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  1. 40 years after Saigon's fall, O.C. exhibit tells Vietnamese Americans' storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    Phuong Tran, 30, photographs her daughters, Tiffany, 5, left, and Angelina, 3, looking at a photo of their grandfather, Gen. Nhut Van Tran and grandmother, Lang Tran.


  2. Ministry grows out of KatrinaRead the original story

    Friday | Disaster News Network

    Thi Nguyen looks out across the water from a dock rebuilt after Hurricane Katrina. Credit: Mark Beach/Mennonite Disaster Service Thi Nguyen was attending a Vietnamese Mennonite church in Philadelphia when Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005.


  3. New Orleans: 10 years after Hurricane Katrina the city is recoveringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies 'Go straight," declared Dawn Perryman, "and keep on for the Lower Ninth."


  4. Solar-powered Re-ainbow center helps Vietnamese community adapt to climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Inhabitat

    This colorful lightweight structure in Vietnam is a true chameleon when it comes to function-it is used as a health station, public restroom, classroom, art performance center, meeting space and fitness center. In order to create a space that adapts to climate change and mitigates the negative effects of natural disasters, Hanoi-based H&P Architects decided to use old and broken construction materials such as scaffolding steel pipes, sheet metals, bricks, ashlars, bathroom ware, tables and chairs and, together with the locals build a multi-functional structure that can withstand heavy storms and harsh environmental conditions .


  5. Vietnamese nonprofit trying to reduce smoking in Little SaigonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Wave

    ... community is limited mostly to older, first-generation Americans. In 2009, more than 31 percent of Vietnamese-American men in California smoked cigarettes, second only to Koreans. That compared to the national average of 20.5 percent of men. "The ...


  6. Disaster Research Experts to Discuss Lasting Impacts of Hurricane KatrinaRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Newswise

    ... by the storm, including low-income parents, Gulf Coast families, displaced New Orleans residents and Vietnamese-American families. Researchers will also discuss demographic changes in New Orleans since Katrina. The afternoon panels will highlight ...


  7. Save the Date: Monday, August 31stRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 |

    Fairfax County Candidates for State Senate and House of Delegates to Appear on Edition of Fairfax Public Access's Inside Scoop, August 31. For the first time, the non-partisan Meet and Greet Candidates Forum for certified candidates for the State Senate and the House of Delegates will be broadcast live on a special extended edition of Inside Scoop on August 31, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The studio is located at 2929-S Eskridge Road in the Mosaic District of Fairfax. All of the candidates have been invited to respond to questions from a studio audience for an hour and then to meet with the public informally in a conference room next to the studio.


  8. Sestak sentenced, justice served?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Thanh Nein News

    ... in Ho Chi Minh City in exchange for millions of dollars in bribes funneled to him by Binh Tang Vo, a Vietnamese-American millionaire. "In federal court a lot of credit is given to those who cooperate and throw themselves at the mercy of the court," ...


  9. The legacy of Ieng Thirith: The 'First Lady' of the Khmer RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Asian Correspondent

    Silently and out of the spotlight, Ieng Thirith passed away in Pailin province in Cambodia at the weekend. She was 83 - an age most people of the Khmer Rouge era never had a chance to reach.


  10. Local teen creates award-winning Vietnam War documentaryRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | Washington Times

    While plenty of teenagers post videos to their social media accounts, one local teen created her own video documentary based on an event of the Vietnam War. Abigail Wiest, 13, of Hattiesburg, entered the National History Day competition for Mississippi this past March with her project focusing on the USS Kirk.


  11. How Louisiana's Vietnamese community started overRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | CNN

    Fishing boats were violently tossed onto land. Water rose above the docks. Countless homes in his community were destroyed in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, Robert Nguyen remembers.


  12. Orange County hate crimes down in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Los Angeles Times

    A 10-foot-tall cross was set ablaze in the front yard of an Anaheim Hills home. African Americans were the target of 11 hate crimes in Orange County last year, according to the Orange County Human Relations Commission.


  13. US visa regulation flaws allow for embassy corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Al Jazeera

    In what the prosecutors had dubbed "one of the largest bribery schemes involving a foreign service officer in the history of the United States", last week a court in Washington DC sentenced 44-year-old Michael T Sestak to 64 months in prison. Sestak's lawyer, Gray Broughton predicts he'll be out of prison in a little over two years, telling Al Jazeera, career diplomat, decorated police officer, former US Marshall and a lieutenant commander in the US Naval Reserve, spent most of 2012 rubber-stamping visa applications at the US consulate in Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh city, while a Vietnamese-American family funnelled him millions of dollars in bribes.


  14. Immigration officers swoop on Brid shopRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Bridlington Free Press

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Officers raided Hollywood Nails Promenade, Bridlington, on Tuesday morning at 11am where three Vietnamese men and one Vietnamese woman, aged 23-40, were arrested.


  15. Baker taps Truong for state office of immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Mary Truong stands with Marylou Sudders, Sec. of Mass. Executive Office of Health and Human Services, and Gov. Charlie Baker at her swearing-in as head of Mass.


  16. How Louisiana's Vietnamese community started over - twiceRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 |

    Fishing boats were violently tossed onto land. Water rose above the docks. Countless homes in his community were destroyed in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, Robert Nguyen remembers.


  17. Double Disasters Leave An Alabama Fishing Village StrugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... "After Katrina a little bit." Tuan "Dave" Do, a program coordinator with Boat People SOS, a national Vietnamese-American community organization, says tiny Bayou la Batre sometimes gets forgotten for the more dramatic story of Katrina's devastation ...


  18. Richard Parker: Trump's bad immigration ideas are a good chance for true debateRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Dallas Morning News

    ... then, doing so today would cast doubt on the citizenry of all children of all immigrants. You could be a Vietnamese-American today, the daughter of legal immigrants, and wake up a stateless person tomorrow. So could your kids. There is simply ...


  19. Vietnamese Heritage Festival Held on Tysons PlazaRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Yellow ribboned Vietnamese style leaf hats specked the crowded Tysons Corner Center Plaza at the fifth annual VietFest, a celebration of Vietnamese culture featuring live performances, traditional and modern Vietnamese music, pageants, pho and much more. Vietfest had free admission, lasted for three days and attracted the most visitors in its four-year history.


  20. Talk About a Stealth CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Daily Kos

    Poor Hillary's problem is that she doesn't inspire any close affection. Can you imagine people referring to her as Aunt Hillary? Supporters report that she sounds the same now as she did in 1995 on women's rights.