As war memories fade, Vietnam still battles Agent Orange legacy

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As war memories fade, Vietnam still battles Agent Orange legacy

Tang Thi Thang baths her disabled son Doan Van Quy outside their family home in Truc Ly, in Vietnam's Quang Binh Province April 11, 2015. Doan Van Quy's ather, a soldier who served on 12.7 mm anti-aircraft guns during the Vietnam war, said he lived in several areas that were contaminated by Agent Orange. Two of his sons were born with serious health problems and the family and local health officials link their illnesses to their father's exposure to Agent...

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How a 19-year-old Vietnamese woman blew up US aircraft in Vietnam War

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How a 19-year-old Vietnamese woman blew up US aircraft in Vietnam War

Le Thi Thu Nguyet was just 19 when she managed to blow off a Boeing 707 carrying 80 American military advisers during the Vietnam War (1954-1975).

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Quake overwhelms Nepal's weak healthcare system

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Quake overwhelms Nepal's weak healthcare system

A massive earthquake in Nepal has exposed the woeful state of its medical facilities as hospitals struggle to treat vast numbers of injured with limited supplies and staff.

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War veteran To Van On-a soldier on all fronts

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VOV News English 3 day(s) ago

(VOV) - Four decades have passed but the image of Vietnamese soldiers liberating Sai Gon on April 30, 1975, has remained vivid in the minds of many Vietnamese people.

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Rituals held to commemorate Lac Long Quan, Au Co

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Rituals held to commemorate Lac Long Quan, Au Co

Rituals were held in northern Phu Tho province on April 24 (the sixth day of the third lunar month) to commemorate the death anniversary of the nation’s Great Father Lac Long Quan and pay incense tribute to Great Mother Au Co.

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Pope to visit Cuba en route to U.S., capping diplomatic role

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Pope to visit Cuba en route to U.S., capping diplomatic role

Pope Francis will visit Cuba en route to the United States in September, the Vatican said on Wednesday, capping his success in bringing the former enemies together after more than half a century of distrust.

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Students struggles to stay in school, care for paralysed grandmother, sick father

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Students struggles to stay in school, care for paralysed grandmother, sick father

An 11th-grader in the central province of Ha Tinh has suspended his studies so he can care for his paralysed grandmother and mentally-ill father.

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The legacy of Agent Orange in Vietnam

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The legacy of Agent Orange in Vietnam

As April 30 approaches, marking 40 years since the end of the Vietnam War, people in Vietnam with severe mental and physical disabilities still feel the lingering effects of Agent Orange.

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Forty years on, Vietnam war orphans express thanks for Canadian adoptions

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Forty years on, Vietnam war orphans express thanks for Canadian adoptions

The decades-old scars on her body raise questions, but Ayesha Bharmal isn’t sure she wants the answers.

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Forty years on, Vietnam war orphans express thanks for Canadian adoptions

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Forty years on, Vietnam war orphans express thanks for Canadian adoptions

The decades-old scars on her body raise questions, but Ayesha Bharmal isn’t sure she wants the answers.

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DTiNews readers support abandoned sick father care for his children

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DTiNews readers support abandoned sick father care for his children

DTiNews readers have donated VND551 million (USD26,190) to a sick H'Mong man who was abandoned by his wife and in desperate need of financial help to cover growing medical bills and care for his four children.

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Tombstone of Hillary Clinton's father knocked over: newspaper

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Tombstone of Hillary Clinton's father knocked over: newspaper

Police in Pennsylvania said on Tuesday that the tombstone of Hillary Clinton's father had been knocked over in a possible case of vandalism, the Scranton Times-Tribune newspaper reported, days after she announced her presidential bid.

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Reckless dad lets toddler drive car

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A father who posted a video clip of him letting his son stand in his lap and play with the steering wheel and gear stick while he was driving in Hoi An Town has received criticism from Vietnamese netizens.

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Papal sex abuse commission members meet over Chilean bishop

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Papal sex abuse commission members meet over Chilean bishop

Members of a commission advising Pope Francis on how to rid the Catholic Church of sexual abuse have met a top Vatican official to express their misgivings over the appointment of a bishop in Chile accused of covering up abuse.

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“Cancer village” in Hanoi still doesn’t have clean water

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“Cancer village” in Hanoi still doesn’t have clean water

VietNamNet Bridge - Lung Vi Hamlet of Dong Phuong Commune in Chuong My District in Hanoi has been marked with a red sign on the “cancer village” map drawn by government agencies. However, no action has been taken, while more and more residents have died of cancer.

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