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Why the defunct South Vietnam flag was flown at the Capitol riot
NBC News on - 1/15/2021 4:28:00 PM
The flag has become a symbol for different things: anti-communism, U.S. imperialism, democracy and recollection of the past.

UPDATE 1-USTR says Vietnam's currency actions 'unreasonable' but holds off on tariffs
Reuters - 1/15/2021 7:55:00 PM
The Trump administration on Friday said Vietnam's actions to push down the value of its currency are "unreasonable" and restrict U.S. commerce, but is not taking immediate action to impose punitive tariffs.

Factories Have Fled to Vietnam, But May Not Escape Tariffs
Bloomberg - 1/14/2021 12:14:00 AM
Many U.S. companies heeded Trump’s call to disentangle their supply chains from China. They may regret that decision.

From the Archives: President Nixon announces the end of the Vietnam war
NBC News - 1/15/2021 8:01:00 AM
On Januarly 23, 1973 in a speech from the Oval office that was broadcast on national radio and television President Richard Nixon announced an accord had been reached to end the Vietnam War.  NBC's Edwin Newman reports.

Vietnam's 'Golden Turtle God' captured
MSNBC - 1/15/2021 5:40:00 PM
Thousands cheered in Hanoi as more than 50 workers lured a giant turtle into a cage so veterinarians can check out the health of the turtle thought to be 100 years old.'s Dara Brown reports.

Remembering Neil Sheehan, Vietnam War Correspondent Who Revealed The Pentagon Papers
New Hampshire Public Radio - 1/15/2021 8:29:00 PM
Sheehan, who died Jan. 7, broke the story of the Pentagon Papers and wrote A Bright Shining Lie, a Pulitzer Prize-winning book about the Vietnam War.

Avient expanding color concentrates plant in Vietnam
Plastics News - 1/15/2021 4:41:00 PM
Materials firm Avient Corp. will complete an expansion in February at a color concentrates plant in Vietnam. The expansion of existing production capabilities in Binh Duong will improve speed-to-market and service level for local customers,

Warburg-Backed Vietnam E-Wallet Raises $100 Million
Bloomberg - 1/13/2021 8:25:00 AM
Vietnam’s startup payment app MoMo has raised a new funding round of more than $100 million, according to two people familiar with the investment.

AB Inbev merges with Vietnam's SAB beer- state media
Reuters - 1/13/2021 7:08:00 PM
Busch InBev, the world's largest beer maker, has merged Vietnam's SAB Beer after having received the approval from the Ministry of Industry and Trade, state media reported.

Trump Gets ‘Art Of The Deal’ Masterclass From Vietnam
Forbes - 12/29/2020 8:56:00 AM
U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc of Vietnam in the Oval Office ... [+] of the White House, on May 31, 2017 in Washington, D.C. If Donald Trump’s ghostwriter ...