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  1. Slice of life

    Posted Jul 04th 2006, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... war with Israel was inevitable because western countries were supporting Israel in its usurpation of Palestine. In a speech at the United Arab Republic Air Force Academy, he said: 'The ... on justice.' Henry Cabot Lodge, former US ambassador in Saigon, predicted that the communists would eventually give up their drive to take over South Vietnam if the Americans and the South Vietnamese ...

  2. slice of life

    Posted Apr 04th 2006, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... parts of North Vietnam fell short of the communist nation's demands. However, the halt in bombing reflected that the US administration had been forced to bow to American and world opinion. The government of South Vietnam welcomed moves to bring about peace talks to end the war. Leaders of nearly all local textile industry and kaifong associations, seeking retention of governor Sir David ...

  3. slice of life

    Posted Apr 12th 2005, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... that Britain might soon send a token military force to Vietnam. President Ho Chi Minh of North Vietnam conceded that the Vietnam war would be 'a protracted and arduous one' but said he ... the war to Laos and Cambodia. For the first time since the start of the Vietnam war, American losses for a single week exceeded those of South Vietnam. In the week ending 9 April 1966, the US had ...

  4. Slice of life

    Posted Sep 05th 2006, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... last. China warned the British government a week earlier that it 'must' halt the movement through Hong Kong of US military planes and ships for the Vietnam war zone. Neither embassy ... be spent elsewhere,' he said. Three days later, rest-and-recreation visits to Hong Kong by American troops stationed in South Vietnam were suspended. A Hong Kong government spokesman said ...

  5. slice of life

    Posted Dec 28th 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Year's message to the American people, declared that for the United States the only honourable solution to the Vietnam War was to withdraw all troops and those of her allies from South Vietnam. The message, addressed to the 'American friends who oppose the US imperialist war of aggression in Vietnam', was distributed by the North Vietnam news agency. The US should let the South ...

  6. Anthony Lawrence

    Posted Sep 29th 2003, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... of the demonstrations. It was a difficult time because sometimes when something very important was happening in Hong Kong, I'd be in Vietnam, reporting on the Vietnam war. The advantage of being ... to northern Laos and Vietnam and Indonesia and anywhere there was trouble. But in between, I used to contribute to a programme called Today, a breakfast programme, and I realised how lucky ...

  7. Slice of life

    Posted Aug 08th 2006, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... the United States from the war in Vietnam flew with his wife, Pat, to their home in California. Perhaps the greatest personal tragedy of his spectacular roller-coaster career was that, in the end, ...

  8. slice of life

    Posted May 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Compiled by Virginia Maher From the South China Morning Post this week in 1975 South Vietnam surrendered unconditionally, ending generations of war involving the Japanese, French, Americans and the Vietnamese themselves. A Viet Cong tank smashed through the main gates of the presidential palace in Saigon and, minutes later, the flag of the Viet Cong's Provisional ...

  9. Slice of life

    Posted Oct 18th 2005, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... the situation could be compared to 1961, when the large post-war building explosion was halted by banking troubles in 1965. Many expatriate workers in Hong Kong were living in expensive hotels because ... at the airport of three suitcases full of gun spare parts and ammunition. The suitcases were left unclaimed in the customs hall of the terminal building after all the passengers of an Air Vietnam plane ...



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