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.
VOV.VN - The war ended more than 40 years ago but its mark has been left on tens of thousands of victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Many scientific and technological solutions have been invented and applied in the past five years to cope with climate change and settle Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin consequences in Vietnam.
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.
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.
A rehabilitation and nursery centre for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims was put into operation in Hanoi’s Thach That district on March 10.
Those wishing to support the Agent Orange/dioxin-affected community can make text-message donations from now through to April 19.
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.
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.
Localities, agencies and organisations are working together to help disadvantaged people, needy workers and state policy beneficiaries enjoy a warm traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
A Singaporean septuagenarian has given his all, including huge financial support, to help mitigate the lingering effects of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin on Vietnamese victims.
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.
The first argument session between lawyers of 26 US chemical firms and plaintiff Tran To Nga - an Agent Orange/dioxin victim is scheduled for March 3.
New findings on harmful effects of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin on humans and the environment were released at a workshop in Hanoi on November 24.