3 hrs ago
The Modesto Bee
The Flight of Spooky 21
It is unclear exactly what conditions the six-man crew encountered that caused their mission on Dec.
Tue May 21, 2013
Join the scramble for riches in the Mekong region
In June 1866, an adventurous French expedition consisting of two steam-driven gunboats, filled with liquor, flour, guns and other goods, left Saigon and headed up the Mekong River to find a new inland way to China.
Sun May 19, 2013
Asia News Network
Quang Nam/Vietnam: Vietnam launches construction of major expressway
Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Saturday launched the construction of the 140km Da Nang-Quang Ngai Expressway project, the expansion of National Highway 1A and a new tunnel through two passes near the Hai Van Tunnel, all in central provinces.
Tue May 14, 2013
Thanh Nein News
Vietnam province says bird flu epidemic is over
Authorities in the south central province of Ninh Thuan have declared that the bird flu outbreak which took place among swifts raised for profitable nests at a local farm is over.
Mon May 13, 2013
Thanh Nein News
Vietnam to commemorate the day it lost Paracels to China
Vietnamese youths attend a talk given last week by a senior Party official of Da Nang about Vietnam's historical sovereignty over the Hoang Sa Islands Da Nang authorities will hold a ceremony next year to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the day China completed their military occupation of Vietnam's Hoang Sa Islands, a senior government official ... (more)
Vietnam's ancient town of Hoi An becomes major tourist destination
Over the past few years, the ancient town of Hoi An, located some 650 km south of Hanoi, is now becoming a favorite tourist destination in Vietnam.
Sun May 12, 2013
Agent Orange tied to aggressive prostate cancer risk
Soldiers detect Unexploded Ordnance and defoliant Agent Orange during the launch of the ''environmental remediation of dioxin contamination'' project, in Vietnam's central Da Nang City June 17, 2011.
Thu May 09, 2013
Asia News Network
Dong Nai/Ha Noi: Toxin found in breast milk in Vietnam's dioxin-affected areas
During the war in Viet Nam, US troops stored more than 98,000 buckets of Agent Orange at Bien Hoa airbase in the southern province of Dong Nai.
Da Nang visitors hit with food poisoning
A group of 30 students from Ha Noi who were on a field trip to Da Nang were admitted to the city's General Hospital on Wednesday night, suffering from food poisoning.
Wed May 08, 2013
Vietnam to host Da Nang International Marathon
Hanoi , May 8 : The inaugural Da Nang International Marathon will be held Sep 1 in Vietnam's central coastal city of Da Nang, organisers confirmed.
Tue May 07, 2013
Saigon with the wind
I feel like Cadel Evans on a victory lap. Almost every house I ride past erupts with children yelling "Hello, hello" and waving like mad.
Sat May 04, 2013
Thanh Nein News
Vietnamese-American girl searches for biological mother
Jolie Nhung Thi Hoang LaBarge with her American adoptive parents and her younger brother, Mnh La Barge, also a Vietnamese boy who was adopted by the couple in Vietnam in March Eleven years after leaving Vietnam with her American adoptive parents, a young girl has returned to find her biological mother, and is still hopeful after initial efforts ... (more)
Steve Duin: Hey, seniors, no Meals on Wheels for you
Which aging patriot on my Meals on Wheels route is skipping lunch this spring so we can finally put the clamps on federal spending? We need to decide, given that Congress -- bored with its tedious posturing on the debt limit -- imposed $1.2 trillion in automatic spending cuts on March 1. While the sequester has been suspended for flight controllers ... (more)
Fri May 03, 2013
After 45 years, Hoosier veteran receives Purple Heart
On March 20, 1968, James R. Below's 5-ton truck hauling 105 artillery gun tubes was traveling with a convoy from Pleiko to Da Nang in Vietnam when the truc ... Need this information? You may purchase access to it by subscribing for one month to TMNews.com at a cost of $6.95 . This subscription gives you access to all content on our site, including ... (more)
Thu May 02, 2013
Restaurant menu misleads consumers
Ha Noi Market Watch and Economic Police seized 110 kilos of frozen Chinese beef marketed to customers as coming from Australia and the U.S. yesterday.
INSIGHT-As economy flounders, Vietnam banks on debt cleanup
When Nguyen Manh Hung's furniture company Phuc Luc was bustling, orders flew in from wealthy Vietnamese who sought his hand-crafted beds, cabinets and tables, netting him $25,000 a month after costs and wages for 35 staff.
Wed May 01, 2013
Hap Meredith: Part III
Chief Hap Meredith and his boys from Mobile Construction Battalion Five - MCB5 - had barely arrived in Vietnam, when they were pinned down in a withering firefight.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Evansville Courier & Press
After 45 years, Vietnam veteran receives his Purple Heart
Below looks to his family after receiving the Purple Heart for injuries he received on March 20, 1968, while serving in the Vietnam War.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
The Star Online
Hodak want his Warriors to finish as group champs
All the best: Kelantan captain Mohd Badri Radzi exchanging gifts with Ayeyawady skipper Nay Lin Aung after a press meet in Kota Baru yesterday.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
The Daily Times
Berlin vet returned from Vietnam a changed man
Nathaniel Purnell was drafted into the military as a teenager, not knowing if he would end up in Vietnam.