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Exhibition spotlights untold stories about President Ho Chi Minh

Created 19 May 2017
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An exhibition of gifts that the late President Ho Chi Minh had received or presented to others opened at the Ho Chi Minh museum in Hanoi on May 18, as part of activities marking the leader’s 127th birth anniversary (May 19, 1890 – 2017).

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Poetic mountain unique in Ninh Binh

Created 09 May 2017
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Non Nuoc Mountain (or Duc Thuy Mountain) locates in the intercross of Van River and Day River, between Non Nuoc bridge and Ninh Binh bridge is the like-no-other poetic mountain in Vietnam.

 

How Saigon became Ho Chi Minh City: the history of a name

Created 29 April 2017
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To veterans, the city has always been known by its current name, long before the Vietnam War ended.

Traces of ancient people found in central province

Created 29 April 2017
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Scientists recently unearthed various traces of human beings at three caves in the central province of Nghệ An, dating back to 3,000-8,000 years ago.

 

The forgotten story of a Saigon warrior

Created 28 April 2017
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Espionage, betrayal, covert attacks and the woman who lived.

The ruins of ancient Hoa Phong Tower on the shore of Hoan Kiem Lake

Created 12 April 2017
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To appreciate the past importance of Hoan Kiem Lake to the people of Hanoi, we need to be aware of pagodas that are no longer standing. Some of these were large complexes, housing monasteries, temples, pagodasand meeting rooms.

 

Co Loa – the oldest citadel in Vietnam

Created 11 April 2017
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Co Loa Citadel was built near Phong Khe, about 20 km to the north of today’s Hanoi, during the end of the Hong Bang Dynasty (about 257 BCE). The fortress is a spiral-shaped complex of the then new capital. The site was the source of various relics of the Dong Son culture of the Bronze Age.

Hanoi, after the war began

Created 20 February 2017
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Rare photos of a city scarred and broken by a historic battle that marked the beginning of the resistance war against the French.

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Kinh Thien Palace- unique architectural complex

Created 25 October 2015
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Kinh Thien Palace is the most important building in Thang Long Royal citadel, which was recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 2000.

National Day show in black and white images

Created 05 September 2015
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September 2nd is an important date, commemorating a major historical turning point for Vietnam. As a typical National Day, Vietnamese have a day-break from work to reflect on the event’s significance.

 

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