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  Indochina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Indochina, or the Indochinese Peninsula, is a region in Southeast Asia.
It lies roughly east of India, south of China, culturally influenced by both - hence the name.
Indochina comprises the territory of the following countries:
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Indochina   (165 words)

 Indochina Wars - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The "Indochina Wars" refers to wars for independence that erupted in the wake of World War II, fought in Southeast Asia from 1947 until 1979, between nationalist Vietnamese against French, American, and Chinese forces.
The Second Indochina War (or "Vietnam War" in the West) began as a conflict between the United States-backed South and the Communist North, beginning in the late 1950's and lasting until 1975.
The Third Indochina War was a short war fought in February-March 1979 between the People's Republic of China and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Indochina_War   (1256 words)

 WWF Indochina Programme   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On 1 November 2005, WWF Indochina merged with WWF Thailand to become the WWF Greater Mekong Programme.
With this aim, WWF Indochina is assisting with the management of protected areas, promoting sustainable forestry practices and encouraging the participation of local people, so that they benefit from the conservation of forest resources.
Along with its partners, including The Mekong River Commission representing Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Lao PDR, WWF Indochina is striving to raise awareness of the devastating impact huge construction projects have on the natural dynamics of the river while promoting the recommendations of the World Commission on Dams and sources of alternative energy.
www.wwfindochina.org   (553 words)

 Indochina: Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam
The Indochina War (Vietnam) as it was officially called began in the late 1960’s and lasted for several years killing an estimated 50,000 Americans in the process.
In 2001 the percentage of the Indochina population that is under age 15 was 33%, 43%, 44% in
Although the percent of the minority population is low for Indochina, each country does have a number of ethnic minority groups.
maps.unomaha.edu /Peterson/funda/Notes/Notes_Exam3/IndoChina.html   (1857 words)

Some days after the Victory (May 8th 1945) of the Allies against Germany, an expeditionary unit was sent to Indochina in order to restore French sovereignty in that part of Asia.
At the end of August, the Arromanches came back to Indochina from NS Toulon under the command of Capitaine de Vaisseau Lahaye with the 12F squadron equipped with some F6F Hellcats (led by LV Vercken and the 9F armed with some SB2C Helldivers (led by LV Bourragué, and after by LV Hervio).
The CV Arromanches was replaced in Indochina by the CVL Bois-Belleau which was armed with the 3F and 11F squadrons.
frenchnavy.free.fr /history/wars-operations/indochine/indochina.htm   (1577 words)

NGOs have provided humanitarian and development assistance to Indochina in addition to supplying a psychological lifeline during the years when U.S. policy was a mixture of punishment and isolation.
Fully normalized relations between the U.S. and Indochina are fundamental to improved economic conditions in the region and for a stable peace.
A measure that would build trust with Indochina would be an explicit public prohibition of any and all forms of U.S. covert or overt assistance to exile groups seeking to destabilize the governments in their countries of origin.
www.fpif.org /briefs/vol2/v2n16ind_body.html   (2188 words)

 Indochina on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Indochina Goldfields announces drill discovery of high-grade polymetallic silver/copper mineralization at Sekatak project.
Indochina Goldfields acquires remaining 20% interest of Bakyrchik gold mine in Kazakhstan.
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www.encyclopedia.com /html/I/Indochin.asp   (998 words)

 Indochina. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The cultures of Indochina were influenced by China and India.
The centuries before European intervention saw the growth and decline of the Khmer Empire in Cambodia, the rise and fall of Champa, and the steady expansion of Annam.
In 1887 they formed those four states into a union of Indochina, with a governor-general at its head; Laos was added to the union in 1893.
www.bartleby.com /65/in/Indochin.html   (308 words)

 Pentagon Papers, Gravel Edition, Summary and Chapter I
The United States, preoccupied in Europe, ceased to be a diplomatic factor in Indochina until the outbreak of the Korean War." In 1950, anti-communism asserted itself, and in a remarkable volte-face, the United States threw its economic and military resources behind France in its war against the Viet Minh.
As of April 1946, allied occupation of Indochina was officially terminated, and the U.S. acknowledged to France that all of Indochina had reverted to French control.
INDOCHINA IN U.S. In the interval between the fall of France in 1940, and the Pearl Harbor attack in December, 1941, the United States watched with increasing apprehension the flux of Japanese military power into Indochina.
www.mtholyoke.edu /acad/intrel/pentagon/pent1.html   (4691 words)

