Society

American war veterans welcomed in Hanoi

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.
Vietnam, US work to expand partnership Politics

Vietnam, US work to expand partnership

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has affirmed that Vietnam hopes to work more closely with the US to expand the bilateral partnership in all fields for the mutual interests and development of both countries.
Requiem for martyrs in Khe Sanh Society

Requiem for martyrs in Khe Sanh

A requiem was held in Khe Sanh township, Huong Hoa district in the central province of Quang Tri on April 11 with the participation of over 5,000 Buddhist monks, nuns, and war veterans nationwide.
Society

Peace Trees active in disarming UXO in Vietnam

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.
Central provinces strive to clear UXO Society

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).
Nghe An boots UXO clearance efforts Society

Nghe An boots UXO clearance efforts

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).
Society

Quang Tri works to disarm UXOs

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).
Politics

US air force commander visits Vietnam

Senior Lieutenant General Do Ba Ty, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, hosted a reception for General Herbert J Carlisle, Commander of the US’ Pacific Air Forces, in Hanoi on March 17.
Society

Vietnamese mourn death of Cuban heroine

Vietnamese delegations have flocked to the Cuban Embassy in Hanoi to pay final tribute to Cuban revolutionary heroine Melba Hernandez Rodriguez del Rey, who passed away at the age of 93 on March 9.
Society

Mine clearance meeting to take place in Hanoi

Vietnam’s top Sapper commander, Major General Pham Quang Xuan, has announced that a meeting with donors who help Vietnam to deal with unexploded ordnances left behind the war is expected to take place in mid March.
Future of Long Bien Bridge open to discussion Society

Future of Long Bien Bridge open to discussion

Hanoi always emphasises the importance of ensuring the preservation of Long Bien Bridge in harmony with its socio-economic development, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen The Thao has declared.