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189 countries and counting: Record-chasing traveller falls in love with Pakistan.

KARACHI: Eric T. Nguyen looked out from the plane’s window at the lush green mountains of Islamabad with anticipation, as he prepared to cross out the 189th country from his travel itinerary. At just 24 years of age, Vietnamese-American Eric is chasing the Guinness World Record to become the youngest solo traveller to ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Slain Vietnamese girl told friend she saw a suspicious person in January on way to school: NHK.

A 9-year-old Vietnamese girl whose body was found near a drainage ditch in Chiba Prefecture on Sunday appears to have been murdered sometime between Friday morning and Saturday night, investigators said Tuesday. Police believe Le Thi Nhat Linh was strangled at an unknown location and then dumped at the spot in Abiko where ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Indonesia plans to develop spiritual tourism.

HANOI, March 28 — Indonesia has planned to develop spiritual tourism at the world's largest Buddhist temple Borobudur in Java province, central Indonesia, with a view of promoting peace and bringing harmony across the world, Vietnam News...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Vietnamese girl may have been abducted on way to school Friday, slain shortly afterward: police.

A 9-year-old Vietnamese girl whose body was found near a drainage ditch in Chiba Prefecture on Sunday appears to have been murdered sometime between Friday morning and Saturday night, according to the condition of the corpse, investigators said Tuesday. When the body of Le Thi Nhat Linh was found at around 6:45 a.m. on ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Vietnamese killed himself in immigration center, community leader says.

A Vietnamese man held in a solitary cell at an immigration detention center in Japan committed suicide, a Vietnamese community leader said, raising fresh questions over conditions in the country's detention facilities. Nguyen The Hung killed himself on Saturday at the East Japan Immigration Center in Ibaraki Prefecture, ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Vietnamese detainee dies in Japan immigration centre.

A VIETNAMESE man held in a solitary cell at an immigration detention centre in Japan died on Saturday, raising fresh questions over the monitoring of individuals in the country's detention system. The post Vietnamese detainee dies in Japan immigration centre appeared first on Asian Correspondent.

- Asian Correspondent - HK

Vietnamese girl slain in Chiba was friendly, liked to chat, stunned neighbors say.

The 9-year-old Vietnamese girl from Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture, whose nude corpse was found Sunday in a field, was a cheerful and friendly child who liked to chat, neighbors said. The body of Le Thi Nhat Linh was found near a drainage ditch at around 6:45 a.m. by a man who had come to fish in The post Vietnamese girl slain ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Body of Vietnamese girl in Chiba believed abandoned after she was killed elsewhere.

A 9-year-old girl whose body was found near a drainage ditch in Chiba Prefecture on Sunday appears to have been strangled, police said Monday as they continued a murder investigation. Police believe the body of the Vietnamese girl, Le Thi Nhat Linh, was dumped at the spot where it was found Sunday in Abiko after The post ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Bittinger: Counterculture Women In Vermont.

By CYNDY BITTINGER/Posted at;digital.vpr.net - In the 60s and 70s, many young women came to Vermont in search of an alternative way of life. They came here partly as a way to rebel against the Vietnam War, nuclear armament and … Continue reading → The post Bittinger: Counterculture Women In Vermont appeared ...

- worldwide hippies - US

The Beat Generation, Hippies, and Hunter S. Thompson: From Progressive to Regressive.

 by Christopher Kiely/Posted at;areomagazine.com/ - Igrew up Left. My father was a conscientious objector during the Vietnam War. He and my pregnant mother fled St. Louis Missouri in 1969 in their VW bus packed with their belongings and headed for the … Continue reading → The post The Beat Generation, Hippies, ...

- worldwide hippies - US

Vietnam set to produce satellites by 2022.

Hanoi Mar 27, 2017 Vietnam targets to self-develop Lotusat-2 by 2022 when its technical facilities for satellite research, assembly, integration and testing are ready to operate, according to the Vietnam National Satellite Center . Pham Anh Tuan, director of VNSC, was quoted by local Nhan Dan newspaper as saying on Friday ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Vietnamese girl, 9, found apparently slain in Chiba field was friendly, liked to chat, stunned neighbors say

The 9-year-old Vietnamese girl from Matsudo, Chiba Prefecture, whose nude corpse was found Sunday in a field, was a cheerful and friendly child who liked to chat, neighbors said. The body of Le Thi Nhat Linh, a third-grader, was found in a field near a drainage ditch at around 6:45 a.m. by a man who The post Vietnamese ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Google has a plan to engineer the next Silicon Valleys

Laurent Hrybyk/Backchannel Vu Van is a CEO in San Francisco. Born in Vietnam, she is a member of the auspicious class of Silicon Valley founders who are immigrants  —  among US startups valued above $1 billion, 51 percent have a foreign-born founder. Van earned her MBA at Stanford, locking herself into a network ...

