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1 hr ago | The Wave

Editorial: 'Friendship' furor in Irvine

Somehow, a proposal this month by Irvine Councilman Larry Agran to have Irvine pursue "friendship city" status with Baoji, China; Karachi, Pakistan; and, most controversially, Nha Trang, Vietnam, has been misconstrued as a political stunt perpetrated by the entire council majority.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA, World News, China, Pakistan, Vietnam, Asian-American, Opinion

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Vietnamese American gets death for heroin smuggling

Jason Dinh, a 41-year-old Vietnamese American, being escorted out of a courtroom in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Asian-American, Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Vietnam, Vietnam Travel, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Travel,

OC Weekly

'How To Fight In Six Inch Heels' Is An Instruction on Vietnamese America

The children of the Vietnamese Diaspora might have the most interesting relationship with their roots of all the second generations of the major immigrant groups in the United States.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Santa Ana, CA, Orange County, CA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Irvine's Friendship City program brings anything but warm relations

Along with its manicured greenbelts and meticulously neat neighborhoods, Irvine suddenly has something else on its hands: an international incident.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA, Asian-American, Chinese-American, Orange County, CA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Sunherald.com

Unique makeup of the Mississippi Coast inspired 'Come Landfall'

The Mississippi Coast with its military community, casino industry, antebellum homes, oak-lined streets, Vietnamese community and beachfront views of the Mississippi Sound inspired Roy Hoffman's latest novel, "Come Landfall."

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Related Topix: Asian-American, University of Alabama

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Art Daily

Dinh Q. L presents hundreds of pre-1975 South Vietnam snapshots in new installation at Rice Gallery

Vietnamese American artist Dinh Q. Le is known for his work in photography, video, and installation.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Photography, Arts, World News, Vietnam,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Sunherald.com

'An ongoing disaster:' South Mississippi still suffers 4 years after BP spill

Sunday will mark the four-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and people in South Mississippi are still feeling the effects of what's been called the largest man-made disaster in United States history.

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Related Topix: Oil Spill, Biloxi, MS, Asian-American

Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Baker, in Fields Corner, cites value of - balance'

Charlie Baker is running late. He walks into the Viet-AID community room at 5:53 p.m., 38 minutes after the gubernatorial meet-and-greet was supposed to start, a victim of evening traffic on Dorchester Avenue.

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Related Topix: US News, Asian-American, Deval Patrick, US Governors

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Free Republic

Vietnamese Community Rises Up Against Democrat'S Attempt to Honor Vietnam

A proposal to make the city of Irvine, CA and the Vietnamese city of Nha Trang 'friendship cities' drew an explosive response from the Vietnamese community in and around Irvine, local news agencies report.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Irvine, CA, Vietnam,

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Irvine drops 'friendship city' plan with Vietnam town amid protest

Confronted with nearly 600 protesters upset over a proposal to join Irvine in "friendship" with city of Nha Trang in Vietnam, Irvine City Council members Tuesday night voted to revise their rules for choosing cities to be friends with.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA, Vietnam, World News, Pakistan, China, Asian-American, Garden Grove, CA

The Wave

Film fest celebrates Vietnamese cinema

Thien Do's comedy "Funny Money," the director's first feature-length film that satirically explores materialism in the modern world, will be awarded the Grand-Jury Trong Dong Award at the Viet Film Fest 2014.

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Related Topix: Anaheim, CA, Asian-American, Santa Ana, CA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

CBS Local

Vietnamese-Americans Fight Irvine City Council Member's Friendship-City Proposal

Thousands of Vietnamese-Americans flooded an Irvine city council meeting Tuesday to protest a proposal to create official ties with a Vietnamese city known for its human rights violations and human trafficking.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Irvine, CA, World News, Vietnam, Yorba Linda, CA, Garden Grove, CA

The Orange County Register

Hundreds crowd Irvine City Hall to protest Vietnam friendship city proposal

The city had 212,375 people as of the 2010 Census with Asian residents accounting for 39.2 percent of the population.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Vietnam, Westminster, CA, Asian-American, Dana Point, CA, Nguyen Minh Triet, Anaheim, CA

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Orange County Register

Irvine councilman pulls Vietnam proposal

When: Starts at 4 p.m. with a closed-session item. Agran's proposal is near the end of the agenda.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA, Orange County, CA, Asian-American, World News, Vietnam,

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Daily Kos

Kitchen Table Kibitzing 4/5/2014: Vietnamese Garlic Noodles

Despite the name of this dish, this is more Vietnamese- American than traditional Vietnamese cooking.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Life, Food, Westminster, CA, Recipes

Contra Costa Times

San Jose: Seven South Vietnamese heroes honored

Just before the unveiling of a new memorial wall honoring seven heroes of the South Vietnamese military Saturday at History Park, an army in exile of middle-aged Vietnamese men and women -- some dressed in battle fatigues, many wearing red berets and gold shoulder braids -- rose to their feet as the national anthem of the Republic of Vietnam was ... (more)

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Brandeis' News

Students' research addresses air quality in nail salons

An environmental health survey of 15 nail salons in the greater Boston area found high levels of volatile organic compounds at some of the salons, according to a report Brandeis students presented to the Boston Public Health Commission last month.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Globe Catholic Newspaper

Cathedral rector connects with Vietnamese

Father William Vit Jr. does not settle for letting his Cathedral of the Epiphany congregation come to him.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Mexico Travel, Sioux City, IA, Asian-American, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Mon Mar 31, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Higher interest but complicated signups for ACA

Increased last-hour interest and problems with the healthcare.gov website slowed the process of signing up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act in Louisiana.

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Related Topix: Asian-American

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Northwest Asian Weekly

US schools add Vietnamese to dual immersion

When Thuy Vo Dang came to the United States as a young girl, her English took off.

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Related Topix: UC Irvine, Asian-American

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