News from the Diaspora
Family members of murdered victim Tommy Le filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against county officials.
Danny Chau reflects about life and foods.
[WARNING: Do NOT view this page on an empty stomach.]
Virginia’s first Vietnamese-American elected official, Kathy Tran becomes the 42nd District’s representative in Virginia’s House of Delegates. [From a refugee camp to public office]
Bich Minh Nguyen: 1) “[It] would be easier to list what doesn’t make me angry.” 2) “The racism and xenophobia I experienced and witnessed in my childhood has not changed.”
News from Việt Nam
Vietnamese midfielder Nguyen Quang Hai tops AFC U23 top list in two matches.
VIE vs UZB: Quang Hai received 64% (139,704) of the votes.
VIE vs QAT: Quang Hai received 25% (53,970) of the votes.
Quang Hai received 88% (193,674) out of 100% of the votes.
Excited Vietnamese fans must have been the majority of voters.
Is the Communist Party reasserting central command in a reversal of the đổi mới reforms that began in 1986 which allowed free markets and limited local democracy?
Vietnamese rapper Karik and singer Orange release their new collaboration, Người Lạ Ơi! Nice!
A contributor opines that the U.S. is ignoring the lessons of Vietnam. [Is it “ignoring” or “denying”?]
Frances FitzGerald’s 1972 Fire in the Lake was “a prime example of Edward Said’s Orientalism . . . a work of pseudoscholarship.”
A new documentary reveals how Dupont hid the dangers of chemical C8 found in Teflon, which has now been linked to six diseases, including testicular and kidney cancers.