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Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

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  • Tet Festival organizers hope to lure more crowds to new venue

    Tet Festival organizers hope to lure more crowds to new venue
    Organizers of the largest Tet Festival in the U.S. — an event long linked with Garden Grove — are not only moving the event, but also undertaking a robust marketing campaign in hopes of luring more immigrants and vendors to the festival's...
  • Famous Tet festival heading to Orange County fairgrounds

    Famous Tet festival heading to Orange County fairgrounds
    Organizers of the largest Tet festival in the U.S. — an event long linked with Garden Grove — began marketing their new venue Thursday, hoping to lure more immigrants and vendors to the festival's new home at the Orange County fairgrounds in...
  • Little Saigon radio host and entertainer Viet Dzung dies

    Little Saigon radio host and entertainer Viet Dzung dies
    Radio commentator and human rights activist Viet Dzung, who dominated the airwaves for decades in Little Saigon and was one of the early voices in the emerging immigrant community, died Friday. He was 55. Born Nguyen Ngoc Hung Dung, Viet Dzung became...
  • Tired of being marginalized, Viet gay rights group stops playing nice

    Tired of being marginalized, Viet gay rights group stops playing nice
    Hieu Nguyen and fellow protesters stood on the sidewalk holding signs and waving an enormous rainbow flag as the traditional Vietnamese parade passed them by. Barred from the Lunar New Year's event — and largely ignored in their own community...
  • Bell's Spaccia was set to make an extra $8 million, expert testifies

    Bell's Spaccia was set to make an extra $8 million, expert testifies
    A Wells Fargo & Co. pension expert testified Thursday in the Bell corruption trial that he drew up a special retirement plan for city administrators Robert Rizzo and Angela Spaccia that would have allowed them to increase their already huge pensions by at...
  • Little Saigon's Tet Festival canceled in money dispute with city

    Little Saigon's Tet Festival canceled in money dispute with city
    The long-running Tet Festival, a signature event in America’s largest Vietnamese American community, has been abruptly canceled following a dispute between organizers of the Lunar New Year event and city officials in Garden Grove. The three-day...
  • As Little Saigon turns 25, family and heritage mark the path ahead

    As Little Saigon turns 25, family and heritage mark the path ahead
    In a conservative Orange County town, where the strawberry fields were still plentiful and the population solidly white, Danh's Pharmacy stood out when it opened its doors after the Vietnam War came to an end. Yet the business was just the beginning...
  • William Sullivan dies at 90; diplomat had key roles in Vietnam, Iran conflicts

    William Sullivan dies at 90; diplomat had key roles in Vietnam, Iran conflicts
    William H. Sullivan, a veteran diplomat who oversaw the "secret war" in Laos, aided in negotiations to end U.S. military involvement in Vietnam and was the last American ambassador to Iran, died Oct. 11, one day before his 91st birthday. Sullivan died...
  • Vietnamese American politician Van Tran plots a comeback

    Vietnamese American politician Van Tran plots a comeback
    The men had just finished their thick steaks and were starting to smoke cigars while artichoke hearts warmed on the grill. A plate of mooncakes awaited them nearby. On a sunny afternoon in the backyard of his home in the hills of Orange, Van Tran...
  • FBI arrests Little Saigon businessman, cop in loan sharking probe

    FBI arrests Little Saigon businessman, cop in loan sharking probe
    This post has been corrected. Please see note at bottom for details. FBI agents arrested a Little Saigon businessman and a Westminster police officer early Friday, accusing the entrepreneur of running a loan shark operation and the officer of working as...
  • Chance Theater might risk bigger digs

    Chance Theater might risk bigger digs
    It's rare for small theaters in Southern California to grow into midsize theaters because of the expense and risk that come with expanding from a storefront to a house of 100 seats or more. But the Chance Theater in Anaheim Hills, among the smallest...