An international seminar was held in Hanoi on July 1 to look back on relations between Vietnam and the US during the last 25 years.
Nearly 300 explosive devices were successfully defused in Xy commune, Huong Hoa mountainous district, the central province of Quang Tri on September 25.
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 central province of Quang Tri had cleared more than 9,100 ha of land contaminated with unexploded ordnance (UXO) as of mid-April, helping ensure safety for residents and promoting socio-economic development.
A set of comic books aiming to raise children’s awareness of unexploded ordnance (UXO) accidents in Vietnam made debut in Hanoi on December 14.
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 family in Ben Tre Province in southern Vietnam has been living with fear as a huge bomb they found in a backyard pond three weeks ago has not been removed.
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.
Several foreign-funded projects have been conducted in the central province of Quang Tri over the past two decades, helping the locality to clear bombs and mines left from war.
Bomb disposal experts destroyed 130 cluster bombs and a grenade in Vietnam's central province of Quang Ngai on April 15, but said hundreds still remain hidden in the former battlefield.
Thousands of youngsters gathered in a ceremony in the central province of Quang Nam on April 4 to launch activities responding to the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) held a press conference on March 28 to update the media on the unexploded ordnance (UXO) contamination and the settlement of post-war UXO consequences in Vietnam.
The headquarters of the Vietnam National Mine Action Centre (VNMAC) was inaugurated in Thach That district of Hanoi on October 20.
US President Barack Obama on September 6 pledged to provide Laos with US$90 million to implement a three-year project to detect and remove dozens of millions of unexploded bombs dropped by the US troops during the wartime.
A man died in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum after an artillery shell left over from the Vietnam War exploded on July 10.
The Prime Minister has instructed relevant agencies to take measures to minimise the death toll and damage caused by unexploded ordnance (UXO).
Military officers in the southern province of Dong Thap have safely removed a bomb weighing around 200 kilograms from a local family’s backyard.
National Public Radio (NPR) on May 23 run a story about teaching kids in central Quang Tri province, helping them learn about how to identify and avoid unexploded ordnance (UXO).
Lots of unexploded ordnance (UXO) have been found in localities across the northern province of Thai Nguyen, announced the provincial Military Command on April 13.
A 250 kilogram general-purpose bomb from the Vietnam War was unearthed in the central province of Quang Tri on March 2 when local workers were digging a well.