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Scientists still uncovering AO harmful effects

Scientists still uncovering AO harmful effects

VOV.VN - Hundreds of scientists from around the globe have gathered for a workshop in Hanoi to speak about the continuing harmful impact of Agent Orange (AO) that US Air Forces sprayed during the Vietnam War.

4 decades on, Agent Orange still ravages Vietnamese

4 decades on, Agent Orange still ravages Vietnamese

VOV.VN - During the Vietnam War, the US Air Force sprayed more than 20 million gallons of Agent Orange and other herbicides over parts of southern Vietnam and along the borders of neighbouring Laos and Cambodia.

Agent Orange Day is August 10

Agent Orange Day is August 10

VOV.VN - It was on August 10, 1961, fifty-five years ago, that the US military first sprayed Agent Orange in Vietnam, the defoliant containing the toxic chemical dioxin that has resulted in the deaths of millions of Vietnamese people.

Can Tho takes care of Agent Orange victims

Can Tho takes care of Agent Orange victims

The Association of Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has carried out many significant measures to support victims of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin.

Vietnam treasures revolutionary devotees’ sacrifice: official

Vietnam treasures revolutionary devotees’ sacrifice: official

The Party, State and National Assembly (NA) appreciate and always keep in mind the precious sacrifice and contribution of Quang Nam province’s authorities and residents to the country’s revolution, NA Vice Chairman Do Ba Ty has said.

NA Vice Chairwoman visits the UK

NA Vice Chairwoman visits the UK

Vietnam wishes to learn from London’s experience in building a municipal council, the roles played by the municipal council and administration as well as links between them, said National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong.

Obama urged to meet Agent Orange victims

Obama urged to meet Agent Orange victims

The Sky News recently ran an article by Tom Rayner about the need to address the ongoing health impacts caused by Agent Orange when President Obama visits Vietnam on May 23.

Dioxin-contaminated Da Nang soil treated

Dioxin-contaminated Da Nang soil treated

US Ambassador Ted Osius and Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, the deputy minister of Defence, announced on May 3 the successful treatment of dioxin-contaminated soil at Danang International Airport.

Agent Orange/Dioxin consequence relief discussed

Agent Orange/Dioxin consequence relief discussed

Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh met with Tim Rieser from the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on the bilateral cooperation in handling Agent Orange/dioxin consequences in Vietnam in Hanoi on March 24.

Gifts come to disadvantaged children

Gifts come to disadvantaged children

Chief Representative of the UN Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) in Vietnam Youssouf Abdel Jelil visited Agent Orange (AO)/Dioxin victims in the central city of Da Nang on February 23.

Happier Tet holiday awaits disadvantaged people

Happier Tet holiday awaits disadvantaged people

Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan and representatives from the Vietnam Red Cross on February 3 visited and presented gifts to poor families and victims of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin in Vu Thu district, in the northern province of Thai Binh.

Argentinian supporter of Vietnamese AO victims honoured

Argentinian supporter of Vietnamese AO victims honoured

Famous Argentinian architect Oscar Alberto Goldadler has been honoured with a Golden Heart certificate of the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA) for his great contributions and support for the association.