Monthly Archives: June 2015

Chinese Oil Rig Returns To Vietnam Coast

By Andy Tully Beijing may be stirring up new resentment among nations bordering the South China Sea by moving an oil rig back to an area of the coast of Vietnam. China’s Maritime Safety Administration said the rig, the … Continue reading

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In the Face of Exclusion and Suppression: An Independent Women’s Rights Organization Weighs in on Women’s Rights in Vietnam

June 24 2015 – This July, the Convention to End Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) will hold its 61st session in Geneva. Among those countries up for review is Vietnam. Leading up to the session, official state reports along with shadow … Continue reading

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Letter of The Vietnamese American Community to President Obama in regard of the visit of Vietnamese Communist Leader Nguyen Phu Trong

June 28, 2015 The Honorable Barack Obama The President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President:

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Vietnam frees high-profile dissident lawyer

Hanoi (AFP) – One of Vietnam’s most prominent dissidents vowed to continue his anti-China activism after being released from prison on Saturday after serving two and a half years on tax evasion charges. Le Quoc Quan, a Catholic blogger and … Continue reading

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When Vietnam and China Bicker, Traders on the Border Feel the Bluster

By MIKE IVESJUNE 25, 2015 Source: LAO CAI, Vietnam — National flags rustled in the breeze on both banks of the Red River, but nothing else was moving at this normally bustling border crossing. On the Chinese side, a … Continue reading

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The South China Sea may be about to get even more crowded

Another military is sending increased assets into the potential powder keg of the South China Sea. Japan has signalled its potential willingness to join US forces in patrols throughout the region, Yuka Hayashi and Chieko Tsuneoka report for The Wall … Continue reading

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Interview with Hoang Kim Cung, Miss Nebraska 2015 and Miss USA 2016 Contestant.

Mark your calenda! The Final contest of Miss USA Pageant at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, will be broadcasted on July 12, 2015 by NBC.

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Decades-old frozen meat seized in China food scandal

Beijing (AFP) – Almost half a billion dollars worth of smuggled frozen meat — some of it rotting and more than 40 years old — has been seized in China, reports said Wednesday. More than 100,000 tonnes of chicken wings, … Continue reading

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Recognizing the South Vietnam flag is long overdue

By Thanh Tan The Seattle City Council’s willingness to recognize the South Vietnam flag would be a major milestone for refugees. What would Americans do if an anti-democratic force conquered Washington, D.C., and forced us to renounce Old Glory?

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May she be the First Vietnamese American to win the title Miss USA 2016.

Hoang Kim Cung won Miss Nebraska 2015 title and is now competing for Miss USA 2016. May she be the 1st Vietnamese American to win the Pageant and move on…. Please, support this charming beautiful young lady!

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