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dimanche 2 février 2014

A French friend devoted to Vietnam’s history

Dr. Philippe Le Failler has worked in Hanoi at the French School of the Far East for many years. He has spent a great deal of time researching Vietnam’s history, particular the history of the northwestern mountainous area.

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samedi 18 janvier 2014

In shift, Vietnam marks 1974 battle with China

HANOI - Vietnam is marking for the first time the anniversary of a 1974 naval battle with China in which 74 soldiers from US-backed South Vietnam were killed, apparently seeking to boost its legitimacy at home over its dealings with Beijing as tensions over disputed waters flare anew.

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vendredi 18 octobre 2013

Janusz Lewandowski: Polish diplomat failed to end Vietnam War

Janusz Lewandowski was a former diplomat who, in 1966, launched an effort to bring Hanoi and Washington to the negotiating table and end the conflict in Vietnam - an undertaking code-named “Project Marigold".

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vendredi 11 octobre 2013

Vietnam mourns its people's hero

Hanoi - Vietnam is preparing to honour its last great communist icon with a lavish state funeral after a week of remarkable public mourning that has seen tens of thousands queue to pay their last respects.

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mercredi 9 octobre 2013

Vietnam's hidden hand in Cambodia's impasse

Cambodia, for all its pretensions towards sovereignty and democracy, has yet to free itself from neighboring Vietnam's political and strategic grip 20 years after United Nations-organized elections ended its debilitating civil war.

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samedi 5 octobre 2013

Vietnam General Vo Nguyen Giap dies today

Vo Nguyen Giap, the first four-star general and the supreme chief commander of Vietnam, died at 6:00pm today at the Army Hospital 108 in Hanoi, over a month after he celebrated his 103th birthday.

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Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap, who ousted U.S. from Vietnam, is dead

Vo Nguyen Giap, the relentless and charismatic North Vietnamese general whose campaigns drove both France and the United States out of Vietnam, died on Friday in Hanoi. He was believed to be 102.

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vendredi 4 octobre 2013

Vietnam's General Vo Nguyen Giap dies

Vo Nguyen Giap, the Vietnamese general who masterminded victories against France and the US, has died aged 102.

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jeudi 26 septembre 2013

Searching for Madame Nhu

Lyndon Johnson flirted with her. JFK hated her. Historians blamed her for South Vietnam's downfall. And decades later, a writer found her hiding out in Paris. A new book uncovers the final days of Saigon’s infamous Dragon Lady.

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vendredi 9 août 2013

Father and son found in Vietnam jungle after fleeing their village during the war 40 years ago

An 82-year-old man and his 41-year-old son have been found living in a forest in central Vietnam after they went missing during the country's war with the US.

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mercredi 31 juillet 2013

Hanoi to invest in history

HANOI - Hundreds of historical relics and sites have been identified by Hanoi’s authorities for a US$286 million restoration project.

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mercredi 3 juillet 2013

Vietnam war veteran reunited with long-lost arm

A former North -Vietnamese soldier has been reunited with his arm after more than 40 years.

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vendredi 19 avril 2013

Fleeing the peace in Vietnam

April 30, 2013 will mark the 38th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, the annihilation of South Vietnam by communist forces in the North, or otherwise popularly known as the end of the Vietnam War.

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jeudi 11 avril 2013

Da Nang heritage homes face uncertain future

Da Nang lists old houses in need of conservation but offers no help

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dimanche 27 janvier 2013

Vietnam marks 40 years since Paris Peace Accords

HANOI - Communist party leaders gathered in Hanoi Friday to mark the 40th anniversary of the Paris Peace Accords, the culmination of painstaking talks which ended America's direct military involvement in Vietnam.

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dimanche 23 décembre 2012

War-nostalgia no cure for ailing Vietnam economy

HANOI - Posters of US bombers crashing in flames festoon Hanoi to mark another anniversary in a long-finished war. But behind the usual propaganda Vietnam's rulers face a modern-day threat -- anger over the economy.

