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Dioxin cleanup half- finished at Da Nang International Airport

Vietnamese government and the U.S embassy marked the halfway point of a project to clean the soil in Da Nang Airport from dioxin contamination yesterday.

Vietnam's forgotten Agent Orange victims

56 years after the U.S. began spraying Agent Orange over Vietnam, its victims still face skepticism from both governments. 

Vietnam to spend $12mln preparing former US air base for dioxin cleanup campaign

Just outside Saigon, Bien Hoa Airport has the highest contamination levels of the deadly toxin in the world.
September 18, 2017 | 03:43 pm GMT+7

US, Vietnam complete Agent Orange decontamination campaign at Da Nang airport

The project at the airport is the U.S.’s first direct involvement in the dioxin cleanup efforts in Vietnam.
November 10, 2017 | 01:15 pm GMT+7

Vietnam, US begin Agent Orange cleanup at former wartime air base

Bien Hoa Airport is the largest remaining dioxin hotspot in Vietnam.
January 24, 2018 | 10:38 am 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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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.
April 20, 2019 | 04:33 pm GMT+7

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. 
August 20, 2019 | 03:00 pm GMT+7
 
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