The Vietnam summit on Feb. 27 and 28 is expected to yield key moves regarding denuclearization, international sanctions against Pyongyang and a possible declaration ending the Korean War. Yet, many South Koreans seem apathetic at best.
The White House says Trump-Kim summit 2.0 is being planned for late February. No official venue has been announced yet. But Vietnam, a communist state that fought America and won, is a choice that both North Korea and the US could agree on.
The North Vietnamese surprise attack on dozens of military sites in South Vietnam, including the US embassy in Saigon, had a seismic impact on the US public. While a military failure for the North, it was a huge propaganda success. Attitudes in the US towards the war and toward President Lyndon Johnson were never the same.
The Internet in Vietnam is awash in vitriol aimed at the Chinese government. People are fuming over China's decision to set up an oil rig in the contested South China Sea, close to the Paracel Islands, which are controlled by China but claimed by Vietnam.
An old territorial dispute in the South China Sea has erupted into a new round of hostility between China and Vietnam. Both nations are accusing each other of maritime aggression, and neither seems willing to back down.
During the US-Vietnam war, North Vietnam's government only allowed music that encouraged people to fight for the nation. And bluesy love songs were associated with South Vietnam and Americans. That's how a young musician ended up spending a decade in prison.
Nguyen Qui Duc reports on how rising food costs are affecting people in Vietnam: the country is a major producer of rice and the government has halted exports to try and keep prices down at home, but even so, many Vietnamese are struggling to cope.
Reporter Nguyen Qui Duc reflects on Barak Obama's election victory and the ending of the Vietnam era. And we close our program with a new arrangement of a traditional song from Vietnam. It's performed by jazz guitarist Nguyen Le and singer Huong Thanh.
For today's Geo Quiz we went to Vietnam in search of the world's largest cave. Its name is the Hang Son Doong (Mountain River Cave), located in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park - the answer to our Geo Quiz. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Adam Spillane, a member of a British-Vietnamese caving expedition that just returned from exploring the cave.
For today's Geo Quiz, we are looking for Vietnam's second largest city. This city's known for its mix of European and Asian style and architecture. That mix is also reflected in its cuisine. The answer is ? Hanoi.We speak with Chef Bobby Chin.
During the Vietnam War came up with an ingenious plan: they hid the originals and filled the museum with well-crafted copies or forgeries. Now, curators have found that some walls are still covered with fakes. Where are the originals?
A North Vietnamese soldier's frayed diary that was returned by US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta earlier this year, has now been presented to the soldier's family at a ceremony, 46 years after the soldier was killed in action in the Vietnam War.