“When we realise that we all come together to voluntarily search for the martyrs’ remains, there is no border between us. They come here with their heart and human love. And so do we.”
In his retirement, 71-year-old Michael Gormalley enjoys living and volunteering in Việt Nam for five or six months and then returning to his home in Florida for the remainder of the year.
Bombs and landmines caused great suffering during the war years. They continue to cause problems because many are still lying around without ever having exploded.
There are an estimated 800,000 tonnes of unexploded bombs in Việt Nam, with 9,200 communes contaminated by ordnance, accounting for 21 per cent the country's area
Vietnamese and American veteran pilots, once enemies in the air during war time, reunited in Hà Nội on Wednesday for the third time.
Japanese marathoner Suzaki Yuuya won the men’s full marathon (42km), while Vietnamese Phạm Thị Hồng Lê finished first in the women’s division at the 2018 Manulife Đà Nẵng International Marathon – the sixth edition of the top marathon destination in Southeast Asia – in the beautiful Sunday rendezvous on beach track of Đà Nẵng
More than 7,000 local and foreign runners from 52 countries and territories will race in the 2018 Manulife Đà Nẵng International Marathon – one of the top marathon destinations for Southeast Asia – along beach track of the central city on August 12.
The central provincial Women’s Union, in co-operation with PeaceTrees Việt Nam (PTVN), has put into operation a kindergarten in Tà Lênh village of Đăkrông district – the 12th of its kind – with funding from donors.
A ceremony was held yesterday in memory of the Vietnamese civilians cruelly killed in the tragic Mỹ Lai massacre during the American war, and was attended by Vietnamese leaders, local residents and US veterans.