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dimanche 16 décembre 2012

Vietnam - India strategic partnership 2012 : a contextual analysis

“ In the current context, cooperation in this field(strategic ties) should be enhanced to cope with challenges, such as terrorism, transnational crimes, maritime security and safety, including the increased friendly exchanges between the two armed forces”. — Vietnam President Truong Tan Song, October 09, 2011

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samedi 7 janvier 2012

Vietnam did not invade, but revived Cambodia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has categorically rejected the notion that Vietnam invaded the neighboring Southeast Asian kingdom in the 1970s, saying Vietnamese soldiers had sacrificed their lives for “the survival of the Cambodian people and the country.”

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dimanche 16 octobre 2011

Vietnam to excavate ancient citadel’s rock quarry

A three-year excavation project will be carried out at a historic rock quarry experts say was used to build the UNESCO World Heritage Site Ho Dynasty Citadel in northern Vietnam, local authorities said this week.

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dimanche 9 octobre 2011

India salve on Vietnam scars - ASI to help restore temples damaged in US bombing

New Delh - Amaar naam, tomaar naam, Vietnam, Vietnam. After years of sloganeering, India is finally getting a chance to put its mortar where its mouth was.

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vendredi 9 septembre 2011

Vietnam's former President Cong dead at 99

HANOI — Vietnam's state media say former President Vo Chi Cong has died at age 99.

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jeudi 8 septembre 2011

Historic Vietnam site in new battle

DIEN BIEN PHU — Tanks, artillery pieces and other relics of war are still scattered around the valley where Vietnamese forces won a decisive victory over the French at Dien Bien Phu nearly 60 years ago.

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samedi 3 septembre 2011

Vietnam marks legendary general's 100th birthday

HANOI — Legendary Vietnamese Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap built his career on never backing down, even against seemingly impossible odds. Now, decades after ousting the French and later the Americans, he's celebrating another major victory: his 100th birthday.

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vendredi 29 juillet 2011

Emotional funeral for South Vietnam's ex-leader Ky

The family of U.S.-backed South Vietnamese ex-leader Nguyen Cao Ky paid tribute to him at a tearful funeral Friday, urging people to remember him as a man who profoundly loved his homeland.

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dimanche 24 juillet 2011

Vietnamese Americans have mixed feelings about ex-leader's death

Nguyen Cao Ky, known for ruthlessly defending democracy, outraged many of his fans in recent years by rubbing shoulders with communist officials in Vietnam.

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samedi 23 juillet 2011

Nguyen Cao Ky, ex-general who ruled South Vietnam, dies at 80

KUALA LUMPUR — Nguyen Cao Ky, the former air force general who ruled South Vietnam with an iron fist for two years during the Vietnam War, died Saturday. He was 80.

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mercredi 27 avril 2011

Madame Nhu, Vietnam war lightning rod, dies

Madame Nhu, who as the glamorous official hostess in South Vietnam’s presidential palace became a politically powerful and often harshly outspoken figure in the early years of the Vietnam War, died on Sunday in Rome, where she had been living. She was believed to be 87.

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samedi 27 novembre 2010

Vietnam fails to buy Emperor Ham Nghi’s art piece

Vietnam failed to buy Déclin du jour (Sunset), a painting by exiled Vietnamese emperor Ham Nghi (1872-1943), at a Paris auction this week, the Center for Preservation of Hue Relics said Thursday.

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mercredi 4 août 2010

Vietnam royal citadel recognised as World Heritage site

Vietnam's historic capital of Hoang Thanh Thang Longhas been recognised as a World Heritage site, state media reported Monday.

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dimanche 9 mai 2010

In Vietnam film, US My Lai killer returns to apologise

HANOI — In Le Dan's cinematic vision, a tormented former US army lieutenant returns to Vietnam to personally apologise for organising the wartime massacre at My Lai.

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