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Prime Minister lauds devotion of youth volunteers

Prime Minister lauds devotion of youth volunteers

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).

Writing contest on Agent Orange, dioxins held for first time

Writing contest on Agent Orange, dioxins held for first time

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.

Cosy Tet for everyone

Cosy Tet for everyone

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.

Tet gifts handed out to the disadvantaged in Quang Tri

Tet gifts handed out to the disadvantaged in Quang Tri

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.

USAID-funded project to support people with disabilities

USAID-funded project to support people with disabilities

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.

Vietnam, Japan boost cooperation in war consequence settlement

Vietnam, Japan boost cooperation in war consequence settlement

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.

Art exchange aims to ease pain of AO victims

Art exchange aims to ease pain of AO victims

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”.

Joint effort to address Agent Orange/dioxin effects

Joint effort to address Agent Orange/dioxin effects

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.