Posts Tagged ‘ The Lawsuit ’

Int’l court of conscience lights up belief in justice

May 15, 2009
Int’l court of conscience lights up belief in justice

The international court of conscience opened today in Paris, France to judge American chemical companies that provided Agent Orange/dioxin for the US Army to use in the Vietnam War. Child AO victims (photo Le Anh Dung). Boxes of orange candles The first time Mizo, a German boy, and his classmates came to Vietnam, they brought with them [...]

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Airline says will make all efforts to defend interests in Italy

April 8, 2009
Airline says will make all efforts to defend interests in Italy

LookAtVietnam – Vietnam Airlines has reiterated that it will make all efforts to defend its interests in relation to a lawsuit lodged by Italian lawyer Maurizio Liberati against the airline, after it was given two months in a court in Rome last week for preparations. Passengers disembark from a Vietnam Airlines plane at Tan Son [...]

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Vietnam Airlines has 80 days to defend itself

April 3, 2009
Vietnam Airlines has 80 days to defend itself

LookAtVietnam – Related to the lawsuit ongoing since 1995, Vietnam Airlines said that at the trial in Rome on April 2, Italian judge Maria Dell’Erba announced that the two sides had 80 days to prepare their final arguments. Vietnam Airlines pursues Eur5.2 million lawsuit This is the last trial to consider this case. The two sides, Vietnam [...]

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Three AO victims to attend int’l public court

March 30, 2009
Three AO victims to attend int’l public court

The Vietnam Association of Agent Orange/Dioxin Victims (VAVA) said that an international court to support Vietnamese Agent Orange/Dioxin victims will take place in Paris, France on May 15-16. LookAtVietnam – The Vietnam Association of Agent Orange/Dioxin Victims (VAVA) said that an international court to support Vietnamese Agent Orange/Dioxin victims will take place in Paris, France [...]

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Vietnam Airlines expects justice in Italy suit

March 23, 2009
Vietnam Airlines expects justice in Italy suit

LookAtVietnam – Vietnam Airlines has a strong case against the lawsuit filed by a former Italian lawyer representing the company’s former agent in Italy, Vietnamese Ambassador to Italy Nguyen Van Nam has said. LookAtVietnam – Vietnam Airlines has a strong case against the lawsuit filed by a former Italian lawyer representing the company’s former agent [...]

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Vietnamese organisations critical of the US Supreme Court’s AO decision

March 20, 2009
Vietnamese organisations critical of the US Supreme Court’s AO decision

LookAtVietnam – Several organisations in Vietnam have objected to the US Supreme Court’s decision to reject Vietnamese AO victims’ petition against the companies responsible for the production of AO/dioxin used during the US war in Vietnam.In its appeal issued on March 17, the Vietnam Fund for Peace and Development (VFPD) described the US Court’s decision [...]

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Airline counts on Italy, France courts, lawyers to reverse ruling

March 19, 2009
Airline counts on Italy, France courts, lawyers to reverse ruling

LookAtVietnam – Vietnam Airlines has written to the heads of competent courts and bar associations in Italy and France saying it counts on their fair and objective judgment for the lawsuit that costs the airline at least 5.2 million euro For the clues and the documents it got, Vietnam Airlines assumed that Liberati and Falcomar’s [...]

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Vietnam dumps lamps, says India

March 18, 2009
Vietnam dumps lamps, says India

Vietnamese exporters of compact fluorescent lamps will suffer higher import tariffs in India after the country’s anti-dumping agency ruled that they dumped products. The Vietnam Competition Authority (VCA) said Monday India’s Director General of Anti-dumping and Allied Duties had finalized a lawsuit against Vietnamese exporters of compact fluorescent lamps. Exporters from China and Sri Lanka were [...]

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Misled export workers sue US labor companies

March 18, 2009

About 20 Vietnamese workers have filed lawsuits against two US labor firms claiming the firms had reneged on their 30-month contracts, the Houston Chronicle reported recently. On March 10, the paper reported that the workers started two-and-ahalf-year contracts as welders at Southwest Shipyard in Houston, Texas about eight months ago through two employment agencies – [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...