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VIETNAM: 15 YEARS AFTER THE LIBERATION OF SAIGON
Nguyen Kien ( December, 1989). Republic of Vietnam.
In the Wake of a Victory/ Choice of Socialist Path (p. 7-26)
Since April 30 1975, Vietnam has entered a new stage of history. The author gives a general view by chalking up the significant events and dates in the country’s socio-political life, from the war period to the post-war era of Saigon, now known as Ho Chi Minh City. He does not only recapture and elaborate the important times in Saigon’s history but also draws attention to the reasons of the successes and the cause of the shortcomings in different aspects, ranging from social problems to economical crisis of the post-war Saigon.