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The Flight of the Dragon is on at the Musée Guimet in Paris, until 15 September 2014
03/08/2014 - Report: Culture

A chance to catch fleeting Vietnamese dragons

A feast of culture, art and history exhibition is open to all at the Asian Arts Museum in Paris, The Musée Guimet, in the year of Vietnamese culture in France.
The two men whom police said were travelling on stolen passports onboard the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 plane
11/03/2014 - Malaysia - Vietnam - France - China

Malaysia Airlines plane disappearance probably not terrorism, Interpol

The disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines plane with 239 people on board was probably not a "terrorist incident", the head of Interpol said on Tuesday.


French press review 10 March 2014

The missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing, the diplomatic deadend that is Ukraine, a bidding war in the French mobile telephone market, former president Sarkozy the victim of official and other sorts of ...
An upset relative of a passenger of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 approaches an official at a hotel in Putrajaya, Malaysia
09/03/2014 - Malaysia - Vietnam - France - China

Malaysia launches terror probe into missing plane, four French on board

Malaysia has launched a terror probe into the disappearance of the airliner that vanished with 239 people on board on Saturday.
Relatives wait for news of the Malaysia Airlines plane at Beijing airport
08/03/2014 - Malaysia - Vietnam - France - China

Malaysia, Vietnam search for missing plane - three French among 239 on board

Vietnamese planes spotted two large oil slicks late Saturday near the area where a Malaysia Airlines jet vanished from air-traffic control screens with 239 people, including three French citizens, on ...
A Airbus А350
11/02/2014 - France - Vietnam

Vietnamese airline places 4.7-billion-euro order with Airbus

Vietnamese airline VietJetAir has confirmed a 4.7-billion-euro order for 63 planes with European planemaker Airbus.

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec - Marcelle Lender dansant le boléro dans Chilpéric  (1895-1896)
24/01/2014 - France

Art exhibitions in Paris, February-September 2014

The nymphs and courtiers of Watteau and Fragonard and the caustic graphics of Gustave Doré form quite a contrast on Paris’s art scene this season.
Paul Aussaresses in 2011
04/12/2013 - France - Algeria

Algerian war torture general Paul Aussaresses dies, aged 95

French General Paul Aussaresses, who caused a storm with his admission that torture was widely used during the Algerian War of Independence, has died at the age of 95.

Johnny Hallyday
04/12/2013 - France - Thailand - Vietnam

Johnny Hallyday cancels Asia mini-tour 'due to Thai unrest'

France's veteran rocker Johnny Hallyday has cancelled a mini-tour of Asia, officially because of the political turmoil in Thailand.

General Vo Nguyen Giap in 2008
04/10/2013 - Vietnam

Vietnam war leader General Giap dies, aged 102

General Vo Nguyen Giap, the Vietnamese independence military leader who beat the French at the historic battle of Dien Bien Phu, has died at the age of 102.