The Party, State, and people will forever bear in mind the great devotion of and sacrifice by generations of youth volunteers, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a ceremony on July 14 to mark the 70th anniversary of the Vietnamese Youth Volunteer Force (July 15).
The Vietnam-US cooperation in addressing war aftermaths is considered a bright spot in bilateral relations, which have reaped remarkable achievements in many aspects.
A writing competition on Agent Orange/dioxins and their aftermaths, the first of its kind in Vietnam, has been launched to mark the 60th anniversary of the beginning of the use of Agent Orange and dioxins in the country on August 10, 1961.
VOV.VN - The Party, State, and local administrations nationwide have organized a broad range of activities to ensure a happy Tet for people nationwide, especially disadvantaged people.
Over 64,000 gifts worth over 50 billion VND (2.17 million USD) were handed out to poor households and policy beneficiaries in the central province of Quang Tri as of January 22, ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year festival.
An exhibition featuring photos on war victims in Japan and Vietnam opened in Ho Chi Minh City on November 21.
The Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin (VAVA) and the Japan Council against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs (Gensuikyo) inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in Hanoi on November 20.
A ground breaking ceremony for a project to upgrade the Vietnam social protection centre for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims took place in Thach That district of Hanoi on October 10.
A Japanese researcher has just announced a project on training Vietnamese health workers in addressing problems related to Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin chemical that was sprayed on the country during the war.
A seminar was held in the southern province of Dong Nai on August 19 to discuss a project to support people with disabilities caused by Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin sprayed on seven localities of Vietnam during the war.
Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh has suggested Japanese agencies coordinate with Vietnam’s National Steering Committee on the Settlement of Post-war Unexploded Ordnance and Toxic Chemical Consequences (Committee 701) in building cooperation plans for both short- and long-terms.
The Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA) held an art exchange programme in Hanoi on August 10 with the theme “You are not left alone”.
It was on August 10, 1961, that the US military first sprayed Agent Orange in Vietnam. 58 years have passed, yet the tragic legacy left behind by the toxic defoliant remains indelible.
VOV.VN - More than 5 decades after the US army sprayed Agent Orange/dioxin in Vietnam, the legacy of the defoliant remains. The Vietnamese Party and State have adopted policies and measures to address the long-term consequences of the toxic chemical.
The chapter of the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA) in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang raised 10 billion VND (430,430 USD) in the first seven months of 2019.
A texting campaign was launched in Hanoi on July 30 to raise funds in support of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims.
The HCMC Ballet, Symphony Orchestra and Opera (HBSO) will present a concert at the Saigon Opera House on August 3 in cooperation with the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA).
An aid from Taipei’s Rotary Club was presented to the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA)’s Ba Ria-Vung Tau province chapter on July 26.
Hanoi’s authorities have presented more than 387,000 gift packages valued at over 156 billion VND (6.7 million USD) to social policy beneficiaries on the occasion of War Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27).
Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh on July 18 called for more coordination from the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in dealing with consequences of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin.