Venezuelan TV screens film on Vietnam today Society

Venezuelan TV screens film on Vietnam today

Venezuelan TV channel Telesur screened the documentary film “Journey to a country that no longer exists” by Cuban director Isabel Santos on May 4 on the occasion of the liberation of South Vietnam (April 30) four decades ago.
Society

Da Nang works to improve lives of AO victims

The Association of Agent Orange/Dioxin Victims in the central city of Da Nang on April 14 presented three houses worth 123 million VND (5,693 USD) to poor local AO victims’ families in the hope of helping them improve their living conditions.
Society

US war veterans visit Vietnam

President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Vu Xuan Hong welcomed a delegation from the US Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) in Hanoi on March 25.
Vietnam, US issue Joint Statement Politics

Vietnam, US issue Joint Statement

President Truong Tan Sang of Vietnam and President Barack Obama of the United States of America issued a joint statement at the end of their talks in Washington on July 25. The statement runs as follow:

President Barack Obama welcomed President Truong Tan Sang of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to the White House on July 25, 2013. During their meeting, the two Presidents affirmed their commitment to opening a new phase of bilateral relations between Vietnam and the United States based on mutual respect and common interests. President Truong Tan Sang’s visit comes at an important time for both nations, reflecting a shared desire to build a forward-looking relationship between the two countries.
Health

Vietnam, Japan study dioxin effects on infants

Dioxin levels in the milk of first-time mothers living near the heavily-contaminated Bien Hoa airport in southern Dong Nai province have been found to be higher than levels recorded in other regions.