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VAVA, MoLISA coordinate to support Agent Orange/dioxin victims

VAVA, MoLISA coordinate to support Agent Orange/dioxin victims

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin (VAVA) inked an agreement in Hanoi on September 20 to further their coordination in supporting AO victims and protecting their rights and interests.

Together healing the pains of Agent Orange/Dioxin victims

Together healing the pains of Agent Orange/Dioxin victims

VOV.VN - August 10th is observed as a Day 'For Vietnamese Agent Orange/dioxinVictims'. In the 56 years since the US army sprayed the defoliant on Vietnam battlefields, the consequences have affected the lives, not only of those directly exposed to AO/Dioxin, but of their children and grandchildren.

Orange Village for AO victims to open in HCM City

Orange Village for AO victims to open in HCM City

A new centre that will offer rehabilitation and post-surgery care to Agent Orange victims will open by the end of the year in HCM City, according to the HCM City Association of Victims of Agent Orange.

Defence Minister greets US armed services official

Defence Minister greets US armed services official

Defence Minister Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich hosted a reception in Hanoi on May 31 for Senator John McCain from the US Senate Committee on Armed Services, saying that his understanding on Vietnam and its people had made important contributions to the normalisation of bilateral ties.

Fund hoped to better care for children

Fund hoped to better care for children

The National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) will continue to be a reliable address for philanthropists as well as mobilise more domestic and foreign resources to better social security and care for children, said Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh.

Campaign launched to support policy beneficiaries

Campaign launched to support policy beneficiaries

of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan on April 27 launched a three-month campaign to encourage people to President join a movement to show gratitude to those who rendered service to the nation towards the 70th Vietnam's War Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27).

Monsanto responsible for resolving environmental consequences in Vietnam

Monsanto responsible for resolving environmental consequences in Vietnam

VOV.VN - After 6 months of investigation and a 2-day trial, the International Monsanto Tribunal in The Hague concluded that Monsanto has damaged the ecosystem and inflicted losses on the environment and people in many countries, including Vietnam during the American war.

US actor takes up cudgels on behalf of VN AO victims

US actor takes up cudgels on behalf of VN AO victims

What started out as a gesture of good will has become Richard Hughes’ passion and destiny as he knocks on doors and crosses oceans in search of justice for Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange.

Vietnam, US seek ways to enhance defence cooperation

Vietnam, US seek ways to enhance defence cooperation

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.

Thua Thien – Hue VBS convenes 7th congress

Thua Thien – Hue VBS convenes 7th congress

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.

US veterans study post-war consequences in Vietnam

US veterans study post-war consequences in Vietnam

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.

Vietnam, US work to address post-war consequences

Vietnam, US work to address post-war consequences

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.

Hoang Oanh brings joy to needy kids in HCM City

Hoang Oanh brings joy to needy kids in HCM City

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.