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  • Navy commissions ship to honor Stockdale

    Navy commissions ship to honor Stockdale
    As dozens of former POWs snapped to attention, the Navy on Saturday dedicated a warship to the late Vice Adm. James Stockdale, who was credited by many fellow captives in Vietnam with giving them the courage to survive. -------------------- FOR THE...
  • Diocese of Orange, Archdiocese of Hanoi become 'sisters'

    Diocese of Orange, Archdiocese of Hanoi become 'sisters'
    The first time that Archbishop Joseph Kiet Ngo of Hanoi visited Orange County, he was struck by the energy and passion the Vietnamese community had brought to the Roman Catholic Church in the United States. He met dozens of Vietnamese American priests,...
  • Readers recommend: EVA Airways, a great way to Hanoi, Vietnam

    I recommend EVA Airways as a wonderful way to fly to Hanoi. There is an elite class that is comfortable for those who need more leg room and wider seats but who don't want to spend for business class, but the seating and service are fine in coach as well....
  • PASSINGS

    Robert Quarry Actor in '70s horror films Robert Quarry, 83, a prolific actor best known for his horror-movie roles as Count Yorga and the Deathmaster, died Feb. 20 at the Motion Picture & Television Fund Hospital in Woodland Hills, a hospital...
  • McCain really is a hero

    McCain really is a hero
    Write a critical book about John McCain, and you will soon become a repository of many colorful rumors. These come in three general flavors: 1) Did you hear about his terrible temper? (The subject did come up, yes.) 2) Did you know he likes the ladies?...
  • The Paul Wolfowitz of the '60s

    It was apt of President Bush to invoke the specter of the Vietnam War in his recent comments on Iraq, because his ill-fated activism in the Middle East is so clearly reminiscent of U.S. policy in the 1960s, when taking the good fight to America's "Third...
  • Bickering blocks search for causes of congenital deformities

    Bickering blocks search for causes of congenital deformities
    Officials in the U.S. and Vietnamese governments agreed in 2002 to carry out joint research on the health and environmental impact of Agent Orange and other toxic defoliants, on the assumption that aid would follow the scientific results. The Bush...
  • John McCain and the POW church riot

    John McCain and the POW church riot
    HARRISBURG, Pa. — They called it the church riot. Sen. John McCain, who is known for his reticence and even discomfort invoking faith on the campaign trail, was once dubbed a "Hell's Angel" for rioting against his captors in Vietnam in order to...
  • John McCain returned from Vietnam determined to lead

    When John McCain limped home from a Hanoi prison camp in 1973 with a badly injured knee that he could not bend, Navy doctors gave him the bad news: His 15-year career as a jet pilot was over. He would never fly again. But McCain surprised his doctors...
  • Planning your trip to Hanoi, Vietnam

    THE BEST WAY From LAX, Asiana, China Southern, Korean, Cathay Pacific, China, Thai Airways, Singapore and Malaysian all offer connecting flights (change of planes) to Hanoi. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $1,206. TELEPHONES To call the...
  • Luxury cruise on Halong Bay, Vietnam

    As Vietnam modernizes, vestiges of the French colonial era are fading fast, except for the return of the Emeraude to Halong Bay. Since 2003, the beautiful, wood-lined paddle steamer has been taking guests for one-night cruises in a wonder-world of...
  • Planning your cruise trip in Vietnam

    THE BEST WAY From LAX, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China, JAL, Singapore and Thai offer connecting service (change of planes) to Hanoi. Restricted round-trip fares start at $964. HA LONG BAY CRUISES Handspan Adventure Travel, 011-84-4-926-28-28, www....