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Scholarly E-Journals and Resources
- Asian Development Bank (ADB), Vietnam
This website contains reports and development projects of the Asian Development Bank in Vietnam.
- 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.
- Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal, University of Hawaii
This website provides online Journal articles about law and policy study in Asia-Pacific regions. Browse the journal or type a related topic in search after connecting to the link.
- International Monetary Fund, in Vietnam
This website provides online working papers and reports of the IMF in Vietnam.
- Vietnamese Studies Internet Resource Center
This site is intended as a comprehensive information center for those students, scholars, and community members interested in Vietnamese culture and history as well as the adaptation of the Vietnamese diaspora across the world. The primary focus of the website is on Vietnamese Diaspora Studies.
- Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
This site provides online research articles about the socio-political issues of Vietnam and other countries in the world. Type a related topic in search after connecting to the link.
- A Chau Tu Do = Free Asia Radio-Vietnamese
This is the web site for Free Asia Radio in Vietnamese language.
- BBC Vietnamese.com
This is the website for BBC radio news in Vietnamese language.
- Dan Chim Viet Online
A political e-journal that posts articles advocating for democratic reforms in Vietnam, along with readers' responses to these articles. Updated daily. Chiefly in Vietnamese, with some English.
- Dien Dan Forum
A monthly journal, based in France. Discusses Vietnamese politics, economics, social issues, culture, literature, and art. In Vietnamese.
- Lao Dong
- Nguoi Viet Online
The largest Vietnamese-American newspaper in the US, published in Orange Country, California. Daily, in Vietnamese.
- Nhan Dan
"The voice of the Party, State" of Vietnam. Daily newspaper, in Vietnamese or English.
- Saigon Tiep Thi Online
Online version of a Vietnamese news magazine. Articles on economics, business, international relations, technology, arts, culture, and entertainment. In Vietnamese.
- Thanh Nien Online
Newspaper, published by the Union of Vietnamese Youth. In Vietnamese.
- Thanh Nien Online (English)
Newspaper, published by the Union of Vietnamese Youth. In English.
- Thong Luan
An online political forum, advocating human rights and democratic reforms in Vietnam. In Vietnamese.
- Tuoi Tre Online (Youth)
The most popular daily newspaper in Hochiminh City, Vietnam. In Vietnamese.
- Vietnam Investment Review
Vietnam's leading international business newspaper. In English.
- Vietnam Net
An online newspaper, published daily in Hanoi, Vietnam. Covers politics, economics, business, technology, social issues, sports, and entertainment. In Vietnamese; English edition also available.
The most popular online daily newspaper in Vietnam. Updated a few times a day.
- CIA-The World Factbook-Vietnam
- Population Reference Bureau's Data Finder: Vietnam
Statistical data on population trends, health, education, employment, and environment. Almost all data included. Click on "Vietnam" on the drop-down menu on the home page.
- Viet-Nam que huong toi, uoc mo va hoai bao = Vietnam mon pays natal, ma passion, ma reve
Nguyen Tan Loc's website offers rare nineteenth-century postcards and high-quality contemporary photographs of Vietnam. These photos portray the French colonial period, the Nguyen kings, monumental architecture and beautiful landscapes, as well as people earning a living, boating, farming, and selling produce in the markets.
- Vietnam Economy
This site provides news about the Vietnamese economy - in Vietnamese.
- Vietnam: International Religious Freedom Report 2003 / U. S. Department of State
The Constitution of Vietnam guarantees freedom of worship, but the government of Vietnam continues to significantly restrict the organized activities of religious groups.
- The Vietnam Project, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
The Vietnam Archive collects documentary materials on the American Vietnam experience. Focusing on the experiences of individuals and veterans' organizations, the Archive hosts an oral history project. Over 685,000 pages of documents available online.
- Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection
This database contains leaflets and newspapers that were distributed on the University of Washington campus during the decades of the 1960s and 1970s. The collection includes leaflets urging students to oppose the Vietnam War.
- Vietnam WWW Virtual Library
This site provides a lengthy and categorized list of links to other websites on Vietnam.
- Vietnamese Nom Preservation Foundation (VNPF)
Nom-the national script of the Vietnamese language for more than 1,000 years-was replaced by a roman-style alphabet in the early 20th century. VNPF provides a dictionary of ideograms, a history of the script, and information on preservation projects.
- Vietnamese Studies Group (VSG) of the Association for Asian Studies
To foster scholarly research and teaching about Vietnam, this website provides lists of research libraries and archives, internet links, university instruction and exchange programs, funding resources, and abstracts of VSG conference papers.
