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Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

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  • Myanmar's dazzling shrines to Buddha

    Myanmar's dazzling shrines to Buddha
    As I sat on a high ledge of the 734-year-old Mingalarzedi Temple, looking out over the hundreds of ancient temples around Bagan, I wondered how long it would take a visitor to see them all. Archaeologists say there once were about 5,000 temples, but...
  • The Banh Mi Report

    The Banh Mi Report
    Pho Saigon 989 New Britain Ave., West Hartford, (860) 953-1122 What’s it called -- in business-speak -- when you open up a new small enterprise right next to the establishment that’s likely to be your biggest competitor? You have to admire...
  • Nhu Lan Saigon Subs takes over Cloud 9 spot and gets to keep the snow ice machine

    Nhu Lan Saigon Subs takes over Cloud 9 spot and gets to keep the snow ice machine
    For those of us who loved the unique and impossibly light Taiwanese snow ice served at Cloud 9 in Lakeview, the closing of the little shop was a big disappointment. That's why we were so pleased to see snow ice on offer at the new store opening at the...
  • Miss F.V. pageant back after 21-year absence

    In the course of representing her hometown, the next Miss Fountain Valley may get her hands dirty. Or at least her shoes. That's what Keeli Scott Lisack, the executive director of the city's first scholarship pageant in 21 years, remembers about her...
  • 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...
  • Seller of tiny town tells his tale

    Seller of tiny town tells his tale
    Before he was the man who sold a Wyoming town, Don Sammons was a Newport Beach local looking for a country escape where he and his wife could start a family. Sammons, 61, remembers Newport less for its reputation as an affluent community and more for...
  • In The Pipeline: The Streisand of Saigon

    In The Pipeline: The Streisand of Saigon
    Heads turn at the bustling My Thuan Market on Westminster Boulevard in nearby Little Saigon as we take our seats one recent morning by the dim sum counter. People are noticing the person I'm with, Carol Kim, but keeping a respectful distance. Sometimes...
  • Last JFK Tapes Released: He Worried About Re-Election, Vietnam

    Last JFK Tapes Released: He Worried About Re-Election, Vietnam
    Shortly before his death in 1963, President John F. Kennedy was worried about how he would come across to young voters at the 1964 Democratic Convention. "What is it that we can [do to] make them decide that they want to vote for us, Democrats and...
  • Book review: 'Westmoreland' by Lewis Sorley

    Book review: 'Westmoreland' by Lewis Sorley
    Reading Lewis Sorley's scalding biography of Army Gen. William Westmoreland, "Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam," is like watching a slow-motion replay of an oncoming train wreck. The result of this collision is known: failure of the U.S....
  • Man Has 180-pound Tumor Removed

    Man Has 180-pound Tumor Removed
    HO CHI MINH CITY -- A Vietnamese man is recovering in the intensive care unit Friday, a day after surgery that completely removed from his right leg a tumor twice his body weight, according to the hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. The growing tumor had...
  • Surgery removes tumor twice the size of man's weight

    Surgery removes tumor twice the size of man's weight
    A Vietnamese man is recovering in the intensive care unit Friday, a day after surgery that completely removed from his right leg a tumor twice his body weight, according to the hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. The growing tumor had rendered the patient,...
  • Missing Vietnam War soldier from Indiana identified

    Missing Vietnam War soldier from Indiana identified
    The Department of Defense Prisoner of War/ Missing Personnel Office announced Tuesday that the remains of a missing serviceman has been identified and will be returned to his family.  Army Chief Warrant Officer George Howes, from Knox, Ind., went...