The death toll from a typhoon and ensuing floods in Vietnam reached 106 on 8/11 2017, leaving 25 missing and 197 injured. Water was being released from at least 49 reservoirs that were dangerously full. More than 100,000 houses nationwide are still under water.

33 years ago Thomas Bo Pedersen had his first Vietnam experience as a young journalist. It changed his life forever. TV station VTC10 journalist Le Thi Bich in October 2017 trailed him to find out why a foreigner lost his heart to Vietnam. After 4 years in Danish Embassy in Hanoi, he was headhunted by Mascot Workwear, and now that is 11 years ago.

The death toll climbed to 72 16/10 2017 , as heavy rains and floods swept through north-central and north. Now Vietnam braces for typhoon Khanun - 32 people have been injured during the disaster, while over 230,000 livestock have perished. At least 34,000 homes have been damaged, while over 8,000 hectares of rice crops have been inundated.

Tilmeld dig vores elektroniske nyhedsbrev. Det er besluttet at DVF skal udsende nyhedsbreve som mail til medlemmer og andre interesserede flere gange om året. Det kan både være DVF nyheder eller nyheder om situationen i Vietnam.

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s ten-part, 18-hour documentary series tells the story of one of the most controversial events in USA. Testimony from 80 witnesses - US soldaters who fought in the war and others who opposed it. Combatants and civilians from North and South Vietnam. Nu går der rygter om DR vil købe serien og vise den i 2018

50 året for Russell Krigsforbryder Tribunal i Roskilde 1967. Vietnamkrigen gjorde Fjordvilla berømt. Offentligt møde afholdt på Roskilde Rådhus mandag den 11. september kl. 19.30 i Auditoriet. Der er nu planer om at vise tribunalet som teaterstykke i Roskilde.

Turneen startede 12/10 2017 på Østerbro og forsatte 20. okober i Odense. The Bay Collective spiller i Vietnam/Thailand fra 22. oktober til 30. november 2017, hvor de skal spille på bl.a Quest Festival, EU Music Festival og privat koncerter. The Bay Collective er et projekt af vietnamesiske/danske pianist TRI MINH og danske sanger/sangskriver NAY RUBY.

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.
 

DA 14/10 2017: Verdens næststørste flod-system Mekong er under et ødelæggende pres. Læs og del om Mekong. ENG 15/10 2017 : Vietnam’s Central Highlands has too many plans for hydrpower plants. According to the Central Highlands Steering Committee, there were 190 operational and planned plants in the region back in 2005.
 

29/9 2017 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.

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