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Vietnam receives information on soldiers’ mass graves

Vietnam receives information on soldiers’ mass graves

“The Ride of the Brothers” (ROtB), a US non-governmental organisation, has handed over dossiers on five sites believed to house mass graves of Vietnamese soldiers who died during the Vietnam war to the Vietnam Ministry of National Defence.

Lao Party chief meets Vietnam-Laos Friendship Assoc representatives

Lao Party chief meets Vietnam-Laos Friendship Assoc representatives

Party General Secretary and President of Laos Bounnhang Volachith met delegations of the Vietnam – Laos Friendship Association (VLFA) and the Liaison Board for the Association of the Former Vietnamese Volunteer Soldiers and Experts in Laos, in Hanoi on April 26.

Fallen soldiers laid to rest in An Giang

Fallen soldiers laid to rest in An Giang

The remains of 29 Vietnamese soldiers who laid down their lives during the US war were reburied in Khanh Binh commune, An Phu district, in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, between March 22-30.

Olympic Day Run launched on Ly Son island

Olympic Day Run launched on Ly Son island

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) and the Quang Ngai provincial People’s Committee launched the “2016 Olympic Day Run for public health” on Ly Son island district on March 20, reported Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper.

Requiem for Vietnamese fallen soldiers held in France

Requiem for Vietnamese fallen soldiers held in France

A requiem for Vietnamese soldiers, who died during a battle to defend Gac Ma Island in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago in March 1988, was held at Khuong Viet Pagoda in France on March 13.

Survivor writes book on My Lai massacre

Survivor writes book on My Lai massacre

A book, written by one of only a dozen survivors of the 1968 My Lai massacre, was published on the 48th anniversary of the infamous incident.

Vietnamese soldiers save Filipino fisherman off Truong Sa

Vietnamese soldiers save Filipino fisherman off Truong Sa

Vietnamese soldiers stationed on Sinh Ton Island, part of Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, rescued a Philippine fisherman while he was drifting off the island on Monday, the first day of Tet (Lunar New Year).

Tet gifts offered to impoverished people nationwide

Tet gifts offered to impoverished people nationwide

The Sponsoring Association for Poor Patients in the south-western region allocated VND19 billion (US$864,000) to help impoverished locals to have a warm traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

Ceremony commemorates martyrs in Con Dao

Ceremony commemorates martyrs in Con Dao

A ceremony at Hang Duong cemetery – a Special National Monument in the southern province of Ba Ria–Vung Tau on January 25 commemorated soldiers who had laid down their lives in battle.

Work starts on Hoang Sa soldier memorial site

Work starts on Hoang Sa soldier memorial site

A foundation stone-laying ceremony for a memorial monument of Hoang Sa soldiers took place in the island district of Ly Son, central Quang Ngai province, on January 17.