A short story by Trần Dũng
The exhibition, titled Letters and Diaries of Wartime, introduces 200 letters and diaries, with accompanying pictures, written in the resistance war against the Americans and French.
The sudden return of a soldier thought long perished in Cambodia back in the 80s brought immense joys to his relatives, but puzzled authorities over what to do with the benefits his family has received in two decades.
Ngô Thị Thúy Hằng has seemingly forsaken her youth in the quest for martyrs’ remains, leading the Centre of Legal Consultancy and Assistance for Families of Martyrs (MARIN) through a long development journey of trials and tribulations.
Several new Government’s policies come into effect this month, including regulations on credit institutions and foreign bank branches, payments for those involved in searching for and collecting remains of war matyrs, and fines for incorrect weather forecasts.
Supercomputers will be deployed to unify databases of different agencies managing information on war invalids and martyrs, significantly reducing time taken to locate documents or determine the identity of remains.
Đinh Thị Long has lived in her house in Ninh Vân village for over 50 years, and is still getting used to the idea that it has become a major tourist attraction in the famous stone carving village in northern Ninh Bình Province’s Hoa Lư district.