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Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

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  • City says it can't afford to pay for Tet parade in Little Saigon

     
    The city that gave birth to Little Saigon is unable to help pay for the annual Tet parade and is asking residents in the heavily Vietnamese city to quickly ramp up a fundraising effort to help save a traditional event......
  • Tet parade in Little Saigon saved by fundraising push

     
    The nation's only Tet parade, staged in the heart of Little Saigon, will go on after all. After being told that the city of Westminster could not help pay for the annual Lunar Day parade in the country’s largest Vietnamese......
  • 'Irvine 11' Muslim students appeal conviction in free speech case

     
    Attorneys have filed an appeal in Orange County Superior Court on behalf of 10 of the so-called Irvine 11 convicted of two misdemeanor charges to conspire and then disrupt a 2010 speech by Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren at UC Irvine....
  • Slick roads lead to 6 crashes on Highway 101

     
    Slick roads may be to blame for chain-reaction crashes on Highway 101 in Hollywood early Friday morning. Six accidents involving 16 cars had shut down the southbound side of the freeway near Barham Boulevard. It all started with a solo-vehicle......
  • Little Saigon turns 25

     
    In 1988, a freeway off-ramp sign on the Garden Grove (22) freeway marked the official birth of Little Saigon. Now, as Vietnamese Americans toast 25 years of an enclave once sprinkled with orange groves and strawberry fields – the immigrant community...
  • After Tet parade snub, LGBT groups ask for city intervention

     
    After being kept out of this year's Tet parade, LGBT groups are asking Westminster officials to push back by attaching a no-discrimination clause to permits granted for special events. Activists attended the Westminster City Council meeting Wednesday,...
  • LGBT community sidelined from Tet parade but undeterred

     
    LGBT community sidelined from Tet parade but undeterred...
  • LGBT group says it's been ousted from Tet parade

     
    A coalition of lesbian and gay Vietnamese groups was told to "sacrifice" and not march in Westminster's annual Tet parade, a Lunar New Year event expected to draw as many as 10,000 spectators to Little Saigon this weekend, according to......
  • Mini-review: Oon

    Mini-review: Oon
    Oon has closed.  Review: Oon 802 W. Randolph St. 312-929-2555 Rating: !!! (out of 4) Off to a good start There's a little story behind how chef Matt Eversman came to name his southeast Asian-inspired restaurant Oon. Though it's pronounced like "soon"...
  • Democracy activist arrives home after release by Vietnam

     
    An American democracy activist accused of trying to overthrow the Vietnamese government returned home to Southern California on Wednesday night, more than nine months after he was first detained in Saigon. U.S. citizen Nguyen Quoc Quan was met by a......
  • Elmwood's Tasty Pho Saigon

    Elmwood's Tasty Pho Saigon
    The Elmwood section of West Hartford is the area's citadel of asian cuisine. It makes complete sense, with the A Dong Supermarket carrying every regional specialty under the sun. Pho Saigon on New Britain Ave. is a short walk around the corner from A...