Haunted by history, the two nations must go beyond official narratives for true reconciliation.
War correspondent and activist Tran To Nga, an 82-year-old Vietnamese-French living in Paris, shared with Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper her unexpected journey to Morocco, where she connected with the Vietnamese community.
U.S. ambassador to Vietnam Marc Knapper on Tuesday returned a wartime diary to a Vietnamese veteran in Hanoi.
The clash is a milestone for Hanoi’s South China Sea claims – but marking its 50th anniversary requires discussing the government of South Vietnam.
The book entitled ‘Nghệ Thuật Hiện Đại Đông Dương’ (Modern Art in Indochina) is published in French, Vietnamese and English by In Fine editions d’art publisher.
Vietnamese-French painter Rémy Gastambide’s 40-year journey to find his roots has been marked by seven trips to Vietnam and numerous DNA tests, but his mother’s identity remains a mystery.
Hanoi’s centuries-old hometown specialty noodle soup, pho, is not only delicious, but a vehicle by which class lines can fade, according to a history of the dish published last year.
The historic Ben Thanh Market, traditionally considered the heart and soul of Ho Chi Minh City, is looking increasingly dank and unappealing with a leaky roof and discolored walls.
Vietnamese often speak of a long history of domination at Chinese hands, while Chinese youths are taught that Vietnamese territory was previously part of China.
Vietnam has demanded that Australian state firms stop issuing products with images of a yellow flag from a regime that no longer exists.
André Dao’s remarkable debut novel began as an investigation into his paternal grandfather’s ten-year detention without trial by the Vietnamese government, from 1978, three years after the war ended.
50 years after the signing of the Paris Accords, witnesses at Camp Davis recall how Vietnam’s diplomatic delegations contributed to making U.S. forces withdraw from South Vietnam.
The Vietnam home of Alexandre Yersin, who discovered the bacterium that causes bubonic plague, has been designated a national historic site by the government.
The Vietnamese-Australian singer Hanni of the K-pop group NewJeans recently came under fire and faced online harassment for her family’s supposed links to the former Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam).
The past half-century has witnessed a remarkable convergence of interests between the two nations, and there is a promise of closer cooperation to come.
In both China and Vietnam, the governments have deliberately tried to bury memories of their 1979 war.
Minister said the court ruling dishonoured South Korean soldiers by finding them responsible for the massacre of Vietnamese villagers.
Fifty years ago, the Paris Peace Accords led to the withdrawal of US forces from Vietnam. DW looks at how Germany’s support for Vietnam during the war was divided by east and west.
On the 50th anniversary of the Paris Peace Accords, which helped end the longest war of the 20th century, Major General Nguyen Hong Quan, former deputy head of the Vietnam Institute for Defense Strategy, spoke to VnExpress about the historic…
Accords negotiated by Kissinger and Le Duc Tho in 1973 sealed US exit from war but were soon flouted by North and South Vietnam
Vietnam has successfully negotiated direct purchase of a 19th century imperial seal from French auction house Millon.
Grandparents are a mystery and, when you layer on barriers of culture and language, can we ever say we know who they really were ?
Vietnam’s Department of Cultural Heritage called on individuals and organizations to join the auction of 11-kg gold seal of Nguyen Dynasty King Minh Mang in France and bring it home.
With China increasing the pressure both on land and at sea, Vietnam is facing a hard choice: should it continue its maritime tilt adopted since the early 2000s or should it pivot back to the land like it did throughout…
Anti-Americanism in Vietnam is less pronounced than in many other parts of the world, and it likely stems from Vietnamese views about wealth and capitalism.
Geography influences the strategic choices of all countries, but Vietnam is an interesting case of a ‘swing’ state in comparative grand-strategy terms.