Politics

US weekly: Agent Orange still poisons Vietnam new generations

The US Time magazine on Dec. 16 ran a feature reflecting the fact that the levels of cancer-causing dioxins in Danang airport area are still 300-400 times higher than what is deemed to be safe, yet the US is using aid on meetings rather than practical deeds like cleanup of the toxic.
Society

US company supports poor women in Mekong Delta

The US-based Chevron company will provide 300,000 USD for the Save the Children Foundation to implement a project which aims to help 500,000 poor women in the Mekong Delta to develop small businesses at home.
Society

Int’l organisations continue support for storm victims

Two non-governmental organisations, the Save the Children of the UK and the US-based World Vision, on October 28 provided money and relief goods totalling over 1 billion VND for the victims of typhoon Ketsana in Hai Lang district, central Quang Tri province.
Politics

Friendship officials work to enhance Vietnam-US ties

President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Associations (VUFO) Vu Xuan Hong led a delegation to visit the US from August 29 to September 5 with the aim of making the best use of the people-to-people diplomacy to promote bilateral Vietnam-US cooperation.