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Vietnam protests South China Sea distortion in Chinese history books

Vietnam has strongly protested the upcoming release of Chinese history books that incorrectly say the South China Sea was "part of China".

Archaeologists discover prehistoric relics inside northern Vietnam caves

Nearly 100 relics have been discovered inside caves in the Ba Be limestone mountain range in Bac Kan Province.

A Dien Bien Phu flashback in black and white

65 years ago, the Battle of Dien Bien Phu was decisively won by Vietnamese forces, forcing the French out of Indochina.
May 07, 2019 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

Da Lat mansion of the last empress of Vietnam

Nam Phuong’s father gifted her a mansion in Da Lat when she got married to Bao Dai, the last emperor of Vietnam.
March 28, 2019 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

Hanoi Flag Tower stands proud after 200 years

At the heart of Vietnam’s capital stands a structure that survived both the French colonial and American wars.
February 22, 2019 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

'Kissing sailor' in iconic NY picture dies age 95

The sailor pictured kissing a woman in Times Square as people celebrated the end of World War II has died at age 95, his daughter told the Providence Journal.
February 19, 2019 | 10:20 am GMT+7

Pictorial flashback: When Vietnam freed Cambodia from a genocidal regime

40 years ago, Vietnam launched a retaliatory attack on Khmer Rouge and succeeded, freeing Cambodia from their grasp.
January 08, 2019 | 02:21 pm GMT+7

Saving Hanoi: ‘Little giants’ who put their lives on the line

It was war, they were boys, but Hanoi and the nation depended on them to keep battlefield communications open.
January 01, 2019 | 10:28 am GMT+7

Saigon building rings history with 100-year-old telephone booths

Saigon’s fully functional post office is so imbued with history that pleasantly surprised visitors are eager to introduce it to others.
December 12, 2018 | 06:53 pm GMT+7

Everyday objects bring back a bygone Saigon

Ordinary yesteryear artifacts displayed at a free exhibition in Saigon takes viewers on a nostalgic journey into the past.
December 10, 2018 | 03:35 pm GMT+7

Exhibition of old maps, photos shows Saigon of 200 years ago

The transformation of HCMC can be glimpsed through images from 1799 to 1922.
December 04, 2018 | 03:53 pm GMT+7

Saigon’s secret underground bunker in a 100-year-old building

Built for VIPs by a puppet regime, the secret basement is a museum within a museum in Saigon. 
November 27, 2018 | 09:54 am GMT+7

Hanoi high school gets a historic mural makeover

The outer walls of the Phan Dinh Phung High School now carry 28 beautiful murals of Hanoi icons.
October 17, 2018 | 09:23 am GMT+7

Saigon resident recreates historic events in miniature 3D figurines

In a cramped 15 sq.m room, Le Xuan Giang is at home, intricately sculpting war and other historic events.
October 08, 2018 | 04:36 pm GMT+7

It was destiny: How Catherine Karnow became a household name in Vietnam

National Geographic photojournalist Catherine Karnow’s unique works are well known, but not many know why she’s drawn so much to Vietnam.  
October 08, 2018 | 09:20 am GMT+7
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