Under mounting security pressure caused by China’s muscle flexing in the South China Sea and the possibility of Beijing’s economic coercion, Vietnam has adopted a cautious approach to the Indo-Pacific Strategy (IPS).
U.S. ambassador to Vietnam Marc Knapper on Tuesday returned a wartime diary to a Vietnamese veteran in Hanoi.
Hanoi has spent the past year lobbying Washington intensely to bring its anti-dumping rules closer in line with the EU’s approach.
Vietnam needs to upgrade its ageing fighter fleet. But it faces a list of less than optimal options.
Fifteen U.S. companies, including semiconductors firms, have expressed interest in investing $8 billion in Vietnam in clean energy infrastructure, contingent on the country’s progress on renewable energy rules, a senior U.S. official said on Friday.
Vietnam’s ambassador to the United States on Tuesday urged Washington to end its “non-market economy” label on Hanoi, warning that maintaining the resulting punitive duties on Vietnamese goods is bad for increasingly close bilateral ties.
South Korean aero parts supplier KP Aero Industries said on Wednesday (Jan 24) it plans to invest US$20 million in a Vietnam factory to assemble components for Boeing planes, a move that would expand the US aviation firm’s manufacturing network…
Defense cooperation between the United States and Vietnam is growing, but it is only one aspect of the growing relationship between the two countries, said Lindsey W. Ford, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for South and Southeast Asia.
The United States Mission to Vietnam has said it will provide training and technical support for the stroke center at Bach Mai Hospital, northern Vietnam’s largest medical facility.
In navigating the US-China power play in Southeast Asia, Vietnam seem to have the right moves.
The United States will continue to closely cooperate with Vietnam, a U.S. official said after Hanoi announced last week strengthened ties with China, including on defence and security, as the two great powers compete for influence.
U.S. chipmaker Nvidia’s chief executive said on Monday the company will expand its partnership with Vietnam’s top tech firms and support the country in training talent for developing artificial intelligence and digital infrastructure.
Currently, there are approximately 30,000 Vietnamese students studying in the U.S., making Vietnam the Southeast Asian country with the largest number of students pursuing education in the United States.
According to a Reuters report, the company expressed concerns about the country’s excessive bureaucracy and unstable power supply.
Intel’s about-turn would be a blow to Vietnam’s growing ambitions to play a larger role in the global semiconductor industry. It has been holding talks with chipmakers, hoping to lure firms seeking to diversify their supply chain.
The United States ambassador to Vietnam and local elected leaders on Monday stressed the importance of building economic relations between the U.S. and Vietnam as they toured Little Saigon and met with residents.
Vietnamese and U.S. businesses should increase partnership to bring the two countries’ trade value to a new record of $200 billion, Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang said Tuesday.
In the weeks since U.S. President Joe Biden traveled to Hanoi to announce a “comprehensive strategic partnership” with Vietnam, many commentators have described it as a historic turning point in U.S.-Vietnamese relations.
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The Biden administration is in talks with Vietnam over an agreement for the largest arms transfer in history between the ex-Cold War adversaries, according to two people familiar with a deal that could irk China and sideline Russia.
The reported expatriations shed some light on the compromises that preceded the landmark upgrade in the diplomatic partnership between Hanoi and Washington.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh suggested that the University of San Francisco (USF) grants Vietnamese students more scholarships as he visited its campus in California on Monday.
The agreement reached by Washington and Hanoi to upgrade bilateral ties, unveiled by U.S. President Joe Biden and Vietnamese Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on Sept. 10, shows that this relationship is increasingly rooted in shared regional objectives…
Just as Vietnam comes into its unique role in China-U.S. relations, Hanoi’s policymakers are trying to find their niche in the global semiconductor industry.
When Vietnam’s Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and United States President Joe Biden upgraded diplomatic relations to their highest level last weekend, Chinese officials responded by raising the spectre of a new Cold War playing out in Southeast Asia.
The upgrade in ties was consistent with Hanoi’s longstanding goal of building a network of relationships with the region and the world.