Counselor Tom Shannon with Senior Advisor to the Secretary Ambassador David Thorne will travel to Vietnam to discuss U.S.-Vietnam priorities on February 3

SOURCE: U.S. State Department January 30, 2015 DEPARTMENT OF STATE PUBLIC SCHEDULE JANUARY 30, 2015 COUNSELOR TOM SHANNON Counselor Shannon is on travel to Pakse, Laos, Hanoi, Vietnam, and United States Pacific Command (PACOM) from January 30 through February 7. Counselor Shannon will be accompanied by Senior Advisor to the Secretary Ambassador David Thorne to […]

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser Appointed David Do as the Director of the District’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs

SOURCE: dc.gov Mayor Muriel Bowser Announces Director for Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs Today, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced David Do as the Director of the District’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (OAPIA). The announcement came at the 26th Annual Korean-American Grocers Association of Washington, DC (KAGRO-DC) Scholarship Award Banquet at the […]

Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Puneet Talwar Travels to Vietnam and Singapore

SOURCE: U.S. State Department Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC January 21, 2015 Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Puneet Talwar will travel to Vietnam and Singapore January 22-27, 2015. In Hanoi, Vietnam, Assistant Secretary Talwar will lead the U.S. delegation to the seventh U.S.-Vietnam Political, Security, and Defense Dialogue. This year, […]

Meet Kathy Pham, a Guest of the First Lady at the State of the Union

SOURCE: The White House THY PHAM Kathy, a computer scientist, has used technology throughout her career to tackle pressing challenges. From Google to IBM to Harris Healthcare Solutions, she’s designed health care interoperability software, studied disease trends with data analytics, and built data warehouses for hospital. Now, she’s a part of the U.S. Digital Service, […]

U.S. Assistant Secretary Russel meets with Vietnamese Ambassador to the U.S. Pham Quang Vinh

SOURCE: U.S. State Department DEPARTMENT OF STATE PUBLIC SCHEDULE JANUARY 14, 2015 ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AFFAIRS DANIEL RUSSEL 3:30p.m. Assistant Secretary Russel meets with Vietnamese Ambassador to the U.S. Pham Quang Vinh, at the Department of State. (CLOSED PRESS COVERAGE) http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/appt/2015/01/235943.htm

World Bank Approves US$450 Million for Better Sanitation Services in Saigon City

SOURCE: World Bank PRESS RELEASE World Bank Approves US$450 Million for Better Sanitation Services in Ho Chi Minh City December 23, 2014 WASHINGTON, December 23, 2014—The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved US$450 million in loans and credits to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam for the Second Ho Chi Minh City Environmental Sanitation […]

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