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A guard remembers first Independence Day as if it was yesterday

When Ho Chi Minh declared Vietnam’s independence 74 long years ago, Pham Gia Doc, 95, was there, standing guard, tears in his eyes.

Bangkok top destination for Vietnam National Day holiday

Thailand's capital is the most popular destination for Vietnamese choosing to travel abroad during the three-day national holiday that starts this Saturday.

Major hotspots brace for National Day tourism surge

As the 3-day National Day holiday nears, accommodations in tourism hotspots show varying occupancy levels, online reservation sites say.
August 28, 2019 | 08:04 pm GMT+7

Saigon prepares for fireworks to celebrate National Day

Ho Chi Minh City will organize fireworks shows at three locations to mark National Day on September 2.
August 21, 2019 | 10:37 am GMT+7

Traffic jams choke major gateways in Saigon, Hanoi as holiday begins

Traffic chaos ensued in many Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City streets as people looked to get away during the three-day break.
September 01, 2018 | 02:38 pm GMT+7

HCMC to spend $90,000 on firework displays to celebrate Independence Day

Save the date: September 2 in Ho Chi Minh City for firework displays and other fun activities.
August 20, 2016 | 08:16 pm GMT+7
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