A young man from central Vietnam who lost three of his limbs and vision to unexploded ordnance left from the US war in Vietnam when he was ten years old is now actively working to protect others from the same fate.
Sappers in the central province of Quang Tri founded a 240-kg bomb on April 19, when working on a project to expand the Lao Bao international border gate in Huong Hoa district.
A mobile explosive ordnance disposal team of Peace Trees Vietnam has cleared 22 cluster bombs left from the war in Huong Hoa district, central Quang Tri province.
The Quang Tri chapter of the Association for the Support of Vietnamese Handicapped and Orphans will present gifts to the disabled and orphans living in need from April 16-20 on the occasion of the 37th Vietnam Day of Persons with Disabilities (April 18).
Residents and fishermen in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue affected by the environmental incident in 2016 have made effective use of compensation from the Taiwanese-invested Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corporation.
One year ago, the sea environmental incident caused by Formosa affected the production of local people in four central coastal provinces of Vietnam. The sea has now become safe and fishermen have started going out to sea.
A year after mass fish deaths caused by the Hung Nghiep Formosa Steel Corporation, tourists have begun returning to beaches in the central province of Quang Tri.
The People’s Committee of the island district of Con Co, central Quang Tri province, has welcomed first visitors to the island on the pilot Cua Viet-Con Co route.
A meeting to mark the 110th birth anniversary of late Party General Secretary Le Duan was held in Dong Ha city in the central province of Quang Tri on April 7.
Party and State leaders and authorities of central Quang Tri province paid tribute to late Party General Secretary Le Duan at a monument dedicated to him in Trieu Thanh commune, Trieu Phong district on April 6, on the occasion of the leader’s 110th birthday anniversary.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has asked the central province of Quang Tri to fully tap all available resources to further step up its development in the time to come.
An outbreak of A/H5N6 virus has been detected in the central province of Quang Tri, according to the Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on March 20.
A tornado swept through Dong Ha city in the central province of Quang Tri on March 18, though no injuries were reported.
The Government has tasked authorities of four central provinces, where mass fish deaths took place last year, with completing compensation for affected people by the end of June.
The National Mine Action Programme for 2010-2025 has helped survivors of war-time bombs and mines return to normal life and raised public awareness of bomb and mine risks, said Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen The Phuong.
The People’s Committee of the central province of Quang Tri has announced a project to open the Con Co island tourism route.
Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has requested the establishment of four inspection teams to examine the compensation for residents who were affected by the marine environment incident in the central provinces of Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue last year.
The national immunisation programme will give supplemental vaccinations against Japanese encephalitis to children between six and 15 years old, who did not receive the vaccine, or are not sure about their vaccination schedule previously, in districts facing high risks of the disease.
The Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the World Vision Foundation of the Republic of Korea launched a project to develop a local value chain for organic farm produce in Trieu Phong district of central Quang Tri province on February 21.
In poor, remote, mountainous areas, teachers are going up hills and down dales, knocking on students’ doors to try and get them return to school.