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  1. The underground war

    Posted Jul 13th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Taylor

    ... they are glad they did it. The day begins with the documentary. If it seems a little one-sided, remember it was made in 1967 by the Vietnamese. A briefing by a Vietnam war expert follows, and you can ... as a learning activity. The Cu Chi tunnels are a fascinating lesson in the events of the Vietnam war. ...

  2. US aircraft carrier to host Viet delegation

    Posted Aug 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Vietnam. He was held and tortured in Hanoi after being captured as a fighter pilot during the Vietnam war, and has returned repeatedly in recent decades to urge a new era in ties between the two countries. The US and Vietnam were at war for more than a decade, and remained suspicious of each other for years afterwards. Their emerging military relationship is closely scrutinised, reflecting ...

  3. Naval war games 'send message to US'

    Posted Nov 04th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan The PLA navy staged live-fire war games in an apparent message to the United States not to step into territorial disputes China has with its neighbours in both the South ... in the northwest corner of the South China Sea across the Gulf of Tonkin from Vietnam. Beijing says the entire sea and its island groups are China's sovereign territory, but Vietnam and several other ...

  4. Alliances shift as war memories fade

    Posted Aug 18th 2010, 12:00am by Donald Kirk

    ... Sea welcoming Vietnamese officials on board. The irony was incredible. US warplanes took off from aircraft carriers in the Vietnam war for missions culminating in the 'Christmas ... in the war. The blossoming relationship between the US and Vietnam is all the more remarkable considering Vietnam's relationship with neighbouring China, its strongest ally during the Vietnam ...

  5. The Ho Chi Minh Trail

    Posted Feb 08th 2010, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... with its war against the French colonialists, then against the United States. There had probably been trails for trade for centuries in Laos and Vietnam. The mountains in this border region can ... is now called Ho Chi Minh City. During the second world war, the Japanese occupied Vietnam. Nearly 2 million people died in a famine. The Viet Minh independence movement helped organise food ...

  6. Time to remember for veterans of the 'forgotten war'

    Posted Jun 25th 2010, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... but yesterday they were among a group of about 100 veterans of 'the forgotten war' paying a visit to the demilitarised zone who received special attention from the North Korean military. ... 'This is the sixth time I've been back since the end of the war and each time the emotions are different because we go to a different place and I remember something else. 'But ...

  7. Vietnam shares port prize to contain China

    Posted Nov 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to be frequent visitors Built up by US forces at the height of the Vietnam war as a major air and naval base, a victorious Hanoi handed the port over to Moscow in the late 1970s as fraternal ties ... always on the lookout for a good port,' one quipped, when asked about the former base on one of the first Pentagon missions to Vietnam since the end of the Vietnam war. Keep it shipshape ...

  8. Vietnam revives guerilla tactics

    Posted Oct 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the hackles of smaller countries in the region. Vietnam perfected these tactics in wars against the French and the US, but it is worth remembering it took them from Maoist warfare manuals smuggled ... Greg Torode Chief Asia correspondent in Hanoi One way to understand the shifts in East Asia's relations with China and the US is to examine Vietnam's 'guerilla ...

  9. US ship repair in Vietnam confirms ties

    Posted Apr 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... built up by the Americans during the Vietnam war which fell into Soviet hands at the height of the cold war- and comes ahead of the 15th anniversary of restored ties between Hanoi ... Greg Torode, chief Asia correspondent A US naval supply ship has completed extensive repairs near Vietnam's coveted Cam Ranh Bay- a fresh sign of quiet co-operation between the two ...

  10. A flash of steel and the velvet glove from Vietnam

    Posted Jul 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the Vietnam war, and is seen as a future defence minister. Until recently, he headed the powerful intelligence apparatus of the Politburo's Central Military Commission. As in China, ... Greg Torode Chief Asia correspondent in Hanoi A Vietnamese government minister has warned that Vietnam has 'all capabilities' to deter any use of force against it and urged ...




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