Vietnam-US joint efforts help with UXO clearance in Quang Tri Society

Vietnam-US joint efforts help with UXO clearance in Quang Tri

Vietnam and the US have been working together for a number of decades already to clear away unexploded ordnance (UXO) left over from the war, which has proven to be fruitful, especially in central Quang Tri province - the area in Vietnam most contaminated by UXO.
25 mortar shells safely relocated in Quang Tri Society

25 mortar shells safely relocated in Quang Tri

Twenty-five mortar shells left from the war were safely removed from a local house in the central province of Quang Tri on March 14, according to the mobile ordnance disposal team managed by Project RENEW and Norwegian People’s Aid.
US helps Laos remove unexploded ordnance World

US helps Laos remove unexploded ordnance

US President Barack Obama on September 6 pledged to provide Laos with 90 million USD to implement a three-year project to detect and remove dozens of millions of unexploded bombs dropped by the US.
World

Laos’ hard work reduces number of UXO victims

Great efforts made by the Lao Government together with international support have helped reduced the number of victims of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the country to just 56 last year from the previous 300 each year.
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.
Cluster munitions signatories meet in Laos World

Cluster munitions signatories meet in Laos

Representatives of over 100 countries and 50 international organisations gathered in Vientiane, Laos for a four-day conference of signatories of the cluster munitions convention starting from Nov. 9.
Politics

Vietnam hails positive developments in Lebanon

Vietnam hails positive developments over the past three months in Lebanon , while remains concerned about a number of unresolved issues that hinder an agreement on a permanent ceasefire between the two parties.