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HCM City explores trade opportunities with Iran

HCM City explores trade opportunities with Iran

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.

US boosts defence ties with Vietnam

US boosts defence ties with Vietnam

The US will forge ahead with defence cooperation with Vietnam, particularly in addressing war consequences and in peacekeeping operations.

KOICA asked to help Binh Dinh remove wartime bombs

KOICA asked to help Binh Dinh remove wartime bombs

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.

Clearing UXOs from Quang Tri province

Clearing UXOs from 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.

Vietnam starts work to tap potash salt mines in Laos

Vietnam starts work to tap potash salt mines in Laos

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.

US State Department Under Secretary travels to Quang Tri

US State Department Under Secretary travels to Quang Tri

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.

Development partners commit to landmine clearance

Development partners commit to landmine clearance

(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).

UXO clearance - an uphill task in Vietnam

UXO clearance - an uphill task in Vietnam

(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.

Mining Vietnam 2014 opens in Hanoi

Mining Vietnam 2014 opens in Hanoi

(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.

Children’s awareness of UXO risks improved

Children’s awareness of UXO risks improved

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 joins bomb, mine clearance efforts

Vietnam joins bomb, mine clearance efforts

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.

Vietnam strengthens int’l cooperation in demining

Vietnam strengthens int’l cooperation in demining

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.

Hanoi hosts UXO exhibition

Hanoi hosts UXO exhibition

(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.