Ho Chi Minh City


US to begin massive Agent Orange cleanup in Vietnam

US troops dropped Agent Orange during the Vietnam War to clear thick jungle. But it contributed to severe health problems that, according to the US Department of Veterans Affairs, can include Parkinson's Disease, prostate cancer and Chronic B-cell Leukemia.

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Dylan plays safe in Vietnam

Many of Bob Dylan's biggest hits were written and recorded in the 1960s during the Vietnam War. Last night the folk music hero performed in Ho Chi Minh City and he played it safe. BBC reporter Nga Pham went to the show and talks to Marco Werman.

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Vietnamese birdsong

We're looking for a southeast Asian city for today's Geo Quiz. The Saigon River flows through it and the city's name honors a Communist leader. Early in the morning people come together with wicker bird cages to escape the hustle and bustle.