Vietnam

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U.S.-Mekong partnership reaches milestone [infographic]

Learn how the Lower Mekong Initiative, a multinational partnership among the U.S. and five countries, has improved lives over the past decade.
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Pompeo touts Lower Mekong Initiative

As a part of his trip to Asia, Secretary Pompeo renewed the U.S. commitment to an initiative that helps five countries along the Mekong River.
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The U.S. and Vietnam: A valued partnership

Vietnam will host the February 27–28 summit between President Trump and North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un. Learn more about U.S.-Vietnam ties.
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Helping Vietnam’s justice system crack down on intellectual property theft

Following a push by Vietnam to improve enforcement of intellectual property laws, the U.S. trained 120 Vietnamese judges on intellectual property rights.
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The chocolate makers in Vietnam

Learn how an American entrepreneur and a Vietnamese cacao grower are trying to put Vietnam on the chocolate map with the help of USAID.
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U.S. Senator John McCain’s life and legacy remembered in Vietnam

From prisoner of war to symbol of reconciliation: U.S. Senator John McCain is laid to rest in the United States and honored at a Hanoi monument.
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U.S. aircraft carrier makes historic visit to Vietnam

The USS Carl Vinson made a friendship visit to Vietnam — the first time a U.S. aircraft carrier has anchored in the country since the Vietnam War ended four decades ago.
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Highlights from President Trump’s Asia trip

President Donald J. Trump just wrapped up a historic five-country trip to Asia. Here are some memorable moments that you might have missed.
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Satellite partnership keeps Vietnam a step ahead of floods

Vietnam and its neighbors have always been vulnerable to water disasters, but a new satellite data partnership is helping the region be ready.