- Business Insider - US

Missing Vietnamese girl found dead in Japan

CHIBA, JAPAN - A nine-year-old Vietnamese girl, who had been missing since on Friday, was found dead in a grass field near a drainage ditch in a city near Tokyo on Sunday, police said.

- BangkokPost - TH

Hmong vets join Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans event

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans, the program that honors and remembers Shasta County soldiers who were killed in the war, had a few extra guests to recognize Saturday.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Florida VA hospital refused to put up Trump portrait — then a Vietnam War veteran fought back

In every Veterans Affairs hospital in the country, there is supposed to be a portrait of the current U.S. president and VA secretary. That wasn't…

- TheBlaze.com - US

Vietnamese detainee dies at Ibaraki immigration center

A Vietnamese man held at an immigration detention center died on Saturday, it has been learned, drawing fresh attention to the often criticized conditions of the Japanese detention system. The man died at the East Japan Immigration Center in Ibaraki Prefecture, according to activists, a lawyer and another detainee at the ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Murder suspected as missing Vietnamese girl turns up near Chiba drainage ditch

A 9-year-old Vietnamese girl who had been missing since Friday was found dead on Sunday in a field near a drainage ditch in Abiko, Chiba Prefecture, police said. The naked body of Le Thi Nhat Linh, a third-year elementary school student, was found at around 6:45 a.m. by a man who had come to fish The post Murder suspected ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Retired reporter still compiling tales of Vietnam vets

Joe Galloway experienced the Vietnam war from many viewpoints because of his ability to move from outfit to outfit. As a frontline correspondent, he was on the ground with the soldiers.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Charlie surfs on lotus flowers: Exploring Vietnam

- Al Jazeera - QA

Trump's 'alternative facts' hurt women everywhere

From Vietnam through Watergate and Exxon Valdez, and in my first newsroom jobs after college, reporters were roundly regarded as truth-tellers, and the power of journalism was considered incontrovertible. Today huge swaths of the country distrust the media. From the bully pulpit, the president brush...

- The Raw Story - US

Central Vietnam royal attractions draw international cruise tourists

At least two luxury liners have big plans for the charming Hue as more tourists are drawn to the city's scenery and history.

- eTurboNews - US

Vietnamese detainee dies in Japanese immigration centre

A Vietnamese man held in a Japanese immigration detention centre died on Saturday, six people told Reuters, drawing fresh attention to conditions in the country’s detention system. He was a bright, fun person ... I can’t believe he died Friend of the deceased The man died at the East Japan Immigration Centre in ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Vietnamese detainee dies in Japan's immigration centre

TOKYO - A Vietnamese man held in a Japanese immigration detention centre died on Saturday, six people told Reuters, drawing fresh attention to conditions in the country's detention system.

- BangkokPost - TH

Retired AF pilot's rocket-shooting skills celebrated in surprise event

Even though he was the winner of an inaugural Air Force competition, Vietnam veteran Clarence Lewis never personally got a trophy. The retired military colonel beat out 15 other pilots in 1954 to snag bragging rights in the first-ever William Tell competition, which tested pilots on how accurately they could shoot rockets ...

- Stars and Stripes - US

The Real Reason America Lost the War in Vietnam: Japan

Michael Peck Security, Asia A little forgotten history provides some perspective. In March of 1945, and just five months before surrendering to the Allies, Japan did something with profound consequences: it conquered Vietnam—and ultimately embroiled the United States in its first lost war. To be accurate, Japan did not ...

- The National Interest - US

Vietnam vet awarded Bronze Star for bravery in battle

An Army veteran has been awarded the Bronze Star for his heroism in a Vietnam War battle that left more than 50 U.S. soldiers dead and close to 200 injured.

- FOX News - US

Court gives Vietnam veteran another shot at benefits claim

Sixteen months in Vietnam as an infantryman and helicopter door gunner with the 101st Airborne Division left Roger L. Perale with problems hearing, PTSD, diabetes and hypertension. Now a favorable new ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims offers him a fresh shot at boosting his benefits.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Auckland Vietnamese sandwich shop Bun Mee Kiwi in hot water over 'homophobic' menu

A new Vietnamese sandwich shop in West Auckland faces a revolt from diners over a menu option slammed as "homophobic".

- Stuff - NZ

Army vet awarded Bronze Star for bravery in Vietnam battle

An Army veteran was awarded the Bronze Star this week for his heroism in a Vietnam War battle that left more than 50 fellow U.S. soldiers dead and close to … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Liberal Media Narratives from JFK to Obama and Trump

It is one of the most famous liberal media narratives in American history. On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. For anyone alive in the day - I was in the 7th grade - it was a horrific moment. The America of 1963 was experiencing the beginning turmoil of the Civil Rights ...

- NewsBusters - US

Army delivers new jungle footwear to Hawaii GIs for final testing

On Thursday some 3,000 soldiers at Schofield Barracks started getting new test jungle boots that are in some ways a throwback to the M1966 black leather and green cotton upper boots of Vietnam and the 25th Infantry Division's days there but have evolved with 21st-century technology and needs.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Army vet awarded Bronze Star for bravery in Vietnam battle

MURRIETA, Calif. — An Army veteran was awarded the Bronze Star this week for his heroism in a Vietnam War battle that left more than 50 fellow U.S. soldiers dead and close to 200 injured.

