November 2014 News and Events

What happened in November 2014: Socio-cultural, literary, and political news and events relating to Viet nam and to the Vietnamese diaspora.


AIA Vietnam tour• The Archaeological Institute of America’s Art & Architecture of Vietnam & Cambodia land tour is from Sunday, November 30, 2014 to Monday, December 15, 2014.

Viet Kieu in the news

Nho and Ba NguyenReunion thirty-eight later honors rescuers and refugees.

Asian American Republican womenAsian American women are changing the face of Republican Party in Orange County.

Pham Van Thoai and Gabriel KangVietnamese tourist victimized in Singapore is helped by Netizens.


News about Viet Nam

36 Hours in Hanoi• This is an interesting must see/read video/text exposition about present-day Hanoi. Vietnamese-American journalist Nguyen Qui Duc gives insightful comments. KOTO is mentioned around 1’30”.

 Nguyen Tan Dung and Narendra ModiIndia plans to supply naval vessels to help Vietnam defend its territories against Chinese expansionism.[TD]

The VCP need to change• With the current generation embracing a consumer culture, the VCP will need to change..

Study abroad numbersThe poor educational system in Vietnam propelled the increase demand for study abroad, which amounted to 125,000 Vietnamese students in 2013.

Entrance to Hang En cave• A travel journalist details his tour of the Hang En cave in central Vietnam.

Inspecting coffee fieldCrops thieves are hurting farmers and could discourage agriculture investment from foreign firms.

Other News

Chinese toxic tofu• This is another reason why you should be wary of any foods imported from China.

Anti-China protest• CPJ reports on the danger for bloggers in Vietnam.

Special thanks to Viet Thanh Nguyen for providing many of the news items.


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