US Under Secretary of State welcomed in Hanoi Politics

US Under Secretary of State welcomed in Hanoi

Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc welcomed Rose Gottemoeller, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security for the US State Department, on her first visit to Vietnam at a reception held in Hanoi on March 3.
US State Department Under Secretary travels to Quang Tri Politics

US State Department Under Secretary travels to Quang Tri

Rose Gottemoeller, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security for the US State Department, had a working session with key official of central Quang Tri province on cooperation activities to overcome consequences of bombs and mines left by the war in the locality on March 2.
Yen Bai removes 10,000 pieces of UXOs Society

Yen Bai removes 10,000 pieces of UXOs

Nearly 10,000 pieces of unexploded ordnances (UXOs) have been found and destroyed during a three-month campaign in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai.
New association boosts efforts to tackle UXOs Society

New association boosts efforts to tackle UXOs

The Vietnam Bombs and Mines Action Support Association was established in Hanoi on November 12 with the aim to assist efforts to tackle the impacts of unexploded ordnances (UXOs) and aid UXO victims.

The association, headed by former Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Lieutenant General Nguyen Duc Soat, has gathered more than 200 voluntary scientists, researchers and war veterans with experience in the field.
Nearly 4 million USD for mine clearance in Quang Binh Society

Nearly 4 million USD for mine clearance in Quang Binh

The Mines Advisory Group (MAG), an international humanitarian organisation operating in mine clearance, will spend 3.9 million USD clearing unexploded ordnance (UXOs) in central Quang Binh province from January 2015 to December 2015.
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Yen Bai deactivates wartime UXOs

As many as 109 wartime explosives and ammunition, including mortar shells and bullets, have been safely deactivated in the northern province of Yen Bai.
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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).
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Vietnam praised for mine action efforts

Domestic and foreign experts have highly valued the Vietnamese Government’s efforts in introducing mine action policies, especially its initiative to establish a mine action partnership group, according to Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen The Phuong.
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UXO clearance efforts highlighted

Apart from studying maths and Vietnamese, children at Hong Trung primary school have taken extracurricular time to learn about unexploded ordnance (UXOs) and ways to stay away from the deadly stuff.
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Germany funds UXO clearance in Thua Thien-Hue

The German Ministry of Foreign Affairs will support the central province of Thua Thien-Hue with 257,911 EUR (359,940 USD) to implement a project to clear unexploded ordnance (UXOs) in A Luoi district.