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  1. News - World - OBITUARY

    Jeremiah Denton, US POW held in Vietnam who became senator after TV interview fame

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 06:44am by Reuters, AP

    ... Agencies US prisoner held in Vietnam became senator after TV interview fame POW who blinked 'torture' in code Jeremiah Denton 1924- 2014 Jeremiah Denton, a former US senator who was held as a prisoner of war by North Vietnam for more than seven years and revealed his treatment by blinking the word "torture" in Morse code during a televised interview, died ...

  2. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    War veteran Kerry returns to Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 07:44pm by Agence France-Presse in Ho Chi Minh City

    ... was inspired by his experiences patrolling the area’s waterways on US Swift Boats during the Vietnam War, was due to inspect agriculture projects and see first-hand the impact of climate change ... On Saturday he said he vividly remembered his time in war-torn South Vietnam, describing an evening drinking on the roof of the Rex Hotel in Saigon in 1969. “I can’t tell you how totally bizarre ...

  3. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan insurgent attacks on Nato forces drop

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... do not paint an overall picture of the state of the war. They contrast with United Nations figures showing that August was the second deadliest month in five years for civilians caught up in the war, with a total of 374- more than 10 a day- killed and 581 injured. The fact that local troops are taking an increasingly active role in the war as Nato prepares to pull out in 2014 could ...

  4. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Hanoi limits public servants' funeral rites to ease anger at official waste

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hanoi 'Ghost money' ban in war on waste Vietnam has imposed strict limits on the number of wreaths that can be laid at officials' funerals and banned ... bans state employees from commissioning glass windows in the tops of coffins to allow mourners to see the deceased one final time. Lavish funerals are common in Vietnam and some officials ...

  5. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Father and son emerge from Vietnam jungle 40 years after fleeing US bombs

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 01:19pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Father and son found hiding from Vietnam war after 42 years in the jungle An 82-year-old man and his adult son have been discovered in a jungle tree house more than 40 years after they fled US bombing during the Vietnam war, which ended in 1975. The father, Ho Van Thanh, was too weak to walk and had to be carried out of the jungle on a hammock, Thanh Nien News ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Vietnam sees massive public mourning for war hero

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 10:12pm by AP

    ... CHRIS BRUMMITT (Associated Press), TRAN VAN MINH (Associated Press) HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The death of wartime Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap has triggered public mourning in Vietnam the likes ... up to pay respects to the so-called "Red Napoleon." The ruling Communist Party orchestrated the sendoff for Giap, emphasizing his leadership in the wars first against France ...

  7. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam tries Big Macs as first McDonald's opens in Ho Chi Minh

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 04:13am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ho Chi Minh City Vietnamese get their first taste of McDonald's Four decades after the Vietnam war ended, US fast-food company McDonald's opened its first ... Burger King, KFC and coffee shop chain Starbucks into Vietnam, a country many Americans associate more with an unpopular war than a newly wealthy middle class. Signs of the country's rising ...

  8. News - China Insider - Morning Clicks

    China news round-up: Navy starts West Pacific drill, Vietnam's President Sang to visit Japan

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 08:13am by Patrick Boehler

    ... and the United States patiently about his recent visit to Yasukuni Shrine for the war dead. Al Jazeera To fend off China, Abe has sought to win over the Taiwanese by suddenly allowing its fishermen ...

  9. News - China Insider - SOCIAL MEDIA

    Russia's war of words with US over Crimea spills onto Chinese social media

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 05:50pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Russia’s war of words with the United States over the Crimea crisis is set to spread to China’s social networks after the Russian embassy in China mounted ... of countries including Vietnam, former Yugoslavia and Libya, as well as its “invasions” of Iraq, Lebanon, and Panama, were unjustified. Together the posts elicited more than 10,000 comments and were ...

  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban likens US Afghan role to Vietnam war

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 03:55pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Kabul The Taliban on Wednesday likened the planned withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan to America’s pullout from Vietnam, calling it a “declare victory and run” ... Vietnam prior to the communist victory there in 1975. American-led Nato troops are scheduled to pull out of Afghanistan by the end of 2014, although the US will leave a residual force behind ...




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