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# vietnam - Saturday 18 July, 2015

There's a campaign to have a US military ship named after an Irishman from Ballyhaunis

On this day in 1966, Gallagher threw himself on top of a grenade in order to save his comrades.

# vietnam - Sunday 7 June, 2015

From Irish orphanage to saving lives in Vietnam: The inspirational Christina Noble Documentary This post contains videos

From Irish orphanage to saving lives in Vietnam: The inspirational Christina Noble

A new movie explores Noble’s life, and how she has helped thousands of children. It airs tomorrow night on RTÉ One.

# vietnam - Friday 5 June, 2015

Two pregnant women found among 68 trafficked in containers

The four men driving the vehicles have been arrested on suspicion of breaking immigration laws.

# vietnam - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

This drone footage from the world's largest cave is just stunning Vietnam This post contains videos

# vietnam - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Two men freed after cannabis arrest, saying they had been trafficked into Ireland

The judge found that the gardaí investigating the case were also investigating the claims that they had been trafficked.

# vietnam - Monday 13 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Woman finds three-inch leech living up her nose Sucker

Woman finds three-inch leech living up her nose

She nicknamed him ‘Mr Curly’.

# vietnam - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

So what happens when you leave an intern in charge of a busy airport runway?

You might end up with two planes almost colliding, which is what happened last month in Vietnam.

# vietnam - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Crew suspended after plane lands at wrong airport

The plane landed at an airport 130km away from where it was supposed to be.

# vietnam - Thursday 22 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Think your morning commute is bad? Crossing the road in Vietnam is utter madness Zebra Crossing

Think your morning commute is bad? Crossing the road in Vietnam is utter madness

We’ll just stay at home forever, thanks.

# vietnam - Sunday 18 May, 2014

3,000 evacuated from Vietnam after wave of anti-Chinese violence

The violence was triggered by Beijing’s deployment of an oil rig in contested South China Sea waters.

# vietnam - Monday 28 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Facebook post reunites Vietnam war veteran with the son he left behind Family Reunion

Facebook post reunites Vietnam war veteran with the son he left behind

The power of social media, proved once more.

# vietnam - Monday 10 March, 2014

Oil slick not from missing Malaysia jet

Investigators say they are chasing ‘every angle’ on the jet that went missing two days ago.

# vietnam - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Possible debris from vanished Malaysia Airlines found in the sea off Vietnam

This is the first time authorities have given any positive indication that traces of the Boeing 777 have been found.

# vietnam - Friday 10 January, 2014

Vietnam police investigate riot at Samsung factory

Thirteen people have been injured in the incident, four critically.

# vietnam - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

Here are the 10 most read stories on TheJournal.ie this year

Boston bombings, slavery in London, and Peggy Mangan – these are the stories you read this year.

# vietnam - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# vietnam - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Typhoon death toll could reach 10,000 in one city alone

Several hundred people have been confirmed dead in the Philippines, but that could rise dramatically as more cities report in.

# vietnam - Friday 4 October, 2013

Vietnam hero General Vo Nguyen Giap dies, aged 102 RIP

Vietnam hero General Vo Nguyen Giap dies, aged 102

He is survived by Dang Bich Ha, his wife since 1949, and four children.

# vietnam - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Father and son found after 40 years living in Vietnamese forest

Ho Van Thanh, 82, and his son, Ho Van Lang, 42, emerged bedraggled from the remote mountainous region in an emaciated condition, wearing loincloths made from tree bark.

# vietnam - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Clumsy crane operator knocks out electricity in a third of Vietnam

An operator knocked down a tree – which cut the main high-voltage line between the north and south of the country.

# vietnam - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Fast fashion, fair wage: What Vietnam can teach Bangladesh

Vietnam – working on improving technology, conditions and pay – is proving more attractive to brands who want to protect their consumer reputation.

# vietnam - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Vietnam documentary maker stands by film about 'left behind' soldier

After days of online controversy, Michael Jorgensen says his documentary Unclaimed has found a Vietnam vet who was left behind after the war.

# vietnam - Sunday 28 April, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added Barack Obama playing Daniel Day-Lewis

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

This US soldier 'found alive' in Vietnam 44 years after being left behind

Filmmaker says John Robertson, now 76, can no longer speak English, remember his birthday or the names of his American children.

# vietnam - Thursday 18 April, 2013

US noted Ireland's 'tendency to identify with North Vietnamese' in 1973

In a confidential wire leaked by Wikileak, then US Ambassador to Ireland John DJ Moore spoke about the country’s reluctance to take a lead role in the European Community.

# vietnam - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Rare screening of Vietnam war documentary in Dublin

Winter Soldier will have three screenings at the IFI this weekend.

# vietnam - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# vietnam - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Here's how Ireland distributed €159m among nine countries last year

The amount was 12 per cent less than the nearly €180 million given to countries including Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Timor Leste and Vietnam in 2011.

# vietnam - Monday 24 September, 2012

Ireland and Vietnam sign deal to resume adoption between countries

Vietnamese justice minister Ha Hung Cuong is in Dublin today to sign an agreement with the Adoption Authority of Ireland.

# vietnam - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Agent Orange clean-up launched in Vietnam decades after war ends

US and Vietnam are commencing a landmark project to remove dangerous defoliant sprayed by American forces to defoliate Vietnam’s forests.

# vietnam - Sunday 17 June, 2012

From The42 Zambian and Vietnamese Paralympic teams choose Ireland for London 2012 training base Accommodation

Zambian and Vietnamese Paralympic teams choose Ireland for London 2012 training base

The countries have also been invited to participate in the Morton Pre-Games in Morton Stadium Santry on July 25.

# vietnam - Sunday 3 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web…

# vietnam - Sunday 29 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# vietnam - Monday 16 January, 2012

Adoptions from Vietnam could restart in weeks, Government says

Children’s minister Frances Fitzgerald said the door could soon be open for Irish couples to adopt Vietnamese children.

# vietnam - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Mark Zuckerberg holidays in Vietnam... where Facebook is banned Irony

Mark Zuckerberg holidays in Vietnam... where Facebook is banned

Zuckerberg spent Christmas Eve in the popular tourist destination Ha Long Bay but he may have had trouble logging on…

# vietnam - Saturday 24 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Here's what a Christmas tree made of mobile phones looks like Just Because

Here's what a Christmas tree made of mobile phones looks like

Not that you were wondering.

# vietnam - Monday 5 December, 2011

Pol Pot's deputy tells court: Khmer Rouge 'were not bad people'

Nuon Chea, on trial for genocide, today denied responsibility for the mass killings of his fellow Cambodians – blaming their deaths on neighbouring Vietnam.

# vietnam - Friday 30 September, 2011

Asia reels from floods as storm hits Vietnam

Monsoon flooding, typhoons and storms across Asia have left more than 600 people dead or missing in recent weeks. Today, Vietnam has had to evacuate tens of thousands of people ahead of a tropical storm.

# vietnam - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Schools close in Vietnam after virus outbreak kills over 100 children

Over 57,000 have fallen ill in Vietnam this year from a hand, foot and mouth virus which typically affects up to 15,000 children a year.

# vietnam - Monday 29 August, 2011

UN agency warns of potential bird flu resurgence

A mutant strain of the virus has been confirmed in China and Vietnam, and is believed to have been spread by wild bird migration.