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Vietnamese expats in US support local fight against COVID-19

Vietnamese expats in US support local fight against COVID-19

VOV.VN - A large number of the overseas Vietnamese (OV) community in the United States have been striving to contribute to the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) by sewing face masks for use in hospitals due to a scarcity of protective equipment for medical workers.

First two Vietnamese Americans die of COVID-19 in US

First two Vietnamese Americans die of COVID-19 in US

VOV.VN - Two American citizens of Vietnamese origin have passed away in the US after contracting the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), becoming the first deaths within the Vietnamese community in the country.

Vietnam presides over ASEAN Women’s Circle in Washington D.C

Vietnam presides over ASEAN Women’s Circle in Washington D.C

VOV.VN - Nguyen Phuong Lien, wife of the Vietnamese ambassador to the US and president of the ASEAN Women’s Circle in Washington (AWC-DC), chaired a meeting in Washington D.C on February 28 to review the association’s activities during 2019 and work out plans for the year ahead.

“Love will keep us alive” exhibit

"Love will keep us alive" exhibit

VOV.VN - An exhibit of 30 paintings, mostly oil, by Vietnamese couple living in the US Nguyen Viet Nang and Bui Van Anh were on display recently in Hanoi. The exhibit, titled “Love will keep us alive” celebrated 30 years the couple has been in love and showed the couple’s love for Washington DC, their second home.

Vietnam, US join hands to heal war wounds

Vietnam, US join hands to heal war wounds

VOV.VN - A symposium called “Settlement of war consequences: Path to reconciliation and future cooperation between Vietnam and the US” will be held in Washington on March 26.

US Fashion Industry sours on sourcing clothing from Vietnam

US Fashion Industry sours on sourcing clothing from Vietnam

VOV.VN - According to a study, US fashion manufacturers and retailers report they have major concerns about new trade barriers emerging that would place burdensome restrictions on the inflow of clothing imports from Vietnam.

PM Phuc’s visit to the US: Final day in photos

PM Phuc’s visit to the US: Final day in photos

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had talks on May 31 (local time) in Washington DC with President Donald Trump and met with US politicians and scholars at the Heritage Foundation.

Vietnam, US hold trade meeting in Washington

Vietnam, US hold trade meeting in Washington

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer met as co-chairs of the Vietnam-US Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) Council in Washington on May 30.

Battle for Aleppo escalates, U.N. sees 'bleak moment'

Battle for Aleppo escalates, U.N. sees 'bleak moment'

Syrian rebels fought fiercely with pro-government forces trying to advance into opposition-held areas of eastern Aleppo and warplanes kept up their bombardment of the area on November 18 in a renewed bid by Damascus to retake the entire city.

Philippines says to keep US ties but will not be subservient

Philippines says to keep US ties but will not be subservient

The United States remains the "closest friend" of the Philippines but Manila wants to break away from a "mindset of dependency and subservience" and forge closer ties with other nations, the Philippine foreign minister said on October 22.

Russia, US disagree on Syria

Russia, US disagree on Syria

VOV.VN - The US announced on October 4 it is suspending its dialogue with Russia on a cease fire in Syria and criticized Russia for launching attacks on civilian targets in Syria.