National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung left Hanoi on August 29 for an official visit to the US from September 3-9.
The Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange (AO)/Dioxin (VAVA) and Cambodia’s sponsoring association for post-war victims hope to sign a coordination programme soon to define basic principles, targets, and measures to jointly help AO victims in the respective countries.
As much as VND120 million (US$5,400) raised by people in the southern province of Soc Trang was handed over to French-Vietnamese Tran To Nga on August 12 to support her lawsuit against US chemical companies to seek justice for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims.
Despites a number of setbacks, the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA) has persevered in its attempt to seek justice for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims over the past decade.
A detoxification house in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai has treated 33 Agent Orange/dioxin victims and members of the public after two months of operation.
Plaintiff lawyers in the lawsuit against 26 US chemical companies over their supply of chemical toxins used during the Vietnam War have expressed their firm determination to follow the case, though it could last 20 years or longer.
(VOV) - An information exhibition on AO/Dioxin opened at Quang Ninh museum on July 21 marking the 54th anniversary of AO disaster and day to remember AO victims in Vietnam.
(VOV) - A convalescent home was inaugurated in the Thach That district of Hanoi on July 17 to provide residential care for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong met with US left-wingers in New York on July 9 (local time), who welcomed his “historical” official visit to the US.
(VOV) - As August 10th approaches, marking the 54th anniversary of the first time the US military used Agent Orange (AO) in the Vietnam War, millions across the nation still suffer from the lingering effects of the poisonous herbicide.
Politburo member and standing member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Le Hong Anh has requested strengthened Party leadership in overcoming consequences of toxic chemicals sprayed by US troops during the war in Vietnam.
(VOV) - The HCM City Association for Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (HAVA) on July 1 held a ground-breaking ceremony for a centre known as AO village to care for and provide vocational training and rehabilitation for AO/Dioxin victims.
The Agent Orange (AO)/ Dioxin Victims Association in the northern province of Thai Nguyen presented the title “Tam Long Vang” (golden heart) on June 17 to individuals and groups who have actively supported local AO victims.
A cultural programme themed “Join hands to ease Agent Orange pain” was held in the central city of Da Nang to raise funds for over 5,000 Agent Orange (AO)/Dioxin victims in the locality.
Representatives from associations for Agent Orange (AO)/Dioxin victims across the northern region gathered at a 2-day working conference on May 7 in Thai Nguyen.