According to the two generals, political stability and social order in the shared border areas have been maintained, facilitating socio-economic development in these areas. Meanwhile, search and repatriation of remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts who sacrificed their lives in Cambodia have been implemented as scheduled. On this occasion, General Ngo Xuan Lich sincerely thanked the Cambodian Government and the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) for always creating favorable conditions and supporting Vietnam in searching and repatriating remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts who sacrificed their lives in Cambodia in different periods of war. … [Read more...] about Continuously nurturing the Vietnam – Cambodia friendship
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A reader nicknamed Ly Thong commented: "The price is same but the quality gap is too big. You don’t need to be a genius to know what movie ticket you should buy." … [Read more...] about Should Vietnam’s film industry be protected?
Hanoi, (VNA) – The northern border defence war in 1979 has demonstrated Vietnam’s strength and intelligence in critical situations. The art of command during that war is analysed in an article by Associate Professor and Doctor Ho Khang, former deputy director of the Vietnam Military History Institute. In early 1979, when the Vietnam People’s Army toppled the reactionary Pol Pot regime in Cambodia and helped the Cambodian people escape from genocide, the Chinese Government joined some Western countries in launching propaganda campaigns distorting the presence of the Vietnamese voluntary troops in Cambodia, with the aim of sabotaging Vietnam’s revolution and imposing its interest on the Indochina peninsula. As both political and diplomatic pressure failed to produce the desired goal, Chinese leaders mobilized around 600,000 troops along with hundreds of tanks and armoured vehicles to open a direct attack on February 17, 1979 on Vietnam along the full length of … [Read more...] about Art of command in 1979 northern border defence war
The Ministers expressed their support for the theme and orientations that Vietnam has proposed for ASEAN 2020, saying that they focus on strengthening solidarity, promoting economic links, enhancing intra-bloc trade and investment, consolidating sub-regional cooperation, and improving the image of the ASEAN Community. … [Read more...] about ASEAN Foreign Ministers convene in Khanh Hoa
The US and China both have taken steps away from the trade war for now, with the US removing China off their list of currency manipulators and China agreeing to buy more US products, said banking expert Nguyen Tri Hieu. It’s a good start, but it’s still difficult to see how it will go or if they will stick to their agreements. … [Read more...] about US-China trade deal forces firms to grow