Kom og få et førstehåndsindblik i den politiske og økonomiske situation i Vietnam. Foredrag med John Nielsen, Danmarks ambassadør i Vietnam. TIRSDAG DEN 2. SEPTEMBER KL. 19.30 på TAGENSBO SKOLE, KØBENHAVN

Scientists in Vietnam are divided into two groups. One is in favor of GM crops while the other wants the Government to exercise prudence. The agriculture ministry allowed testing certain strains of GM corn and will facilitate mass cultivation in the coming time.

25/8 Vietnam Party official heads to China to defuse tensions - 10/8 US call for South China Sea 'freeze' gets cool response from China - 2/7 Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung calls for lawsuit against China for illegally placing a drilling rig in Vietnam’s waters

During his landmark visit to Vietnam, the US's top-ranked military officer sought to divert attention away from China. General Martin Dempsey, was the first chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to visit Vietnam since the war that ended in 1975.

Udveksling mellen Kinas ambassdør og DVF. Udtalelse: "Vi har noteret, at den danske regering forholder sig passiv og tavs i den meget alvorlige strid, der er opstået mellem Kina og flere af dets nabolande om søterritorier". Udtalelse Europæiske Vietnam venskabsforeninger. Also English, French, Deutsch

A French woman of Vietnamese origin, Tran To Nga, has stood as the sole plaintiff in the Agent Orange/Dioxin lawsuit against 35 chemical companies based in the U.S. for producing the toxic substances sprayed in Vietnam in the 1960s and 1970s.

SHELTERINDSAMLING: Perpetrators of child sexual abuse go unpunished in southern Vietnam - Vietnamese parents poorly informed about pedophilia - Child sexual abuse gets increasingly complicated in Vietnam: say experts.
 

Typhoon flood leaves messes in northern Vietnam, 27 deaths counted. Nearly 200,000 residents had been evacuated from high-risk areas. Nearly 9,000 fishing boats and 464 tourist ships have moved to safe shelters. In the Philippines 94 died and in China 17 people died. 

Teenage boys find 500 wartime munitions, alert RENEW team for safe removal and destruction. Hoa and Phien, ninth graders at Trieu Van School, whose information guided a RENEW team to four different locations littered with more than 500 wartime unexploded ordnance.

Politiken 8/7: Frygten for at føde børn med misdannelser på grund af USA’s brug af sprøjtegiften Agent Orange under Vietnam-krigen er stor. 40 år efter bliver gravide skannet igen og igen og stilles ofte over for grusomme moralske valg. Ny bog af Tine Gammeltoft.

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