An event, entitled “Dao Hieu va Dan Toc” (Filial Piety and Nation), took place at the Hanoi Opera House on August 31 to celebrate the Buddhist festival of Vu Lan, or Ghost Festival, a time for Vietnamese people to show gratitude to their parents and the deceased.
The northern mountainous province of Ha Giang has a 227 km borderline with 442 markers. There, together with border guards, local people are joining efforts to protect the country's territorial sovereignty and border security.
Party General Secretary and President of Laos Bounnhang Volachith praised the effective cooperation between the front organisations of Vietnam and Laos, which he said contributes to enhancing the two countries’ traditional friendship, special solidarity, and comprehensive cooperation.
VOV.VN - Phu Quoc prison, a special national relic, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Kien Giang province. The prison is evidence of colonialism, imperialism, and also of the staunch spirit of Vietnamese revolutionary soldiers.
The Party, State and people always bear in mind the great sacrifices and contributions of revolutionists, heroic martyrs, war invalids and soldiers to the struggles for national independence and freedom, said Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.
VOV.VN - The remains of 106 soldiers killed in Cambodia during the past war with the US have been returned to Vietnam and interred at a national cemetery in the southern Vietnam Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap.
VOV.VN - On the evening of July 26th, the 70th anniversary of the War Invalids and Martyrs Day, thousands of youths paid tribute to the fallen soldiers and senior veterans of the revolution by offering incense and flowers.
A thematic exhibition entitled Di Qua Cuoc Chien (Going through the Wars) is being held at the capital’s Ho Chi Minh Museum on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day on July 27.
The Vietnamese Embassy and representatives of the Vietnamese people in Cambodia paid homage to Vietnamese soldiers who died in the country at the Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Monument in Phnom Penh on July 26.
The Mekong Delta province of Long An on July 21 held a ceremony to rebury the remains of 21 Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who died in Cambodia during wartime.
The southern province of Kien Giang on July 18 held a ceremony to commemorate rebury the remains of 51 Vietnamese voluntary soldiers who laid down their lives in Cambodia during wartime.
A ceremony was held in Hanoi on July 18 to present certificates honouring the service and contributions of 498 fallen soldiers to their family members.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc offered incense in tribute to fallen heroes and soldiers at the historical memorial site for the Tay Tien Regiment 52 in Moc Chau town in the northern mountainous province of Son La on July 16.
Candles were lit at the Vietnam-Laos martyr cemetery in the central province of Nghe An on July 15 to remember more than 11,000 Vietnamese volunteer soldiers who laid down their lives in Laos during wartime.
A play based on real stories about Vietnamese volunteer soldiers in Laos during wartime took stage at the Lao national cultural centre in Vientiane on July 14.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued certificates indicating the homeland’s recognition of services and contributions to the nation to 498 martyrs.
VOV.VN - The province of Quang Tri held a wreath-laying ceremony today (July 8) at the Truong Son National Martyr Cemetery Ancient Citadel in honour of all the soldiers who gave their lives in defence of liberty.
Field surveys and excavations are underway at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City to search for a mass grave said to contain the remains of hundreds of Vietnamese soldiers killed in wartime.
Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith has urged the Special Working Committees of the Vietnamese and Lao Governments to continue their close coordination in searching and repatriating remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts who laid down their lives during the wars in Laos.
VOV.VN - 21 sets of remains of volunteer Vietnamese soldiers and experts from Cambodia during the 2016-2017 dry season have been handed over to the southern province of Long An.