Friendship association works for thriving Vietnam-France ties Politics

Friendship association works for thriving Vietnam-France ties

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong hoped that the France-Vietnam Friendship Association (AAFV) will further its efforts to bolster Vietnam-France collaboration in the fields of politics, economy, culture, education and healthcare.
AO victims not alone in fight for justice Society

AO victims not alone in fight for justice

The 80-year-old general, who leaves home from early morning to go to work and only returns late in the evening every day, is a familiar figure to residents in Mai Dich ward, Cau Giay district, Hanoi.
Ambassador calls for new Vietnam-US understanding Politics

Ambassador calls for new Vietnam-US understanding

The Vietnamese Ambassador to the US, Nguyen Quoc Cuong, has appealed for a new Vietnam-US partnership framework to be agreed during President Truong Tan Sang’s upcoming American visit from July 24-26.

In a recent interview with the Vietnam News Agency, the ambassador said: “Nearly one decade has passed since the two nations established the current framework of constructive, friendly partnership and multi-faceted cooperation on the basis of equality, mutual respect and benefit.”
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First-ever requiem to be held for AO victims

The first-ever requiem for Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange/dioxin will be held in late July, 2011, marking the 50th anniversary of the catastrophe of AO defoliants sprayed by the US on Vietnam.
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US Secretary of Defence meets Hanoian students

The US Secretary of Defence Robert Gates talked with teachers, students and staff from the Hanoi National University on October 11 during his official visit to Vietnam to attend the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM+).
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US’s NGO calls for aid to Vietnamese AO victims

The Vietnam Agent Orange Relief & Responsibility Campaign, a non-governmental organisation in the United States , has called on Americans to aid Vietnamese AO victims and to contribute urgently needed funds for grass roots organising activities in the US in support of the victims.