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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    John Tsang recalls protests on US campus during the Vietnam war

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:56am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Financial secretary reflects on Vietnam war protests as civil disobedience campaign heats up Tsang recalls the 'Occupy' of his university days ... student. Back then, the trigger was the Vietnam war, with opposition to it peaking in the United States in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Students staged several sit-ins at the provost’s office, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575839/john-tsang-recalls-protests-us-campus-during-vietnam-war
  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Guilt trips: war vets return to Vietnam

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by ERIC SAN JUAN

    ... Eric San Juan Haunted by their past, veterans of the Vietnam war are returning to former battlefields to make peace with the ghosts of the conflict and help those who are still picking up ... any more data to know that the American involvement in Vietnam had been a terrible mistake. And yet, after a short visit to the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City, the old soldier ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1551791/guilt-trips-war-vets-return-vietnam
  3. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    American general says US could boost Vietnam's navy

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:42am by AFP

    ... Trade between the US and Vietnam has grown quickly since 1995, making the US one of Vietnam's top trading partners. The US ban on arms sales has been in place since the Vietnam War ended ... Agence France-Presse in Ho Chi Minh City American general says there will be talks 'in the near term' on lifting arms sales ban Vietnam's navy could get boost from US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1575076/american-general-says-us-could-boost-vietnams-navy
  4. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan insurgent attacks on Nato forces drop

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... do not paint an overall picture of the state of the war. They contrast with United Nations figures showing that August was the second deadliest month in five years for civilians caught up in the war, with a total of 374- more than 10 a day- killed and 581 injured. The fact that local troops are taking an increasingly active role in the war as Nato prepares to pull out in 2014 could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1046340/afghan-insurgent-attacks-nato-forces-drop
  5. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Hanoi limits public servants' funeral rites to ease anger at official waste

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hanoi 'Ghost money' ban in war on waste Vietnam has imposed strict limits on the number of wreaths that can be laid at officials' funerals and banned ... bans state employees from commissioning glass windows in the tops of coffins to allow mourners to see the deceased one final time. Lavish funerals are common in Vietnam and some officials ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1110210/hanoi-limits-public-servants-funeral-rites-ease-anger-official-waste
  6. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    ‘It’s sweeter and tenderer than dog meat’: Vietnam’s taste for cat leaves pets in peril

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 11:50am

    ... in Vietnam means that cat owners live in constant fear of animal snatchers, despite an official ban. At an unassuming restaurant next to a carwash in central Hanoi, a cat is prepared for hungry ... manager To Van Dung, 35. Watch: Cats on the menu despite being illegal (Warning: contains graphic content) Vietnam has forbidden the consumption of cats in an effort to encourage their ownership ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1561037/its-sweeter-and-tenderer-dog-meat-vietnams-taste-cat-leaves-pets-peril
  7. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Father and son emerge from Vietnam jungle 40 years after fleeing US bombs

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 01:19pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Father and son found hiding from Vietnam war after 42 years in the jungle An 82-year-old man and his adult son have been discovered in a jungle tree house more than 40 years after they fled US bombing during the Vietnam war, which ended in 1975. The father, Ho Van Thanh, was too weak to walk and had to be carried out of the jungle on a hammock, Thanh Nien News ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1295468/father-and-son-emerge-vietnam-jungle-40-years-after-fleeing-us-bombs
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    When China and France went to war: 130 years since forgotten conflict

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 11:17pm by Stuart Heaver

    ... Wilmshurst, author of a new book on the war, titled Bearding the Dragon. Wilmshurst says the conflict was a result of France's colonial ambitions in Tonkin (northern Vietnam), which the French ... A soft-power approach has seen a strong bond develop between Hong Kong and the French, unlike 130 years ago, when France went to war with China. Stuart Heaver looks back at a forgotten ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1578428/no-charm-intended
  9. News - China

    Drilling for diplomacy: How China’s rig removal affects change in Vietnam

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 10:37pm by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... Vietnam faces since China's abrupt deployment of the oil rig at its doorstep in May set off the worst dustup between the ideological allies since a brief border war in 1979. ... a visit to Beijing. But things have changed drastically since then. On Sunday, the member of Vietnam's decision-making body, the Politburo, will lead a delegation to visit another key player ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555873/drilling-diplomacy-how-chinas-rig-removal-affects-change-vietnam
  10. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    War veteran Kerry returns to Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 07:44pm by Agence France-Presse in Ho Chi Minh City

    ... was inspired by his experiences patrolling the area’s waterways on US Swift Boats during the Vietnam War, was due to inspect agriculture projects and see first-hand the impact of climate change ... On Saturday he said he vividly remembered his time in war-torn South Vietnam, describing an evening drinking on the roof of the Rex Hotel in Saigon in 1969. “I can’t tell you how totally bizarre ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1381280/war-veteran-kerry-returns-vietnams-mekong-delta

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