(VOVworld) - US President Barack Obama delivered his farewell speech on Tuesday night in Chicago. He recalled his presidential campaign in his home city of Chicago 8 years ago when he believed that the US could change progressively. President Barack Obama’s farewell speech seals trust on the US future (Photo: AFP/VNA) He spoke proudly about his Obamacare of affordable health services for all which benefits 20 million Americans. He confirmed a smooth transition of power to President-elect Donald Trump and thanked voters for making him a better President and a better man. He denounced racial discrimination as a threat to the US democracy and asked the public to change views. President Obama cited his successful foreign relations policies of thawing relations with Cuba and resolving the Iranian nuclear crisis as well as progress in climate change adaptation and clean energy. In the end of his speech, President Obama asked the American people to believe in their ability to … [Read more...] about President Obama’s farewell speech seals trust on the US future
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VietNamNet Bridge - While witnessing and promoting the signing of contracts worth tens of billion USD, US President Barack Obama did not spend a huge amount of money for Vietnamese products during his three days in Hanoi and HCM City. With a retinue of 800 people and hundred tons of cargo and equipment transported to Hanoi and HCM City by more than 50 flights of heavy transport aircraft such as Boeing C-17 Globemaster III, spending for the 3-day visit of President Obama to Vietnam was huge. However, as most of the things were transported from the US to Vietnam, the volume of goods that President Obama and his delegation purchased in Vietnam was rather low. Cốm Hà Nội related news President Obama's three days in Vietnam through pictures Top shared photos, videos about Obama's visit to Vietnam Five young Vietnamese who met President Obama Linh Nhat … [Read more...] about What did US President Obama buy in Vietnam?
VietNamNet Bridge - Events during US President Obama’s visit to Vietnam helped promote many domestic brands. Vietjet Air, for example, became better known with its name appearing in local and international newspapers. The only privately run air carrier in Vietnam on May 23 signed an $11.3 billion contract to buy 100 B737 MAX200 with Boeing, the US aircraft manufacturer, with the signing witnessed by President Obama and Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang. On the same day, Vietjet also signed a contract worth $3.04 billion to buy aircraft engines from United Technologies Corp. Vietjet is described by local newspapers as an ‘ambitious’ airline which wants to be the Emirates of Asia. Its CEO Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao has appeared in mass media as a talented businesswoman and a woman with soft manners. Though Huong Lien Bun Cha Shop in Hanoi did not sign any multi-billion dollar contract, it became the focus of the media during Obama’s stay in Vietnam. Huong Lien, a … [Read more...] about Vietnamese brands benefit from President Obama’s visit
(VOVworld) – US President Barack Obama’s historic visit to Vietnam has drawn the attention of the regional and global media. The US’s removal of a ban on the sales of lethal weapons to Vietnam was the main headline in many of Singapore’s major newspapers. The Strait Times quoted statements by President Obama and Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, saying that the visit was intended to strengthen bilateral relations including national defense. Many German newspapers have also covered the visit. The South Germany newspaper said the Vietnamese President considered the US’s removal of its arms embargo on Vietnam evidence of the complete normalization of relations between the two countries. The Commerce said President Obama wanted to deliver a message of a new beginning in bilateral ties. It quoted him as praising Vietnam as an important country in one of the most important regions in the world. The ARD and ZDF television channels also reported on Mr. … [Read more...] about Foreign media interested in President Obama’s Vietnam visit
US President Barack Obama has nominated David Duong as a member of the Vietnam Education Foundation, an independent federal agency whose mission is to boost bilateral ties through educational exchanges. David Duong, a Vietnamese-American, is the President and CEO of California Waste Solutions. He also manages Vietnam Waste Solutions, the company's overseas operation. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Vietnamese American Entrepreneur Association, a Director on the Board of Directors for the Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce, and a Member of the Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce. Duong is very active in local charities and job development programs, according to a statement from the US' Office of the Press Secretary. … [Read more...] about Obama picks Vietnamese-American to serve VEF