Tags: ao/dioxin

RoK veterans’ group condemns AO/dioxin use in Vietnam

RoK veterans’ group condemns AO/dioxin use in Vietnam

The Korean Healthy Security Measures Association (KHSMA), an advocacy group for war veterans, held a press conference with foreign correspondents on May 27 in Seoul to condemn the use of Agent Orange during the war in Vietnam and protest the lack of compensation from the US administration for all the victims in the Republic of Korea (RoK) of the toxic chemical.

Multiple activities to be held for the disabled

Multiple activities to be held for the disabled

The annual “One heart – One world” exchange programme is scheduled to take place on April 16, aiming to raise funds for people with disabilities, orphans and those in difficult circumstances nationwide.

VUS Vice President receives US Fund delegation

VUS Vice President receives US Fund delegation

VOV.VN - Vice President of the Vietnam-US Society (VUS) Bui The Giang held a reception in Hanoi on March 14 for a delegation of the US Fund for Reconciliation and Development led by its Director John Francis McAuliff.

Vietnam’s image promoted in Argentina

Vietnam’s image promoted in Argentina

Students of the Technical Education School in Tigre district of Argentina’s Buenos Aires province had a chance to understand more about the land and people of Vietnam through a recent talk.

Scientists hail RoK’s detox measure for AO/dioxin

Scientists hail RoK’s detox measure for AO/dioxin

Scientists and environmentalists have highly rated the microbiological method of the Republic of Korea to detoxify soil contaminated with Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin sprayed by the US during the war in Vietnam.

Le Hang gets into charity work in Danang

Le Hang gets into charity work in Danang

VOV.VN - The first runner-up of Miss Universe Vietnam 2015 Le Hang has presented gifts to Agent Orange victims and disadvantaged children in the central City of Danang.

Legacy of Agent Orange

Legacy of Agent Orange

(VOV) - As August 10th approaches, marking the 54th anniversary of the first time the US military used Agent Orange (AO) in the Vietnam War, millions across the nation still suffer from the lingering effects of the poisonous herbicide.

Former Japanese PM welcomed in Hanoi

Former Japanese PM welcomed in Hanoi

(VOV) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on September 14 received former Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama on a working visit to Vietnam.

VAVA asked to redouble efforts in struggle for justice

VAVA asked to redouble efforts in struggle for justice

(VOV) - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has issued a call to action at the third Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA) conference in Hanoi on December 24, urging the organisation to step up its struggles for justice.

Chemical warfare remnants site in the pipeline

Plans to build a memorial centre that focuses on the toxic chemicals US forces used during the war in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue was discussed at a conference in Hanoi on October 30.