fierce fighting
Hanoi's Old Quarters now and then

18:52 10/10/2014

As time goes by, 36 streets and guilds in Hanoi's Old Quarters almost remained unchanged in their architectural styles that were designed decades ago.

Kobane: New IS push amid US warning on air strikes

23:38 09/10/2014

The US and UK have warned that air strikes alone will not prevent Islamic State (IS) fighters from seizing the Syrian town of Kobane.

Legendary scholar makes valuable donation

08:37 24/07/2014

A revolutionary turned intellectual, professor Le Quang Long has made many contributions to the country's scientific community.

UN inspectors in Syria to probe chemical weapons use

12:08 19/08/2013

UN inspectors tasked with investigating the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria arrived Sunday in Damascus as fierce fighting raged in the coastal heartland of President Bashar al-Assad's clan.

Khe Sanh victory celebrated

10:43 08/07/2013

A ceremony was held in Khe Sanh town, Huong Hoa district in the central province of Quang Tri on July 7 to mark the 45th anniversary of the Khe Sanh victory.


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