In Search of Their Fathers: Seeking Redemption in Vietnam – The New York Times

HO CHI “MINH CITY, Vietnam — For nearly half a century, Margot Carlson Delogne had grieved over her father’s death. She battled alcoholism, wore a missing-in-action bracelet and deeply resented the Vietnamese who shot down his plane in 1966.From Our AdvertisersNow she stood at the end of a long table in a conference room here, …

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ISIS and Vietnam – Tom Friedman, 10/28/14, The New York Times

“In May, I visited Vietnam and met with university students. After a week of being love-bombed by Vietnamese, who told me how much they admire America, want to work or study there and have friends and family living there, I couldn’t help but ask myself: “How did we get this country so wrong? How did …

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Common Ground for Vietnam and the U.S. – The New York Times

“Within the last two years, Vietnam has become the United States’ largest trading partner in Southeast Asia, with two-way trade totaling $35 billion last year. That trade is projected to grow to $57 billion by 2020.” via Common Ground for Vietnam and the U.S. – The New York Times. This writer thinks that the US …

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“Last Days in Vietnam,” Great documentary film, very painful, and yet uplifting.

Last night, I watched again the movie, Last Days in Vietnam, which I’d just seen two weeks earlier at a Yale South East Asia Association viewing. Great documentary film, very painful, and yet uplifting. The North Vietnamese communists won, but as this piece below reflects, now they have to govern, and keep the hearts and minds …

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On the success of farming fish in Vietnam, Roger Cohen, NYT

Graves in the life-giving rice paddies along the Mekong Delta suggest the Asian gift for acceptance.     nytimes.com By Roger Cohen March 26, 2015 80 “THANH BINH, Vietnam — I drove out through a watery landscape, the rice paddies shimmering, watermelon being planted in muddy fields. There were ducks on the canals, graves and shrines in …

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Eco tourism comes to Vu Linh, Vietnam

Eco tourism, or Ecologically focused tourism, is coming. Necessity is mother of invention. Going Local in Vietnam’s Villages The owner of a lodge in an ethnic-minority area says it is meant to blend tourism, ecologically minded agriculture and employee education. nytimes.com|By Mike Ives

How to Pronounce ❝HOANG❞

This young lady is a bit silly, but what interests me is her gumption, and the fact that she can produce and broadcast herself, on whatever comes to her mind. How to Pronounce ❝HOANG❞ Annchirisu 121,115 www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWcC2DrQ10E http://youtu.be/MWcC2DrQ10E

Trip to Vietnam, November 2010, Week One, by David Lindsay

Back in the late 1970’s, I researched and wrote The Tay Son Rebellion, a historical fiction of 18th century Vietnam, which covered a great civil war from 1770 to 1802. After working on the book over 10 years, I failed to find a publisher, so put it away, went to business school for an MBA, …

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