Government and Politics
- General Statistics Office, Vietnam = Tong Cuc Thong Ke, Vietnam
Provides statistical data, statistical censuses & surveys, databases, and some legal documents. In Vietnamse and English.
- Library of Congress: Country Studies: Vietnam
This online book includes a country profile, and chapters on history, society, economy, government, and the military.
- Vietnam War Bibliography
This site provides an extensive bibliography of source materials on the Vietnam War, organized by subject headings. Many entries have annotations. Includes some web links.
Travel and Tourism
This site provides concise but helpful information on the geography, history, people, economy, politics, languages, education, religions, literature, arts and crafts, customs, celebrations, transportation, and wildlife of Vietnam. Includes a page on the Vietnam War.
- Ethnologue: Languages of Viet Nam
Overview of basic linguistic facts about 103 languages spoken in Vietnam.
Web site for contemporary works of Vietnamese literature, including poems, short stories, essays, and translations of foreign authors. Based in Hanoi, in Vietnamese.
A very dynamic forum that posts articles of all topics on culture and literature of Vietnam. Participated by many well-known Vietnamese authors both inside Vietnam and abroad. Based in Germany, in Vietnamese, some in English.
- Thoi Van
An online archive for contemporary Vietnamese literarture. This web site includes poems, short stories, and biographies of many Vietnamese authors living abroad.
- Tien Ve
A prestigious literary web site updated daily that features poems, short stories, and literary essays of well-known authors. Based in Australia, in Vietnamese. Also provides a link to the 8 volumes of "Tap chi Viet".
- Van Hoc Nghe Thuat
Music and poetry.
- Vietnam Pictorial (VNP), Ha Noi, Vietnam
This website offers a variety of short articles on Vietnamese history, economic development, cultural events, arts and crafts, sports, and tourism, all with a narrow focus on one specific region, ethnic group, or moment in history. Lots of photos. In Vietnamese or English.
This web site summarizes the histories of Vietnamese art, architecture, costumes, furniture, literature, music, coins, and postage stamps. Also includes general histories of Vietnam, of the Champa civilization, and of the Cham arts.
A film web site that offers articles on films, actors, and directors, as well as comments about films from fans. Includes Vietnamese, American, and some French films. Site is in Vietnamese.
Universities, Organizations, and Institutions
- Amnesty International site: Vietnam section
- FVA, Free Vietnam Alliance = Lien Minh Vietnam Tu Do
Site offers a forum for dissenting viewpoints, biographies of political & religious dissidents suffering persecution, list of democratically-oriented radio broadcasts, links to important human rights organizations' reports on Vietnam.
- LEAF-VN (The Library and Education Assistance Foundation for Vietnam)
A non-profit organization that provides assistance in developments of the country's library systems and education. A source for research on Vietnam's library system.
- The Indochina Center, International and Area Studies, University of California, Berkeley
The Indochina Center houses a substantial collection of English-language materials on Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. The collection includes government documents, press clippings, and private papers.
- NAVASA: National Alliance of Vietnamese American Service Agencies
Website of a national alliance of community-based social service agencies that assist Vietnamese and other immigrants in the United States. The national organization promotes political advocacy; the local agencies promote language skills, economic self-sufficiency, political participation, and youth leadership training. The site includes links to relevant federal government departments, advocacy organizations, and funding resources, as well as tips for grant-writing and managing non-profit organizations.
- Site Viet-Nam, mon pays natal, terre des dragons et des legendes = My native country, Land of Dragons and Legends
Engaging web pages on Vietnamese history, literature, legends, religions, culture and customs, holidays, the history of Champa, and brief descriptions of famous cities and world heritage sites, provided by Dang Anh Tuan. In French and English.
- UNICEF: At a Glance: Viet Nam
Overview of status of children; recent news on child welfare; statistics on children, families, women, child and maternal mortality, immunization, nutrition, disease prevention and treatment, access to clean water, sanitation, school attendance, literacy rates, child labor, and recovery efforts after natural disasters.
- Vietnamese Studies Internet Resource Center
A study center for Vietnamese history and culture as well as the Vietnamese diaspora, this website offers the online journal Review of Vietnamese Studies, research papers, extensive bibliographies and census data, an online bookstore, and related links.
- VienViet Hoc = Institute of Vietnamese Studies (Westminster, California)
The Institute of Vietnamese Studies supports scholarly research and teaching on Vietnamese culture, history, and literature. Its library collects books, magazines, videos and manuscripts from all periods of Vietnamese history, including the recent diaspora.
- The World Bank Group, Vietnam
This site offers economic data and statistics, the World Bank's publications and reports on development in Vietnam, and a list of selected web links.