Statement on website using domain name www.worldbank.com.vn

SOURCE: World Bank Statement February 10, 2018 Hanoi, February 10, 2018 – The World Bank in Vietnam today issued the following statement in connection to a website using domain name www.worldbank.com.vn: “The World Bank’s attention has been drawn to the existence of a website with the domain name www.worldbank.com.vn. This website contains information about a…

World Bank Country Director and Swiss Ambassador to Vietnam Visit Can Tho

SOURCE: World Bank PRESS RELEASE January 26, 2018 Can Tho, January 26, 2018 — During their visit to Can Tho City today, the World Bank Country Director to Vietnam, Mr. Ousmane Dione, and the Swiss Ambassador to Vietnam, Mdm. Beatrice Maser Mallor, stressed the importance of improving urban resilience as the City addresses the challenges…

Warburg Pincus and Becamex IDC Commit Over $200 Million to Create the Largest Logistics and industrial Platform in Vietnam

SOURCE: Warburg Pincus Singapore/Ho Chi Minh City, February 12, 2018 – Warburg Pincus, a leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing, and Becamex IDC Corp (“Becamex”), the largest real estate and infrastructure developer in Vietnam, announced today that affiliates of Warburg Pincus and Becamex have formed a joint venture, BW Industrial Development Joint…

SR, I5, R5 Program Expires Mar 23, 2018

SOURCE: U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Vietnam SR, I5 and R5 visas may only be issued prior to March 23, 2018. After this date, no SR, I5 or R5 visas may be issued until this program is reauthorized by the U.S. Congress. If you have been scheduled an SR, I5 or R5 interview, please do…

U.S. Embassy Opens USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Office in Vietnam

SOURCE: U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Vietnam HANOI, February 6, 2018 – On Monday, the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi celebrated the opening of the new United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) office in Vietnam. APHIS Deputy Administrator Ms. Cheryle Blakely, U.S. Ambassador Daniel Kritenbrink, and Vice Minister of…

Statement by Spokesperson Heather Nauert on the Conviction of Peaceful Activists in Vietnam

SOURCE: The U.S. State Department Conviction of Peaceful Activists Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC February 6, 2018 The United States is deeply troubled that a Vietnamese court has convicted and sentenced peaceful labor and environmental activist Hoang Duc Binh and Nguyen Nam Phong to fourteen years and two years in prison, respectively,…

Statement from the U.S. Embassy in Vietnam

SOURCE: U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Vietnam Statement from the U.S. Embassy HANOI, February 2, 2018 – The United States supports the right of people to freely express their opinions. We are concerned by the recent convictions of Vu Quang Thuan, Nguyen Van Dien, Tran Hoang Phuc, and Ho Van Hai under the vague charge…

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