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ReutersHANOI (Reuters) - Organisers of a football friendly between English club Arsenal and Vietnam are facing a battle to ensure the match goes ahead after the owners of the stadium venue hiked their fees for the game. Arsenal would be the first Premier League...
Tags: England, Manchester United F.C., Malaysia, Vietnam, Japan
ReutersHANOI, June 14 (Reuters) - Vietnamese police have arrested an author and blogger for posting anti-government comments online, according to authorities, the latest in a crackdown on critics of the country's Communist rulers. Pham Viet Dao, 61, was...
Some very thankful, patriotic folks are planning a celebration of the signing of the end of the Vietnam War. The planners hope for financial help to create this much-needed event, which will be Sept. 13 and 14 at the Brown County Fairgrounds. We are...
Philadelphia Daily NewsThere are many kinds of desperation, as many as the stars above and the souls beneath them. The death of a child, the disintegration of a marriage, homes lost to floodwaters and whirlwinds, all of these things can drive you to -- and beyond -- the point...
ReutersHANOI, May 27 (Reuters) - Vietnamese police have detained a former journalist who ran a blog containing anti-state views, authorities said on Monday, part of a widening crackdown on dissent in the Communist-run country. Truong Duy Nhat, 49, was taken...
Tags: Journalism, Government, Vietnam, Reviews, Politics
There are noodle soups and there is pho, Vietnam's richly complex gift to the world. Pho (say: fuh) may prompt wisecracks and punny tee shirts, judging by those we saw at Ho Chi Minh City's Ben Thanh Market during a recent trip. But in Vietnam and at...
The Metropole, Hanoi’s legendary colonial hotel built in 1901, is offering four daily tours to its recently reopened underground concrete bunker where guests, staff and anti-war activists such as Joan Baez and Jane Fonda sought safety from U.S air...
Tags: Culture, Travel, Vietnam, Arts and Culture, Sociology
Mr. Harold Nichols, a gentleman from Mercersburg, Pa., took exception to my column, “No Political Apathy in Ohio, Baltimore or D.C.” He has the impression that I was a Mitt Romney supporter, and suggested that I should “get over the...
There are noodle soups and there is pho, Vietnam’s richly complex gift to the world. Pho (say: fuh) may prompt wisecracks and pun-ny T-shirts, judging by those we saw at Ho Chi Minh City’s Ben Thanh Market during a recent trip. But in...
For the better part of four years, Air Force Maj. Gen. John Borling lived in a cell that was about 21/2 paces wide and 31/2 paces long. There were no windows and little ventilation, except for three small holes. One of the holes contained a naked light...
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