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A Vietnam War diary wakes American veteran

14:20 | 04/20/2014

(VOV) - Paul Reed, a Vietnam War veteran, returned a wartime diary he had kept since the 1960s to its author, a Vietnamese soldier, and said the book helped him escape the haunting ghost of an unjust war.

Hoang Sa sailors commemorated

08:08 | 04/16/2014

A traditional ceremony commemorating sailors of the Hoang Sa (Paracel) flotilla was held at An Vinh communal temple, Ly Son island district, central Quang Ngai province on April 15.

92 artworks on Dien Bien Phu exhibited in Hanoi

12:21 | 04/11/2014

(VOV) - Nearly 92 lacquer, oil and silk paintings and sculptures from 82 Vietnamese artists and artisans are on display at an exhibition that opened in Hanoi on April 10 marking 60th anniversary of Dien Bien Phu victory.

Book on Dien Bien Phu victory makes debut

15:39 | 04/10/2014

A collection of 15 books featuring the Dien Bien Phu victory (May 7, 1954) has been released by the People’s Army Publishing House in Hanoi.

OVs remember General Vo Nguyen Giap

15:37 | 04/10/2014

More than 40 overseas Vietnamese from 20 countries and territories across the world on April 9 offered incense in tribute to General Vo Nguyen Giap at his grave in the central province of Quang Binh’s Quang Trach district.

Thousands commemorate legendary Hung Kings

14:40 | 04/09/2014

(VOV) - Thousands of people, including Party and State officials, pilgrims and Vietnamese expatriates, offered incense to commemorate Hung Kings – the nation’s founders – at a solemn ceremony in Phu Tho province on April 9.

Music show to highlight Dien Bien Phu victory

08:40 | 04/09/2014

A special art performance will be held at the National Convention Centre in Hanoi on April 26 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu victory (May 7, 1954) that helped end the French colonial rule in Vietnam.

Remains of 48 fallen soldiers repatriated from Cambodia

18:35 | 04/07/2014

(VOV) - The K52 team under Gia Lai province’s Military Command has returned the remains of 48 Vietnamese soldiers who sacrificed their life in Cambodia during the past war to their homeland.

Memorial held for fallen soldiers in Paris

11:05 | 04/06/2014

(VOV) - A memorial service to pay tribute to those who sacrificed their lives in the struggle for Vietnam’s independence was held at Khuong Viet Pagoda on the outskirts of Paris on April 5.

Peace solution - a must for East Sea disputes

12:32 | 04/05/2014

(VOV) - Vietnamese Defence Minister Phung Quang Thanh has stressed all disputes in the East Sea must be settled through peaceful means and in line with international law.

Life imprisonment for leader of Dien Bien bandits

08:13 | 04/05/2014

The People’s Court of the northern province of Dien Bien on April 4 sentenced Giang A Tinh to life imprisonment for conducting banditry in Muong Nhe district, in accordance with Article 83 of the Penal Code.

Trial begins for bandits in Dien Bien

09:27 | 04/03/2014

On April 2, 29 people appeared before the People's Court of the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien charged with conducting banditry in Muong Nhe district, in accordance with Article 83 of the Penal Code.

Vietnam, Cuba issue press release

23:52 | 03/28/2014

Vietnam and Cuba have issued a joint press release on the occasion of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung’s visit to Cuba at the invitation of President of the State Council and Council of Ministers, Raul Castro Ruz.

Vietnamese, Lao war veterans cement ties

09:01 | 03/28/2014

Colonel Nguyen Hong Ha is leading a Vietnamese war veteran delegation to visit their former battle fields in Laos from March 22-29.

Increased tension on the Korean peninsula

09:02 | 03/26/2014

(VOV) - The situation on the Korean peninsula has become tense, with the two Koreas both stepping up their military activities. It has raised public fears of a new period of instability which could derail the resumption of 6-party talks on a nuclear free peninsula.