Archive for the ‘Michalak’ Category

New US Ambassador: “I Love Vietnam”

September 8, 2007

VietNamNet Bridge – Friendly, open, humorous – that’s what the new US Ambassador to Vietnam, Michael Michalak, showed himself to be in his first meeting with Vietnamese journalists.

In over one hour of talking to Vietnamese journalists, the US Ambassador several times confirmed his optimism about the future of the Vietnam-US relationship and the bright development potential of Vietnam.

He was also willing to answer personal questions about his family and his habits.

In the US, we have the conception of  ‘multi-tasking’ or assigning many duties and performing all of them at the same time. [Here] I will spend more time on human rights….”Read it all at:

Multitasking Makes you LESS Efficient, a Dangerous Driver: Experts Say

Vietnam Opposed to “Cultural Domination” in the Name of Human Rights

Envoy: Vietnam Lacks Human Rights Progress

Vietnam Ambassador Nominee Michael Michalak Testifies to Senate: Will Stand For Human Rights


Vietnam, U.S. “Closer and Closer”

August 21, 2007

Hanoi, Aug 21 (Xinhua) Relations between Vietnam and the US have developed in all aspects and the leaders and people of the two countries resolved not to let their differences hinder their relationship, said President Nguyen Minh Triet.

The Vietnamese president made the remarks when he met the new US ambassador, Michael W. Michalak, to receive his credentials Monday, the Vietnam News reported Tuesday.

The president added that he was happy to see progress in relations between the two countries, especially in politics, diplomacy, trade, investment, education, science and technology.

However, due to their history, the two countries still have differences. But he believed the remaining issues would be resolved through constructive dialogue, Triet said.