VN, US review AO recovery efforts

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago 2 related news

The Viet Nam–US Dialogue Group on Agent Orange/Dioxin convened a second roundtable conference in the southern Dong Nai Province yesterday to review recovery efforts following Agent Orange (AO) exposure.

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Vietnam, US review recovery efforts following AO spray

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VietnamPlus English 2 day(s) ago 2 related news

Vietnam, US review recovery efforts following AO spray

The Vietnam - US Dialogue Group on Agent Orange/dioxin convened for its second roundtable conference in the southern province of Dong Nai on April 21 to review recovery efforts in the aftermath of the toxic chemical sprayed by the US troops during the Vietnam war.

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America helps deal with war aftermath

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America helps deal with war aftermath

(VOV) - The US Agency for International Development (USAID) is working closely with localities to support disabled people, including dioxin victims, in accessing new treatment and reintegrating into society.

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US, Vietnam begin dioxin decontamination in Da Nang

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 day(s) ago

US, Vietnam begin dioxin decontamination in Da Nang

US Senator Patrick Leahy (L) met with Vietnamese defense minister Phung Quang Thanh during his Vietnam visit from April 16-20. Photo courtesy of the US Embassy in Vietnam

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Syria submits more 'detailed' list of chemical weapons

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Syria submits more 'detailed' list of chemical weapons

A U.N. chemical weapons expert, wearing a gas mask, holds a plastic bag containing samples from one of the sites of an alleged chemical weapons attack in the Ain Tarma neighbourhood of Damascus August 29, 2013.

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A sugar company is prohibited production due to environmental pollution

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

Authorities in Hau Giang Province prohibited Con Long My Phat Sugar Company in Long My Town on April 7 due to environmental problems.

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Retired Japanese teacher writes book on AO victims

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Retired Japanese teacher writes book on AO victims

Retired Japanese teacher Nishimura Yoichi will release his 1,000-page book, The Prayer for Vietnamese Victims of Agent Orange, this September.

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Pesticide firm buries nearly 1,000 tons of toxic chemicals

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Pesticide firm buries nearly 1,000 tons of toxic chemicals

VietNamNet Bridge – Authorities have found hundreds of casks containing pesticide and contaminated soil on the grounds the Nicotex Thai Thanh Pesticide JSC in the central province of Thanh Hoa.

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Smuggled toxic Chinese jewelry rampant in Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

Smuggled toxic Chinese jewelry rampant in Vietnam

Some Chinese-made jewelry products on sale in Vietnam

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Vietnam recalls dietary supplements

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

The Van Son Importer Company has been asked to recall three dietary supplements due to the US Food and Drug Administration’s warning against toxic ingredients.

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Dioxin contamination at Vietnam airport worse than thought

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Dioxin contamination at Vietnam airport worse than thought

Agent Orange/Dioxin contamination at Bien Hoa airport in the southern province of Dong Nai, formerly a major military airbase of the U.S. Army, is even worse than the alarming rate confirmed before.

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Toxic Chinese jewelry found in Vietnam hub

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Toxic Chinese jewelry found in Vietnam hub

Some Chinese-made jewelry products seized from shops for containing toxic chemicals in Ho Chi Minh City / Photo courtesy of Tuoi Tre Newspaper

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Toxins discovered in Chinese jewelry in Saigon

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Toxins discovered in Chinese jewelry in Saigon

VietNamNet Bridge - Heavy metals cadmium and lead were found in Chinese origin jewelry sold at some shops in District 5, HCM City.

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Chinese gold tone jewelry found toxic: tester

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Chinese gold tone jewelry found toxic: tester

Samples of three types of Chinese-made gold tone necklaces seized from three jewelry stores in Ho Chi Minh City last month have been found to contain toxic chemicals that can have negative health effects on consumers, the city’s Market Management Agency announced Friday.

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Ha Tinh’s people pray to heaven for help clear toxic pesticides

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Ha Tinh’s people pray to heaven for help clear toxic pesticides

VietNamNet Bridge – Plant protection chemical residues still exist in 160 places in Ha Tinh province in 74 communes, making people live in fear of cancer diseases.

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