US, VN victims of Agent Orange meet

0 vote(s)Comment

VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago 1 related news

Representatives of the second and third generations of Agent Orange (AO) victims from Viet Nam and the United States met in Ha Noi yesterday.

Keywords: 

Vietnamese French woman files dioxin lawsuit against 35 US companies

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnamese French woman files dioxin lawsuit against 35 US companies

A French woman of Vietnamese origin, Tran To Nga, has stood as the sole plaintiff in the Agent Orange/Dioxin lawsuit against 35 chemical companies based in the U.S. for producing the toxic substances sprayed in Vietnam in the 1960s and 1970s.

Keywords: 

VAVA President inspects policies for AO victims

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

President of the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA) Nguyen Van Rinh on July 24 visited the Mekong delta province of Hau Giang to inspect the enforcement of policies designed for AO victims.

Keywords: 

Contaminated water threatens Hanoi residents

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

Contaminated water threatens Hanoi residents

Hanoi is facing a serious shortage of clean water, as many water plants have been found to be supply water contaminated with toxic chemicals.

Keywords: 

Cancer cases in Ha Tinh possibly due to contaminated water

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Cancer cases in Ha Tinh possibly due to contaminated water

VietNamNet Bridge – Locals in Lien Tien and Dong Son hamlets of Mai Phu commune in Ha Tinh Province are not worried about hunger, poverty or harsh weather, but the numerous cancer-related deaths in their sleepy villages.

Keywords: 

Dong Nai seminar reviews policies for AO victims

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Dong Nai seminar reviews policies for AO victims

A workshop analysing difficulties in the implementation of the State’s support policies for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims across the country was held in the southern province of Dong Nai on July 2.

Keywords: 

Ministry website targeted by hacker

0 vote(s)Comment

VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) on Tuesday confirmed that its communications network had been attacked.

Keywords: 

Syria hands over remaining chemical weapons for destruction: sources

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Syria hands over remaining chemical weapons for destruction: sources

Syria has handed over the remaining 100 tonnes of toxic material it declared to the global chemical weapons watchdog, clearing the way for destruction of the stockpile at sea, sources told Reuters on Monday.

Keywords: 

VAVA supports a dioxin victim’s lawsuit in France

0 vote(s)Comment

VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

(VOV) - The Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA) has voiced its strong support for a Vietnamese born French national’s lawsuit against US chemical firms.

Keywords: 

China sends toxic fruit to Vietnam, ignores request for probe

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

China sends toxic fruit to Vietnam, ignores request for probe

Despite a huge number of fruit exports found to be toxic that were sent to Vietnam last year, China remains silent over Vietnam’s request to trace the origin of the fruit and probe the case.

Keywords: 

Feel like a toxic apple?

0 vote(s)Comment

VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Feel like a toxic apple?

A senior official from the Ministry of Agriculture and RuralDevelopment's Department of Plant Protection told Bao ve nguoi tieu dung (Customer Protection) newspaper that nearly 300 tonnes of fruit recently imported from China was found to contain pesticides.

Keywords: 

Red bauxite sludge covers farms in northern province

0 vote(s)Comment

VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Toxic red mud from an nearby bauxite mine forced Dao Van Tuyen, a resident of Dong Ben 2 Village in Thuong Am Commune in northern Tuyen Quang Province, to abandon his 1,000-square-metre field for more than a year.

Keywords: 

Vietnam turns away 500 tons of toxic Chinese fruit

0 vote(s)Comment

Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Vietnamese food inspectors have flagged nearly 500 tons of Chinese fruits and vegetables bound for Vietnamese consumers citing an excess of pesticides and preservatives.

Keywords: 

Increasing cases of food poisoning in future

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

Vietnam Food Administration under the Ministry of Health May 2 said food poisoning claimed lives of 15 people.

Keywords: 

Retired Japanese teacher writes book on AO victims

0 vote(s)Comment

VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Retired Japanese teacher writes book on AO victims

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

Keywords: 

Top page