Stories about Vietnam from August, 2011
Vietnam War Photos
Flickr user manhhai uploads a collection of Vietnam War photos from 1963-1975.
Vietnam: Children Factory Workers Rescued
Street Kids in Vietnam narrated how their group was able to assist 8 children working in garment factories in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.
Vietnam Puppetry Theatre
Ma, Water, and Puppets is a blog that celebrates Vietnam Puppetry Theatre
Vietnam: “Police are investigating”
Saigonist observes that many English-written news reports in Vietnam often end up with this conclusion: “Police are investigating”. A Tumblr page was created to gather these stories.
Vietnam: Blogger Pham Minh Hoang Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison
On August 10, 2011, Pham Minh Hoang, a math teacher and political blogger, has been sentenced to 3 years in prison and an additional 3 years of house arrest; he was charged with “attempt to overthrow the [vietnamese] goverment” reports Reporters Without Borders [fr]. Hoang, who has been in pre-trial...