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Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

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  • Little Saigon's Tet Festival canceled in money dispute with city

    Little Saigon's Tet Festival canceled in money dispute with city
    The long-running Tet Festival, a signature event in America’s largest Vietnamese American community, has been abruptly canceled following a dispute between organizers of the Lunar New Year event and city officials in Garden Grove. The three-day...
  • FBI arrests Little Saigon businessman, cop in loan sharking probe

    FBI arrests Little Saigon businessman, cop in loan sharking probe
    This post has been corrected. Please see note at bottom for details. FBI agents arrested a Little Saigon businessman and a Westminster police officer early Friday, accusing the entrepreneur of running a loan shark operation and the officer of working as...
  • Bell's Spaccia was set to make an extra $8 million, expert testifies

    Bell's Spaccia was set to make an extra $8 million, expert testifies
    A Wells Fargo & Co. pension expert testified Thursday in the Bell corruption trial that he drew up a special retirement plan for city administrators Robert Rizzo and Angela Spaccia that would have allowed them to increase their already huge pensions by at...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The 2012 geography quiz

     The 2012 geography quiz
      We present Tribune Newspapers' Geography Challenge, timed to coincide with the National Geographic Society's Geography Awareness Week, Nov. 11-17. Many questions come from this year's National Geographic Bee (nationalgeographic.com/geobee), sponsored...
  • Pham Duy dies at 91; Vietnam's most prolific songwriter

    Pham Duy dies at 91; Vietnam's most prolific songwriter
    Pham Duy, Vietnam's most prolific songwriter, who captured the strength of his people through years of turbulence and composed dozens of tunes after settling in California, died Sunday in Ho Chi Minh City. He was 91. His death was confirmed by his...
  • George McArthur dies at 88; L.A. Times Saigon bureau chief during Vietnam War

    George McArthur, who covered the Vietnam War for the Los Angeles Times as Saigon bureau chief after spending two decades as a foreign correspondent for the Associated Press, died Friday. He was 88. McArthur died at a hospice in Fairfax County, Va., of...
  • Duy Quang dies at 61; renowned Vietnamese singer

    Duy Quang dies at 61; renowned Vietnamese singer
    The eldest sibling in Vietnam's most enduring singing family, Duy Quang was known for holding audiences enthralled as he boomed out the ballads of yesteryear, many penned by his father, Pham Duy, who knew how to tug at a listener's heart with songs...
  • Norodom Sihanouk dies at 89; former king of Cambodia

    Norodom Sihanouk dies at 89; former king of Cambodia
    Former King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia, an unpredictable and crafty political survivor whose fortunes were entwined with U.S. military involvement in Indochina, died Monday of natural causes in Beijing, where he had undergone medical treatment,...
  • Nguyen Chi Thien dies at 73; poet, Vietnamese prisoner

    The poet was a familiar figure, striding through Little Saigon, sipping tea, sharing wisdom, his head covered with his trademark fedora. He liked to read through the night, not too tired to dissect a bit of homeland politics. He lived simply, renting...
  • PASSINGS: Edwin Q. White, Bill Dees

    Edwin Q. White Saigon bureau chief for AP during Vietnam War Edwin Q. White, 90, who as Associated Press bureau chief in Saigon during the 1960s was part of a fabled crew of journalists who covered the Vietnam War, died Thursday in Honolulu, the...