Links and Resources

October 17, 2006

Background on History and Culture

Vietspring: History and Culture
http://www.vietspring.org/

Viettouch: History, Art and Culture
http://www.viettouch.com

Wikipedia: History of Vietnam
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Vietnam

Southeast Asia Studies Summer Institute Vietnam Page
http://www.seasite.niu.edu/vietnamese/VNMainpage/vietsite/vietsite.htm

An Introduction to Vietnam
http://www.interknowledge.com/vietnam/

Current Events

Yahoo! News on Vietnam
http://news.yahoo.com/fc?tmpl=fc&cid=34&in=world&cat=vietnam

The Economist – Country Briefings – Vietnam
http://www.economist.com/countries/Vietnam/index.cfm

The United States Embassy in Hanoi, Vietnam
http://usembassy.state.gov/posts/vn1/wwwhhome.html

Google News Alerts: Sign up for regular Google news alerts on Vietnam.
http://www.google.com/newsalerts?hl=en

News from Vietnam

Vietnam News
http://www.vietnamnews.net/

The Communist Party of Vietnam
http://www.nhandan.org.vn/english/today/

Vietnam News: The national English language daily newspaper in Vietnam.
http://vietnamnews.vnagency.com.vn/

VietnamNet
http://english.vietnamnet.vn/

Saigon Times
http://www.saigontimesweekly.saigonnet.vn/

Vietnam Embassy in Washington, DC
http://www.vietnamembassy-usa.org/

Vietnam Consulate in San Francisco, CA
http://www.vietnamconsulate-sf.org/frontpage.html

Learning Vietnamese

Southeast Asia Studies Summer Institute Vietnamese Language Page
http://www.seasite.niu.edu/vietnamese/vnlanguage/supportns/tableofcontent.htm

Free Vietnamese Online
http://www.evietnamese.net

Vietnamese Dictionary Online
http://vdict.com/

Online English-Vietnamese dictionary
http://www.ksvn.com/anhviet_new.htm

Online English-Vietnamese dictionary
http://www.saigon.com/~vietdict/

Blogs about Vietnam

Our Man in Hanoi
http://www.ourman.typepad.com/

Virtual Doug
http://virtualdoug.typepad.com/virtualdoug/

Noodlepie
http://www.noodlepie.com/

Street kids in vietnam
http://vietnamstreets.blogspot.com/

Vietnamese god
http://vietnamesegod.blogspot.com/

Non-governmental Organizations (NGOS)

The NGO Resource Center in Hanoi, Vietnam
http://www.ngocentre.netnam.vn/ngores_e/index.htm

UNDP in Vietnam: Sign up for various listservs in the Forum section
http://www.undp.org.vn

VietGate – Listing of Nonprofits in Vietnam
http://www.vietgate.net/community/nonprofit

East Meets West Foundation
http://www.eastmeetswest.org

Room to Read
http://www.roomtoread.org

Friends of Hue Foundation
http://www.friendsofhue.org

Pacific Links Foundation
http://www.pacificlinks.org

Travel Information

Lonely Planet Vietnam Page
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/south_east_asia/vietnam/

Miscellaneous

American Chamber of Commerce in Hanoi
http://www.amchamhanoi.com

VietGate – Vietnamese cooking recipes
http://www.vietgate.net/vietnam/cooking/

Vietnam Journal: Online quarterly magazine for scholars of Vietnam and the Vietnamese diaspora.
http://www.vietnamjournal.org/

Readings on Vietnam by Andrew Lam, Pacific News Service
http://news.pacificnews.org/news/search.html?search_word=Andrew+Lam

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