 The Avalon Project : Indochina - Views of the United States on the Eve of the Geneva Conference: Address by the ...
Indochina - Views of the United States on the Eve of the Geneva Conference: Address by the Secretary of State, March 29, 1954 (1)
Molotov that the Geneva Conference (20) would not be a "Big Five Conference" and that the invitation to Geneva would itself specify that neither the invitation to, nor the holding of, that conference should be deemed to imply diplomatic recognition where it had not already been accorded.
Also, we hope that any Indochina discussion will serve to bring the Chinese Communists to see the danger of their apparent design for the conquest of Southeast Asia, so that they will cease and desist.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/intdip/indoch/inch019.htm   (2992 words)

 French And American Involvement In Indochina
Questions are asked today by Northerners, as well as Southerners who lived in Communist controlled areas during the Second Indochina War, that reveal their total orientation to the image of the United States as an invader rather than an invited participant helping the legitimate government of South Vietnam.
United States efforts in Indochina were directed against the Chinese and Soviets from the beginning to balance World power between the Western Free World and the Eastern Communist block.
The ideas that the Vietnamese had of America were likewise inadequate and inappropriate to provide for meaningful relationships.14 Ho Chi Minh was one of the few individuals of influence in the north or the south who probably understood both the French and the Americans having lived in both countries.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/library/report/1995/ADS.htm   (11439 words)

 After the Cataclysm Postwar Indochina Chomsky and Herman
In considering the refraction of events in Indochina through l the prism of western ideology, it is useful to bear in mind some relevant precedents.
The first class of precedents has to do with the ways in which influential segments of the intelligentsia have responded in the past to abuses of state power; the second, with the record of treatment of former enemies after revolutionary, civil or other military conflicts.
The shift of the United States from causal agent to concerned bystander-and even to leader in the world struggle for human rights-in the face of its empire of client fascism and long, vicious assault on the peasant societies of Indochina, is a remarkable achievement.
www.thirdworldtraveler.com /Book_Excerpts/AfterCataclysm_Chom.html   (2303 words)

 The Pentagon Papers, Chapter 4, "US and France in Indochina, 1950-56"
Because the early phase (1946-1949) of the Indochina war was an overt attempt by the French to reassert authority and control over their Indochinese colonies, the United States, although aware that European Recovery Program (ERP) funds were indirectly used to finance the war, refused to support that war directly.
Conditions in Indochina, however, are unstable and the situation is apparently deteriorating rapidly so that the urgent need for at least an initial increment of military and economic aid is psychologically overriding.
General Erskine reported that a permanent solution of the Indochina crisis went beyond military action alone, the core of the problem being a deep-seated hatred and distrust of the French by the population that precluded their cooperation in the prosecution of the war.
www.mtholyoke.edu /acad/intrel/pentagon/pent9.htm   (12609 words)

 Terrestrial Ecoregions -- Southeastern Indochina dry evergreen forests (IM0210)
The Southeastern Indochina Dry Evergreen Forests [IM0210] ecoregion is globally outstanding for the large vertebrate fauna it harbors within large intact landscapes.
The Southeastern Indochina Dry Evergreen Forests [IM0210] ecoregion occurs in humid and subhumid climatic regions where mean annual rainfall is generally between 1,200 and 2,000 mm, and a significant dry period of 3-6 months occurs each year.
The extensive Indochina biounit (10) identified by MacKinnon (1997) in his analysis of conservation units across the Indo-Pacific region comprises three subunits that represent the tropical lowland plains, subtropical hills, and temperate montane areas.
www.worldwildlife.org /wildworld/profiles/terrestrial/im/im0210_full.html   (1541 words)

 Indochina Capital Corporation - Vietnam Investment
Indochina Capital and its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Indochina Capital”) comprise a consolidated investment company with a track record for sponsoring, developing, investing-in, financing and transacting sophisticated investment projects in Vietnam.
Indochina Capital’s strategic investment activities include asset management in both equity and debt capital markets, market-entry, research and advisory services, in addition to expanded real estate activities now centered around our existing real estate investment fund, Indochina Land Holdings, and our soon-to-be-established second real estate fund, Indochina Land Holdings II.
We are growing our businesses with the objective of becoming Vietnam’s premiere financial group offering comprehensive services including asset management; real estate development, finance and investment; merchant banking, advisory and through our recently acquired securities company, Mekong Securities, broker-dealer, custodial and underwriting activities.
www.indochinacapital.com   (152 words)

 Search Results for Indochina - Encyclopædia Britannica
The agreement was unsatisfactory to extremists on both sides, and Ho Chi Minh went to France for a series of conferences (June to September 1946) and concluded a second agreement with the French...
founder of the Indochina Communist Party (1930) and its successor, the Viet-Minh (1941), and president from 1945 to 1969 of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam).
The United States had broken the Japanese diplomatic code, and by July 1941 it knew that Japan hoped to end the undeclared war in China and was preparing for a southward advance toward British Malaya...
www.britannica.com /search?query=Indochina&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (556 words)

