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Agent Orange trial launched by French-Vietnamese woman opens

A class action suit seeking justice for millions of Vietnamese Agent Orange/dioxin victims opened in the outlying French city of Evry yesterday. The case was lodged by French-Vietnamese Tran To […]

Agent Orange report comes after years of VA denials

A new Institute of Medicine report that found veterans were exposed to Agent Orange while flying in C-123 aircraft after the Vietnam War came three years after another federal agency […]

STATEMENT OF THE VIETNAM ASSOCIATION FOR VICTIMS OF AGENT ORANGE / DIOXIN (VAVA) ON CHINA’S VIOLATIONS OF VIETNAM’S SOVEREIGNTY OVER SEA AND ISLANDS

Hanoi, dated May 17th, 2014. Earlier this May 2014, China blatantly placed an oil rig, the Haiyang Shiyou – 981, in an area located deep into the exclusive economic zone […]

Speech by General Nguyen Van Rinh, President of VAVA in the Opening session of the 18th Congress of IADL, April 15-19, 2014

Dear Madame Jeanne Mirer President of the International Association of Lawyers Democrat, Dear Congress Participants, In a world of economic and social crises, today, your 18th Congress is of large […]

EU, US plan up to $1bn in aid to Vietnam

The European Union (EU) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) have announced a plan of up to $1 billion in development aid for Vietnam to improve state governance, […]

Study Confirms Air Crews’ Exposure to Agent Orange

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The American Legion has announced its support for extending Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits eligibility to veterans who were exposed to aircraft that had previously sprayed Agent Orange […]

Members of Congress, Farmers and Businesses Call on Obama to Fulfill Campaign Promise on GMO Labeling

A morning press conference offered a beacon of hope for farmers and activists on Capitol Hill today as members of Congress and 200 organizations demanded Obama fulfill his 2007 campaign […]

USDA green-lights seeds engineered to resist Agent Orange chemical

The genetically engineered corn and soybean seeds are on their way to being approved for commercial sales.

The Struggle Continues: Seeking Compensation for Vietnamese Agent Orange Victims, 52 years on

Today marks the 52nd anniversary of the start of the chemical warfare program in Vietnam, a long time with NO sufficient remedial action by the U.S. government. One of the […]

Children of Vietnam Veterans fight for victims of Agent Orange

Children of Vietnam Veterans Health Alliance, Inc. — (COVVHA) is an organization that was founded to focus on the particular needs of the children and grandchildren of Vietnam Veterans who […]