Monthly Archives: September 2015

35 years on, where are Israel’s Vietnamese refugees?

Amid Israel’s debate over absorbing Syrian refugees, focus turns to the integration of the boat people from Vietnam who arrived in the 1970s By Simona Weinglass September 20, 2015, 3:13 pm 23 As hundreds of thousands of asylum seekers risk … Continue reading

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How Vietnamese-Americans in Bellevue challenged an insensitive art display — and won

Notice anything unusual about the photo taken at Crossroads in Bellevue this summer? Maybe most of you don’t, but for an estimated 3 million Vietnamese who fled communism throughout the latter 20th century — that red flag with the yellow … Continue reading

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Reply to Newhaven Town Council regarding the building of Ho Chi Minh Statue

The Vietnamese American Community of the USA 16204 Viki Lynn Pl., Pflugerville, TX 78660 Websites: http://tienggoicongdan.com/ vacusa.wordpress.com Email: md46usa@gmail.com, CDVNHK@gmail.com TEL : (703) 980 9425 – (512) 800-7227 ___________________________ September 10, 2015 To: Newhaven Town Council Members. Ms. Jacky Main, … Continue reading

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Letter to Newhaven Town, UK to Object the Building of the Evil Ho Chi Minh’s Statue

Letter to Town Council of Newhaven, East Sussex, United Kingdom From: The Vietnamese American Community of the USA To: admin@newhaventowncouncil.gov.uk Dear City Council, Building a statue of the tyrant Ho Chi Minh at your town is a bad idea. Ho … Continue reading

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New exhibit combines art and history to tell Vietnamese stories

SANTA ANA – A suitcase from Vietnam. Black-and-white photos of life in a refugee camp. A video panning the buildings along Bolsa Avenue in 1980s Little Saigon. Those artifacts, and many more, are on display at the Old Orange County … Continue reading

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Nearly 40 years after war’s end, flag of South Vietnam endures

Glamorous pictures of brides and grooms adorn the walls of Benjamin Photography, but for the portrait artist, no image he’s captured has seduced more eyes than the one of a yellow flag with three red stripes, waving in the evening … Continue reading

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