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Stories about Vietnam
7 February 2017
"...when you meet Vietnamese elders, they don’t ask how old you are as much a lot of the time as your year you were born, your zodiac year..."
8 January 2017
Vovinam, a response to French occupation of Vietnam, is an explosive hybrid of older practices found across the southeast Asian country.
28 December 2016
14 December 2016
5 December 2016
28 November 2016
"I don’t personally know if the superstition can bring misfortune but I still avoid it because I consider it as bad manners."
24 November 2016
"...whenever I post a message on Facebook or maybe like email my friends asking them if they want anything from California...the number one answer is Sriracha sauce."
16 November 2016
RuNet Echo explores popular stereotypes about foreigners gleaned from autocomplete suggestions generated by the website Yandex, Russia’s most popular Internet search engine.
4 October 2016
"We know this regime won’t offer us justice. Nor do they represent the interests of the victims. (But) if the people don't speak out, no one will feel the pressure."
28 September 2016
"I will live in a way that they will see that their brutality will never threaten our will to fight. We will hold on to our land until the end."
13 August 2016
Aside From the Singaporean Swimmer Who Beat Michael Phelps, Meet the Other Southeast Asian Olympic Gold Medalists
Singapore and Vietnam have bagged their first ever Olympic golds in Rio, Thailand has topped the podium twice and the Philippines has ended a two-decade medal drought.
3 August 2016
17 July 2016
"Blow your whistle to demand transparency, blow your whistle to demand for fish lives, blow your whistle to stop Formosa."
15 July 2016
"This is a serious defeat. It is another version of the Cuba missile crisis. The whole world is watching China fall into the trap. So stupid."
1 July 2016
7 June 2016
30 May 2016
29 May 2016
Kwv txhiaj has its origins in southern China and Southeast Asia, is several centuries old and is kept alive through its singers. One of them calls the US Midwest home.
13 May 2016
16 April 2016
Twenty-eight-year-old Ocean Vuong speaks of his experience coming from Vietnam to the US in his debut poetry collection "Night Sky with Exit Wounds."