1,000-pound bomb safely detonated in Quang Tri

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago

1,000-pound bomb safely detonated in Quang Tri

Exploded Ordnance Disposal (EOD) teams from Peace Trees Viet Nam (PTVN) detonated and removed a 1,000-pound (450kg) bomb in the central Quang Tri Province yesterday.

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Tunnel preserves memories of wartime

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Tunnel preserves memories of wartime

Ky Anh tunnel, which played a vital role in the American war, is being restored as a tourist destination. Cong Thanh reports.

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250 kg bomb detonated

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

250 kg bomb detonated

A 250kg bomb left over from the war in Ha Tinh Province has been detonated in a controlled explosion on August 5.

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Con Co Island strives to become safe tourist end

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

Con Co Island strives to become safe tourist end

A ceremony was held in the central province of Quang Tri on July 31 to mark the 10th founding anniversary of Con Co Island district which is striving to become a culture and tourism destination in the near future.

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American war veterans welcomed in Hanoi

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VietnamPlus English 4 month(s) ago

President of the Vietnam-US Association Nguyen Tam Chien received a visiting delegation from the American Legion (AL), led by its National Commander Daniel Mitchell Dellingger, in Hanoi on June 10.

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Unexploded grenades leave 2 kids dead

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

Two children from Phuc Trach Commune in the central province of Quang Binh were killed yesterday by two grenades left over from the American War, the communal Party secretary Nguyen Van Hien told Viet Nam News in a phone interview.

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Ho Chi Minh Trail section restored

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago

Authorities in the central province of Quang Nam have invested VND4.5 billion (US$214,000) to restore nearly 1km of the Ho Chi Minh Trail, the main route for providing support from the north to the south during the American War.

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Peace Trees active in UXO clearance in Vietnam

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VOV News English 6 month(s) ago 1 related news

The US organisation Peace Trees Vietnam (PTVN), which consists mostly of American war veterans, has helped Vietnam deactivate around 64,000 pieces of explosives and clear over 138 ha of land contaminated with the unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the country’s central region since 1995.

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Peace Trees active in disarming UXO in Vietnam

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago 1 related news

The US organisation Peace Trees Vietnam (PTVN), which consists mostly of American war veterans, has helped Vietnam deactivate around 64,000 pieces of explosives and clear over 138 ha of land contaminated with the unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the country’s central region since 1995.

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Central provinces strive to clear UXO

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago

Central provinces strive to clear UXO

Many areas of land in the central province of Ha Tinh, once hit hard with hundreds of tonnes of bombs and mines during the American war, are being revived as a result of a 2010-2025 national action programme on overcoming the consequences of post-war unexploded ordnance (UXO).

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Nghe An boots UXO clearance efforts

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago

A project to remove unexploded ordnance (UXO) left from the American War in Vietnam has been performing in the central province of Nghe An, with a total investment of over 396 billion VND (18.8 million USD).

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Quang Tri works to disarm UXOs

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago

The central province of Quang Tri, the site of many fierce battles during the American war, is doing its utmost alongside foreign organisations to mitigate the consequences caused by unexploded ordnance (UXOs).

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2,000-pound bomb disabled in Thua Thien-Hue

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VietnamPlus English 7 month(s) ago

A bomb weighing 2,000 pounds (907 kg) was safely deactivated in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on March 17.

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Scientists fortify legal basis for US claim by AO victims

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago 3 related news

A national symposium was held yesterday to shore up legal grounds to demand the US government and chemical companies take responsibility for the consequences of the Agent Orange/dioxin sprayed across Viet Nam during the American War.

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Nearly 30 shells deactivated in Quang Tri province

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VietnamPlus English 7 month(s) ago

Nearly 30 shells were deactivated in the central province of Quang Tri on March 5 after they had been discovered during an earlier site clearance.

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