Thereafter, Vietnam was divided politically into two rival states, North Vietnam (officially the Democratic Republic of Vietnam), and South Vietnam (officially the Republic of Vietnam).
Conflict between the two sides intensified in what is known as the Vietnam War, with heavy intervention by the United States on the side of South Vietnam from 1965 to 1973.
An independent Vietnamese state was formed in 939, following a Vietnamese victory in the Battle of Bạch Đằng River.
Gone is the days that people go to clubs or bars to find short term dates, online dating is the solution to meet your life mate. Many Filipino American personals have to use online dating sites to find their second half. Many Filipino-born ladies don't understand about life in America.
They are nervous when they arrive in the US because what they hard heard from the Media or friends is not right. Filipino American men or Fils-Ams go back to marry local single women in the Philippines is a phenomenon in the last few years.
Vietnam is bordered by China to the north, Laos to the northwest, Cambodia to the southwest, Thailand across the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest, and the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia across the South China Sea to the east and southeast.
Its capital city has been Hanoi since the reunification of North and South Vietnam in 1976, with Ho Chi Minh City as the most populous city.