Anti-China

The Gac Ma Incident: A Reminder Of Collective Amnesia

The Gac Ma Incident: A Reminder Of Collective Amnesia
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A nation without a past is a nation without a present or a future.

Y Chan
Y Chan
Opinion-Section
How Vietnam Uses Propaganda To Erase The 1979 Sino-Vietnam Border War

How Vietnam Uses Propaganda To Erase The 1979 Sino-Vietnam Border War
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Efforts to erase the public memory of a disturbing warOn February 17, 1979, [1] Chinese troops poured south across Vietnam's northern border and launched a bloody invasion of its ideological neighbor. The brief and violent war resulted in tens of thousands of deaths recorded on both sides. Intermittent and violent

Jason Nguyen
Politics
February 17, 1979: The Start of the Sino-Vietnamese Border War

February 17, 1979: The Start of the Sino-Vietnamese Border War
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What happened?On this day in 1979, [1] hundreds of thousands of Chinese troops poured across Vietnam’s northern border launching a bloody invasion of its ideological bedfellow. The conflict lasted for nearly a month, from February 17 to March 1979. While Chinese troops reportedly withdrew from Vietnam on March

Jason Nguyen
On This Day
January 19, 1974: The Paracels Maritime Battle

January 19, 1974: The Paracels Maritime Battle
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What happened?On this day, in 1974, Chinese and then-Republic of Vietnam (RVN) navies clashed [1] with one another in close-proximity maneuvers off the islands of the Paracel archipelago. The incident happened after the South Vietnamese army discovered the presence of the Chinese People’s Liberation (PLA) Army in the

Jason Nguyen
On This Day
Why Did The Vietnamese Communist Party Suppress Anti-China Nationalism?

Why Did The Vietnamese Communist Party Suppress Anti-China Nationalism?
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Since the beginning of its history, the Vietnamese Communist Party (VCP) has been portraying itself as a group of nationalists who liberated the country from foreign intervention. History textbooks, propaganda, and official VCP narratives were all dedicated to showing that the VCP is the true heir of Vietnam and that

Son Nguyen
Son Nguyen
Politics
June 5, 2011 – The Beginning Of The Longest Anti-China Protest Movement In Vietnam

June 5, 2011 – The Beginning Of The Longest Anti-China Protest Movement In Vietnam
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Our newest section on The Vietnamese Magazine, the “On This Day” series, aims to introduce contemporary Vietnamese history of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries by explaining political events that occurred today in the past. What happened on June 5, 2011?Public demonstrations and protests are sporadic in Vietnam. But on

Son Nguyen
Son Nguyen
On This Day