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10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

In Falls Church, Eden Center tenants sue landlord, say mall crumbling around them

As Suong Nguyen talked about the difficulty of keeping her restaurant clean and dry, a large wet ceiling tile crashed down on a table next to her.

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Related Topix: Georgetown (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Asian-American

16 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

Fremont composer gets $40,000 grant for production about Vietnamese refugees

"So many war artifacts were still around," said Vo, 39. "It was what we had the most of, so we made use of it."

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Asian-American, Science / Technology

23 hrs ago | ImmigrationProf Blog

Immigrant of the Day: Ham Tran From Vietnam | Film Director

Ham Tran immigrated to the U.S. through the Orderly Departure Program when he was eight years old.

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Related Topix: The Anniversary, Pop/Rock, Asian-American, Movies, Entertainment

Tue Aug 19, 2014

South China Morning Post

Joy and pain of the Vietnamese 'brides for cash'

Vietnamese bride Vu Thi Hong Thuy, 21, chats with customers at the shop where she works in Weijian village in Henan.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Wedding

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Yahoo!

The East is wed: China seeks brides for richer, for poorer

Their marriages were arranged for cash, but some of the Vietnamese women who have found unlikely Prince Charmings in remote Chinese villages say they are living happily ever after.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Wedding, Chinese-American

Channelnewsasia.com

China seeks brides for richer, for poorer

Their marriages were arranged for cash, but some of the Vietnamese women who have found unlikely Princes Charming in remote Chinese villages say they are living happily ever after.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Wedding, Chinese-American

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Students at a school in Ho Chi Minh City's District 5. Photo: Dao Ngoc Thach

The prevalence of male births grew in the first half of this year, despite myriad efforts to reverse the trend, according to Duong Quoc Trong, director of Vietnam's Department for Population and Family Planning.

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Related Topix: Vietnam, World News, Asian-American

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way clinic tackles stomach cancer disparity with summit

Stomach Cancer Advisory Council members Tony Benton and Dr. Joo Ha Hwang . Asian Americans in Washington state are at greater risk for stomach cancer than most realize, according to statistics from Cornerstone Medical Services.

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Related Topix: Federal Way, WA, Gastroenterology, Medicine, Asian-American

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Digital Game Developer

NOVAL-DC Hosts Third Annual VietFest

Admission: $7 General Admission One Day $10 General Admission Two Day Free for children under age 5 Free for wearing full Vietnamese dress VietFest, the third annual Vietnamese Heritage Festival hosted by the DC chapter of the National Organization for Vietnamese American Leadership , will take place on August 16th and 17th at the Workhouse Arts ... (more)

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Lorton, VA

Wed Aug 06, 2014

KCEN

Ft. Hood Col. Becomes First Vietnamese-American Promoted to General

He fights to protect a country that once protected him, and now Viet Luong is making U.S. Military history as the first Vietnamese-American to be promoted to general.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Fort Hood, TX

The Wichita Eagle

Wreaths laid to honor and remember veterans

Members of the Vietnam Veterans of America and the Wichita Vietnamese community take part Tuesday in a wreath laying ceremony.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Asian-American, US Politics, US News, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Moran, Health

Tue Aug 05, 2014

News Max

Vietnamese-American Makes History With Army Promotion

The Army has announced the promotion to general of a Vietnamese-born officer from Fort Hood, making him the first Vietnamese-American general in U.S. military history.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Fort Hood, TX

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Vietnamese-American faces 150-year sentence for corruption

Thanh Nguyen and Robert Slamon were arraigned and released on charges including theft, tampering with public records, corruption, bribery and conspiracy.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Montgomery County, PA, Berks County, PA, Norristown, PA

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Pittsburgh's New Immigrants: Tough as nails, Vu finds home, career in Pittsburgh

She operates a beauty salon and cosmetic nail business, B&T Salon & Spa, Downtown, employing as many as eight people at a time, and during the past 21 years, she has found herself becoming a Pittsburgher.

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Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA, Downtown (Pittsburgh, PA), Horror Movies, Thriller, Drama Movies, The Birds, Tippi Hedren, Asian-American, Vietnam, World News

Fri Aug 01, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Trieu Tran (Unplugged) to Support Vaala in Orange County, 8/17

Shakespeare/Summerfest Orange County at The Garden Grove Amphitheater continues its innovative 2014 season of ONE BIG FAMILY UNDER THE STARS by joining forces with the Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association in producing a community night benefit for VAALA.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, Garden Grove, CA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Little time left for aging Khmer Rouge to face justice

Former Khmer Rouge president Khieu Samphan, 83, sits in Cambodian court on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia, Asian-American, Hun Sen

Thanh Nein News

Dr. Keith Ly (R) and his wife Tram Bui. Ly is currently on trial for...

Dr. Keith Ly and his wife Tram Bui. Ly is currently on trial for allegedly orchestrating a marijuana grow operation in three suburban rental properties outside Seattle between 2011 and 2012.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Asian-American

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Another Vietnamese bride found dead in South Korea

A portrait of Do Thi My Tien showed at her funeral in South Korea. Tien was found dead in a valley of the Chonlanam-do province on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Asian-American

OC Weekly

The Passion of Kim Pham

At 2:42 p.m. on July 24, the call came in: The jury in the Kim Pham case had reached a verdict.

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Related Topix: Orange County, CA, Asian-American, Santa Ana, CA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

CJAD

1000 Vietnamese donors respond to Mai Duong

The Vietnamese community in Quebec is mobilizing to save the life of Mai Duong, a young mother who desperately needs a bone marrow transplant to survive.

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Related Topix: Asian-American

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