- Billings Gazette - US

Army vet awarded Bronze Star for bravery in Vietnam battle

MURRIETA, Calif. — An Army veteran was awarded the Bronze Star this week for his heroism in a Vietnam War battle that left more than 50...

- Townhall.com - US

Army vet awarded Bronze Star for bravery in Vietnam battle

Retired Sgt. Joseph Engles was presented with the military distinction on Monday during a ceremony in his hometown of Murrieta, in Southern California, for gallantry in the face of the enemy during the Battle of Suoi Tre in March 1967.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Army vet awarded Bronze Star for bravery in Vietnam battle

An Army veteran has been awarded the Bronze Star for his heroism in a Vietnam War battle that left more than 50 U.S. soldiers dead and close to 200 injured.

- FOX News - US

California priest found guilty of embezzling donations

San Jose, Calif., Mar 24, 2017 / 06:38 am .- A priest in California has been found guilty of diverting $19,000 in donations to his personal account. Father Hien Minh Nguyen, 57, was found guilty on 14 counts of bank fraud by U.S. District Judge Beth Labson Freeman of San Jose, CBS San Francisco reports. The donations, ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

'Legislative Vietnam': CNN Panel Not Confident About GOP Healthcare Plan

On New Day Friday, there was unanimous agreement that the American Health Care Act was in trouble and that the consequences of failure could be far-reaching.

- Mediaite - US

Ex-cop gets three years' jail for people smuggling

KANGAR, March 24 — A former policeman was sentenced to three years' jail by the Sessions Court, here, today after he was found guilty of smuggling three Vietnamese illegal immigrants three years ago. Judge Azman Abu Hassan in passing...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Broadway Review: 'Miss Saigon' Returns, 'Copter & Caddie Intact; Glittering 'New Yorkers'

The lumbering whirlibird with the dragonfly eyes and the glittering Cadillac have returned to Broadway, possibly, to steal a phrase from that other big revival down the street, back where they belong. Produced by Cameron Mackointosh, Miss Saigon landed here in 1991 with a record-breaking $32 million in the bank. But as ...

- Deadline.com - US

Cutting aid and diplomacy will make America weaker

ALMOST exactly a hundred years ago, America was poised to send troops to Europe to fight in a war which was not in the country's narrow, short-term self-interest. Fifty thousand of them would die, more than fell in either Vietnam or Korea. That carnage started an argument that has not let up since: does America have a broad ...

- Economist.com - UK

Broadway Review: 'Miss Saigon' Returns to New York

This is what people mean when they talk about “a Broadway show” , melodic songs, big, beautiful voices, a huge ensemble, full-scale pit orchestra, sumptuous production numbers, and the spectacle of lavish sets and special effects. Something just like this big-time revival of the 1991 mega-hit “Miss ...

- Variety - US

Somkid urges Thai-CLMV master plan

Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand, the new drivers for Asean and Asian economic growth, should come up with a joint master plan for connectivity and key infrastructure development to strengthen the region's competitiveness, says Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak.

- BangkokPost - TH

Facebook Messenger rolls out mention alerts and message Reaction emoji

Group chat will get a bit less chaotic with the global rollout of two Facebook Messenger features it was previously testing in Vietnam. Users can now @mention friends in a group chat to send them a special notification to reply to your message so they don't miss it in a noisy thread. You just type @, then the person's name ...

- TechCrunch - US

Toyota plans to recollect 360 Lexus cars in Vietnam

Toyota plans to recollect 360 Lexus cars in Vietnam...

- MENAFN - JO

Asia Rice-Thai rice prices firm on stronger baht but dip in Vietnam and India

ASIA-RICE/:Asia Rice-Thai rice prices firm on stronger baht but dip in Vietnam and India

- Times Of India - IN

Singapore prime minister in Vietnam to up trade, investment

HANOI, Vietnam " Vietnam and Singapore signed several business agreements Thursday during a visit by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong aimed at boosting the island state's investment and trade with the communist country.Two of...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Sorry Trump, Cambodia owes the U.S. nothing

The $500 million bill that Uncle Sam has come knocking for is a pittance compared to the destruction the U.S. wreaked on Cambodia by incessant B-52 bombing during the Vietnam War. The post Sorry Trump, Cambodia owes the U.S. nothing appeared first on The Japan Times.

- The Japan Times - JP

Singapore prime minister visits Vietnam to boost ties

HANOI, Vietnam " Vietnam and Singapore have signed several business agreements as the island state seeks to boost investment and trade with the communist country during a visit by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.Among the six...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Singapore prime minister visits Vietnam to boost ties

HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnam and Singapore have signed several business agreements as the island state seeks to boost investment and trade with...

- Townhall.com - US

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