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  1. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    Book review: Birds of Paradise Lost, by Andrew Lam

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... Charley Lanyon Birds of Paradise Lost by Andrew Lam Red Hen Press Birds of Paradise Lost, the first collection of short stories from Vietnamese-American writer Andrew Lam, is frustrating. ... deficiencies in the way each character speaks is distracting. Reading this collection from beginning to end also makes it clear how limited Lam's preferred themes are. Certainly the Vietnamese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1234492/book-review-birds-paradise-lost-andrew-lam
  2. Clause for concern

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Violet Law

    ... a University of Hong Kong law professor, who specialises in refugee rights. 'Part of it has its roots [in] the influx of Vietnamese refugees, which is ironic, because Hong Kong is a society ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/741385/clause-concern
  3. Hong Kong asylum promise gave Vietnamese a safe harbour from communist persecution

    Posted Mar 13th 2011, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Close on one million Vietnamese fled across the border on foot or headed out to sea by the boatload to escape political persecution and poverty after the communist North ... drug habits or because their identities could not be proved. In June 2000, Hong Kong's last refugee camp, at Pillar Point, closed. The government gave the remaining Vietnamese refugees ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/740790/hong-kong-asylum-promise-gave-vietnamese-safe-harbour-communist-persecution
  4. Boatpeople posed greatest challenge for top officer

    Posted May 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong After a career in the Immigration Department stretching back three decades, one incident stands out in the mind of Henry Siu Chung-kit- the day the first batch of Vietnamese ... checkpoints. In May 1975, the first 3,743 Vietnamese boatpeople arrived at a time when few people had anticipated the scale of the refugee problem. Mr Siu was among the young officers assigned to deal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/501613/boatpeople-posed-greatest-challenge-top-officer
  5. FYI: What happened to Hong Kong's Vietnamese refugee community?

    Posted Jun 15th 2008, 12:00am by Jon Gordon

    ... and the handover period, few issues ignited as much press coverage here as the massive flow of Vietnamese refugees, or 'boat people', to Hong Kong. Estimates vary but most sources agree that when migration peaked about 25 years ago, the city was playing home to 200,000 Vietnamese, with more than 300 arriving daily by 1989. They were lured by Hong Kong's relative proximity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/641644/fyi-what-happened-hong-kongs-vietnamese-refugee-community
  6. slice of life

    Posted Feb 08th 2005, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... with 3,000 Vietnamese refugees on board. The government quickly indicated it had no plans to allow the refugees- 2,500 ethnic Chinese and 500 Vietnamese- ashore. The captain of the 3,500-tonne ship, ... The Taiwanese ship was allowed to carry 39 passengers. Kuala Lumpur reported that nine Vietnamese refugees drowned near Kuala Trengganu when big waves sank their boat, which was attempting to land ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/488543/slice-life
  7. News - Asia - FAMILIES

    American parents will be allowed to adopt Vietnamese children again

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 11:08pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hanoi American parents allowed to adopt Vietnamese again American parents will be allowed to adopt Vietnamese children again, authorities said yesterday, ending a six-year ban imposed after allegations of baby-selling and fraud but with new restrictions. Two American agencies had been awarded licences but new US adoptions would be limited to children over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1594101/american-parents-will-be-allowed-adopt-vietnamese-children-again
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Hope floats: Cambodia's ethnic Vietnamese forced to live on the water

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 10:36am by Laura Villadiego

    ... Laura Villadiego Having almost no rights in their home country, Cambodia’s ethnic Vietnamese are forced to live on the water, in poor conditions and with few opportunities. However, writes ... country. The expulsion saved his life. It was in late 1975, a few months after the Khmer Rouge had taken power in Cambodia, and the ultra-Maoist regime was sending ethnic Vietnamese, such as Sreng ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1592212/hope-floats
  9. News - China - FOREIGN RELATIONS

    China rejects Vietnamese claim fishing boat attacked near Paracel Islands

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 05:09am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing and Hanoi China says Vietnamese fishing vessel boarded and explosives seized near Paracel Islands Beijing denies Hanoi's claim boat attacked China said yesterday its forces boarded a Vietnamese trawler last month in disputed waters in the South China Sea and confiscated explosives used for fishing, rejecting accusations from Vietnam that its ships had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1589687/china-rejects-vietnamese-claim-fishing-boat-attacked-near-paracel-islands
  10. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnamese prison vows to punish inmate for Facebook drug photos

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 10:53pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hanoi Inmate's Facebook drug photos rile authorities Vietnamese authorities have vowed to "seriously punish" a prisoner caught posting photographs of drugs alongside status updates on Facebook from a smartphone smuggled into jail. Nguyen Duc Hung, jailed on drugs charges, last week posted photographs of himself in a black and white striped ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1588100/vietnamese-prison-vows-punish-inmate-facebook-drug-photos

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