| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past."
--Party slogan, "1984"
It is an essential part of the totalitarian mentality -- excuse me, not mentality, but to use today's neo-non-word, mindset. As if approved...
| Jul 10, 2014
Why on earth would a Chinese restaurant be named after a city in Vietnam? Upon asking, the short story is that it's a long story. The not-really-that-long story is that the owners grew up in Saigon.
Saigon Kitchen sits tucked away down the alley that is...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Exploding shells and rockets rattled me awake in the early hours of a misty Tuesday morning in Saigon. I scrambled to my hotel roof and watched as fireballs, smoke and debris burst across the city's famous airport once one of the busiest in the world, now...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 6:37 PM
A Little Saigon businessman accused of running a loan shark operation and hiring a police officer as his “enforcer” has pleaded guilty after reaching a deal with federal prosecutors.
Kevin Tuan Khanh Do, who prosecutors said charged a lounge...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 8:40 PM
For the United States, the Iraq war ranks as the most consequential foreign policy failure since Vietnam. In neither instance did U.S. forces succumb to outright defeat, of course. In both, with victory proving elusive, Americans wearied of the fight...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:15 PM
For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385.
The Bain Center
5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213.
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| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:15 AM
World Spree has put together a 12-day fall tour of Vietnam that would suit independent travelers as well as those who prefer guided tours and optional excursions.
The first two days of the fast-paced Amazing Vietnam tour are spent in Ho Chi Minh City,...
| May 14, 2014
| 4:50 AM
Thousands of anti-China protesters ransacked, looted and set fire to foreign-run factories in southern Vietnam on Tuesday and Wednesday in a wave of violence sparked by a dispute over China’s placement of an oil rig in waters claimed by both...
| May 15, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Anti-China riots in Vietnam left two Chinese citizens dead and more than 100 injured, China’s state-run media said Thursday, as officials in Taiwan worked to evacuate its nationals from the Southeast Asian country.
About 1,000 Taiwanese-owned...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Is there anything more annoying than the friend who corrects your pronunciation of pho, insisting that you call the Vietnamese beef noodle soup "fuh" instead of "foe" – that girl who rolls her eyes at the idea of a restaurant called "9021Pho?"...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 1:27 PM
For the last several years, I have been obsessed with the Vietnamese snack known as nem nuong, charcoal-grilled pork most often eaten with herbs as a component of a rice-paper roll.
At some restaurants, such as Nem Nuong Kanh Hoa in Alhambra or Summer...