In the Diaspora: April 2020

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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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