Vietnam, US boost people-to-people exchange Society

Vietnam, US boost people-to-people exchange

The Vietnam – US Society (VUS) and Peace Trees Vietnam (PTVN) held a gathering in Hanoi on September 16 with Vietnamese and American war veterans, on the occasion of the 74th anniversary of National Day (September 2) and the VUS (October 17), and the 25th anniversary of the normalisation of the Vietnam – US ties.

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.

War-era bomb defused in Quang Tri

A bomb weighing more than 500 kilogrammes was safely disabled by unexploded ordnance disposal teams from Peace Trees Vietnam in Huong Hoa district of the central Quang Tri province on October 18.
Two US cluster bombs removed in Quang Tri Society

Two US cluster bombs removed in Quang Tri

Two Exploded Ordnance Disposal (EOD) teams from Peace Trees Vietnam have removed two cluster bombs in the central province of Quang Tri province, the teams' head Nguyen Van Cuong told Vietnam News on March 12.

US women explore consequences of war

Members of the two US organisations, Peace Trees Vietnam (PTVN) and Center for Women and Democracy (CWD) have voiced concern over solving the consequences of war in Vietnam, especially the future of families of AO victims and treatment for these victims.

Peace Trees Vietnam marks mine clearing milestone

Peace Trees Vietnam, the first US non-Government organisation licensed for operation in the then war-stricken country, marked its 15th year of clearing land mines in Quang Tri province on Sept. 9 and 10.