Stories about Vietnam from December, 2006
Vietnam: Christmas in Vietnam
Chris Harvey has pictures from a Christmas eve service in a Catholic church in Vietnam. “Many of you will be surprised to learn that Christmas in Vietnam is *huge*. And I don't mean the Vietnamese kinda sorta like it. They freaking LOVE Christmas.”
Laos: New Mekong Bridge and Troubles with Traffic Direction
The New Mandala comments on the regulatory issues that are delaying land transport between Vietnam and Thailand even thought the new bridge over the Mekong river is ready for use.
Vietnam: Xmas Spirit in Vietnam
Antidote to Burnout blogs about the Vietnamese getting into the Christmas spirit. “My neighbors are playing Christmas tunes (some in English) on their karaoke players. All of the stores are pumping out Christmas tunes. The traditional greetings “Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year” (in English, which is unusual in...