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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. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    ‘Correct political decisions’ can get us past ‘shock’, Xi tells Vietnamese envoy

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:45am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com After fall-out over oil rig, president tells Vietnamese Politburo member disputes can be overcome Get politics right to get over ‘shock’, Xi tells Hanoi envoy President Xi Jinping said China and Vietnam should take appropriate steps to address their conflicts as he held talks with a senior Vietnamese politician amid strained ties between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581332/correct-political-decisions-can-get-us-past-shock-xi-tells-vietnamese
  7. 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
  8. Sport - Hong Kong - SOCCER

    Kitchee out to finish the job against Vietnamese side Vissai Ninh Binh

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 10:51pm

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Six months ago Vissai Ninh Binh intimidated Hong Kong soccer by outclassing South China 3-1 in their opening AFC Cup group game. Now the Vietnamese side have a player in jail for match-fixing, another eight on suspended sentences and are staring at a 4-2 deficit in Tuesday night AFC Cup quarter-final against Hong Kong champions Kitchee. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1580674/kitchee-out-finish-job-against-vietnamese-side-vissai-ninh-binh
  9. News - China - MARRIAGE

    Joy and pain of the Vietnamese 'brides for cash'

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 03:19am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Henan province Joy and pain of the Vietnamese 'brides for cash' Their marriages were arranged for cash, but some of the Vietnamese women who have found ... money," said shopkeeper Wang Yangfang. "In Vietnam, they demand lower prices." The typical cost for a Vietnamese woman is 20,000 yuan (HK$25,000), Linqi residents said, less than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1576383/joy-and-pain-vietnamese-brides-cash
  10. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Equity funds flock to Vietnamese stocks

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:10am by Bloomberg

    ... to Vietnamese stocks Frontier-market equity funds from Sweden to South Africa are pouring money into Vietnamese stocks, lured by Southeast Asia's lowest valuations and an improving outlook ... of 7.8 per cent at the end of last year. Moody's estimated in February that bad debt at Vietnamese banks amounted to at least 15 per cent of total assets. "Non-performing loans ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1569573/equity-funds-flock-vietnamese-stocks

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