VOV.VN - Ho Chi Minh City officials met with an Iranian delegation comprised of 20 businessmen today (Apr. 21), who are on a 5-day trade mission to Vietnam to seek ways to improve business relations.
The Experts’ Working Group on Humanitarian Mine Action of the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM+) will convene their fourth conference in Hanoi on October 20, the Defence Ministry told the media on October 18.
More than US$67 million has been poured into the central province of Quang Tri to help it clear bombs and mines left from the war over the past two decades.
The US will forge ahead with defence cooperation with Vietnam, particularly in addressing war consequences and in peacekeeping operations.
A seminar to seek ways to recover from the aftermath of post-war bombs and mines was held in the central province of Binh Dinh on April 8.
Leaders of the central province of Binh Dinh and a delegation from the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) had a working session on December 9 to discuss unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the locality.
Officers from the UK-based Mines Advisory Group (MAG) on November 4 successfully defused a giant Vietnam War-era shell unearthed from a garden in the central Quang Tri province.
(VOV) - The Legacies of War Coordination Center established in January in Quang Tri province has developed a coordinated response mechanism for removing unexploded ordinance that still remain 40 years after the war.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and his Lao counterpart Thoosing Thammavong launched the exploitation and processing of potash salt mines, one of Vietnam ’s largest projects overseas, during a ground-breaking ceremony in Nongbok district, Khammouane province of Laos on September 13.
Vietnam is at risk of a electricity shortage as thermal power plants countrywide have no supply of coal left, after productions at coal mines in the northern Quang Ninh Province were halted several days ago due to heavy rainfalls and floods.
(VOV) - The focus of Vietnam-US cooperation in 2015 is to accelerate the overcoming of the war’s aftermaths, particularly the consequences of unexploded bombs and mines left over from the war.
Rose Gottemoeller, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security for the US State Department, had a working session with key official of central Quang Tri province on cooperation activities to overcome consequences of bombs and mines left by the war in the locality on March 2.
(VOV) -Development partners at a March 14 conference were resolute in their commitment to provide Vietnam technical and financial assistance, share experiences and support victims of post-war unexploded ordnance (UXO).
(VOV) - Decades after the end of the US war, an abundance of unexploded ordnance (UXO) remain scattered across the nation, a legacy posing a continuous threat of exploding, expected to take Vietnam centuries to clear.
(VOV) - More than 150 companies from 30 nations worldwide participated in the second International Mining and Minerals Recovery Exhibition (Mining Vietnam 2014) which opened in Hanoi on March 11.
(VOV) - Police in Thanh Hoa province’s Tinh Gia district have arrested a local woman attempting to traffic and trade a large volume of explosives.
Mines Advisory Group (MAG), a UK humanitarian non-governmental organisation, ran a programme on April 4 to educate children in Quang Nam province about the impact of bombs, mines and explosives to reduce accidents caused by unexploded ordnance (UXO) left from wars.
Vietnam has proposed establishing a group of experts to overcome consequences of unexploded ordnance left from wars at the ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting (ADSOM) in Brunei.
The Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation under the International Centre (IC-VVAF) and the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) will work closely with Vietnam to effectively overcome bomb and mine aftermath.
(VOV) -Thousands of objects and documentation related to landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) in Vietnam are being displayed at the Museum of Army Engineers in Hanoi from March 25-April 5.