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.
Good settlement of post-war matters like AO/dioxin victims as well as leftover bombs and mines in Vietnam will make contributions to consolidating and promoting friendship between Vietnam and the US, said Nguyen Tam Chien, President of the Vietnam-USA Society (VUS).
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.
A campaign raising donations for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims through SMS was launched on February 27 and will last until April 28.
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.
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.
Disabled children and Agent Orange/dioxin victims in the central province of Thanh Hoa have received 60 wheelchairs donated by a Japanese-based charity.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) is striving to provide at least one million gifts for needy people on the Lunar New Year holiday (Tet), VRCS Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Xuan Thu stated at a fund-raising event in Hanoi on December 20.
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.
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.
Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Dinh The Huynh called on the UN to continue cooperating with Vietnam in maintaining the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and implementing the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development and climate change response.
Students of the Technical Education School in Tigre district of Argentina’s Buenos Aires province had a chance to understand more about the land and people of Vietnam through a recent talk.
The second phase of a project to detoxify dioxin in Da Nang airport in the central city of the same name began on October 18.
Scientists and environmentalists have highly rated the microbiological method of the Republic of Korea to detoxify soil contaminated with Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin sprayed by the US during the war in Vietnam.
President of the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange (VAVA) Nguyen Van Rinh has urged the association’s chapters at all levels to seek new ways to mobilise more support for AO victims.
VOV.VN - US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius on September 13 presented mid-autumn gifts to children affected by Agent Orange (AO) dioxin at the Vietnam Friendship Village.
VOV.VN - Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh and representatives from the National Fund for Vietnamese Children on September 11 presented gifts to unfortunate children in central Quang Tri province on the occasion of the Mid-Autumn Festival.