Outrage from both the Vietnamese American community and veterans has forced a California politician to pull his bill that would have lifted a ban on communists working for the state, reports Voice of America.
“This bill is blatantly offensive to all Californians,” said Assemblyman Travis Allen, … Read more
Dao, who was first thought to be Chinese, has been identified as a Vietnamese American doctor with five children.
“The family of Dr. Dao wants the world to … Read more
The people behind the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. hope to put a face to every name on The Wall.
Honoring American veterans who died fighting in the Vietnam War, The Wall consists of over 58,000 names. Lancaster Online reports theVietnam Veterans Memorial Fund is seeking help to match photos to each and … Read more
Sen. Janet Nguyen’s forcible removal from the California Senate floor may help her get reelected during the 2018 election, reports The Orange County Register. Nguyen (R-Fountain Valley) is being praised by the Vietnamese American community for speaking up during the Senate floor session on Feb. 23. In a Senate district where Democrats currently have … Read more
California Sen. Janet Nguyen is being treated as a hero by the GOP after she was removed from the state Senate floor for continuing to criticize the late state Sen. Tom Hayden, reports the Mercury News. Republican Sen. Nguyen spoke during a portion of the session Thursday … Read more
By Brittney Le
Orange County native and UCLA student Austin Nguyen doesn’t speak Vietnamese as well as he once did. The American-born Vietnamese American has slowly lost the native language of his parents. He comes to the Tet Festival … Read more
Ta Phong Tan landed in Los Angeles to a heroes welcome after year’s of abuse in Vietnam while in prison, reports the Orange County Register.
She had been in prison in Vietnam since 2011 when the communists jailed her for “anti-state propaganda.” Years of imprisonment have not silenced her.
“I will always fight for … Read more
(This is the latest in a series of stories on AsAmNews to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon and the arrival of Southeast Asian refugees to the United States. The following is a question and answer with Thanh Dang. His story is featured in the book Boat People: Personal Stories From … Read more
The star, and communism, are disliked or hated by the Vietnamese American community, especially the … Read more