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Stories with place: Hanoi
  • Vietnam War 40 years on, enemies now friends but still pain story has photos
    Updated: Apr-30-15 6:04 am

    HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam - This city once known as Saigon was blanketed in red banners on Thursday that read "Long Live the Glorious Communist Party of Vietnam," 40 years after northern forces seized control of the country and America walked away from a divisive and bloody war that remains a painful sore.

  • 40 years after Vietnam War, north-south wounds fester 
    Updated: Apr-29-15 6:44 am

    HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam - When Luu Dinh Trieu was drafted into the South Vietnamese army, he literally went to war against his father.

  • Vietnam and the US test their hard-won friendship 
    Updated: Apr-28-15 3:38 am

    BANGKOK - After tanks from communist North Vietnam burst through the gates of the Presidential Palace in Saigon 40 years ago Thursday, Washington imposed a punitive economic embargo that kept Hanoi from receiving assistance even from multilateral institutions such as the World Bank.

  • Vietnam officials visit China to mend ties after rig spat 
    Updated: Apr-07-15 2:08 am

    HANOI, Vietnam - Vietnam sent a high-ranking delegation of Communist Party officials and Cabinet ministers to China on Tuesday as the countries seek to mend relations strained by the giant northern neighbor's deployment of an oil rig last year in disputed waters.