamese farm raised catfish industry.

No solution to US’s gun sales control

No solution to US’s gun sales control

VOV.VN - The US Senate has voted to rule out 4 gun control measures. It illustrated a division among parties to enact tighter curbs on firearms.

Canada's Syrian refugee plan draws US Senate panel scrutiny

Canada's Syrian refugee plan draws US Senate panel scrutiny

Canada is proceeding with plans to take in 25,000 Syrian refugees, but the country's background-vetting program is under scrutiny by a US congressional panel, with a hearing set for February 3, amid lawmaker concerns about US security.

Obama musters more Senate votes for Iran nuclear deal

Obama musters more Senate votes for Iran nuclear deal

President Barack Obama on September 8 secured 42 votes in the US Senate for the international nuclear deal with Iran, more than enough to keep Congress from passing a resolution disapproving of the pact.

Senate votes to grant Obama fast-track power on trade deals

Senate votes to grant Obama fast-track power on trade deals

President Barack Obama scored a major victory on May 22 when the US Senate voted to give him "fast-track" powers that would help wrap up negotiations on a 12-nation Pacific Rim trade deal central to projecting American influence in Asia.

Senate passes Iran nuclear review bill, House up next

Senate passes Iran nuclear review bill, House up next

The US Senate voted overwhelmingly on May 7 to pass a bill giving Congress the right to review, and potentially reject, an international agreement with Iran aimed at keeping it from developing nuclear weapons.

US Senate rejects bid to toughen Iran nuclear review bill

US Senate rejects bid to toughen Iran nuclear review bill

The US Senate rejected an effort on April 28 to require any nuclear agreement with Iran to be considered an international treaty, which would have forced any deal to be ratified by two-thirds of the Senate's 100 members.

NA wants to bolster cooperation with US Congress

NA wants to bolster cooperation with US Congress

(VOV) -National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung expressed the Vietnamese legislative body’s willingness to boost closer cooperative relations with the US Congress at a reception for Senator Bob Corker in Hanoi on August 4.

Vietnam welcomes US Senate resolution on East Sea

Vietnam welcomes US Senate resolution on East Sea

(VOV) - Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Hai Binh said on July 11 Vietnam welcomes the US Senate’s passage of resolution 412 on the East Sea, asking China to fully observe international law and withdraw its oil platform from Vietnam’s waters in the East Sea.

US Senate calls for peaceful resolution to East Sea disputes

US Senate calls for peaceful resolution to East Sea disputes

Senators Jim Webb and James Inhofe, the chair and ranking member of the US Senate Foreign Relations East Asian and Pacific Affairs Subcommittee on June 13 introduced a Senate resolution condemning China’s repeated use of force in the East Sea.