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Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

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  • Little Saigon turns 25

     
    In 1988, a freeway off-ramp sign on the Garden Grove (22) freeway marked the official birth of Little Saigon. Now, as Vietnamese Americans toast 25 years of an enclave once sprinkled with orange groves and strawberry fields – the immigrant community...
  • After Tet parade snub, LGBT groups ask for city intervention

     
    After being kept out of this year's Tet parade, LGBT groups are asking Westminster officials to push back by attaching a no-discrimination clause to permits granted for special events. Activists attended the Westminster City Council meeting Wednesday,...
  • LGBT community sidelined from Tet parade but undeterred

     
    LGBT community sidelined from Tet parade but undeterred...
  • LGBT group says it's been ousted from Tet parade

     
    A coalition of lesbian and gay Vietnamese groups was told to "sacrifice" and not march in Westminster's annual Tet parade, a Lunar New Year event expected to draw as many as 10,000 spectators to Little Saigon this weekend, according to......
  • Democracy activist arrives home after release by Vietnam

     
    An American democracy activist accused of trying to overthrow the Vietnamese government returned home to Southern California on Wednesday night, more than nine months after he was first detained in Saigon. U.S. citizen Nguyen Quoc Quan was met by a......
  • Acclaimed Vietnamese dissident poet dies in Little Saigon

     
    The poet was a familiar figure, striding through Little Saigon, sipping tea, sharing wisdom. He liked to read through the night, not too tired to dissect a bit of homeland politics....
  • Little Saigon gets its first Vietnamese American mayor

     
    In the weeks leading to his historic win, Tri Ta roamed Westminster City Hall, often hearing: "Hello, Mr. Future Mayor. This way, Mr. Mayor." The six-year councilman would greet fellow workers with a salute or a handshake but didn't respond......
  • Singer in famed Vietnamese musical family dies in O.C.

     
    As the eldest son, born to Vietnam's most legendary singing family, Duy Quang stepped lithely on stage and held his audience enthralled. His voice amplified the ballads of yesteryear, many from his father, composer Pham Duy, who knew how to......
  • 91-year-old home burns in Hancock Park

     
    The Los Angeles Fire Department was battling a blaze at 200 S. Muirfield Road in Hancock Park, where fire had fully engulfed the attic of a 91-year-old home, according to authorities. The home's occupants escaped the two-story, 5,000-square-foot home...
  • Hooked on Pho: The Quest For Soul-Comforting Vietnamese Soup

    Hooked on Pho: The Quest For Soul-Comforting Vietnamese Soup
    I wanted a bowl of soup. Day 17 of the never-ending cold everyone's had, and I needed pho. Like the big, steaming bowls of spice-scented broth filled with long rice noodles and topped with fresh herbs that I used to slurp 30 years ago at a restaurant...
  • Kids Heart-Healthy Favorite Recipes

    Savory Chicken Nuggets 1 ½ cups toasted O’s cereal 1 ½ cups corn flakes ½ teaspoon each onion powder and garlic powder ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper 1/8 teaspoon ancho chili pepper 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut...
  • Traveling the country, delicacies always near

     Traveling the country, delicacies always near
    HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — By the time my plane landed here, my travel companion, Vung Nguyen, 22 years my junior and a Vietnamese native, was already waiting for me at the hotel pool with her 5-year-old niece. They had brought me a gift from the...