General Vo Nguyen Giap

Update news General Vo Nguyen Giap

General Vo Nguyen Giap (1911-2013) was a loyal revolutionary soldier, an excellent and close disciple of President Ho Chi Minh, and the “eldest brother” of the Vietnam People’s Army.

Online exhibition features life and career of General Vo Nguyen Giap

An online exhibition featuring the life and works of late General Vo Nguyen Giap will open this weekend in Hanoi to mark his 110th birthday (August 25).

Dien Bien Phu - resplendent victory of Vietnam

66 years ago, Vietnam became famous throughout the world for the Dien Bien Phu Victory which “resounded throughout the five continents and was world-shaking”. 

President Ho Chi Minh, General Vo Nguyen Giap, leaders of Dien Bien Phu Campaign

President Ho Chi Minh and General Vo Nguyen Giap are the two leaders who led the Dien Bien Phu Campaign to a victory on May 7, 1954.

The school of President Ho, General Vo Nguyen Giap

 VietNamNet Bridge - Founded in 1896, Quoc Hoc Hue School (Hue National High School) is one of the oldest and most famous schools in Vietnam. 

Snapper seduced by Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Over the past 25 years, American Catherine Karnow has visited Viet Nam many times to portray the life and people of the country, where she finds peace, warmth and happiness.

Numerous visitors pay tribute to General Vo Nguyen Giap

More than 100,000 visitors across the country offered incense to commemorate late General Vo Nguyen Giap over the past three days, the highest number ever recorded. 

Heroic generals spark inspiration

VietNamNet Bridge – Like many Vietnamese people, Ngo Thi Thuc feels great admiration for General Vo Nguyen Giap, who served as commander-in-chief of the Viet Nam People's Army in two wars against the French and the Americans

Photographer Tran Viet Van: Learn to listen to the voice of emotion

VietNamNet Bridge – A photo collection entitled ‘Tuong Tran Thoi Binh’ by photographer Tran Viet Van has recently won the gold medal in the portrait photo category and the bronze medal in the regional journalism photo category

Shooting the right people at the right time

 VietNamNet Bridge – Hoang Kim Dang has shot his way into the nation's history books with iconic photographs of leading lights like General Vo Nguyen Giap and writer Nguyen Tuan.

Photos capture life of ‘Generals in Peacetime'

 VietNamNet Bridge – Major-general Nguyen Duc Huy put on his glasses to see photos of himself and his comrades more clearly at an exhibition by photographer Tran Viet Van that opened yesterday (May 19) in Ha Noi.

Where a nation kept its tryst with destiny

 VietNamNet Bridge – What began as a rather dispiriting journey turns into an awe-inspiring voyage into one of the most glorious chapters in the nation's history for Bui Quynh Hoa as she visits the mountainous Dien Bien Province.

Vietnam celebrates Dien Bien Phu Victory

 VietNamNet Bridge – A variety of activities are taking place in Viet Nam and around the rest of the world to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory, which falls on Wednesday.

Movie on legendary spy Pham Xuan An planned

 VietNamNet Bridge – A 32-episode television film on the legendary Vietnamese spy Pham Xuan An will be shot soon in both the US and Viet Nam.

October diplomacy in spotlight

Viet Nam’s diplomatic activities in October continued to reflect the country’s efforts in making active and responsible contributions to regional forums and enhancing bilateral relations with neighboring countries and traditional partners.

In photos: Thousands of people pay homage to General Giap’s grave every day

 VietNamNet Bridge – Several thousands of people go to Vung Chua – Yen Island in the central province of Quang Binh to visit General Vo Nguyen Giap’s tomb everyday.

General Vinh heads for Vietnam-US defence policy dialogue

Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh is attending a Vietnam-US defence policy dialogue in the US and visit Canada from October 24 to November 3.

New textbooks must mention General Vo Nguyen Giap: Historian

VietNamNet Bridge – Duong Trung Quoc, well-known historian and National Assembly Deputy, said that in response to public concern, new text books should now mention the services and contributions rendered by the late General Vo Nguyen Giap.

Foreigners praise General Vo Nguyen Giap

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many foreigners gathered along with locals on October 7th at 30 Hoang Dieu Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, to express condolences with General Vo Nguyen Giap’s family and pay homage to the legendary general.

Preparations made for General Giap tribute

VietNamNet Bridge – The Quang Binh provincial Party Committee held a conference on October 9 to prepare for the memorial services of General Vo Nguyen Giap, which are to be held in the province on October 12 and 13.