RoK veterans’ group condemns AO/dioxin use in Vietnam World

RoK veterans’ group condemns AO/dioxin use in Vietnam

The Korean Healthy Security Measures Association (KHSMA), an advocacy group for war veterans, held a press conference with foreign correspondents on May 27 in Seoul to condemn the use of Agent Orange during the war in Vietnam and protest the lack of compensation from the US administration for all the victims in the Republic of Korea (RoK) of the toxic chemical.
Military official demands resumption of AO victim’s lawsuit Society

Military official demands resumption of AO victim’s lawsuit

Major General Tran Ngoc Tho, former Chief of Staff of Military Region 7, sent a letter on April 16 to US courts to demand the resumption of the lawsuit filed by Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange (AO) in 2004 against 37 US chemical firms, including Monsanto and Dow Chemical.
At least 1.5 million Tet gift packages for underprivileged Society

At least 1.5 million Tet gift packages for underprivileged

The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) will launch a programme entitled “The Strength of Humanity” on January 13 to call for support to the underprivileged ahead of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, according to VRCS Vice President Tran Thi Hong Anh.
AO consequence settlement discussed at European Parliament Politics

AO consequence settlement discussed at European Parliament

Efforts to deal with consequences of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin should focus on environmental improvement and long-term support for AO victims along with dioxin remediation activities, heard a seminar held at the European Parliament (EP)’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium on November 28.
Royal Canadian Navy’s ships visit Da Nang city Politics

Royal Canadian Navy’s ships visit Da Nang city

The HMCS Calgary ship and the MV Asterix commercial container ship of the Royal Canadian Navy arrived at Tien Sa Port of the central city of Da Nang on September 26, starting a five-day visit to Vietnam.