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Friday Sep 12 | The Times-Picayune

Former U.S. Rep. Joseph Cao to speak in Harvey on Friday evening

Former U.S. Rep. Anh "Joseph" Cao will speak Friday evening at a Vietnamese-American "engagement event" sponsored by the Republican National Committee and Republican Party of Louisiana. The event will take place at 6 p.m. at 875 Manhattan Blvd., Suite A, in Harvey.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Anh "Joseph" Cao, Harvey, LA, Asian-American

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Vietnamese men from Liberia isolated over Ebola concerns

Arrivals from Ebola-stricken areas are sterilized and isolated at Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Nguyen Mi Medical authorities quarantined three Vietnamese men at a Ho Chi Minh City hospital after they returned from Ebola-stricken Liberia with slight fevers.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, World News, Vietnam,

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Serious Eats

Going to Seattle? Don't Miss the Vietnamese Food

Having your go-to pho restaurant is the Seattle equivalent to a New Yorker's proprietary feeling toward a favorite slice. Banh mi are such a central part of the Seattle sandwich scene that, like a burger in L.A., the debate isn't whether or not to eat banh mi, but if one wants the fast-food equivalent, the diner standard, or the fancy pub version.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Vietnamese Cuisine, Fast Food, Asian-American, Beef, Meat

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Pnompenh Post

More Vietnamese deported

About one week after the census of foreigners wrapped up in Ratanakkiri province, two more Vietnamese men - a father and son - were deported yesterday, officials told the Post. Chea Bunthoeun, provincial police deputy chief in charge of immigration, said that the two men, aged 41 and 18, were discovered last week living illegally on a chicken farm in Banlung Town.

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Related Topix: Asian-American

Mon Sep 08, 2014

ImmigrationProf Blog

From the Bookshelves: The Lotus and the Storm: A Novel by Lan Cao

Half a century after it began, the Vietnam War still has a hold on our national psyche. Lan Cao's now-classic debut, Monkey Bridge , won her wide renown for "connecting .

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Related Topix: Asian-American

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Police rescue a woman who attempted suicide in Danang City on November 7, 2013. Photo: Nguyen Tu

Vietnamese men commit suicide at almost triple the rate of women, according to a World Health Organization report released Thursday. "This report is a call for action to address a large public health problem which has been shrouded in taboo for far too long," said WHO general director Margaret Chan.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Agriculture, Science, Suicide

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Pnompenh Post

Survey says: deported

The government's countrywide census of foreigners resulted in the first deportations, as six undocumented Vietnamese workers were sent back across the border from Ratanakkiri province last week, officials said yesterday.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Asian-American

Sun Aug 31, 2014

VietNam News

Vietnamese painter earns fame with nudes

Bold statement: The painter typically uses "dazzlingly bright"colours for the female form, while changing his palette for other subjects.

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Related Topix: Asian-American

Fri Aug 29, 2014

KRON 4

Two Women Charged For Scamming Victims Out of $8 Million in Ponzi Scheme

Two women have been charged in Santa Clara County Superior Court with running an investment fraud that swindled mostly Vietnamese-American victims out of $8 million over five years, a prosecutor said today.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Asian-American

Thu Aug 28, 2014

OregonLive.com

Kyle Akers settles in as the Oregon Guard's man in Vietnam

The Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Nguyen Tan Dung, meets with Gen.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Vietnam, Travel, Asia Travel, Vietnam Travel, Prison, Nguyen Tan Dung, Hanoi, Vietnam Travel, Asian-American

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Mediaite.com

A Lesson for Bill O'Reilly on 'Asian Privilege'

Every time someone uses statistics about the Asian-American community to tell black people, "Stop complaining, look at this other minority group and how successful they are," I die a little inside.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, African-American, South Korea, World News, Asia, Mathematics, Science, Japanese-American

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Wave

Influx from Vietnam shrinks

The study also noted that as the U.S. has normalized relations with Vietnam, and immigration rules have changed, the flood of people moving here from Vietnam has slowed to a trickle.

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Related Topix: Asian-American

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Northwest Asian Weekly

A history of change in Little Saigon

Seattle's Little Saigon neighborhood has reinvented itself several times over the last 100 years.

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Related Topix: Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Asian-American, Seattle, WA, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Star Online

Personals: Chinese men seek Vietnamese brides, will pay RM10,000, must relocate

China's gender gap, its rural farmers looking for affordable marriages, and Vietnam's mail-order bride phenomenon come together in a strange wedding that works for some.

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

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

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

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

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