Vietnamese American

California GOP Lawmaker Is Removed During Speech Criticizing Tom Hayden
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A California state lawmaker was removed from the Senate floor after refusing to stop delivering a speech criticizing former Sen. Tom Hayden for his anti-war activism in Vietnam. Senator Nguyen was silenced for her condemnation of Hayden. Tom Hayden and his bride at the time, Jane “Hanoi” Fonda who were anti-war communist sympathizers, caused more […]

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New monument dedicated at New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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The New Jersey Vietnamese-American Community Association (NJVACA), was established in 1997 and is dedicated to preserving the Vietnamese culture and to enhance the community's quality of life. The association promotes cultural activities to sustain … No tags for this post.

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Vietnamese-American poet contemplates his personal ties to the war
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That is — the facts and the truths of what it means to be an American, is to be involved in this, and that perhaps — it's seemingly so strange that a war in Vietnam and an American soldier would bring cause to a poet like me, a Vietnamese-American poet. No tags for this post.

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BP drops legal fight against paying $1bn in oil spill damages to Gulf coast …
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Mikal Watts, a Texas attorney, was indicted last year for allegedly lying about representing more than 40,000 mostly Vietnamese American boat captains and crew members in spill claims against BP. He was appointed to a lucrative seat on the lawyers' … No tags for this post.

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BP Drops $1 Billion Seafood Industry Spill Payments Fight
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Mikal Watts, a Texas attorney, was indicted last year for allegedly lying about representing more than 40,000 mostly Vietnamese American boat captains and crew members in spill claims against BP. He was appointed to a lucrative seat on the lawyers' … No tags for this post.

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China's Blood Shortages Pump New Life Into $16 Billion Drugmaker
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The company was started in 1988 jointly by Rare Antibody Antigen Supply Inc. (RAAS) which was founded by Vietnamese-American businessman Kieu Hoang and a local government-backed blood products company. While strict regulations have so far … No tags for this post.

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First Vietnamese American College President in California Could Get OK Today …
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The Foothill-DeAnza College Board near San Jose is expected to approve the appointment of Thuy Thi Nguyen as its new president today. If approved, Nguyen would become the first Vietnamese American to be appointed president in California, according to … No tags for this post.

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The Ethnic Equation
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Despite being much smaller in population than the Indian American community, the Vietnamese American community is known for consistently voting en bloc and in high numbers. The Vietnamese voting infrastructure is better at harnessing the voting power … No tags for this post.

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Christine Thi Woo takes a trip to McDonalds and is found dead in her car with …
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Frisco, Texas has been shocked by the death of local mom Christine Thi Woo, who was found dead in her car Thursday after going missing for three days. Her body was found alongside her three children who were severely dehydrated. She vanished on … No tags for this post.

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Debate brings historians closer to truth: Vietnam War expert
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For some Vietnamese-American students who take my course, they are learning about the history of Vietnam for the first time so they are very interested and sometimes surprised when we learn about the war, but they are not hostile. They are like other … No tags for this post.

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Pho Tastes Better Inside of a Taco
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… him selling upwards of 8,000 tacos per event. When he saw the success of his whimsical taco idea, he tapped into his first generation Vietnamese-American roots and created the pho taco, a Vietnamese chicken curry taco, and his lemongrass al pastor … No tags for this post.

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Fall of Saigon, 41 years ago Saturday, will be remembered in Little Saigon
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The Vietnam War Memorial in Westminster Inc. and the Vietnamese American Federation of Southern California, which Bui chairs, will each host an event Saturday remembering the 41st anniversary of the fall of Saigon. Some 20-plus organizations from Los … No tags for this post.

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Viet Cong have changed their name to Preoccupations
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The controversy over the band's name began back in 2015 when one promoter in Oberlin cancelled a show, saying he was sorry “For inviting a band with a name that deeply offends and hurts Vietnamese and Vietnamese-American communities, both in … No tags for this post.

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Newton Hosts Ethnic Heritage Festival on May 8 at City Hall Grounds
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Newton-American-Chinese-sss NEWTON, MA—The town of Newton is hosting an ethnic heritage festival on Sunday, May 8, in Newton, MA, at Newton City Hall Grounds, located at 1000 Commonwealth Avenue. If it rains, the festival will move inside the City … No tags for this post.

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Collateral Damage: Suicide by Harassment
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The reality is that Cuong's death might well have been connected to a string of terrorist incidents that tore through the Vietnamese-American community during the 1980s, a grisly crime wave that stretched from one coast to the other, killing at least … No tags for this post.

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