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Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

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  • A rainbow-hued Tet parade in Little Saigon

    A rainbow-hued Tet parade in Little Saigon
    At last, they marched. On Saturday, dozens of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender immigrants marched in the annual Tet parade in Little Saigon. The rainbow flag, a distinctive symbol of gay pride, fluttered alongside emblems of California, the United...
  • Tet festival organizers hope new location brings new, larger crowd

    Tet festival organizers hope new location brings new, larger crowd
    The colorful Tet festival is going mainstream, moving beyond the borders of bustling Little Saigon to a sprawling county fairgrounds where it is expected to attract thousands who never ventured into the Vietnamese American district. Nora Simmons is...
  • ESPN broadcaster Lisa Salters' 10 favorite things

    ESPN broadcaster Lisa Salters' 10 favorite things
    Take 10 is a series of occasional features on prominent local residents and the possessions they treasure. Lisa Salters' favorite things revolve around the yin and yang of a life that is all about travel and hunkering down at home — a four-level...
  • Little Saigon resident pleads guilty to terrorism

     Little Saigon resident pleads guilty to terrorism
    A resident of Little Saigon who planned to become an Al Qaeda operative and lead a December attack on coalition forces will probably serve 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to terrorism charges. Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen, the son of Vietnamese...
  • Tet Festival organizers hope to lure more crowds to new venue

    Tet Festival organizers hope to lure more crowds to new venue
    Organizers of the largest Tet Festival in the U.S. — an event long linked with Garden Grove — are not only moving the event, but also undertaking a robust marketing campaign in hopes of luring more immigrants and vendors to the festival's...
  • Little Saigon radio host and entertainer Viet Dzung dies

    Little Saigon radio host and entertainer Viet Dzung dies
    Radio commentator and human rights activist Viet Dzung, who dominated the airwaves for decades in Little Saigon and was one of the early voices in the emerging immigrant community, died Friday. He was 55. Born Nguyen Ngoc Hung Dung, Viet Dzung became...
  • Famous Tet festival heading to O.C. fairgrounds

    Famous Tet festival heading to O.C. fairgrounds
    Organizers of the largest Tet festival in the U.S. — an event long linked with Garden Grove — began marketing their new venue Thursday, hoping to lure more immigrants and vendors to the festival's new home at the Orange County fairgrounds in...
  • Little Saigon's Tet Festival canceled in money dispute with city

    Little Saigon's Tet Festival canceled in money dispute with city
    The long-running Tet Festival, a signature event in America’s largest Vietnamese American community, has been abruptly canceled following a dispute between organizers of the Lunar New Year event and city officials in Garden Grove. The three-day...
  • Bell's Spaccia was set to make an extra $8 million, expert testifies

    Bell's Spaccia was set to make an extra $8 million, expert testifies
    A Wells Fargo & Co. pension expert testified Thursday in the Bell corruption trial that he drew up a special retirement plan for city administrators Robert Rizzo and Angela Spaccia that would have allowed them to increase their already huge pensions by at...
  • Weekend preview: Your secret Stache of serious booze

    Weekend preview: Your secret Stache of serious booze
    There is a certain amount of whimsy attached to Stache, the speakeasy-style nightspot having its grand opening Saturday night in downtown Fort Lauderdale’s Himmarshee District, but its intentions are quite serious. Befitting the secretiveness of...
  • Many happy returns

    Many happy returns
    Hayley Votolato's first trip to Vietnam was drawing to a close. She turned around for a final glimpse and there stood the children, tears coursing down their cheeks. Six years have passed, but it is this sight that comes to mind when the Texas...