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mercredi 17 août 2016

Long Tan : Vietnamese authorities cancel 50th anniversary commemoration event, DFAT says

Tomorrow's 50th anniversary Vietnam War commemoration event at the Long Tan cross site has been cancelled by Vietnamese authorities, the Department of Foreign Affairs says.

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lundi 2 mai 2016

Ho Chi Minh City celebrates liberation

Since its liberation on April 30, 1975, Ho Chi Minh City, once known as Saigon, has witnessed big changes in its socio-economic development. Nguyen Truong Nhan, vice chairman of the city’s Committee for Overseas Vietnamese, spoke on this topic.

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Reunification Palace opens 2 more rooms to visitors to Ho Chi Minh City

The Reunification Palace in Ho Chi Minh City, which was the presidential office and residence of US-backed South Vietnam regime in the Vietnam War, on Thursday opened two more rooms for visitors.

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US historian recounts why he chose Vietnam for his career

Edward Miller first came to Vietnam in 1995 as an ordinary tourist, and has since returned multiple times as a historian dedicated to studying the country and the American-led war that ended in 1975.

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vendredi 26 février 2016

Colonial architecture fades in Vietnam, and residents mourn

When Mr Nguyen Viet moved back to Vietnam from Britain in 2014, he was hired to write design guidelines for a redevelopment project in downtown Ho Chi Minh City.

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jeudi 3 décembre 2015

Dong Son drum found in Timor-Leste

Archaeologists have just announced that the bronze drum found at a construction site in Baucau, in the east of Timor-Leste, was typical of the Dong Son civilisation (1,000BC-100AD).

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mardi 13 octobre 2015

Nixon note says Vietnam bombings gained 'Zilch'

Former US president Richard Nixon lied in 1972 about the true impact of the aerial bombing of Vietnam to advance his re-election prospects, a new book by Bob Woodward says, citing a previously unpublished presidential note.

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lundi 25 mai 2015

Vietnam’s royal rickshaw sparks suspicion on authenticity

Doubts have surfaced among local experts regarding the authenticity of a royal rickshaw, whose recent homecoming is considered a happy ending for insiders’ unprecedentedly concerted efforts.

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mercredi 29 avril 2015

40 years later, Vietnam still deeply divided over war

This bustling city of 8 million that is still called Saigon by many is going all out to celebrate Thursday's 40th anniversary of its fall — the day North Vietnam's Communist army captured South Vietnam's capital.

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samedi 28 mars 2015

The Scene of the Crime

There is a long ditch in the village of My Lai. On the morning of March 16, 1968, it was crowded with the bodies of the dead—dozens of women, children, and old people, all gunned down by young American soldiers.

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mercredi 10 décembre 2014

Plan to raze oldest French building in heart of Vietnam metro sparks dialogue

Following widespread opposition to the planned demolition of a historic municipal building to make way for a new office center, a Ho Chi Minh City official announced that portions of the structure will be preserved.

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Vietnam welcomes america with open arms

No grunt slogging through the jungles of Vietnam could imagine that in 2014, 41 years after the end of the Vietnam War, the Vietnamese would be welcoming back Americans as investors, tourists, advisers and protectors.

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samedi 11 octobre 2014

France inaugurates Vietnam artist’s memorial statue honoring Indochinese laborers

A memorial statue made by a renowned Vietnamese artist has been inaugurated in France in honor of Indochinese laborers, including those from Vietnam.

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lundi 6 octobre 2014

Vietnam’s royal rickshaw on its way home from France

The Vietnamese embassy in France has received a Nguyen’s Dynasty rickshaw for sending it back to Vietnam soon, marking the country’s first successful effort to retrieve royal antiques from an auction abroad.

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dimanche 14 septembre 2014

Vietnam's forgotten Cambodian war

On 30 April 1975, the last American helicopters beat an ignominious retreat from Saigon as the tanks of the North Vietnamese Army rumbled into the capital of defeated South Vietnam.

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jeudi 11 septembre 2014

Vietnam’s photographic history, told by the winners

Patrick Chauvel was an 18-year-old rookie photographer looking for adventure and a chance to witness history when he arrived in Vietnam in 1968.

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mardi 12 août 2014

The origin of a villa boom in Vietnam’s resort town Da Lat

The currently poetic Da Lat, which is famous not only in Vietnam but around the world as a European town in the Far East, is actually the result of the failure of city planning.

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lundi 4 août 2014

Vietnam a half century after the gulf of Tonkin

HOI AN - "I believe that history will record that we have made a great mistake," Sen. Wayne Morse (D, OR) declared fifty years ago this week.

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jeudi 24 juillet 2014

Scientists urge repairs to Vietnam’s damaged UNESCO-recognized complex

Local historians, relic conservationists and archeologists have just petitioned to the government in unison to undo the extensive damage to the core area of UNESCO-recognized Thang Long Imperial Citadel in downtown Hanoi.

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samedi 12 avril 2014

Vietnam metro loses 200 historic buildings to development

A Vietnamese-French urban research agency has found that at least 207 heritage buildings in downtown Ho Chi Minh City have been destroyed or defaced in the last decade.

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samedi 22 mars 2014

Five ancient villages in Vietnam

The below ancient villages have an ancient and romantic beauty and they have become the destinations of many tourists.

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mercredi 26 février 2014

Vietnam’s epochal saga of beating back massive chinese invasion 1979

China’s impulsiveness to launch a militarily flawed massive invasion of Vietnam in1979 was impelled by a greater Chinese geopolitical blueprint of checkmating the perceived former Soviet Union’s strategic intrusiveness in South East Asia courtesy Vietnam, and also thereby ingratiating itself geopolitically with the United States that China was available to play the role of a quasi-strategic ally of the United States in the region to counterbalance the former Soviet Union.

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dimanche 16 février 2014

In Vietnam's capital, old town braces for makeover

HANOI — Tourists, hawkers and motorcyclists rub shoulders every morning in the congested alleyways of Hanoi's low-rise Old Quarter, generations away from the office towers and electronics megastores springing up in other parts of the capital. The quarter's street grid, laid out in the 15th century, is still dominated by dilapidated shops selling everything from brass gongs to bamboo scaffolding.

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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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