Vietnamese Embassy to US
This is an official website of embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in the United States of America. It provides facts and information of the country, traveling information, history, foreign policy and news.
It is the online versions of books previously published (1988-98) in hard copy by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army. Information about history, society, environment, economy, government, politics, and national security can be found.
Ministry of Health
Page appears to be under construction. It contains only two links in English: a brief statement on health policy, and a news page which is available but contains no information at the moment.
Ministry of Information and Communications
The Ministry of Information and Communications of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam is the state administration in charge of policy-making and regulatory matters in posts, telecommunications, information technology, electronics, internet, radio transmission and emission techniques, radio-frequency management and national information infrastructure, management of public services as well as of control over, on behalf of Government and as stipulated by laws and regulations, the state capital in posts, telecommunications and information technology enterprises. Website somehow limited, but enough information to get started.
Ministry of Planning and Investment
The Ministry of Planning and Investment is a government agency which is charged with the role of state management over the domain of planning and investment, that consists of: providing comprehensive advice on the country-level socio-economic development strategies, programs and plans, on economic management mechanisms and policies for the national economy and for specific sectors, on domestic and foreign investments, industrial and export-processing zones, on management of official development assistance (in short ODA) sources, national-wide control of procurement, enterprises, business registration. The Ministry is also entrusted with exercising the role of state management over public services provided in sectors belonging to the Ministry's mandate under valid legislation. Comprehensive site, with thorough links and information.
Ministry of Industry and Trade
Contains information and links regarding foreign trade offices, local trade departments, and the commitee for international cooperation. Thorough site, though it has a couple of spelling mistakes.
Ministry of Transport
Site mostly is in Vietnamese. English link is available, but it provides limited information.
The National Assembly
Site related to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Includes info. on the president of the National Assembly, the constitution of the Socialist Republic, and the deputies of the national assembly. There is also a brief presentation of the history of Vietnam and the National Assembly, as well as photos of assembly sessions. Very comprehensive website.
Established in 2005, The SEAlang Library provides language reference materials for Southeast Asia, especially the non-roman script languages used throughout the mainland (Thailand, Burma, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam).
Vietnam: Yesterday and Today
This website provides information related to the Vietnam War. It contains contents and topics of publications which are important for the understanding of the Vietnamese conflicts.
This website provides information about arts, architecture, literature, music and history of Vietnam.
Vietnam War Bibliography
This websites provides a collection of research articles, maps during the Vietnam War and bibliography for further research and study about the Vietnam War.
This website provides digital images taken in Vietnam in 1969 by E. Kenneth Hoffman who was a First Lieutenant in charge of a photo detachment. Pictures are classified into different categories such as children, Montagnard tribemen, military, Vietnamese people and shrine.
Art of Southeast Asia
This website contains information about the arts and culture of Southeast Asia especially Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Political and Social Issues
The Communist Party of Vietnam
This website provides updated news related to the activities of the Communist Party of Vietnam and some archives about the leaders of the Communist Party.
Vets with a Mission
This website provides a history of the Vietnam War and photo archives of the U.S veterans during the war period in Vietnam. It also has initiative programs to heal the relationship among the two nations.
An online journal updated daily, based in Germany, focuses on literature, politics, history, and contemporary social issues of Vietnam. Talawas is the most vibrant and important forum of the Vietnamese intellectuals outside and inside of Vietnam.
Human Rights Watch
This website contains news, reports, and publications related to human rights in Vietnam.
This is local online news, distributing information closely related to the Communist Party of Vietnam. (Vietnamese and English)
Thanh Nien News.com
This is an online news edition of the Thanh Nien Newspaper in English and Vietnamese. It provides updated news related to politics, business, society, youth, sports, entertainment, travel, health, and news in Vietnam and in the world.
Vietnam News Agency
This is an online news edition about politics, diplomacy, society, education, business, finance, culture, sports, science, technology, health and environment. The publication is from Ho Chi Minh City, available in Vietnamese, English, French and Spanish.
This website provides online news about politics, business, society, education in Vietnamese and English.
Viet Luan Online
This is an online news in Vietnamese language, distributed from Australia.
This website provides both local and international news in English.
Radio Free Asia
This is an online broadcasting of Radio Free Asia, a special program in Vietnamese.
Vietnam Studies Association of Australia
This website contains photographs from the Vietnamese Revolution, 1945-1954. The photographs come from the Museum of the revolution in Hanoi and some are from collections in France. (Click on Picture gallery)
Asia Foundation for Vietnam
This is a website of the Asia Foundation, specifically for Vietnam. It contains information of the Asia Foundation’s projects related to economic reform, land management, law and justice, and governance.
The Vietnam Project
This is a project by the Texas Tech University. It contains a collection of documentary of the Vietnam War and oral history of events during the war period.
The Vietnam War Declassification Project
This website contains records and files of war in the Indochina in the 1970s that are now stored in the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum. Scanned version of documents and photographs are available online.
Vietnam Studies Group
This is a study group website formed by the University of Washington. It contains publications, papers, news and announcement regarding Vietnamese studies.
The World Bank, Vietnam
This is the World Bank website, specifically for projects in Vietnam. It contains data and statistic, publications, reports and updated news of the World Bank projects in Vietnam.
Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and EAST Asia (ERIA)
ERIA is an international organization that supports the ASEAN Secretariat by making policy recommendations at regional governmental meetings. This website contains the information about the latest news, activities, research and publications.
The Economist, Vietnam
This website provides online article covering analyzes of economy, statistic information, and facts of the government in Vietnam.
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Southeast Asia
CSIS is an organization that provides strategic insights and policy solutions to decision makers in government, international institutions, the private sector, and civil society. This website provides information regarding programs of CSIS in Southeast Asia, interviews, publications, events, and news.
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
This website provides online reports and programs that Vietnam and other members of APEC work to promote trade and investment liberalization, business facility, and economy and technical cooperation.
This website provides an overview of tourist attractions and traveling information in Vietnam.
Vietnam National Administration of Tourism
This is the official website of the Vietnamese government for tourism. It provides news and statistic information of tourism, traveling information to Vietnam and to different attractions inside the country.
Lonely Planet, Vietnam
The information of tourist attractions and traveling guides in Vietnam can be found in this site.
Vietnam WWW Virtual Library
This is the internet guide to Vietnam and Vietnamese online resources of the World-Wide Web Virtual Library. Type ‘Vietnam’ in ‘Search’ and browse topics of interest. It has articles related to history, law, environment, zoology and culture.
Vietnam War Bibliography
This website provides reference documents related to researches and studies guides about the Vietnam War.
Compiled by University Libraries (University of Washington), this site provides reference documents related to Vietnam.