Minister of Transport Truong Quang Nghia has been appointed Party chief of Da Nang on Saturday morning 8/10, less than 12 hours after his predecessor Nguyen Xuan Anh was ousted from this position.

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.

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.
 

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 20/8 2017. HCMC has 7.6 million motorbikes and 700,000 cars in the city. Saigon's road space is 167 years behind national standard.

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