Lantern festival marks invalids, martyrs’ day Society

Lantern festival marks invalids, martyrs’ day

A lantern floating festival was held on Thach Han river in Quang Tri town of the central province of the same name on July 19 to mark the 72nd anniversary of the War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day (July 27).
Quang Tri develops mangrove forests Environment

Quang Tri develops mangrove forests

The central province of Quang Tri is focusing on protecting and developing coastal and estuary mangrove forests in order to safeguard dykes, production land, and residential areas amid negative impacts of climate change.
Photos tell stories Culture - Sports

Photos tell stories

A photo book titled Ky Uc Chien Tranh (Memories of War) by former Vietnam News Agency journalist Chu Chi Thanh will be reprinted in Vietnamese and English this month in its original size, with some small revisions.
Society

Activities pay tribute to Quang Tri martyrs

Hundreds of war veterans and relatives of martyrs gathered on the bank of Thach Han River in Quang Tri town on July 10 to float lanterns as tributes to those who laid down their lives to protect Quang Tri Old Citadel.
Sacrifice of fallen combatants remembered Society

Sacrifice of fallen combatants remembered

Participants found it a worthwhile experience being part of an event to commemorate those who laid down their lives for national freedom and peace at one of the country’s fiercest battlefields during the US war.
Society

Nation prays peace for souls of war martyrs

President Nguyen Minh Triet has received veterans of K3-Tam Dao battalion who participated in the 81-day campaign to protect the Old Citadel of Quang Tri in 1972 during the American War.
Culture - Sports

Festival to be held in war-torn province

A festival and cultural exchange entitled “War Memories and a Desire for Peace” will be held in Quang Tri province, the scene of some fiercest fighting during the US war, to mark the 62 nd anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day (July 27).