Udenrigsreporter Jens Nauntofte nåede kort før sin død i marts 2017 at færdiggøre erindringsbog om sit barske og eventyrlige liv. Vi kender ham fra de utallige krige i Mellemøsten og Vietnamkrigens kaotiske afslutning i 1975 hvor Saigon faldt.

29/9 Former Ocean Bank general director Nguyen Xuan Son was sentenced to death for embezzlement, abuse of power and economic mismanagement. Fellow kingpin Ha Van Tham, once one of Vietnam's richest men, was jailed for life on the same charges. The accused were sentencedon charges related to an illegal loan of US$23 million.

Vietnamese economy continues to perform well - ADB forecasts a downward revision in Vietnam’s economic growth to 6.3 percent in 2017, and 6.5 percent in 2018 as a result of an 8 percent contraction in mining and oil output in the first half of the year.

September: Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s ten-part, 18-hour documentary series tells the story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history. Testimony 80 witnesses from all sides - US soldaters who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as combatants and civilians from North and South Vietnam.

Primeminister Nguyen Xuan Phuc: Vietnam a is trustworthy partner of international community. Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong paid tribute to late President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum in Hanoi to mark the 72nd National Day.

Ho Chi Minh City Population is now 13 milllion says new city mayor Nguyen Thanh Phong. HCMC has 7.6 million motorbikes and 700,000 cars in the city. Saigon's road space is 167 years behind national standard.

Blogger Nguyễn Ngọc Như Quỳnh has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, for writing about Vietnams biggist environment disaster caused by a polluting stell plant last year. Share the petition

Trinh Xuan Thanh, a notorious ex-oil executive who spent nearly a year in hiding overseas after being charged for criminal mismanagement, returned to Vietnam and turned himself over to police. Also case of Tram Be and Dien Quang Lamp

18/8: 6 killed while sawing leftover mortar shell in central Vietnam - Six members of a single family were killed in an explosion in the central province of Khanh Hoa. Among the victims were three children, also one child was seriously injured.

These award-winning drone photos of Vietnam will take your breath away. All You need To Know About Hanoi. Special community encourages Vietnamese youth to learn foreign languages.