Vietnamese soldiers

Update news Vietnamese soldiers

The Vietnam Department of Peacekeeping Operations will hold a memorial service on January 19 for Lieutenant Colonel Do Anh, who died while on a UN peacekeeping mission.

Special training exercises at sea

To safeguard Vietnam’s southern waters, sailors in Naval Region No 2 train vigorously to become accustomed to extreme weather conditions while completing their tasks.

Dien Bien’s soldiers reach remote areas to help local people

Villagers of Muong Nhe District in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien are warmer this winter thanks to thick clothes and blankets local soldiers gave them.

Border soldiers foster disadvantaged children

Thirteen-year-old Po Loong Chuyen used to get up at 5am every Monday to walk to a boarding school 10 kilometres from his house. He only went home at the weekend and helped his grandfather on the farm.

Soldiers work day and night to take care of quarantined people

Vietnamese citizens quarantined after their repatriations flight back home have only three words to say: “Thank you soldiers.”

Vietnam People's Navy grows strong

Following its first victories on August 2nd and 5th, 1964, the Vietnam People’s Navy has grown dramatically to become an astute military force.

Russia honours Vietnamese soldiers fighting in Great Patriotic War

Seven Vietnamese soldiers who once fought alongside Russian comrades in the Great Patriotic War now have their profiles included in the database of the ‘memorial road’ museum complex soon to be inaugurated in the suburb of Moscow.

New books reveal daily moments in wartime

A four-volume series titled "Wartime Diaries" has been released by the Writers' Association Publishing House and "Forever Twenty Fund" to mark the 45th Liberation and Reunification Day on April 30.

Dien Bien Phu Victory celebrated 65 years on

Memories of the Dien Bien Phu Victory over French colonial rule are returning as the country celebrates its 65th anniversary on May 7,1954-2019.

Past tragic stories spur peace efforts

February will mark the 40th year since China invaded Vietnam killing thousands of Vietnamese civilians including women and children.

New war film honours soldiers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Veteran director Xuan Cuong's latest film on the Anti-American War in South Viet Nam will be released next week, as part of the Department of Cinematography's film screening to mark the 40th anniversary

Vietnam, US meet over MIA search

 VietNamNet Bridge – A delegation of the Steering Committee on the Search and Repatriation of Remains of Fallen Soldiers held a working session with the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command in Washington on July 28,

Former Hoang Sa Chairman still in harness

 VietNamNet Bridge – Dang Cong Ngu had once bowed to commemorate the Vietnamese soldiers who had died during the sea battle in the Hoang Sa (Paracels) archipelago between Vietnamese and Chinese forces in January 1974.

Dien Bien Phu battle and French classified documents

 VietNamNet Bridge – Following the bitter defeat of the French expeditionary corps by Vietnamese soldiers in the battle of Dien Bien Phu in 1954, the French government established a body, Catroux Commission, to seek the truth behind the failure.

The epic saga of soldiers' lives

 VietNamNet Bridge – On March 13, 1954, 60 years ago, Vietnamese soldiers began a campaign against the French heavily entrenched at Dien Bien Phu. After weeks of arduous battles, the Vietnamese soldiers planted their victory flag . . .

Thay Pagoda

VietNamNet Bridge – There are a lot of Buddhist pagodas in and around Hanoi. Those who have already dropped by pagodas in the center of town are recommended to call at Thay Pagoda.

Exhibition to commemorate fallen soldiers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Truong Son National Martyrs' Cemetery in the central province of Quang Tri will hold its first art exhibition this weekend.