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9/18/2018 11:20:25 AM

Dear Monsanto. It's never been about the money.

An article by journalist Hoang Phuong on Monsanto's responsibilities for Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange (AO) in Vietnam was recently published on VnExpress.

  • PM directs strengthened management over scrap imports

    PM directs strengthened management over scrap imports

    Public: 9/18/2018 11:43:02 AM

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued Instruction No.27 on intensifying the management over the import and use of scrap as material for production.

  • Vietnam to attend ASEAN-China Maritime Drill in late October

    Vietnam to attend ASEAN-China Maritime Drill in late October

    Public: 9/18/2018 11:25:12 AM

    Ship 015-Tran Hung Dao of the Vietnam Navy will participate in an ASEAN-China Maritime Drill at China’s Zhanjiang naval base from October 21-28, the Quan doi Nhan dan (People’s Army) newspaper reported.

  • Hanoi calls for votes to become world’s leading city destination

    Hanoi calls for votes to become world’s leading city destination

    Public: 9/17/2018 8:21:18 AM

    The Department of Tourism of Hanoi has called on locals and tourists to vote for the city as the world’s leading city destination in 2018 as part of the World Travel Awards.

  • Fidel Park inaugurated in central Quang Tri province

    Fidel Park inaugurated in central Quang Tri province

    Public: 9/15/2018 3:52:01 PM

    The central province of Quang Tri on September 15 inaugurated the Fidel Park to mark 45 years since Cuban leader Fidel Castro’s visit to the liberated region in southern Vietnam in 1973.

  • Fishing banned at Ha Long Bay to protect World Heritage site

    Fishing banned at Ha Long Bay to protect World Heritage site

    Public: 9/15/2018 10:21:10 AM

    The authorities of Ha Long city in Quang Ninh province, home to the UNESCO World Heritage site Ha Long Bay, have imposed a fishing ban in the area in a move to protect fishery resources and promote the value of the natural wonder.

  • US Pacific Angel features humanitarian assistance in Vietnam

    US Pacific Angel features humanitarian assistance in Vietnam

    Public: 9/14/2018 10:55:40 AM

    The Pacific Angel (PAC ANGEL), a joint regional humanitarian assistance and disaster relief engagement funded by the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, has returned to the central province of Quang Nam.

  • Workshop reviews assistance for returnee victims of trafficking

    Workshop reviews assistance for returnee victims of trafficking

    Public: 9/11/2018 7:48:53 PM

    The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and the International Organisation for Migration held a workshop in Hanoi on September 11 to review policies and legal regulations on assistance for returnee victims of trafficking.

  • Typhoon and super typhoon expected in East Sea this week

    Typhoon and super typhoon expected in East Sea this week

    Public: 9/10/2018 1:22:23 PM

    The National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF) on September 10 announced that a tropical low-pressure is forming in the eastern territorial waters of Taiwan (China).

  • Over VND 5 billion to support flood-hit residents in Thanh Hoa

    Over VND 5 billion to support flood-hit residents in Thanh Hoa

    Public: 9/8/2018 5:16:10 AM

    The central province of Thanh Hoa raised a fund of more than VND 5 billion (USD 215,000) from individuals and organisations at a ceremony held on September 7 to support flood-hit locals, helping them overcome difficulties and stabilise their lives.

  • Pig pens power a solution to climate change in Vietnam

    Pig pens power a solution to climate change in Vietnam

    Public: 9/5/2018 11:25:44 AM

    When Trin Gim first started her biogas digester business, she raised many eyebrows. In the little district of Ung Hoa, located south of Viet Nam’s capital, Hanoi, villagers were not accustomed to seeing a woman take the reins of a business. But eight years later, Trin Gim has achieved not only financial success, but has played a role in a larger fight in Viet Nam against the devastating impacts of climate change.

  • Soil washing technology for dioxin treatment to be piloted at Bien Hoa airport

    Soil washing technology for dioxin treatment to be piloted at Bien Hoa airport

    Public: 9/5/2018 10:00:28 AM

    The Centre for Environment Treatment Technology (The High Command of Chemistry) and Japan’s Shimizu Corporation held a ceremony in Hanoi on September 4 to announce a memorandum of understanding on the cooperation and plan to pilot dioxin treatment technology at Bien Hoa airport in the southern province of Dong Nai.

  • 100 couples join mass wedding in HCM City

    100 couples join mass wedding in HCM City

    Public: 9/4/2018 4:56:33 PM

    A mass wedding was held for 100 couples of disadvantaged workers in Ho Chi Minh City by the Ho Chi Minh City Youth Worker Support Center on September 2.

  • Floods leave 19 dead, missing in northern, central provinces

    Floods leave 19 dead, missing in northern, central provinces

    Public: 9/4/2018 10:34:44 AM

    Floods and landslides in northern mountainous and central provinces have killed 15 people and left four missing, along with heavy losses in property, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

  • PM meets Vietnam’s sports delegation to ASIAD 2018

    PM meets Vietnam’s sports delegation to ASIAD 2018

    Public: 9/4/2018 8:00:31 AM

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held a meeting in Hanoi on September 3 with 150 officials, experts, coaches and athletes attending the Asian Games (ASIAD) 2018, which ended in Indonesia a day earlier.

  • Travel to school on plastic can

    Travel to school on plastic can

    Public: 9/3/2018 9:30:07 PM

    The new school year is around the corner. For students in Nam So primary school (Nam So commune, Tan Uyen district, Lai Chau province), plastic can is part of their means of transport to school.

  • New opportunities for the country’s development

    New opportunities for the country’s development

    Public: 9/3/2018 3:59:01 PM

    Seventy three years ago, on September 2, 1945 in Ba Dinh Square, Hanoi, President Ho Chi Minh, on behalf of the Provisional Government, read the Declaration of Independence to found the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.

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