Vietnam works hard to recover from post-war UXO

Vietnam works hard to recover from post-war UXO

(VOVWORLD) - A great amount of unexploded ordnance (UXO), bombs, and mines are scattering along Vietnam, a war-torn country. Statistics showed that by the end of 2020, Vietnam had 5,640 million hectares...
Vietnam addresses post-war UXO consequences

Vietnam addresses post-war UXO consequences

(VOVWORLD) - Today is International Mine Awareness Day, April 4. It is estimated that more than 6 million ha of land or 19 per cent of Vietnam’s total area are contaminated with bombs,...
Dialogue examines bomb, mine action

Dialogue examines bomb, mine action

(VOVWORLD) - Measures to deal with post-war unexploded ordnance (UXO) and toxic chemicals in Vietnam were discussed at a dialogue held by the Standing Office of the National Steering Committee...
The Vietnam war stories of American veterans

The Vietnam war stories of American veterans

(VOVWORLD) - More than 40 years after the end of the Vietnam War, some aging American war veterans have returned to Vietnam to see the country’s progress. VOV interviewed 3...
PM says bombs, mines, an urgent issue

PM says bombs, mines, an urgent issue

(VOVWORLD) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked for the urgent effort to deal with landmines and unexploded ordnances left from war. Mr. Phuc said that although the war has been over for...
Vietnamese literature after 30 years of reform

Vietnamese literature after 30 years of reform

(VOVworld)- Over the past 3 decades, Vietnamese literature has seen some remarkable contributions by the post-war generation of writers. Those who grew up after 1975 have led more comfortable...
People undefeated by post-war bombs and mines

People undefeated by post-war bombs and mines

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s Quang Tri province, an area of scorching sun and heavy rain, was also hardest hit by the American bombing during the war. Despite severe natural conditions, victims of...
US Congress supports relations with Vietnam

US Congress supports relations with Vietnam

(VOV) – Representatives of the US Foreign Affairs Congressional Staff Association (FACSA have told Vietnamese Ambassador Pham Quang Vinh that the US Congress would continue to back further development of bilateral...
Obsession with war and mental therapy

Obsession with war and mental therapy

(VOVworld) - 40 years since the end of the Vietnam war, many American war veterans haven’t been able to find peace of mind. They have been struggling with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder...