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HANOI, Vietnam -- It has been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy ordered U.S. "advisers" to South Vietnam to help battle the communist North and 37 years since the end of that divisive war and the country's unification under Communism. Today,...
Remember last week on "The Amazing Race," when John had a few extended moments of crazy and got eliminated? That’s still funny. But now it is time for the teams to leave Bali and head to Vietnam. "Word on the street," tweets Phil, "is that Hotel...
Reuters* Xi meets Vietnam's president in Beijing * Oil reserves, shipping lanes, fishing grounds at stake * Xi says must act in spirit of responsibility to history By Ben Blanchard BEIJING, June 19 (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping told his visiting...
Last year the trip-planning website Tripomatic calculated one simple, fascinating statistic: In different cities across the globe, how long can $100 last? Presuming a traveler stayed in the cheapest possible accommodation (usually a shared dorm), took...
ReutersHANOI (Reuters) - Organisers of a football friendly between English club Arsenal and Vietnam are facing a battle to ensure the match goes ahead after the owners of the stadium venue hiked their fees for the game. Arsenal would be the first Premier League...
Tags: Vietnam, Manchester United F.C., England, Malaysia, Japan
ReutersHANOI, June 14 (Reuters) - Vietnamese police have arrested an author and blogger for posting anti-government comments online, according to authorities, the latest in a crackdown on critics of the country's Communist rulers. Pham Viet Dao, 61, was...
Philadelphia Daily NewsThere is an iconic scene from one of my favorite movies, "A Few Good Men," in which an enraged general Jack Nicholson cuts down major Tom Cruise with five fierce words: "You can't handle the truth." On celluloid, that moment was designed to convince us...
Tags: U.S. Congress, Justice System, Assault, Periodicals, Carl Levin
Some very thankful, patriotic folks are planning a celebration of the signing of the end of the Vietnam War. The planners hope for financial help to create this much-needed event, which will be Sept. 13 and 14 at the Brown County Fairgrounds. We are...
Philadelphia Daily NewsThere are many kinds of desperation, as many as the stars above and the souls beneath them. The death of a child, the disintegration of a marriage, homes lost to floodwaters and whirlwinds, all of these things can drive you to -- and beyond -- the point...
ReutersHANOI, May 27 (Reuters) - Vietnamese police have detained a former journalist who ran a blog containing anti-state views, authorities said on Monday, part of a widening crackdown on dissent in the Communist-run country. Truong Duy Nhat, 49, was taken...
Tags: Vietnam, Government, Journalism
There are noodle soups and there is pho, Vietnam's richly complex gift to the world. Pho (say: fuh) may prompt wisecracks and punny tee shirts, judging by those we saw at Ho Chi Minh City's Ben Thanh Market during a recent trip. But in Vietnam and at...
Tags: Thailand, Water, Foods and Beverages, Restaurants, Soups
The Metropole, Hanoi’s legendary colonial hotel built in 1901, is offering four daily tours to its recently reopened underground concrete bunker where guests, staff and anti-war activists such as Joan Baez and Jane Fonda sought safety from U.S air...
Tags: Vietnam, Culture, Sociology, Tourism and Leisure
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