Of all the controversies surrounding the Vietnam War, one of the most enduring continues to be the use of Agent Orange.
Made from recycled military truck or aircraft tyres, Vietnam’s hand-made rubber sandals, the famously rugged footwear of the Viet Cong, have travelled vast distances over the decades.
A small square in the 16th arrondissement of Paris has been named after Vietnamese pilot Do Huu Vi, one of the first pilots in the French military, who died at age 33 in a combat in France during World War I (1914-1918).
A jade bowl owned by Tu Duc, the fourth king of Vietnam’s last royal dynasty, has been sold for EUR845,000 (US$892,000) at an auction in Paris.
Russia found an ally in Vietnam after it voted against a US-led motion to suspend Moscow from the UN Human Rights Council. Express.co.uk explores the two countries’ long history of political friendship.
The leader of the Hanoi Party Committee has directed the suspension of the demolition of an old French-style edifice, most of which has been destroyed so far, to serve a project on building a modern commercial complex in Ba Dinh District.
Photographer Nick Ut is holding in HCMC an exhibition of 22 photos he took 50 years ago during his time as a war correspondent, including his iconic ‘Napalm Girl’.
Vietnam is reluctant to include the 1979 conflict in history textbooks, continuing a decades-long silence.
Last month marked 66 years since Vietnam Airlines first took to the skies under the name Vietnam Civil Aviation.
A Roman-style arena where elephants and tigers were pitted against each other during the Nguyen Dynasty reign is being restored in the former imperial city of Hue.
Many families who call Cho Lon neighborhood “home” are putting their foot down and refusing to move out of apartments that have been attached to their families for decades, despite the government’s relocation plan meant to send them to modern condo buildings.
Hanoi has shunned overreliance on any foreign power and enhanced its defensive capabilities by developing a global network of strategic partnerships. Thanks to its ‘omnibalancing’ strategy, a self-reliant Vietnam is neither too dependent on, nor fully vulnerable to, any superpower
On November 14, Yanis Varoufakis, founder and general secretary of Greece’s left-wing European Realistic Disobedience Front, opined that China’s past actions towards Vietnam were not imperialist.
Thua Thien-Hue Province, home to the former imperial capital of Hue, will renovate five downgraded vestiges of the Nguyen Dynasty over the next five years.
Hanoi is becoming increasingly unnerved by the growing Chinese influence over its longstanding clients, Cambodia and Laos.
From atop their war elephants, the Trung sisters ousted China’s Han overlords in A.D. 40. They have since become heroic icons to Vietnamese people all over the world.
This will be Vietnam’s Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh’s first visit to India since taking charge in April this year.
The momentum is now set for the two countries to announce their long overdue strategic partnership the next time their top leaders meet in person.
The story of these prisons is as twisted as the history of Vietnam
Hue Town is preparing to seek UNESCO’s world heritage recognition for nine dings of the Nguyen Dynasty, Vietnam’s last royal rulers.
Despite obvious areas of friction between China and Vietnam, their alliance policies are more similar than is often acknowledged.
During the Vietnam War, the city of Vinh was almost destroyed by US bombing. Socialists around the world helped rebuild it. Today, Vinh’s architecture stands as a monument to that internationalist solidarity.
Chinese Ambassador to Vietnam Xiong Bo and 30 other members of the Chinese embassy on Saturday paid tribute to Chinese martyrs ahead of the traditional Tomb-Sweeping Day that falls on Sunday (April 3).
The Tang Tho Chamber, a national library under the Nguyen Dynasty, the last Vietnamese kings, has begun welcoming visitors in central Hue town after being closed for 75 years.
«Mamie, as-tu quitté ton pays sur un petit bateau comme les gens qu’on voit à la télé ? Pourquoi as-tu quitté le Vietnam ?
Hanoi and Pyongyang have had their share of differences,but they also have a long historical connection.