American war veterans welcomed in Hanoi

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VietnamPlus English 1 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 2 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 2 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 5 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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Lethal discovery

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago

Lethal discovery

A team from the Truong Son landmines clearance centre yesterday defused and removed a bomb from a farm in Son Hoa Commune, located in Quang Binh Province's Tuyen Hoa District.The bomb, weighing around 100kg, was unearthed two metres below the soil surface with an active fuse, assumed to date back to the American War in Viet Nam.

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Soldier’s Heart Initiative helps heal wounds

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VietnamPlus English 7 month(s) ago

Back home from the war in Vietnam, many US veterans had to turn to therapy to heal the wounds of their souls. The images of the war still haunt their daily lives. It is a mental illness called “Vietnam syndrome”. An organisation named “Soldier’s Heart Initiative” was established to help American war veterans relieve their pains. Report by Voice of Vietnam.

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Vietnam’s MIA office marks 40th founding anniversary

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VietnamPlus English 7 month(s) ago

The Vietnam Office for Seeking Mission Personnel (VNOSMP) held a ceremony on December 26 to mark its 40th founding anniversary.

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War monument inaugurated at Dong Loc T-junction

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VietnamPlus English 7 month(s) ago

The central Ha Tinh provincial People’s Committee on December 21 inaugurated a park and a monument dedicated to those who laid down their lives at the Dong Loc intersection during the American war.

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