(Bangkok) – The Vietnamese government’s persecution of ethnic Montagnard Christians in Vietnam’s Central Highlands reflects broader rights violations against religious minorities in the country, Human Rights Watch said today in a new report. The head of Vietnam’s ruling party, General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, is slated to visit Washington, DC, in early July. Continue reading
By Bryan Dean Wright published November 28,2016
Saturday, Hillary Clinton announced that she had joined a recount effort in at least three Midwestern states, questioning whether “an accurate vote” will be reported to the Electoral College. This comes on the heels of a concession speech where she told her supporters that, “We must accept this result… Donald Trump is going to be our president. We owe him an open mind and the chance to lead.”
By Binh Quoc Huynh (Nov. 12, 2016)
The final count of the Election (and the defeat) was accepted by Mrs. Clinton nonetheless with bemoaning statement “I’m enduring this endless sadness…”
Those jealous individuals, whose personal interests are affected by the outcome of the election, harbor hatred against Trump and continue to slander him to no end. Continue reading
Vietnamese (Communist) police have arrested a blogger for allegedly posting anti-state comments in the communist country’s latest crackdown on dissent.
Ho Van Hai was arrested in southern Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday. According to the southern city’s police department, the 52-year-old is accused of “spreading information and documents on the internet that are against the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.” Continue reading
Binh Quoc Huynh (Oct. 24, 2016)
(The translation from Vietnamese to English is provided by a volunteer who is a member of Huynh’s audience.)
A few people told me that Mr. Trump is encountering a situation similar to a dominant Tiger King (from the “Lion King”) that is surrounded by a menacing pack of wolves, or he is a lone valiant Soldier surrounded by his opponents. I’ll refrain from expanding on this comment due to the length of the text but I’d simply acknowledge that Mr. Trump is a “Lone Fighter” even among his Republican compatriots. This is not to be mistaken with the lack of individual supporters or voters. Continue reading
ORANGE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA —
When it comes to deciding who should be the next U.S. president, many people in the politically active community of Vietnamese-Americans say they will not be voting for the candidate they like the best, but rather for the candidate they dislike the least.
“Between the two devils, I choose the lesser one. That’s Donald Trump,” said Leslie Le. Continue reading