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[1 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 124 views]
Why I’ll Never Return To Vietnam

Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/matt-kepnes/why-ill-never-return-to-v_b_1241016.html

Traveling through Southeast Asia, you are frequently asked where you are going. “Everywhere,” I tell people. This is my last adventure through the region. Except, I’ll be skipping Vietnam. After my experience there in 2007, I’ll never go back to that country. Never, ever, ever. A business trip or a girlfriend may force me there in the future but for as long as I can see down the road, I’ll never touch down again in that country.
No one ever wants to return …

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[15 Nov 2011 | No Comment | 95 views]
America’s missing middle

The coming presidential election badly needs a shot of centrist pragmatism
Nov 5th 2011 | from the print edition

 
IT IS a year until Americans go to the polls, on November 6th 2012, to decide whether Barack Obama deserves another term. In January the Republicans start voting in their primaries, with the favourite, Mitt Romney, a former governor of Massachusetts, facing fading competition from Herman Cain, a pizza tycoon, and Rick Perry, the governor of Texas. Already American politics has succumbed to election paralysis, with neither party interested in bipartisan solutions.
This would …

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[23 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 177 views]
Chinese naval maneuvers seen as warning to Vietnam

The exercises in the South China Sea escalate tensions over a potentially resource-rich area also claimed by several neighboring countries.

Vietnamese sailors patrol one of the Spratly Islands. The country’s recent military exercises near the disputed archipelago were answered this week by the Chinese navy. (Vietnam News Agency, AFP/Getty Images / June 18, 2011)

By Barbara Demick, Los Angeles TimesJune 18, 2011

Reporting in Beijing—
The Chinese navy conducted three days of exercises — including live fire drills — in the disputed waters of the South China Sea this week, escalating tensions over a …

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[19 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 181 views]
Netherlands: Demonstrations against the VCP and CCP. Protest against Red Chinese aggression

http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-623555
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Netherlands: Demonstrations against the VCP and CCP. Protest against Red Chinese aggression in the Southern Pacific
The Hague (Den Haag), Holland, Friday, June 17th 2011.
Demonstration in front of Communist Vietnam’s Embassy, Nassauplein 12, 2585 EB Den Haag, from 13:00h to 14:00h.
* From 14:30h to 15:30h, a subsequent demonstration at the Chinese Embassy, Adriaan Goekooplaan 7, 2517 JX Den Haag.
Organizer: Honoring the Vietnamese Heritage & …

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[11 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 260 views]
This is a letter of a Vietnamese medical student with human rights abuses in Bac Giang, Vietnam .  Please raise your voice to help him find justice and peace.

Khẩn: Bản tiếng Anh tạm dịch lá thư của sinh viên Từ Anh Tú kêu cứu
Jun 11, ’11 3:49 AM
for everyone

This is a letter of a Vietnamese medical student with human rights abuses in Bac Giang, Vietnam .  Please raise your voice to help him find justice and peace.
To Whom It May Concern,
My real name is Tu Anh Tu.  I was born on 06 / 07/1986
Only a few days ago, I was a student at Thai Nguyen College of Medicine (CDYT), but now …

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[14 May 2011 | No Comment | 156 views]
Freedom Place: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: FREEDOM PLACE OPENING CEREMONY at Kev Hooper Park, Inala Saturday 14/05/11, 10 am – Photos by Phuong Nguyen

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Freedom Place: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: FREEDOM PLACE OPENING CEREMONY at Kev Hooper Park
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[3 May 2011 | No Comment | 140 views]
Petition Letter to Free Jailed Bloggers and Dissidents in VietNam

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To Whom It May Concern,

We, a group of Vietnamese bloggers and democracy activists, would like to inform you that the government of Vietnam continues to ignore the international commitments in respecting human rights issues. The government of Vietnam continues to increase the repressive actions and prohibiting freedom of expression toward their citizens. Many of the arrests and harassment have been made recently by the government of Vietnam to suppress the voices of the dissidents and human rights activists.

On January 20th, 2010 and May 11th, 2010, both preliminary …

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[2 May 2011 | No Comment | 115 views]

[Video] Quang cảnh tòa nhà Abbottabad sau khi đơn vị Mỹ tấn công và hạ sát Bin Ladin

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[26 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 122 views]
Presentation this Saturday April 30th from Global Foundation for Children with Hearing Loss

Hello,
My name is Jeanette Smoot. I work volunteer with Global Foundation for Children with Hearing Loss .  I will be going to Vietnam this summer with a group of Speech Language Pathologists, Audiologists and Teachers of the Deaf.  We will be providing hearing aids and  training teachers and parents of children with hearing loss to improve educational opportunities for these children.  You can visit childrenwithhearingloss.org for more details.
At the celebration (the Ancestral Anniversary ceremony), I spoke with a few people who had many questions about the …

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[25 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 164 views]

The Sixth International Vietnamese Youth Conference is going to take place August 4th – August 6th 2011 in Manila, Philippines. The theme is “Access Now! Digital Activism for Social Change”. Please visit www.lenduong.net/daihoi6 for more information.

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