A requiem for Vietnamese soldiers who laid down their lives for national independence was held at the Vi Xuyen war martyrs’ cemetery in the northernmost province of Ha Giang on August 26.
A requiem has been held in Prague, the Czech Republic on the occasion of Vu Lan (Ullambana) – a major Buddhist festival, to commemorate soldiers who laid down their lives to defend Vietnam’s sea and island sovereignty.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the northern province of Thai Binh to speed up agricultural restructuring and strive for a production value of between 400-VND500 million (US$22,420) per hectare by 2020.
The Mekong Delta province of Long An on July 27 held a ceremony to repatriate the remains of 20 Vietnamese voluntary soldiers who laid down their lives in Cambodia at different periods.
Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan laid a wreath and offered incense to commemorate fallen soldiers at Mai Dich cemetery in Hanoi on July 27.
VOV.VN - Vietnam and Cambodia officials have signed minutes of the 15th meeting of the Vietnamese and Cambodian special task committees on the search and repatriation of the remains of Vietnam soldiers who died in Cambodia in the past war.
VOV.VN - The funeral service today for the CASA 212 soldiers at the National Funeral House in Hanoi was beautiful and there wasn't a dry eye to be found.
VOV.VN - Here are photos of soldiers, officers and residents of Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago taken by a reporter of Vietnam Government Portal (VGP).
Ho Chi Minh City held a service at the martyrs’ cemetery of Cu Chi district on June 5 to rebury 14 sets of remains of soldiers who died in the southeastern region during the war against the US.
At least 16 people in Texas, including four soldiers who went missing when their vehicle overturned in flood waters, have died due to torrential rains in the past week that have deluged hundreds of homes and led to prison evacuations, officials said on June 3.
The central province of Nghe An held a memorial and burial service for the remains of 65 Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts who laid down their lives in Lao battlefields during wartime.
VOV.VN - On May 14, the remains of 30 Vietnamese soldiers who died in liberating the Cambodian people from the brutality of the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s were laid at their final resting place in the homeland.
VOV.VN - Central Thua Thien-Hue province held a solemn ceremony on May 13 to rebury 15 sets of remains of Vietnamese voluntary soldiers and experts who died in Laos during the past war.
A memorial service was held at Road 9 National Martyrs Cemetery in central Quang Tri province on May 12 for 37 Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts whose remains had just been brought back to Vietnam from Laos.
A ceremony was held at a martyr cemetery in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on May 11 to rebury the remains of 15 Vietnamese voluntary soldiers and experts who died in the Cambodian battlefield during wartime.
Thirty five sets of remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts who died in Laos were reburied in a martyr cemetery in Bo Trach district of the central province of Quang Binh on May 11.
Turkish warplanes hit targets belonging to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in northern Iraq on May 8, military sources said, as three soldiers and 12 militants were reported killed in separate clashes over the weekend.
VOV.VN - The remains of 19 Vietnamese servicemen missing in action from the past war with the US have been returned from Laos and laid to rest in Ha Tinh, military officials have announced.
“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.
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.