US waives tariffs on solar panels from Vietnam Business

US waives tariffs on solar panels from Vietnam

US President Joe Biden on June 6 declared a 24-month tariff exemption for solar panels manufactured in four Southeast Asian countries, including Vietnam, in an effort to promote clean energy production in the country.
Ambassador emphasises importance of ASEAN-US special summit Politics

Ambassador emphasises importance of ASEAN-US special summit

Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Nguyen Quoc Dung has emphasised the significance of the upcoming ASEAN-US Special Summit, saying that the resolve of US President Joe Biden and ASEAN leaders to organise the summit despite uncertainties in Europe, especially the conflict in Ukraine, demonstrates the importance they attach to the relationship.
ASEAN, US to convene special summit in May World

ASEAN, US to convene special summit in May

Cambodia, as the Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2022, announced that the bloc and the US are set to convene a special summit to celebrate the 45th anniversary of their dialogue relations in Washington D.C., on May 12 and 13.
VinFast to build first EV factory in North America Business

VinFast to build first EV factory in North America

Vietnamese automaker VinFast and the government of North Carolina in the US on March 30 (Vietnam time) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the construction of VinFast's first electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing factory in North America, which has total investment of 2 billion USD in its first phase and will create thousands of jobs.
US President affirms importance of  US-ASEAN relationship World

US President affirms importance of US-ASEAN relationship

US President Joe Biden attended the ninth ASEAN-US Summit on October 26 via videoconference, becoming the first US top leader to join a meeting with the ASEAN leaders in the recent four years after his predecessor, Donald Trump, participated in an ASEAN-US Summit in Manila in 2017.