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First Indochina War

Hanoi, adieu - A Bittersweet Memoir of a Frenchman in Indochina

Hanoi, adieu - A Bittersweet Memoir of a Frenchman in Indochina

by Mandaley Perkins

Fourth Estate, HK$155

Sunday, 15 April, 2007, 12:00am

Changing guard

As Vietnam's 10th Communist Party congress closed on Tuesday, four old men sat silently in the front row.

28 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Japan breaks the ice

Thanks, in some degree, to tone-deaf foreign-policy insensitivity at the top levels of the current government in Tokyo, Japanese popularity in Asia is not exactly at an all-time high.

3 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Viet effort

A LAST-DITCH effort to persuade Vietnam to accept repatriation of non-Vietnamese boat people will be made by Secretary for Security Peter Lai Hing-ling in a visit to Hanoi which was beginning today.

9 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Viet effort

A LAST-DITCH effort to persuade Vietnam to accept repatriation of non-Vietnamese boat people will be made by Secretary for Security Peter Lai Hing-ling in a visit to Hanoi which was beginning today.

8 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Viet venture

HANOI: Inchcape Vietnam and the Saigon State Auto Repair Factory will set up Vietnam's first computerised motor service centre in a joint venture.

The centre, in Ho Chi Minh City, will involve US$1.6 million investment.

28 May 1993 - 12:00am

Talks stalemate

CHINA and Vietnam ended yesterday a second round of border talks without reaching a compromise, a Vietnamese official said. The Hanoi official said the talks were based on Franco-Chinese treaties made during France's colonial rule of Indochina ''which are unclear on the demarcation of territorial waters''.

19 Feb 1993 - 12:00am

UK must act for Vietnam

YOUR editorial (South China Morning Post, February 12) covered the continued delay in the United States lifting its embargo against Vietnam. I was delighted that President Mitterrand spoke up so strongly in favour of normalising US/Vietnam relations.

18 Feb 1993 - 12:00am