Vietnamese American

EXCLUSIVE: Chloe Dao tapped for “Project Runway Vietnam”
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Chloe, who is Vietnamese-American, moved to Houston from Laos in 1979 with her parents and seven sisters. She studied fashion at Houston Community College and New York's Fashion Institute of Technology. In 2000, she returned to Houston and opened … No tags for this post.

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3-Hour Tour: Orlando's ViMi District
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When the English-language signs for realtors and IHOPs give way to Vietnamese, Korean, Thai, and Chinese immigration, acupuncture, and store signs, you've arrived in one of the largest Vietnamese-American communities in Florida. It's pho time. No tags for this post.

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Health Reform's Success Depends on Language Access
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Thanh*, a young Vietnamese American, knows the effects that language barriers can have all too well. As a young adult, he helped his limited English speaking parents enroll in Medicaid. When he went away to college, his parents lost their Medicaid … No tags for this post.

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Herhold: Freeway sign stamps 'Little Saigon' on the map
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"After five years, we can finally write the last chapter," said Barry Hung Do, a Vietnamese-American leader who fought for "Little Saigon." As politicians and Vietnamese leaders crowded onto the stage Sunday afternoon at the Unify Event Center on Story … No tags for this post.

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Two overseas Vietnamese undetermined to play in V-League
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There are many examples for Hong Quan, the latest one is the case of the Vietnamese American player Lee Nguyen. There was rumor that Hong Quan will test at the Binh Duong FC after being recommended by coach Mai Duc Chung. However, he has … No tags for this post.

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Vietnamese Americans Save Memories For History
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Thuy Vo Dang, Director of the Vietnamese American Oral History Project at the University of California, Irvine. x. Thuy Vo Dang, Director of the Vietnamese American Oral History Project at the University of California, Irvine. ??Vo Dang was born in a … No tags for this post.

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Vietnamese Americans send $150000 to New York
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Local Vietnamese American leaders who wanted to personally present donations raised by the ethnic Orange County community for hurricane relief efforts in New York got their wish on Friday — a month after questions arose about the whereabouts of some … No tags for this post.

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Overseas loans fraught with risk, experts warn
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The company, majoring in construction, was founded by Ngo Thi Thuy Hang under the instructions of Le Jannie Uyen, a Vietnamese American, with the registered capital of VND2 billion ($94,700). Uyen claimed that she was authorized by a Filipino named … No tags for this post.

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Vietnamese American author Andrew Lam on his new book "Birds of Paradise …
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The immigrant experience is meant to be a smooth one, full of promise. Ideally, people from developing countries come to America for better work, education, human rights and, overall, and a better future for their children. However, many of these … No tags for this post.

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Questions for the questioner: Thuy Vo Dang
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An interview for the UCI Vietnamese American Oral History Project takes 90 minutes to two hours, often in the narrator's home. It's then transcribed; and if originally in Vietnamese, it's translated to English. The transcripts are posted on the UCI's … No tags for this post.

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Where Y'Eat: Stalking Greens at the Vietnamese Market
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To the first-time visitor, however — and to anyone uninitiated to the local Vietnamese-American culture — this market is like a postcard of foreign travel come to life, complete with all the smells, sounds, tastes and touches of a bustling … No tags for this post.

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Gay Vietnamese-American Group Barred From Parade
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Gay Vietnamese-American Group Barred From Parade. WESTMINSTER, Calif. March 15, 2013 (AP). A Southern California city is reviewing its rules after a gay Vietnamese-American group was excluded from February's annual Tet Parade in Little Saigon. No tags for this post.

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