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US pledges $50 mln for Vietnamese Agent Orange victims

The United States Agency for International Development has pledged $50 million to support Agent Orange victims in seven Vietnamese provinces. 

Vietnam, US launch dioxin cleanup at Bien Hoa airbase

Nine U.S. senators joined Vietnam officials Saturday to start a dioxin cleanup project at Bien Hoa airport, the most contaminated spot in the country.

Vietnam cries foul as Monsanto victims get huge compensation in US

‘Where’s the justice for Vietnamese victims being destroyed every day by (Monsanto’s) toxic chemicals,’ asks a senior Vietnamese official.
April 19, 2019 | 08:57 pm GMT+7

Patrick Leahy: War legacies and the expanding US-Vietnam partnership

When I became a senator for Vermont in 1975, one of the first votes I cast was for a law to stop funding the war in Vietnam. That law passed by one vote.
April 18, 2019 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Vietnam bans cancer-causing herbicides following Roundup verdict

The Plant Protection Department has announced that based on findings the substance causes cancer, herbicides containing glyphosate are banned.
April 11, 2019 | 04:59 pm GMT+7

Vietnam points to US court verdict, demands Agent Orange compensation from Monsanto

Vietnam's Foreign Ministry has called attention to the link between a recent U.S. judicial verdict against Monsanto and dioxin victims in Vietnam.
March 29, 2019 | 07:35 am GMT+7

Vietnam to relocate 300 residents near US air base for dioxin cleanup

75 families living near the Bien Hoa military airport, former American airbase and dioxin hotspot, will be resettled for cleanup work.
February 17, 2019 | 12:32 pm GMT+7

Dioxin contamination in Da Nang more serious than expected: conference

The dioxin contamination of soil in Da Nang was worse than expected, experts said at a conference reviewing the cleanup on Tuesday.
November 07, 2018 | 03:09 pm GMT+7

Hue exhibition shows US’s deadly Agent Orange legacy

200 photos, documents and other items reveal how the chemical sprayed years ago continues to kill, cripple Vietnamese.
October 26, 2018 | 01:14 pm GMT+7

US defense secretary visits dioxin hotspot in Vietnam

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis visited the Bien Hoa military airport, a dioxin hotspot and former American airbase, on Wednesday morning.
October 17, 2018 | 03:53 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to try safer way to clean up Agent Orange hotspots

A new method will filter, wash and rinse contaminated soil at the Bien Hoa Airport to sponge dioxin out.
September 05, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

In Vietnam, Monsanto is guilty until proven innocent

Monsanto can’t be given a license to make a killing in the same country where Agent Orange suffering continues.
August 28, 2018 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Monsanto liable for Agent Orange damage, Vietnam reiterates

Vietnam's Foreign Ministry has reiterated its demand that Monsanto and other U.S. firms compensate Vietnamese Agent Orange victims.
August 23, 2018 | 08:21 pm GMT+7

US jury orders Monsanto to pay $290mn to cancer patient over weed killer

A California jury ordered chemical giant Monsanto to pay nearly $290 million Friday for failing to warn that its weed killer causes cancer.
August 11, 2018 | 11:27 am GMT+7

US sailors visit Vietnamese shelter for victims of Agent Orange

'There is still room for the U.S. government and American people to understand the impact of Agent Orange on Vietnamese people.'
March 07, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7
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