A Vietnam – Republic of Korea project on addressing the consequences of bombs and mines left by wars was reviewed in the central province of Binh Dinh on February 25.
A project to deal with leftover bombs and mines has been launched in the central province of Quang Binh’s Quang Trach district as a cooperation activity between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK).
A training course on bomb and mine operations jointly held by the Vietnam National Mine Action Centre (VNMAC) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP), with the support of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Government, opened in Hanoi on July 9 for officials of the Ministry of Defence.
In recent years, the Vietnamese Party and State have devised many policies to support victims of unexploded ordnance (UXO), and deployed many programmes to clear UXO and reduce the pollution caused by war-left bombs, mines.
VOV.VN - An unexploded 150kg bomb which was dropped by the US troops during the war in Vietnam has been safely detonated in Vinh Long Province, Colonel Pham Van Be Tu, commander of the provincial Military High Command, said on April 12.
VOV.VN -The Vietnamese Party and State have defined the settlement of consequences of bombs, mines and unexploded ordnances (UXO) left by wars as an urgent and long-term task aiming to boost socio-economic development and environmental protection.
The Vietnam Association for Supporting Unexploded Ordnance/Mine Action (VNASMA) presented breeding cattle to poor households that were affected by mines in northern Ha Giang province on October 24-25.
VOV.VN - Ho Chi Minh City officials met with an Iranian delegation comprised of 20 businessmen today (Apr. 21), who are on a 5-day trade mission to Vietnam to seek ways to improve business relations.
The Experts’ Working Group on Humanitarian Mine Action of the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM+) will convene their fourth conference in Hanoi on October 20, the Defence Ministry told the media on October 18.
More than US$67 million has been poured into the central province of Quang Tri to help it clear bombs and mines left from the war over the past two decades.
The US will forge ahead with defence cooperation with Vietnam, particularly in addressing war consequences and in peacekeeping operations.
A seminar to seek ways to recover from the aftermath of post-war bombs and mines was held in the central province of Binh Dinh on April 8.
Leaders of the central province of Binh Dinh and a delegation from the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) had a working session on December 9 to discuss unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the locality.
(VOV) - The focus of Vietnam-US cooperation in 2015 is to accelerate the overcoming of the war’s aftermaths, particularly the consequences of unexploded bombs and mines left over from the war.
Rose Gottemoeller, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security for the US State Department, had a working session with key official of central Quang Tri province on cooperation activities to overcome consequences of bombs and mines left by the war in the locality on March 2.
(VOV) -Development partners at a March 14 conference were resolute in their commitment to provide Vietnam technical and financial assistance, share experiences and support victims of post-war unexploded ordnance (UXO).
(VOV) - Decades after the end of the US war, an abundance of unexploded ordnance (UXO) remain scattered across the nation, a legacy posing a continuous threat of exploding, expected to take Vietnam centuries to clear.
(VOV) - Police in Thanh Hoa province’s Tinh Gia district have arrested a local woman attempting to traffic and trade a large volume of explosives.
Mines Advisory Group (MAG), a UK humanitarian non-governmental organisation, ran a programme on April 4 to educate children in Quang Nam province about the impact of bombs, mines and explosives to reduce accidents caused by unexploded ordnance (UXO) left from wars.
Vietnam has proposed establishing a group of experts to overcome consequences of unexploded ordnance left from wars at the ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting (ADSOM) in Brunei.