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2011-10-13 13:30:00

Vietnam-Trains.Com has recently announced the latest train ticket price for fall season and advises all Vietnam tourists to plan their train travel early if they plan to travel during the Lunar New Year. (PRWEB) October 13, 2011 Vietnam-Trains has recently announced the latest train ticket price for fall season and advises all Vietnam tourists to plan their train travel early if they plan to travel during the Lunar New Year. As the Lunar New Year is approaching fast, Vietnam tourism is...

2011-07-20 16:16:00

WASHINGTON, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Sooner or later, some senator or congressman was going to target benefits earned by veterans," said John Rowan, National President of Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA). "It seems that Senator Tom Coburn (R-Oklahoma) is the one who has taken aim and fired." Senator Coburn, a medical doctor with a well-earned reputation as a fiscal conservative, has offered an amendment to H.R. 2055, the Military Construction and Veterans' Affairs and...

2011-06-07 08:00:00

CHANDIGARH, India, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Evader, Inc. (Pinksheets: EVDR; www.evadercorp.com) subsidiary ASCC, the nation's leading infrastructure company, has hosted a Construction Safety Training program for its workers. The goal of the seminar was to educate the workers to understand the main principles of accident causation, identify common hazards and assess risks relating to construction work, apply the basic principles of construction site safety to assist all persons,...

2011-06-02 14:45:00

CHANDIGARH, India, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Evader, Inc. (Pink Sheets: EVDR) (www.evadercorp.com) subsidiary ASCC is pleased to announce that ASCC is all set to enter two major sectors - power transmission and water supply. ASCC builds roads, ports, hydropower, urban infrastructure, airports, special economic zones and water and wastewater management projects, amongst others. With this experience, the company applied for qualification for two projects under the Rural Electrification...

2011-05-24 16:11:00

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion is standing by its call for benefits to be awarded to Blue Water Navy veterans of the Vietnam War who are suffering health problems associated with exposure to the toxic herbicide Agent Orange. The Legion's reaffirmation of its position comes in the wake of a new report on the issue from the private, nonprofit Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences. As it stands, health-care benefit and...

2011-04-29 16:28:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orange County's diverse population could be taken for granted, if you don't know the past of struggle and conflict that brought us to a present where more than 40% of county residents speak a language other than English in their homes. Stories of segregation and integration that formed today's Orange County will be presented during the free Great Park Festival of Time History Seminars, including the landmark case that ended Mexican segregation...

2011-04-11 12:05:00

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World evangelist and author Luis Palau joined with national church leaders to mark the 100-year celebration for the evangelical church in Vietnam. Palau and his son, fellow evangelist Andrew Palau, shared the Good News of Jesus Christ openly with tens of thousands of individuals in Ho Chi Minh City on April 9 and 10. "We are so excited to have Dr. Palau with us in Vietnam," said Reverend Ho Tan Khoa, one of the top...

2011-03-02 00:00:27

There are two Vietnams today. One that is real and the other that exists only in the mind's eye of the soldiers who fought there more than thirty-five years ago. The Vietnam of today has five-star resorts like the Sheraton Hanoi, set on the same streets, where between 1964 and 1975, at the so-called Hanoi Hilton, American POWs were housed at Hoa Lo. For many Americans, they have moved on, for thousands of others Vietnam remains exactly as it was"”a battlefield. Sterling Heights, MI...

2011-02-10 10:00:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a young man, Karl Marlantes was highly decorated for his service in Vietnam. More than three decades later, his novel inspired by those experiences, Matterhorn (Atlantic Monthly Press), has received the 2011 William E. Colby Award. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110210/DC45656) Named for the late Ambassador and former CIA Director William E. Colby, the Colby Award recognizes a first work of fiction or non-fiction that has...

2011-01-06 00:01:48

Retroactive awards may be payable to thousands of Vietnam veterans or their survivors under a recent VA regulation change, said Josh Stone, head of the Veterans' Benefits Division of the Palm Beach Gardens law firm of Gordon & Doner. Palm Beach Gardens, FL (PRWEB) January 5, 2011 Vietnam veterans whose healthcare and disability claims for Agent Orange-related illnesses were previously denied, or their survivors, may qualify for retroactive compensation under a recent VA regulation...


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