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65 years ago, a flag hoisting ceremony marked Hanoi’s liberation

On October 10, 1954, Vietnam’s national flag was hoisted at Hanoi’s Thang Long Imperial Citadel, symbolizing the nation throwing off its colonial yoke.

Vietnamese military finds two unexploded bombs

Two bombs of 339 kilograms were recently found and disposed of in northern Quang Ninh Province and central Quang Binh Province.

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).
August 15, 2019 | 08:48 am 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

The battle of Dien Bien Phu in a sun helmet

A legendary journalist’s account of his meeting with President Ho Chi Minh about the battle that ended French colonialism.
May 07, 2019 | 03:44 pm GMT+7

Vietnam Military History Museum preserves legacy of national resistance

Thousands of artifacts displayed indoors and outdoors are constant reminders of the nation’s heroic freedom struggles.
February 27, 2019 | 08:30 am GMT+7

Vietnam-China border residents teach us the most important war lesson

They remember clearly the horrors of the 1979 Sino-Vietnamese war, but the pain of the past will not dictate their future.
February 19, 2019 | 02:46 pm GMT+7

Sheer terror: A Cambodian recalls escape from genocide

Escaping from the Khmer Rouge was a desperate act, a thankful survivor recounts, 40 years later.
January 11, 2019 | 11:09 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

Cambodia celebrates 40th anniversary of Khmer Rouge ouster

Tens of thousands of Cambodians packed a stadium in Phnom Penh Monday to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the expulsion of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime -- a day strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen called the country's "second birthday".
January 07, 2019 | 09:19 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

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

Trump declares victory over IS in Syria, orders US troops home

The Islamic State group has been "beaten" in Syria, U.S. President Donald Trump declared Wednesday.
December 20, 2018 | 01:14 pm GMT+7

Survivors, families of Vietnam's most landmine-tainted province recount horror stories

An attempt to dismantle a warhead to get at the explosive inside for fishing killed 13 people 40 years ago.
December 17, 2018 | 08:14 pm GMT+7

Central Vietnam’s deadly legacy provides a livelihood to many

At a time when poverty was rife and there were not many employment options, people scavenged on unexploded bombs despite the great risk.
December 16, 2018 | 11:23 am GMT+7
 
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