Monthly Archives: August 2015

Vietnam grants amnesty to more than 18,000 prisoners (Only Criminals)

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam has granted amnesty to more than 18,000 prisoners to mark the 70th anniversary of independence from France, but authorities said Friday they do not include anyone convicted of national security crimes. Advertisements

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Letter from the VAC-USA to US Congress regarding Mr. Osius and the Heritage Flag of Vietnamese Americans

August 22, 2015 The Honorable Ami Bera Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific 1535 Longworth House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Dear Congress, On July 14, 2015, Mr. Ted Osius, the U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam, visited the Vietnamese American community … Continue reading

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Vietnam – Modern Day Slavery and TPP Awarded by the US

by Michael Benge In a Senate Committee on Foreign Relations hearing on August 6, Senators from both parties accused the Obama Administration of putting its Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) goals ahead of Malaysia’s modern-day slavery; however, this was just half of … Continue reading

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Texas Recognizes the Republic of Vietnam flag 11/11/2004

Part 1 : Introduction: On Veterans Day 11/11/2004, the State of Texas, Travis County and City of Austin simultaneously issued proclamations to recognize the Republic of Vietnam flag as Heritage and Freedom flag of the Vietnamese Americans. The ceremony was … Continue reading

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