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  1. News - Asia - MILITARY

    Remains of Vietnam war soldier James Van Bendegom returned to US family

    Posted Nov 29th 2014, 02:43am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh Vietnam war soldier's remains returned to US The remains of an American soldier who went missing in fighting near the Cambodian border during the Vietnam war have been identified and returned to his family, the US embassy in Phnom Penh said. US Defence Department scientists were able to uncover the identity of Staff Sergeant James Van ...

  2. 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, ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Taliban likens US Afghan role to Vietnam war

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 03:55pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Kabul The Taliban on Wednesday likened the planned withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan to America’s pullout from Vietnam, calling it a “declare victory and run” ... Vietnam prior to the communist victory there in 1975. American-led Nato troops are scheduled to pull out of Afghanistan by the end of 2014, although the US will leave a residual force behind ...

  5. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    US doctor returns bones of arm he amputated from Viet Cong fighter

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... in the town of An Khe in Vietnam's highlands province of Gia Lai. My arm bones are evidence of my contribution to the war. I will keep them in my house NGUYEN QUANG HUNG "I was the custodian ... Associated Press in Hanoi Piece of luck allows ex-US army medic to give macabre memento back to one-time Vietcong Doctor returns arm bones he amputated in war A US doctor yesterday ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Okinawa's Agent Orange fears return with discovery of buried US barrels

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... the name of US firm Dow Chemical and, most worryingly, environmentalists say, the barrels were all empty. Dow was one of the manufacturers of Agent Orange during the Vietnam war, when it was widely ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Agent Orange victim isn't afraid to dream big

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... of an estimated 500,000 Vietnamese born with health defects because of exposure to a chemical known as Agent Orange. The toxic mixture was widely used by the US military during the Vietnam war ... Emily Tsang in Vietnam emily.tsang@scmp.com Vietnamese educator born with health defects encourages the Hong Kong government to let disabled children develop their full potential Dream ...

  8. News - World - OBITUARY

    George McGovern an unrepentant liberal to the end

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    ... Associated Press Sioux Falls, South Dakota George McGovern took on Richard Nixon and the Vietnam war, only to suffer a humiliating defeat, but he stayed true to his Methodist roots An Unrepentant liberal to the end George McGovern, a proud liberal who argued fervently against the Vietnam war as a senator from South Dakota and suffered one of the most crushing defeats ...

  9. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam seeks to buy US weapons and says China should not be alarmed

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 10:29am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York US ban on lethal arms exports enforced since communist victory in Vietnam War Vietnam defends bid to buy US arms Vietnam says it wants to be able to buy ... the communist victory in the Vietnam war. Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh said it had been nearly 20 years since Washington and Hanoi normalised relations, and so ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Fully-clad riot police raid dormitory at Kyoto University in Japan

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 10:56pm by AFP

    ... the raid. Student radicalism in Japan reached its peak in the 1960s and 1970s, when activists demonstrated against Japan's military alliance with the US, the Vietnam war, and the construction ...




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