Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Corperation has apologized for causing an environment disaster in central Vietnam and promised to pay US$500 million in compensation.

Der er 2 koncerter med musikere fra Vietnam under Copenhagen Jazzfestival. Hanoi°Berlin feat. Lotte Anker (VNM/DE/DK). Jazzhouse Lørdag 2/7 2016, kl. 21:00 = Tri Minh & Clara Bryld torsdag 7. juli kl. 17.00. Litteraturhaus, Møllegade 7, 2200 Nørrebro

In Vietnam 1 million people is in urgent need of food assistance and 2 million people lacking access to drinking water. In Cambodia more than 93,500 poor, rural households are affected by the drought. Vietnam’s Ministry of Planning says that the drought has cost more than 15 trillion Vietnam dong (U.S. $671 million).

"Forfatteren Eline Mørch Jensen har på fornem vis givet stemme til ofre, bødler og vidner under og efter folkemordet i Cambodia" Thomas Bo Pedersen, Hanoi. Læs om Eline Mørch Jensens rystende beretning om Pol Pot og De røde Khmerers rædselsregime i Cambodia: ELEFANTENS BLODIGE BUG. Udkom oktober 2015.

Vietnam can improve migrants’ access to public services and employment by reducing the time and requirements needed to obtain ho khau, or permanent residency, according to a report issued Thursday 16/6 by the World Bank and the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences.

"Man, I ain't got no quarrel with them Viet Cong. No Vietnamese ever called me a nigger," Muhammad Ali said in a famous statement in 1967. He was three-time heavyweight champion boxer and became one of the most well-known sportsmen in history. Muhammad Ali’s anti-colonialism is still awkward for the West.

Mineclearing i Quang Tri province: Project RENEW removed Intact Tubes Of Cluster Bombs Safely from Rice Paddy Field before New Crop Starts in Vinh An Village of Cam Hieu Commune. Last week deminer died when bomb went off before time.

Speedier investigation of mass fish deaths urged by The Vietnam Fisheries Association. More than 100 tons of dead fish was washed ashore in environmental disaster since early April - checks of major waste treatment plants in coastal and riverine areas – and whether local officials have been doing a good job monitoring them. Protests in Hanoi and HCMC

Obama was well liked in Vietnam. US has liftet weapons embargo for Vietnam, but China protest. President Barack Obama discussed economic and security issues and Human Rights. Videos from Obamas speaches in Hanoi. English and Spanish website also have critical remarks.

A cluster bomb explosion in Quang Tri Province has killed one deminer and injured another, both technical staff managed by Project RENEW and Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA). Team Leader Ngo Thien Khiet, age 45 and experienced and senior technician, was fatally injured in the explosion and later died at the provincial hospital’s emergency ward. 

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