In “Night Sky With Exit Wounds,” poet Ocean Vuong pays tribute to the oral tradition of his family and his personal connection to the Vietnam War.
By Corinne Segal
Ocean Vuong subverts the historical erasure of stories like his: of immigration, of queerness, of the aftermath of war.
By Michael D. Mosettig
At the center of debate and strategic discussions across Asia is the question of whether the region can accommodate two superpowers -- China and the United States.
During a visit to Vietnam, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter spoke out about tensions in the South China Sea, where the Chinese have been rapidly building reefs into human-made islands. President Obama said China shouldn’t be “throwing elbows” over its claim.
By PBS NewsHour
Suzanne Lecht moved to Hanoi after she read about a group of Vietnamese modern artists, making it her mission to find and help them emerge from the shadows of censorship and the American embargo. Since then she has opened a…
By PBS NewsHour
As Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, marks the 40th anniversary of the end of the war, a group of journalists and former Marines revisit the country to remember one of the most significant chapters of their lives.
By Mike Fritz and Pat Clark
By April 29, 1975, the fall of Saigon was imminent and only a few dozen U.S. troops remained – down from more than half a million in 1969.
By Larisa Epatko
HANOI, Vietnam -- Vietnam has pulled itself up economically over the decades. One of the consequences? Diminishing donor funds.
DIEN BIEN PHU, Vietnam — Quang Thi Un, 29, said she didn’t give much thought to becoming a midwife or really any line of work until her brother, a teacher, sent her to a new midwifery training program in Vietnam.
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