Viet Nam

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Noun1.Viet Nam - a communist state in Indochina on the South China SeaViet Nam - a communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea; achieved independence from France in 1945
Dien Bien Phu - the French military base fell after a siege by Vietnam troops that lasted 56 days; ended the involvement of France in Indochina in 1954
Vietnam War, Vietnam - a prolonged war (1954-1975) between the communist armies of North Vietnam who were supported by the Chinese and the armies of South Vietnam who were supported by the United States
ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations - an association of nations dedicated to economic and political cooperation in southeastern Asia and who joined with the United States to fight against global terrorism
Indochina, Indochinese peninsula - a peninsula of southeastern Asia that includes Myanmar and Cambodia and Laos and Malaysia and Thailand and Vietnam
North Vietnam - a former country in southeastern Asia that existed from 1954 (after the defeat of the French at Dien Bien Phu) until 1975 when South Vietnam collapsed at the end of the Vietnam War
South Vietnam - a former country in southeastern Asia that existed from 1954 (after the defeat of the French at Dien Bien Phu) until 1975 when it was defeated and annexed by North Vietnam
capital of Vietnam, Hanoi - the capital city of Vietnam; located in North Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon - a city in South Vietnam; formerly (as Saigon) it was the capital of French Indochina
Haiphong - a port city in northern Vietnam; industrial center
Annamese, Vietnamese - a native or inhabitant of Vietnam
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He thanked Iceland for backing Viet Nam s bid for a seat at the United Nations Human Rights Council for the 2014-2016 tenure and the United Nations Socio-Economic Council for 2016-2018.
The Forum will see Viet Nam's Deputy Prime Minister along with Viet Nam's Minister of Planning and Investment; Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade; Deputy Chairman of Quang Ninh Province; the UK Trade Envoy to Viet Nam, Lord Puttnam; and the Chairman of Viet Nam's Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Mercedes-Benz Viet Nam, a subsidiary of Daimler AG (NYSE: DAI) (FWB : DAI), has opened Autohaus in HCM City's District 7 this week.
Diana says the deal will be completed in November and that the founder of Diana Viet Nam will remain involved in business management.
Addressing the meeting, Tran Bac Ha, general director of the Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV), which helped pave the way for Vietnamese businesses to set up representative offices in Cambodia, said Vietnamese investment to Cambodia had grown rapidly in the past year.
In the next few months, we will be transferring several additional programs to Viet Nam for volume production," said John Villadsen, GES Vice President of Operations.
She said that Viet Nam also called on both sides to avoid unilateral action that might aggravate the situation in order to create conditions for the resumption of the peace process in the Middle East.
He also said Viet Nam would boost dissemination of information via books and newspapers, while encouraging domestic firms to participate in seminars and trade fairs in Egypt.
Viet Nam ranks fourth worldwide after Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia in rubber exports, but the ministry believes it can increase both the quality and number of rubber exports.
Vice President of the Viet Nam Coffee-Cocoa Association (Vicofa) Doan Trieu Nhan said that prolonged drought has caused a sharp reduction in coffee supply by Viet Nam and Brazil.
We congratulate the Government of Viet Nam on achieving this critical goal for children and women, [which] demonstrates that life-saving vaccines can be delivered to the poorest and most marginalized communities,' said Anupama Rao Singh, Regional Director of UNICEF for East Asia and the Pacific.