This page contains a series of events that portray the recent history of the Indochinese DR.

1990 up to 1999

  • 1990 (1): The COMECON falls apart. Vietnam and Laos are considering to open up their countries for westernization. The first reforms towards a market-system are initiated.
  • 1990 (2): Vietnam and Laos both agree to accept the financial support of western capitalist institutions like the IMF and the World Bank. No political reform is undertaken.
  • 1991 (1): Vietnamese are radicalizing, both domestic and abroad. Vietnamese communities in Australia are revolting against what they deem the decline of their culture.
  • 1991 (2): A group of radicals established the Vietnamese Liberation Army. Their goal is to 'liberate' the land along the Gulf of Thailand.
  • August 1994: Ho Chi Minh City falls into the hands of the Vietnamese Liberation Army. The entire region is politically destabilized.
  • September 1994: Vietnam is unable to wage war and surrenders its southern provinces to the newly created Grand Yarphese Republic.
  • October 1994: The country is in complete disarray. Several coups are attempted by military and political leaders of diverse backgrounds.
  • December 1994: Nguyễn Văn Đỗ is appointed president by the Vietnamese Communist Party. He rols back the reforms and restores order.
  • January 1995: Rapprochement is found to Laos and the Indochinese Democratic Republic is established. Cambodia backed out of negotiations.
  • February 1995: The Communist Parties are reformed into the Unity Party of Indochina (UPI).
  • 1996-1999: Progress is made in the field of cultural integration but the centrally planned economy is plagued by inefficiencies.

2000 up to 2010

  • 2000: The Unity Party decides to focus on domestic issues such as a reform of the economy. An international policy based on isolationism is assumed.
  • 2004: A first series of reforms towards market socialism is pursued. This finally results in a take off in the country its economic growth.
  • 2008: A second series of reforms aimed at further introducing market incentives is launched. Growth is stabilizing around and annual 7 percent.
  • April 2009: World War III breaks out. Indochina initially fights with the Planetary Alliance against the Yarphese Republic.
  • January 2010: In the Yarphese War parts of Cambodia and Indochina are occupied and annexed by Yarphei.
  • February 2010: Indochina surrenders to avoid total defeat and joins the Organization of Independent States.
  • September 2010: Indochinese troops fight on the OIS side against India during the Karma War.
  • December 2010: The Treaty of Beira is signed, ending World War III. Annam Session agreed upon.


  • February 18: The Indochinese-Yarphese Mutual Friendship Agreement is signed, confirming the Annam Session and the Indochinese membership of the OIS.
  • March 2: After loosing central Cambodia in the Kampuchean Cession, Northern Cambodia joins the Indochinese DR as its third region.
  • April 14: A civil war has broken out in Yarphei. The Indochinese government has expressed its official concern and fears the violence might spill over to Northern Cambodia.
  • June 15: Khmer nationalists in the Indochinese DR are organizing as the Free Kampuchea Resistance and seek to free Cambodia from 'Vietnamese' rule.
  • June 18: President Nguyễn Văn Đỗ attends the NAM 2011 Casablanca Summit to discuss the West African Crisis and Indochinese membership.
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