VOV.VN - Resolving war legacy is important to the Vietnam-US relationship although the war ended 44 years ago. Both have worked together in removing unexploded ordnance, remediating dioxin-contaminated soil, and searching for American servicemen missing in action.
VOV.VN - The Military Command of Do Luong district in the central Nghe An province and local authorities have successfully defused a 300-kg bomb.
VOV.VN - August 10th is observed as a Day 'For Vietnamese Agent Orange/dioxinVictims'. In the 56 years since the US army sprayed the defoliant on Vietnam battlefields, the consequences have affected the lives, not only of those directly exposed to AO/Dioxin, but of their children and grandchildren.
The trial dioxin detoxification using microbial technology at A Sho airfield of A Luoi district, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, has generated optimistic outcomes.
Vietnamese expatriates in France joined locals in a march on May 1 to call for support for Vietnamese people who suffer physical and mental pain caused by Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin sprayed by the US army during the war in Vietnam.
VOV.VN - Diverse activities marking the 55th anniversary of Agent Orange/dioxin disaster are being launched in provinces and cities throughout Vietnam.
The 55th Agent Orange (AO) Day in Vietnam was commemorated in Hanoi on August 10 when President Tran Dai Quang said the settlement of chemical toxin consequences is an urgent and long-term issue and also the conscience and responsibility of the whole political system and people.
VOV.VN -Victims of Agent Orange (AO) suffer from various types of diseases at once, all very serious, slowly accumulated, sudden outbreak and hopelessly incurable.
The Philippines will hold a presidential election on May 9 to seek a candidate to succeed outgoing President Benigno Aquino who will conclude his term of office in June.
New findings on harmful effects of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin on humans and the environment were released at a workshop in Hanoi on November 24.
The Asia Pacific Military Health Exchange 2015 (APMHE-2015) will take place in the central city of Danang from September 14-18, according to the Military Medical Department (MMD) under the Ministry of Defence.
Lawmakers on July 8 sharply criticized long-announced US Army plans to cut nearly 60,000 soldiers and civilian personnel due to tight budgets, warning it was risky and short-sighted at a time of Middle East conflict and rising tensions with Russia.
Vietnamese and US army doctors commenced a professional exchange programme operating at Military Hospital 175 in Ho Chi Minh City on March 23.
Vice President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Bui Khac Son has asked the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) to continue its humanitarian activities in Vietnam, especially the “Veterans Initiative”.
Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnamese People’s Army, Lt. Gen. Vo Van Tuan received in Hanoi on July 1 deputy commander of the US Army, Pacific, Gari Her.
(VOV) - Two bombs, weighing around 227kg each, measuring 1.5m in length, and nearly 0.3m in diameter have been discovered in Cua Tung town, Vinh Linh district central Quang Tri province.
Years after the war, the US Army continued to use the cargo planes that once sprayed Agent Orange (AO) in Vietnam to transport their soldiers, without notifying them of the risks associated with the toxic defoliant.
The Vietnam Environment Administration (VEA) under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment held a seminar on dioxin analytical capacity in Vietnam on November 30 in Hanoi.