Peace Corps Thailand volunteers pose for a photograph in 2019. The humanitarian group has had a presence in Asean member states for years, but never before Vietnam. Photo: Instagram / peacecorps.thailand Peace Corps Thailand volunteers pose for a photograph in 2019. The humanitarian group has had a presence in Asean member states for years, but never before Vietnam. Photo: Instagram / peacecorps.thailand
Peace Corps Thailand volunteers pose for a photograph in 2019. The humanitarian group has had a presence in Asean member states for years, but never before Vietnam. Photo: Instagram / peacecorps.thailand
Vietnam

The US Peace Corps, a fixture in Asia, is in Vietnam at last – a sign Hanoi-Washington ties are on the upswing?

  • Seen as competing with China’s Confucius Institutes, the decades-old American aid programme is finally launching in Vietnam after 17 years of negotiations
  • The Peace Corps’ presence in China was axed last summer after 26 years, amid US-China conflict over trade, technology, and civil liberties

Topic |   Vietnam
Peace Corps Thailand volunteers pose for a photograph in 2019. The humanitarian group has had a presence in Asean member states for years, but never before Vietnam. Photo: Instagram / peacecorps.thailand Peace Corps Thailand volunteers pose for a photograph in 2019. The humanitarian group has had a presence in Asean member states for years, but never before Vietnam. Photo: Instagram / peacecorps.thailand
Peace Corps Thailand volunteers pose for a photograph in 2019. The humanitarian group has had a presence in Asean member states for years, but never before Vietnam. Photo: Instagram / peacecorps.thailand
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