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US pledges $50 mln for Vietnamese Agent Orange victims

The United States Agency for International Development has pledged $50 million to support Agent Orange victims in seven Vietnamese provinces. 

900 grenades from Vietnam War destroyed

Over 900 Vietnam War grenades were detonated Wednesday in the central province of Quang Tri by the Mines Advisory Group (MAG).

Son flies father's remains home 52 years after he died in Vietnam War

Bryan Knight was five years old when he said goodbye to his father, Major Roy Knight, a U.S. Air Force pilot, in January 1967 at Love Field airport in Dallas, Texas.
August 10, 2019 | 10:55 am GMT+7

Hanoi garment factory's Olympic transformation

A Soviet-built complex near Hanoi is now churning out products for global sportswear brands like Nike and the U.S. Olympic team.
July 17, 2019 | 05:05 pm GMT+7

Wartime munition bunker found in Central Highlands province

A wartime bunker of mortar munitions was discovered under the Bao Loc Pass in Lam Dong Province on Wednesday.
July 12, 2019 | 07:59 am GMT+7

Former Vietnamese refugee's tenure as South Australia governor extended

Vietnamese-Australian Hieu Van Le has agreed to stay on as the governor of the state of South Australia until 2021.
June 20, 2019 | 03:00 pm GMT+7

Tale of children who survived My Lai massacre falls on deaf ears

51 years later, two siblings who survived the My Lai massacre say their existence is still ignored in certain quarters.
May 17, 2019 | 04:50 pm GMT+7

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

87 years young, wartime spy enjoys a life of peace

44 years after the Vietnam War, former intelligence officer Nguyen Thi My Nhung leads a normal, peaceful life.
May 01, 2019 | 12:05 pm GMT+7

Citizens throng Independence Palace on National Reunification Day

Braving the hot and humid weather, visitors stood in long lines to buy tickets to visit the Independence Palace in Saigon.
April 30, 2019 | 08:30 pm GMT+7

Exhibition promises to bring back memories of legendary wartime trail

An art exhibition opening in Hanoi on Friday promises to bring back Vietnam War memories related to the Truong Son Trail.
April 24, 2019 | 01:12 pm GMT+7

Vietnam, US launch dioxin cleanup at Bien Hoa airbase

Nine U.S. senators joined Vietnam officials Saturday to start a dioxin cleanup project at Bien Hoa airport, the most contaminated spot in the country.
April 20, 2019 | 04:33 pm GMT+7

Vietnam cries foul as Monsanto victims get huge compensation in US

‘Where’s the justice for Vietnamese victims being destroyed every day by (Monsanto’s) toxic chemicals,’ asks a senior Vietnamese official.
April 19, 2019 | 08:57 pm GMT+7

Patrick Leahy: War legacies and the expanding US-Vietnam partnership

When I became a senator for Vermont in 1975, one of the first votes I cast was for a law to stop funding the war in Vietnam. That law passed by one vote.
April 18, 2019 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Bao Ninh’s acclaimed Vietnam War novel on Chinese shelves

A Chinese translation of The Sorrow of War, Vietnamese author Bao Ninh’s famous novel, was published few days ago.
April 04, 2019 | 11:30 am GMT+7
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