By Gillian Flaccus The Associated Press GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) — Khanh Nguyen, a South Vietnamese general who briefly gained control of the government in a coup and went on to lead a “government in exile” in California, has died.
By Assunta Ng Being detectives and negotiators, as well as resilient and forgiving people, has allowed us to deal with many conflicts over the past 30 years. But sometimes, even these skills are inadequate to survive the types of challenges I am going to share with you.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Nam Phan grew up wanting to be a fighter. The 28-year-old Vietnamese American remembers watching and being mesmerized by Hong Kong movies as a youth.
By Margie Mason The Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Every day, as the guards marched Thanh Dac Nguyen into the jungle for another shift of backbreaking labor, he tossed a pebble on the lump of red earth, where his closest friend was buried. It was the only way he knew to mark the site, […]
By Richard Vogel The Associated Press WHITTIER, Calif. (AP) — Friends and family of Nguyen Cao Ky gathered in Southern California Sunday to pay their last respects to the former South Vietnamese prime minister. About 350 mourners filled the Rose Hill Memorial in Whittier, two weeks after Nguyen died in Malaysia at age 80 from […]
Vinh Phan will never again walk through the front door of the Olympia home he shares with his parents.
On Sept. 13, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn attended a community celebration held by the Vietnamese Community Leadership Institute at Jumbo Restaurant.
After the fall of Saigon in 1975, Choy Vong had many things working against him. His father was the staff sergeant in the fifth infantry of the defeated South Vietnamese army.
Vietnam marked the 35th anniversary of the Communist victory in the Vietnam War with a grand military parade Friday through the former Saigon, with the government basking more in its economic achievements than its historic military defeat of the United States …
In every child’s life, there is a time when they feel unwanted. Whether they’re in deep trouble or a new baby has joined the family, these feelings of not being wanted usually pass quickly.