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.
Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Pham Quang Vinh has visited the US State of Utah which boasts great potential in mining, science-technology and education.
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.
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.
Everyone in the room suddenly turned silent when Vo Thi Mo hugged Tran To Nga and cried.
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.
Supporters of the dioxin-affected community are able to make text-message donations through September 30.
The southern province of Tay Ninh has made efforts to care for its nearly 9,100 victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin, 4,700 of which are completely unable to work.
Nearly 8,000 people participated in a walk for Agent Orange (AO) victims at the Dam Sen Park in Ho Chi Minh City on August 2 as the designated date for supporting sufferers (August 10) approaches.
(VOV) - An information exhibition on AO/Dioxin opened at Quang Ninh museum on July 21 marking the 54th anniversary of AO disaster and day to remember AO victims in Vietnam.
Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan hosted a reception for the spouse of the US Vice President, Jill Biden in Hanoi on July 19.
The Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA) received US$10,000 donated by Maggie Brooks, a Swiss national living in Costa Rica, and her friends at a ceremony in Hanoi on July 18.
(VOV) - A convalescent home was inaugurated in the Thach That district of Hanoi on July 17 to provide residential care for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims.
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.
(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.
Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH) presents the Vietnam premiere of the documentary Lighter than Orange – The Legacy of Dioxin in Vietnam on June 18.
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 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.
A cultural programme themed “Join hands to ease Agent Orange pain” was held in the central city of Da Nang to raise funds for over 5,000 Agent Orange (AO)/Dioxin victims in the locality.
Tan Tri doesn't know a thing about Agent Orange. But doctors say he lives with its effects every day, when he crawls off his wooden bed and waits for someone to feed him. He is 25.