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A Lesson for Bill O'Reilly on 'Asian Privilege'

Every time someone uses statistics about the Asian-American community to tell black people, "Stop complaining, look at this other minority group and how successful they are," I die a little inside.


Related Topix: Asian-American, African-American, South Korea, World News, Asia, Mathematics, Science, Japanese-American

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Wave

Influx from Vietnam shrinks

The study also noted that as the U.S. has normalized relations with Vietnam, and immigration rules have changed, the flood of people moving here from Vietnam has slowed to a trickle.


Related Topix: Asian-American

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Northwest Asian Weekly

A history of change in Little Saigon

Seattle's Little Saigon neighborhood has reinvented itself several times over the last 100 years.


Related Topix: Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Asian-American, Seattle, WA, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Star Online

Personals: Chinese men seek Vietnamese brides, will pay RM10,000, must relocate

China's gender gap, its rural farmers looking for affordable marriages, and Vietnam's mail-order bride phenomenon come together in a strange wedding that works for some.


Related Topix: Chinese-American, Asian-American, Wedding

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Washington Post

In Falls Church, Eden Center tenants sue landlord, say mall crumbling around them

As Suong Nguyen talked about the difficulty of keeping her restaurant clean and dry, a large wet ceiling tile crashed down on a table next to her.


Related Topix: Georgetown (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Asian-American

San Jose Mercury News

Fremont composer gets $40,000 grant for production about Vietnamese refugees

"So many war artifacts were still around," said Vo, 39. "It was what we had the most of, so we made use of it."


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Asian-American, Science / Technology

ImmigrationProf Blog

Immigrant of the Day: Ham Tran From Vietnam | Film Director

Ham Tran immigrated to the U.S. through the Orderly Departure Program when he was eight years old.


Related Topix: The Anniversary, Pop/Rock, Asian-American, Movies, Entertainment

Tue Aug 19, 2014

South China Morning Post

Joy and pain of the Vietnamese 'brides for cash'

Vietnamese bride Vu Thi Hong Thuy, 21, chats with customers at the shop where she works in Weijian village in Henan.


Related Topix: Asian-American, Wedding

Sun Aug 17, 2014


The East is wed: China seeks brides for richer, for poorer

Their marriages were arranged for cash, but some of the Vietnamese women who have found unlikely Prince Charmings in remote Chinese villages say they are living happily ever after.


Related Topix: Asian-American, Wedding, Chinese-American

China seeks brides for richer, for poorer

Their marriages were arranged for cash, but some of the Vietnamese women who have found unlikely Princes Charming in remote Chinese villages say they are living happily ever after.


Related Topix: Asian-American, Wedding, Chinese-American

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Students at a school in Ho Chi Minh City's District 5. Photo: Dao Ngoc Thach

The prevalence of male births grew in the first half of this year, despite myriad efforts to reverse the trend, according to Duong Quoc Trong, director of Vietnam's Department for Population and Family Planning.


Related Topix: Vietnam, World News, Asian-American

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way clinic tackles stomach cancer disparity with summit

Stomach Cancer Advisory Council members Tony Benton and Dr. Joo Ha Hwang . Asian Americans in Washington state are at greater risk for stomach cancer than most realize, according to statistics from Cornerstone Medical Services.


Related Topix: Federal Way, WA, Gastroenterology, Medicine, Asian-American

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Digital Game Developer

NOVAL-DC Hosts Third Annual VietFest

Admission: $7 General Admission One Day $10 General Admission Two Day Free for children under age 5 Free for wearing full Vietnamese dress VietFest, the third annual Vietnamese Heritage Festival hosted by the DC chapter of the National Organization for Vietnamese American Leadership , will take place on August 16th and 17th at the Workhouse Arts ... (more)


Related Topix: Asian-American, Lorton, VA

Wed Aug 06, 2014


Ft. Hood Col. Becomes First Vietnamese-American Promoted to General

He fights to protect a country that once protected him, and now Viet Luong is making U.S. Military history as the first Vietnamese-American to be promoted to general.


Related Topix: Asian-American, Fort Hood, TX

The Wichita Eagle

Wreaths laid to honor and remember veterans

Members of the Vietnam Veterans of America and the Wichita Vietnamese community take part Tuesday in a wreath laying ceremony.


Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Asian-American, US Politics, US News, Senator Jerry Moran, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Moran, Health

Tue Aug 05, 2014

News Max

Vietnamese-American Makes History With Army Promotion

The Army has announced the promotion to general of a Vietnamese-born officer from Fort Hood, making him the first Vietnamese-American general in U.S. military history.


Related Topix: Asian-American, US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Fort Hood, TX

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Vietnamese-American faces 150-year sentence for corruption

Thanh Nguyen and Robert Slamon were arraigned and released on charges including theft, tampering with public records, corruption, bribery and conspiracy.


Related Topix: Asian-American, Montgomery County, PA, Berks County, PA, Norristown, PA

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Pittsburgh's New Immigrants: Tough as nails, Vu finds home, career in Pittsburgh

She operates a beauty salon and cosmetic nail business, B&T Salon & Spa, Downtown, employing as many as eight people at a time, and during the past 21 years, she has found herself becoming a Pittsburgher.


Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA, Downtown (Pittsburgh, PA), Horror Movies, Thriller, Drama Movies, The Birds, Tippi Hedren, Asian-American, Vietnam, World News

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Trieu Tran (Unplugged) to Support Vaala in Orange County, 8/17

Shakespeare/Summerfest Orange County at The Garden Grove Amphitheater continues its innovative 2014 season of ONE BIG FAMILY UNDER THE STARS by joining forces with the Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association in producing a community night benefit for VAALA.


Related Topix: Asian-American, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, Garden Grove, CA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Little time left for aging Khmer Rouge to face justice

Former Khmer Rouge president Khieu Samphan, 83, sits in Cambodian court on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia, Asian-American, Hun Sen