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Saigon man keeps tabs on old receipts and other papers

What’s in an old receipt? History and memory, says avid Saigonese collector who’s rejected high value offers for his collection.

Dioxin contamination in Da Nang more serious than expected: conference

The dioxin contamination of soil in Da Nang was worse than expected, experts said at a conference reviewing the ...

Painful past unearthed as French PM visits Dien Bien Phu battle site

Standing at the site of the epic battle of Dien Bien Phu, Jacques Allaire wept at the memory of his 4,000 fellow fighters.
November 04, 2018 | 08:10 am GMT+7

Hue exhibition shows US’s deadly Agent Orange legacy

200 photos, documents and other items reveal how the chemical sprayed years ago continues to kill, cripple Vietnamese.
October 26, 2018 | 01:14 pm GMT+7

US defense secretary visits dioxin hotspot in Vietnam

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis visited the Bien Hoa military airport, a dioxin hotspot and former American airbase, on Wednesday morning.
October 17, 2018 | 03:53 pm GMT+7

Mortal shells from war era found at Vietnam construction site

590 pieces of ammunition including mortar shells and rockets found in central Vietnam have been disposed of.
October 13, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

14 Vietnam War martyrs’ remains found in central Vietnam

The remains of 14 Vietnam War soldiers were recovered in Quang Tri Province’s Gio Linh District on Wednesday.
September 20, 2018 | 01:40 pm GMT+7

Dear Monsanto. It's never been about the money.

An open letter to Monsanto makes an impassioned plea for justice. Deny Agent Orange victims, and humanity is denied.
September 17, 2018 | 01:55 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s Cu Chi Tunnels a top underground destination

The famous tunnel network that survived intense Vietnam War bombings by the U.S. is among world’s best underground tours.
September 16, 2018 | 08:22 am GMT+7

Saigon’s war crimes museum named among world’s top 10 by TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor readers have picked Saigon’s War Remnants Museum among the world’s top 10 museums.
September 07, 2018 | 10:05 am GMT+7

In Vietnam, Monsanto is guilty until proven innocent

Monsanto can’t be given a license to make a killing in the same country where Agent Orange suffering continues.
August 28, 2018 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Crippling costs of war reporting and investigative journalism

The cost of war reporting and investigative journalism is becoming prohibitive for media outlets, campaigners have warned.
August 28, 2018 | 01:58 pm GMT+7

John McCain's Hanoi Hilton jailor recalls 'stubborn' POW

As a prisoner of war in the "Hanoi Hilton," navy pilot John McCain was known as uncompromising, frank and an avid reader.
August 27, 2018 | 11:27 am GMT+7

Vietnamese, foreigners pray for John McCain’s soul in Hanoi

People in Hanoi have placed flowers and burned incense at the Truc Bach Lake, where John McCain was captured 51 years ago.
August 27, 2018 | 10:20 am GMT+7

John McCain’s life in pictures

A look back at the life of Senator John McCain, a figurehead in U.S. politics for several decades.
August 27, 2018 | 09:05 am GMT+7
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