The Vietnam-US cooperation in addressing war aftermaths is considered a bright spot in bilateral relations, which have reaped remarkable achievements in many aspects.
VOV.VN - The US Congress has introduced two resolutions, affirming the importance of the comprehensive partnership between the US and Vietnam, in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
A writing competition on Agent Orange/dioxins and their aftermaths, the first of its kind in Vietnam, has been launched to mark the 60th anniversary of the beginning of the use of Agent Orange and dioxins in the country on August 10, 1961.
An exhibition featuring photos on war victims in Japan and Vietnam opened in Ho Chi Minh City on November 21.
The Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin (VAVA) and the Japan Council against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs (Gensuikyo) inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in Hanoi on November 20.
A Japanese researcher has just announced a project on training Vietnamese health workers in addressing problems related to Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin chemical that was sprayed on the country during the war.
Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Sen. Lt. Gen. Pham Ngoc Minh hosted a reception in Hanoi on August 20 for US Senator Tammy Duckworth who is making a working visit to Vietnam.
A seminar was held in the southern province of Dong Nai on August 19 to discuss a project to support people with disabilities caused by Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin sprayed on seven localities of Vietnam during the war.
Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh has suggested Japanese agencies coordinate with Vietnam’s National Steering Committee on the Settlement of Post-war Unexploded Ordnance and Toxic Chemical Consequences (Committee 701) in building cooperation plans for both short- and long-terms.
The Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA) held an art exchange programme in Hanoi on August 10 with the theme “You are not left alone”.
It was on August 10, 1961, that the US military first sprayed Agent Orange in Vietnam. 58 years have passed, yet the tragic legacy left behind by the toxic defoliant remains indelible.
More than 5,000 volunteers of the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VNRC) as well as local residents participated in a fundraising walk for Agent Organge (AO)/Dioxin victims and impoverished people with disabilities in Ho Chi Minh City on August 10.
VOV.VN - More than 5 decades after the US army sprayed Agent Orange/dioxin in Vietnam, the legacy of the defoliant remains. The Vietnamese Party and State have adopted policies and measures to address the long-term consequences of the toxic chemical.
The chapter of the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA) in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang raised 10 billion VND (430,430 USD) in the first seven months of 2019.
An aid from Taipei’s Rotary Club was presented to the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA)’s Ba Ria-Vung Tau province chapter on July 26.
Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh on July 18 called for more coordination from the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in dealing with consequences of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin.
The Association of Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho spent over 3 billion VND (129,000 USD) in the first quarter of this year to support the victims and their families.
Major General Tran Ngoc Tho, former Chief of Staff of Military Region 7, sent a letter on April 16 to US courts to demand the resumption of the lawsuit filed by Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange (AO) in 2004 against 37 US chemical firms, including Monsanto and Dow Chemical.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan lauded the Van Phu – Invest Investment Joint Stock Company for its contributions to the community while meeting with the company’s leaders on February 19.
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh visited poor households and Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang on January 21, ahead of the Tet (Lunar New Year) celebrations.