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Vietnamese comrades pay tribute to North Korean martyrs

On a hill in northern Vietnam, 14 headstones mark a lifelong friendship between Vietnam and North Korea.

Vietnam to relocate 300 residents near US air base for dioxin cleanup

75 families living near the Bien Hoa military airport, former American airbase and dioxin hotspot, will be ...

Vietnam War ‘Napalm Girl’ receives German peace prize

Phan Thi Kim Phuc, the ‘Napalm Girl’ featured in the iconic Vietnam War photo, has been awarded the 10th Dresden Peace Prize.
February 12, 2019 | 03:25 pm GMT+7

Yazidi survivor demands justice for women raped in Vietnam War

Over 40 years since the war, Vietnamese women who are sexually abused by South Korean soldiers have yet to receive formal acknowledgement.
January 17, 2019 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

US aircraft carrier in Vietnam among most memorable images

A satellite image capturing the historic visit of a U.S. aircraft carrier to Da Nang was among the most memorable photos of 2018.
January 03, 2019 | 11:39 am GMT+7

Wartime munitions found under Central Highlands road in Vietnam

Five 155mm rounds and over 20kg of explosive materials were found underground in the Central Highlands’ province of Lam Dong Wednesday.
December 20, 2018 | 02:38 pm GMT+7

Vietnam returns remains of three US soldiers

Vietnam handed over the remains of three U.S. soldiers killed in the American War at a ceremony in Da Nang Tuesday.
December 12, 2018 | 01:32 pm GMT+7

1,000 warheads removed from abandoned house in central Vietnam

Around 1,000 warheads were removed from an abandoned house in the central province of Quang Tri on Wednesday.
November 28, 2018 | 04:01 pm GMT+7

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.
November 11, 2018 | 09:06 pm GMT+7

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 cleanup on Tuesday.
November 07, 2018 | 03:09 pm GMT+7

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
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