Rare color photographs of North Vietnam in 1967

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Rare color photographs of North Vietnam in 1967

VietNamNet Bridge - Old train carriages, the devastation of US bombing and other images that cannot be forgotten about Hanoi in 1967. These pictures were taken by American journalist Lee Lockwood.

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Economic growth must include cultural development: Scholar

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Economic growth must include cultural development: Scholar

People call him a cultural researcher, a translator, a journalist, a “culture importer and exporter”, and a bridge between Vietnamese and other cultures. However, for many foreigners, he is simply known as Mr. Huu Ngoc, a “must-see address” when they visit Vietnam.

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Opening airports to foreign investors may harm Vietnam security, experts warn

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Opening airports to foreign investors may harm Vietnam security, experts warn

After some early optimism, the transport ministry’s plan to sell airport operating rights to interested investors has become a cause for concern as a vital question starts to arise: who should be allowed to buy these rights?

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Vietnam surpasses Malaysia, Thailand to become ASEAN’s biggest exporter to US

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Vietnam surpasses Malaysia, Thailand to become ASEAN’s biggest exporter to US

Vietnam topped other regional countries in exporting to the U.S. in 2014 with around US$30.6 billion in shipments, up 24 percent year on year, according to the U.S.’s official data.

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Pissed-off bees attack 22 bus passengers relieving themselves in Vietnam street

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Twenty-two people were peeing along a highway in the central province of Quang Ngai on Thursday then a swarm of angry bees attacked them, causing all to be hospitalized.

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Vietnam: You're so good-lookin'

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Vietnam: You're so good-lookin'

One white expat's odd May 19 ode to Ho Chi Minh and Malcolm X on the occasion of their respective 123rd and 88th birthdays

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Simple truth: Vietnam just not 'serious about tourism'

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Simple truth: Vietnam just not 'serious about tourism'

A recent article in Tuoi Tre, translated and reprinted in Vietweek and Thanh Nien News as "Why We Fail and Why They Succeed," took a very reductive look at the reasons why Thailand is a hugely popular tourist destination and why Vietnam isn't.

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Vietnam's food safety and sovereignty in jeopardy

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Vietnam's food safety and sovereignty in jeopardy

Genetically-modified (GM) maize on trial cultivation at a farm in Vietnam. More and more people are concerned about the harmful consequences of GM crops and Vietnam's plans to cultivate them on a wide scale. PHOTO: QUANG DUAN

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Russian official honoured for 10-year dedicated services

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VietnamPlus English 17 hour(s) ago

Director of the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Hanoi Lavreniev Alekxei Iurievich has been awarded with Vietnam’s Friendship Medal for his 10-year dedication to developing ties between the two countries.

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Exhibition celebrates Air Force’s 60th founding anniversary

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VietnamPlus English 17 hour(s) ago

More than 500 photos and items demonstrating the development of the Vietnam People’s Air Force are being on show at an exhibition that opened in Hanoi on February 27 to mark the force’s 60th founding anniversary (March 3, 1955).

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Vietnam, UK hold fourth strategic dialogue

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Vietnam, UK hold fourth strategic dialogue

Vietnam and the UK focused on issues surrounding international economic integration, national defence-security and recent global developments during their fourth strategic dialogue in Hanoi on February 27.

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Deputy PM hosts UK Foreign Office Minister

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Deputy PM hosts UK Foreign Office Minister

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh hailed the success of the fourth Vietnam – UK strategic dialogue during a reception for UK Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Hugo Swire in Hanoi on February 27.

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State President meets with outstanding health workers

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State President meets with outstanding health workers

President Truong Tan Sang hosted a reception for outstanding health officials on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Vietnam Doctors’ Day in Hanoi on February 27.

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Hospital with free guesthouse for patients’ relatives opens in southern Vietnam

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Hospital with free guesthouse for patients’ relatives opens in southern Vietnam

A US$89 million advanced hospital that has a guesthouse for patients’ relatives to stay free of charge was officially inaugurated and put into operation in Ba Ria, a city in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau, on Wednesday.

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Cold weather to return to northern Vietnam over weekend

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Cold weather to return to northern Vietnam over weekend

A cold front will enter northern Vietnam as of Saturday, ending several days of warmth and bringing cold weather back again, with temperatures likely to drop to 14 degrees Celsius in early March, the National Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting Center said on Friday.

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