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Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

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  • Councilman drops plan for ties between Irvine, city in Vietnam

    Councilman drops plan for ties between Irvine, city in Vietnam
    Of all the places in the world, why did Larry Agran have to choose Vietnam? That's what local Vietnamese Americans wondered after learning that the longtime Irvine councilman hoped to forge a relationship between the master-planned community and Nha...
  • Lounge owner sues Westminster police in loan shark claim

    The owner of a Little Saigon lounge who federal agents say was victimized in a loan shark operation has filed a lawsuit against the Police Department in Westminster, charging that officers formed a "team" to provide muscle for the key suspect. Hanh Le...
  • Jonathan Gold picks 7 places for rainy-day pho

    Jonathan Gold picks 7 places for rainy-day pho
    Is there anything more annoying than the friend who corrects your pronunciation of pho, insisting that you call the Vietnamese beef noodle soup "fuh" instead of "foe" – that girl who rolls her eyes at the idea of a restaurant called "9021Pho?"...
  • Jonathan Gold | Restaurant review: Brodard Chateau elevates Vietnamese street food

    Jonathan Gold | Restaurant review: Brodard Chateau elevates Vietnamese street food
    For the last several years, I have been obsessed with the Vietnamese snack known as nem nuong, charcoal-grilled pork most often eaten with herbs as a component of a rice-paper roll. At some restaurants, such as Nem Nuong Kanh Hoa in Alhambra or Summer...
  • Tet festival organizers hope new location brings new, larger crowd

    Tet festival organizers hope new location brings new, larger crowd
    The colorful Tet festival is going mainstream, moving beyond the borders of bustling Little Saigon to a sprawling county fairgrounds where it is expected to attract thousands who never ventured into the Vietnamese American district. Nora Simmons is...
  • In Little Saigon, much anticipation about Lunar New Year parade

    In Little Saigon, much anticipation about Lunar New Year parade
    Down at Lily's Bakery, the talk among those hunched over their beignets and iced coffee is focused on the upcoming Lunar New Year parade. The much-anticipated Feb. 1 procession, filled with lion dancers and dignitaries waving from passing cars, winds...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'Last Days in Vietnam'

    Vividly annotating one of the most haunting images of the Vietnam War, that of dozens of South Vietnamese struggling to climb the steps to a rooftop helicopter as Saigon fell, Rory Kennedy's "Last Days in Vietnam" combines astonishing footage from April...
  • Investigation into Santa Ana beating death hits a wall of silence

    Investigation into Santa Ana beating death hits a wall of silence
    She was beaten and stomped to death in the early morning hours outside a Santa Ana nightclub amid a group of fellow Vietnamese Americans. Some of her friends may have seen who knocked the 23-year-old Huntington Beach woman to the ground or who kicked...
  • A rainbow-hued Tet parade in Little Saigon

    A rainbow-hued Tet parade in Little Saigon
    At last, they marched. On Saturday, dozens of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender immigrants marched in the annual Tet parade in Little Saigon. The rainbow flag, a distinctive symbol of gay pride, fluttered alongside emblems of California, the United...
  • Weekend preview: Your secret Stache of serious booze

    Weekend preview: Your secret Stache of serious booze
    There is a certain amount of whimsy attached to Stache, the speakeasy-style nightspot having its grand opening Saturday night in downtown Fort Lauderdale’s Himmarshee District, but its intentions are quite serious. Befitting the secretiveness of...
  • Little Saigon resident pleads guilty to terrorism

     Little Saigon resident pleads guilty to terrorism
    A resident of Little Saigon who planned to become an Al Qaeda operative and lead a December attack on coalition forces will probably serve 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to terrorism charges. Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen, the son of Vietnamese...
  • Vietnamese American politician Van Tran plots a comeback

    Vietnamese American politician Van Tran plots a comeback
    The men had just finished their thick steaks and were starting to smoke cigars while artichoke hearts warmed on the grill. A plate of mooncakes awaited them nearby. On a sunny afternoon in the backyard of his home in the hills of Orange, Van Tran...