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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 - MARITIME DISPUTES

    Vietnam tests hi-tech submarines as navy expansion gives China food for thought

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 12:19pm

    ... From the sheltered harbour of Cam Ranh Bay – home to a massive US military base during the Vietnam war – the first two submarines have recently been sighted plying the Vietnamese coast ... sheltered features to build a vast airport and logistics base at the height of the Vietnam war in the 1960s, when Cam Ranh was part of the then South Vietnam. By late 1978 it was in Soviet hands, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1587743/vietnam-builds-sea-deterrent-against-china-state-art-submarines
  4. Business - Economy - INVESTMENT

    Capital returns to Vietnam after anti-China riots

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 06:02am by Ralph Jennings

    ... Ralph Jennings ralph.jennings@scmp.com Foreign firms resume operations in Vietnam just months after riots, with domestic economy looking to be on an upswing Capital returns to Vietnam after anti-China riots Foreign investors including those from China have resumed operations in Vietnam since anti-China riots sent them fleeing in May as government efforts to maintain peace ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1589741/capital-returns-vietnam-after-anti-china-riots
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. News - Hong Kong - ALL AROUND TOWN

    As a student, Laura Cha said no to war boycott

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by Joyce Ng, Peter So

    ... As a student, Laura Cha said no to war boycott As pro-establishment figures urge students not to strike for democracy, Executive Council member Laura Cha Shih May-lung shared her own experience. In an interview, she recalled her college days in the United States in the 1970s, when classmates boycotted lectures to protest against US involvement in the Vietnam war. While most locals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1589608/student-laura-cha-said-no-war-boycott
  10. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    Book review: The Lotus and the Storm, by Lan Cao

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 01:28pm by Ajay Singh

    .... A professor of law in California, Cao grew up amid the Vietnam war, whose horrors are deeply embedded in the souls of Vietnamese and Americans alike. Split between Vietnam and the US, the novel weaves a tapestry of misery and pain, love and joy, as Cao tries to show what four decades of war and woe have done to her people. The novel is a discourse of sorts between the narrators, who fled Vietnam ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1592308/book-review-lotus-and-storm-lan-cao

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