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US, Vietnam seek closer ties in war consequence settlement

US, Vietnam seek closer ties in war consequence settlement

Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Defence Minister, suggested Vietnam and the US work more on post-war consequence settlement, focusing on searching for US servicemen’s missed remains, unexploded ordnances clearance and Agent Orange/dioxin decontamination.

Wheelchairs given to the disabled in Bac Kan province

The Lawrence S.Ting Community Support Fund presented 140 wheelchairs worth VND231 million (US$10,500) to the Bac Kan Association for Support to the People with Disabilities and Orphans on October 21.

Vietnamese tea firm director found dead in China

Vietnamese tea firm director found dead in China

The Vietnamese director of a tea firm in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has been found dead for an unknown cause in mainland China, the provincial Association of Young Entrepreneurs said.

Kerry pledges pushing dioxin decontamination projects

Kerry pledges pushing dioxin decontamination projects

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh had talks on August 7 in Hanoi with visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry pledging to push forward with projects to decontaminate dioxin at Danang and Bien Hoa Airports.

Care centre for AO kids opens in Ninh Thuan

A care centre for Agent Orange (AO) children, funded by philanthropists and organisations both at home and abroad, was inaugurated in the southern province of Ninh Thuan on July 1.

HCM City breaks ground on new ‘AO Village’

HCM City breaks ground on new ‘AO Village’

(VOV) - The HCM City Association for Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (HAVA) on July 1 held a ground-breaking ceremony for a centre known as AO village to care for and provide vocational training and rehabilitation for AO/Dioxin victims.

Individuals, groups honoured for support AO/Dioxin victims

The Agent Orange (AO)/ Dioxin Victims Association in the northern province of Thai Nguyen presented the title “Tam Long Vang” (golden heart) on June 17 to individuals and groups who have actively supported local AO victims.

Lawyer believes in success of lawsuit by Vietnam AO victim in France

Lawyer believes in success of lawsuit by Vietnam AO victim in France

Lawyer Bertrand Repolt from the Paris-based William “Bourdon & Forestier” law firm which is representing Vietnamese French Tran To Nga in a lawsuit against 26 US chemical companies for producing dioxin-containing Agent Orange sprayed by the US army during the war in Vietnam, expressed his belief in the success of the case based on its convincing arguments.