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2009-01-18 14:23:58

The owners of a building in Santa Ana, Calif., say they shut down an art exhibit that featured communist symbols after it drew a major art protest. Jim Nichols, co-owner of the building that housed the controversial exhibit, said the decision was made to close down the art show after hundreds of former Vietnamese political refugees protested the site this weekend, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday. We support the arts, Nichols said of Saturday's protest. But my gosh. Create a firestorm?...

2008-10-24 09:00:18

Vietnam United Steel Corporation (PINKSHEETS: VUSC), a leading specialty steel manufacturing company in Vietnam, announced today that the Company's management has completed an introductory visit in the U.S. to present its growth plan to The NASDAQ OMX Group and several leading investment banks in New York and Los Angeles as well as meeting with potential joint venture and strategic partners from Illinois and Atlanta during the period from October 9 to October 17, 2008. "Vietnam United Steel...

2008-10-07 06:00:34

Text of report in English by state-run Vietnamese news agency VNA website [Unattributed article from the "Politics" page: "Agent Orange victims submit petition to US Supreme Court"] Hanoi (VNA) - Representatives from the Vietnam Agent Orange/ Dioxin Victims' Association (VAVA) are expected to submit a petition to the US Supreme Court at 11 a.m. on Oct. 6 (11 p.m. Vietnamese time) to request reconsideration of the US Appeal Court's verdict regarding Agent Orange victims' claims against a...

2008-10-06 12:00:30

By Jim Belshaw Abroad smile spreads across Deryle Perryman's face long before he gets to the punch line of the story. But when the punch line arrives, it's easy to see why the smile is hard to suppress. The story is equal parts humor and irony, one of those stories that has you laughing at first and then stopping to think how many layers of history can be stacked into one short funny story. He was back in Vietnam on one of several return trips since his first visit in 1967. A Vietnamese...

2008-10-01 03:00:00

By Anonymous Replacing France: The Origins of American Intervention in Vietnam. By Kathryn Slater. Lexington, Kentucky: University of Kentucky Press, 2007, 392 pages, $45. The War Managers. By Douglas Kinnard. (First published in 1977) Annapolis, Md: Re-published by the Naval Institute Press, 2007, 228 pages, $19.95. Reviewed by Commander Youssef Aboul-Enein, USN The Vietnam conflict is one that cannot be avoided when studying American military history, strategy, and national policy....

2008-10-01 03:00:19

Text of report in English by state-run Vietnamese news agency VNA website Hanoi (VNA) -State President Nguyen Minh Triet received the newly- accredited Mongolian, Canadian and Australian ambassadors in Hanoi on September 30, after they presented credentials to him earlier the same day. President Triet told the Mongolian Ambassador Palam Sundev that during his official visit to Mongolia next month, leaders of the two countries would discuss measures to raise traditional friendship and...

2008-09-28 00:00:17

By Richard Waters This country is enjoying a surge in eco-tourism. Richard Waters reveals why There's a lot to like about this country of faded Indochinese villas and temples; it repeatedly sucks me back into its forest- clad petals like a benign Venus flytrap. My excuse for returning to Laos this time is to take a trek in one of the country's many national protected areas (NPAs), home to some of the most pristine forests in South-east Asia, and its exotica of tigers, leopards and...

2008-09-19 09:00:29

By MAL VINCENT By Mal Vincent The Virginian-Pilot MORE THAN 30 YEARS have passed since Vietnam and Americans still have not come to terms with the war that was waged there. A rare and probing movie directed by a Virginia Wesleyan College philosophy professor and made by a team of about five local students seeks passionately to make some sense of the conflict - and to bring it to a close. "Making Peace With Vietnam," produced with no budget and a lot of commitment, gets three showings...

2008-09-16 09:00:39

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- When American troops in Vietnam answered the call to correspond with a young reporter four decades ago, they could not have envisioned the enduring relevancy of their war letters or the legacy their words, photographs and memorabilia would leave to succeeding generations. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080916/NETU002-a ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080916/NETU002-b ) A new book, Vietnam Mailbag, Voices...

2008-09-14 09:00:27

By KATHLEEN PARKER CAMDEN, S.C. WHILE THE political class was focused on the meaning of pigs wearing lipstick, a few fortunate South Carolinians were riveted by the meaning of valor. The occasion was a celebration of four of the state's living recipients of the Medal of Honor - Charles Murray Jr., (Army, WWII, 1944), John Baker (Army, Vietnam, 1966), James Livingston (USMC, Vietnam, 1968) and Michael Thornton (Navy, Vietnam, 1972). The four appeared in Camden (at an event my husband...


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