Sino-Vietnamese War

Diaoyu Stand-off a Bid to Cement Xi’s Authority?

At Fareed Zakaria’s Global Public Square at CNN, The New Yorker’s Evan Osnos answers readers’ questions about China, including the following: “Hen na gaijin” raises the issue of the South China Sea. How likely...

David G. Marr: Vibrations from the North

Vietnam’s experience shows that dealing with China is not an all-or-nothing proposition, writes David G. Marr in the Inside Story: In January this year General Vo Nguyen Giap, the ninety-seven-year-old hero of the anti-French...

China and Vietnam Agree Borders

From BBC: China and Vietnam have resolved a border dispute 30 years after a war which left tens of thousands dead. The two countries announced they had completed the demarcation just hours before a midnight deadline. Government...

Having Fun At Vietnam’s Expense

Tim Johnson writes in his China Rises blog: The Morning Post (which is behind a pay wall) said the “occupation plans” appear to be unofficial. Yet censors do not seem to be leaping for the “delete” button. Curious. The supposed...

Photo series: After 20 Years, Mother Sees Son’s Tomb

From Coffee blog: This mother, who lives in Chongming county of Kunming city, lost her son, Zhao Zhanying, 20 years ago during the Sino-Vietnamese War. Twenty years later, she saw her son’s tomb for the first time at Yunnan Martyr’s cemetery with the help of her son’s comrade in the army. She didn’t have the […]



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