Politics

Grand requiem for fallen soldiers held in Dien Bien

A grand requiem for Vietnamese soldiers who devoted their lives for the nation was held on May 12 at the A1 cemetery in the northwestern province of Dien Bien involving Buddhists, Vietnamese veterans, local people and overseas Vietnamese.
Party leader begins Laos visit Politics

Party leader begins Laos visit

Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh arrived in Vientiane in the morning of April 13, beginning an official friendship visit to Laos at the invitation of Lao Party General Secretary and President Choummaly Sayasone.
Kon Tum hosts requiem for fallen soldiers Society

Kon Tum hosts requiem for fallen soldiers

A requiem was held in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum on March 15 to pray for the souls of combatants and residents who laid down their lives in the region during the war.
Politics

President meets naval soldiers, war veterans

State President Nguyen Minh Triet received outstanding individuals in the Navy’s emulation drive during the 2004-2009 period in celebration of the 65th anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army on Dec. 22.
Society

State doing its utmost for overseas Vietnamese

A number of pressing issues relating to overseas Vietnamese have been resolved under the Party Politburo’s Resolution 36, an official from the Committee for Overseas Vietnamese (COV) has said.
Politics

Vietnam, Laos recall war-era experiences

Vietnamese and Lao politicians, war veterans and historians have recalled common hardship experiences during two major wars 60 years ago, when soldiers from the two neighbours shared “every grain of salt and every stalk of vegetables”.
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.
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).