 Discovery Indochina
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Discovery Indochina is not responsible for any loss, injury or damage sustained by passengers.
Discovery Indochina is presented by Discovery Indochina Co, Ltd., a local tour operator.
www.discoveryindochina.com /terms.html   (449 words)

 WWF Indochina Newsletter Vol 19, January 2004
WWF Indochina in Lao PDR, in partnership with the Science, Technology, and Environment Agency (STEA) under the Prime Minister’s office, is lending support to the Lao National Biodiversity Strategy Action Plan (NBSAP) by developing a communication plan for the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the NBSAP for Lao PDR.
WWF Indochina was well represented at the conference, held on 8-12 December 2003, and presented several case studies at a number of thematic workshops relating to biodiversity and sustainable finance, including one presentation on WWF’s marine biodiversity conservation work in Con Dao National Park.
WWF Indochina’s project office in Lao PDR held a workshop to analyze the root causes of the loss of biodiversity in Vientiane in early November.
www.wwfindochina.org /resources/backissues/Newsletter_Vol_19.htm   (5311 words)

Indochina and Vietnam: Causes of French and US involvement, events of each conflict, outcomes.
Covers the conquest of Vietnam by France, the emergence of the Viet Minh, the first Indochina war, the Geneva Accords and their aftermath and the Vietnam War.
Indochina war in the air (1945-1956) Extract in English coming from "Histoire succincte de l'Aéronautique Navale (1910-1998)" written by VA Roger Vercken (ARDHAN)
www.casahistoria.net /frenchindochina.htm   (2338 words)

In statements by this Government, it was made clear that any alteration in the existing status of such areas by other than peaceful processes could not but be prejudicial to the security and peace of the entire Pacific area and that this conclusion was based on a doctrine which has universal application.
On September 23, 1940, referring to the events then rapidly happening in the Indochina situation, the Secretary of State stated that it seemed obvious that the existing situation was being upset and that the changes were being achieved under duress.
By the course which it has followed and is following in regard to Indochina, the Japanese Government is giving clear indication that it is determined to pursue an objective of expansion by force or threat of force.
www.ibiblio.org /pha/policy/1941/410724a.html   (562 words)

 Indochina News Fall 2002
A trip to the Indochina countries can be a rewarding experience for all kinds of travellers from around the world, but perhaps the greatest value comes for visitors with specific interests.
Wellstone’s opposition to the war in Indochina and to the Iraq war resolution were cited in the dedication.
Until containment is completed, the project will work with appropriate government authorities to relocate young children who play in and ingest the contaminated soil, limit food production on the contaminated areas and educate those living there about ways to limit their exposure to the dioxin.
www.ffrd.org /indochina/fall02news.html   (7431 words)

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While this film is only marginally about the Indochina War, its central theme is the career of a naval officer, nicknamed "Le Crabe-Tambour" (a character inspired by LV Pierre Guillaume), in the last years of the crumbling French colonial Empire.
A Parisian postman joins the army and finds himself fighting in Indochina, becomes disillusioned with the war, is captured by the Vietminh, and returns to Paris at the end of the war with the Cambodian woman he loves.
Towards the end of the Indochina War, an international group of mercenaries (American Korean War veterans, an ex-French gendarme named Pigalle, a Greek expatriate) go on a perilous mission near the Chinese border to destroy a Vietminh arms depot with the help of a beautiful Eurasian smuggler named Lucky Legs...
members.lycos.co.uk /Indochine/misc/film.html   (1677 words)

 Travel Indochina - Travel IndoChina Careers - oct 2005
Travel with Travel Indochina small groups is about experiencing the people, history, culture, cuisine and natural beauty of Asia with a small group of like minded travellers.
Travel Indochina is a boutique travel company specialising in small group travel to Vietnam, China, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia.
Travel Indochina is currently seeking articulate, energetic, positive men and women with a proven love of Asia for our Asia-based Tour Leader positions.
www.travelindochina.ca /Jobs.asp   (951 words)

 Hanuman Tourism Voyages - Indochina: Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam
Indochina is one of the last secrets of Asia, a delicate flower unfurling its exquisite petals to the world after many years of hibernation.
Our range of Indochina Classics combines the best of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam in one trip, allowing the visitor time to take in each country and culture.
In the following Indochina Classics section of the brochure, we offer a small selection of our most popular tours to Indochina.
www.hanumantourism.com /indochina   (81 words)

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