The Historical Tipping Point of Dien Bien Phu

February 6, 2014 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, News, Vietnam

In the far northwest of Vietnam, near the border with Laos, lies a long, wide valley enclosing the town of Dien Bien Phu. To the French, this location is well known for the defeat of their army in May 1954. The conquering of the French by the Vietnamese marked the end of the First Indochina […]

New air link between Luang Prabang and Dien Bien Phu pending approval

September 22, 2009 by | Filed Under: Laos, News, Regional News, Vietnam

Luang Prabang province is eager to get direct-flight connections with Dien Bien Phu province in Vietnam. Local authorities from both provinces have held talks already and agreed to establish direct flights in-between the two provincial capitals. The Lao government has given the green light for direct flights between the two cities. The Vietnamese Dien Bien […]