Tran To Nga, a Vietnamese Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victim living in France, introduced her autobiography on the occasion of the Vietnam Day event held in Valenton city, Val de Marne province of France, on March 25.
Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh and US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius discussed measures to further promote defence cooperation between the two countries during their meeting in Hanoi on March 17.
The seventh congress of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) chapter in the central province of Thua Thien - Hue took place in Hue city on March 15-16 with 1,200 delegates and dignitaries participating.
Vice President and General Secretary of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Don Tuan Phong has welcomed members of the US Veterans For Peace (VFP) group to study Vietnamese culture and people and post-war consequences in the country, said.
The Vietnam-US Society (VUS) and the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) held a workshop in Hanoi on March 6 to address post-war consequences such as Agent Orange (AO)/Dioxin, and leftover bombs and mines in Vietnam.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Belgium on March 1 held a get-together for members of a friendship group of parliamentarians aligned with Vietnam in the European Parliament (EP).
A campaign raising donations for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims through SMS was launched on February 27 and will last until April 28.
VOV.VN - Former beauty queen Vu Ngoc Hoang Oanh recently visited the Tam Duc kindergarten for disadvantaged children in Ho Chi Minh City, putting lots of smiles on young people’s faces.
Hanoi plans to conduct several activities to care for revolution contributors in the city ahead of the 70th War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day (July 27), including the upgrade and construction of nearly 7,300 houses.
Defence Minister Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich pledged to continue working closely with the Vietnam Association of the Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA) to support AO victims during a working session in Hanoi on January 18.
In the early 1960s, a young ornithologist successfully persuaded Vietnam’s top leaders, including its founding president, Ho Chi Minh, to designate a tract of land near the capital as the country’s first national park.
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh had a meeting with representatives from the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA) and 120 businesses which support victims in Hanoi on January 9.
Vietnamese Agent Orange (AO) victims have had their first cultural house for the first time after a ceremony handing the Cultural House of the Rehabilitation and Nursing Centre to AO victims took place on December 26 in Hanoi.
VOV.VN - Moved by her great sympathy for Agent Orange victims, Le Thi Thanh Thuy, Director of the Petrolimex Bank in Ba Ria Vung Tau province, has worked actively to help them. Over the years, Thuy has taken part in many charity programs for AO victims.
Disabled children and Agent Orange/dioxin victims in the central province of Thanh Hoa have received 60 wheelchairs donated by a Japanese-based charity.
VOV.VN - For three decades, Doctor Ta Thi Chung has cared for and taught nearly 200 children affected by Agent Orange. Children at the Hoa Binh (Peace) Village call her “grandmother”.
The Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA) Central Committee convened a conference in Hanoi on December 15 to review its performance in 2016 and set tasks for 2017.
VOV.VN - The Thai Binh Provincial People’s Committee and the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations held a meeting on December 5 with representatives from more than 30 non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) hosted a ceremony in Hanoi on November 19 to celebrate its 70th founding anniversary (November 23).
The Fisherman Support Fund of central Quang Ngai province aims to mobilise VND10 billion (US$450,000) per year, including VND1 billion from the provincial budget, to support local fishermen.