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UXO victim works to educate in Vietnam

UXO victim works to educate in Vietnam

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.

Quang Tri unearths 240-kg bomb

Quang Tri unearths 240-kg bomb

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.

Quang Tri presents gifts to the disabled

Quang Tri presents gifts to the disabled

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).

Thua Thien-Hue: Effective use of Formosa compensation

Thua Thien-Hue: Effective use of Formosa compensation

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.

Fishery activities recover one year after Formosa incident

Fishery activities recover one year after Formosa incident

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.

Leaders pay tribute to late Party General Secretary

Leaders pay tribute to late Party General Secretary

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.

New A/H5N6 avian flu outbreak spotted in Quang Tri

New A/H5N6 avian flu outbreak spotted in Quang Tri

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.

Mine action programme helps tackle post-war aftermaths

Mine action programme helps tackle post-war aftermaths

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.

Con Co island tourism route opens

Con Co island tourism route opens

The People’s Committee of the central province of Quang Tri has announced a project to open the Con Co island tourism route.

Inspection teams to examine compensation for fishermen in central region

Inspection teams to examine compensation for fishermen in central region

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.

Government to give youth encephalitis booster shots

Government to give youth encephalitis booster shots

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.

RoK helps Quang Tri develop organic farming

RoK helps Quang Tri develop organic farming

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.