Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2013 in Vietnam

SOURCE: state.gov http://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/hrrpt/humanrightsreport/index.htm?year=2013&dlid=220244 – See more at: http://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/hrrpt/humanrightsreport/index.htm#wrapper 2013 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 27, 2014 On February 27, 2014, Secretary Kerry submitted the 2013 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (commonly known as the Human Rights Reports) to the United States Congress. The reports,…

Presidential Determination — Proposed Nuclear Agreement with Vietnam

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release February 24, 2014 Presidential Determination — Proposed Nuclear Agreement with Vietnam MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE THE SECRETARY OF ENERGY SUBJECT: Proposed Agreement for Cooperation Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam…

First Ket Doan Association Feed the Homeless 2014 Event at Franklin Park

Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014 Courtesy of Phuc Thanh Tran & Ket Doan Association Hi all, Ket Doan will host our first Feed the Homeless 2014 event on Sunday February 23, 2014 from 9:45am to 11am. We serve hot dogs, sandwiches, and chicken soup. We also give out food and fruits such as oranges, apples,…

2014 Vietnamese American College Preparation Conference

Community Event: The Vietnamese Student Association at the George Washington University will be holding a college preparation event for Vietnamese and other Asian Americans in the DC/MD/VA area. This event is completely free and will take place on March 9, 2014. Registration, however, is required. The College Preparation Conference exists to aid high school students…

Vietnam Joint United States In Launching Global Health Initiative

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 13, 2014 Contact: HHS Press Office 202-690-6343 Nations Commit to Accelerating Progress against Infectious Disease Threats http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2014pres/02/20140213a.html Excerpt: “Countries joining the United States to meet the Global Health Security goals at today’s launch were Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Georgia,…

Interviewing Frank Huynh on WJLA 7 and Sneak Preview about Le Tam show case in D.C. Fashion Week

SOURCE: Blog by Courtney Gwynn on wjla.com A preview of D.C. Fashion Week By Courtney Gwynn http://www.wjla.com/blogs/lets-talk-live/2014/02/a-preview-of-d-c-fashion-week-20921.html Excerpt: “Ean Williams, the executive director of D.C. Fashion Week and designer of Corjor International, and Frank Huynh, designer of Lê Tâm, joined us in studio to tell us about the week-long event, and to show off some…

World Bank Supports Vietnam to Improve Social Assistance Programs

WASHINGTON, January 22, 2014 – The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved a credit of US$60 million to help strengthen Vietnam’s social assistance system by developing innovations in management and service delivery nationwide, and piloting these innovations in four provinces in north, central and south Vietnam. Although Vietnam has achieved remarkable poverty reduction…