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Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

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  • Garden Grove woman awaits husband's release from jail in Vietnam

     
    Nguyen Quoc Quan was arrested a month ago upon arriving in Ho Chi Minh City, reportedly charged with terrorist acts linked to Viet Tan, a banned party pushing for democracy in the Communist country. The group says that the charges are fabricated and has...
  • Acclaimed Vietnamese dissident poet dies in Little Saigon

     
    The poet was a familiar figure, striding through Little Saigon, sipping tea, sharing wisdom. He liked to read through the night, not too tired to dissect a bit of homeland politics....
  • Really!?! Sirhan Sirhan is or even was a 'political prisoner'?

     
    Retired UIC education professor Bill Ayers has so far refused to comment to reporters regarding the University of Illinois board of trustees decision not to confer on him emeritus status: Ayers could not be reached for comment (Tribune) Ayers did......
  • Rep. Loretta Sanchez's remarks about Vietnamese are 'divisive,' rival says

     
    Democratic Rep. Loretta Sanchez found herself in hot water this week after she said in a Spanish-language interview that "the Vietnamese" and Republicans were trying to take control of her seat. Sanchez, who is up for reelection, was put on......
  • First Vietnamese American Bank of O.C.'s Little Saigon fails

     
    First Vietnamese American Bank has been shut down by state regulators, five years after opening in Orange County's Little Saigon neighborhood as the only U.S. community lender with a core clientele of Vietnamese immigrants. Under an agreement with the...
  • After nearly 4 years, rapper will get to tell his 'Greatest Story'

     
    Usually signing with a major record label is when a musical artist’s career starts to take off. But for New York rapper Saigon, who spent years releasing mix tapes and street albums (including 2004’s much-noted “Warning Shots”) and...
  • Fledgling firm used family ties to land national rapper for Valley show

     
    A fledgling area record label and management company was able to land hot up-and-coming rapper Saigon for its first show in the Lehigh Valley because of family ties. Saigon, who will perform at 8 p.m. today at The Firehouse in......
  • Little Saigon gets its first Vietnamese American mayor

     
    In the weeks leading to his historic win, Tri Ta roamed Westminster City Hall, often hearing: "Hello, Mr. Future Mayor. This way, Mr. Mayor." The six-year councilman would greet fellow workers with a salute or a handshake but didn't respond......
  • Bob Dylan to play first show in Vietnam

     
    The iconic singer has been booked for an April 10 show at the 8,250-person capacity stadium in Ho Chi Minh City, Rolling Stone reports. It'll be part of an Asian tour that also will include his first shows ever in China. The Vietnamese promoter says...
  • Your morning adorable: Baby Francois' langur monkey makes his debut at Australia's Taronga Zoo

     
    At the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia, a great deal of excitement surrounds the latest addition to the resident family of Francois' langur monkeys. A male Francois' langur named Keo-co was born Jan. 30 and ventured into an outdoor enclosure......
  • 'Old Hacks' relive coverage of Vietnam, future wars

     
    Vietnam War correspondents gather for reunion in Orange County. Little Saigon meeting is chance for Old Hacks to recount the biggest story of their lives....