In the Diaspora: April 2020


Socio-cultural, literary, and political news and events relating to the Vietnamese diaspora and to Việt Nam

■ News from the Diaspora ■

Vietnamese-owned nail salons donate thousands of masks, gloves, more to hospitals
Zen Nails producing protective masks

Overseas Vietnamese mask gap in counter-Covid-19 supplies
Kati Nguyen donates medical masks

UL Vietnamese Student Organization member encourages people to question racial biases during COVID-19
University of Louisiana on lockdown

Garden Grove doctor one of first in U.S. to offer coronavirus rapid blood test
Dr Michael Dao with COVID-19 test

British man pleads guilty to manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese migrants found dead in truck
39 Vietnamese bodies found in truck

As coronavirus rages, a Vietnamese diva falls silent. But her legend lives on
Singer Thai Thanh Funeral

■ News from Việt Nam ■

How new technology is transforming Vietnam’s economy
Technology helping Vietnam's growth

‘Rice ATMs’ provide free rice for people out of work in Vietnam due to the coronavirus crisis

Vietnam Expedites Shipment of Medical Suits to US
Vietnam donates masks to EU

Vietnam air quality improves following social distancing
HCMC street emptied

Vietnam is the undisputed king of global cashew nut producers
Vietnam is major exporter of Cashews

■ More / Other ■

1968 – the year that haunts hundreds of women
Korean soldiers raped Vietnamese women

How China Turned Off the Tap on the Mekong River
China preventing water flow

US senators condemn China sinking Vietnamese fishing vessel
Vietnamese fishing boats

In coronavirus-hit Japan, Vietnamese dream of flying home
Narita airport during COVID-19

Vietnam’s response to coronavirus crisis earns praise from WHO

Man Who Allegedly Tried To Kill An Asian American Family . . .

Vietnamese support closing of wildlife markets, WWF survey finds

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 16/2020 – Week of April 13-19

‘Get out of our country’: Video shows woman yelling at Vietnamese restaurant owners

Vietnamese Hackers Targeted China Officials at Heart of Outbreak

Philippines backs Vietnam after China sinks fishing boat

Putin’s Long War Against American Science [and Society]


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