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Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

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  • Nguyen Chi Thien dies at 73; poet, Vietnamese prisoner

    Nguyen Chi Thien dies at 73; poet, Vietnamese prisoner
    The poet was a familiar figure, striding through Little Saigon, sipping tea, sharing wisdom, his head covered with his trademark fedora. He liked to read through the night, not too tired to dissect a bit of homeland politics. He lived simply, renting...
  • Duy Quang dies at 61; renowned Vietnamese singer

    Duy Quang dies at 61; renowned Vietnamese singer
    The eldest sibling in Vietnam's most enduring singing family, Duy Quang was known for holding audiences enthralled as he boomed out the ballads of yesteryear, many penned by his father, Pham Duy, who knew how to tug at a listener's heart with songs...
  • George McArthur dies at 88; L.A. Times Saigon bureau chief during Vietnam War

    George McArthur dies at 88; L.A. Times Saigon bureau chief during Vietnam War
    George McArthur, who covered the Vietnam War for the Los Angeles Times as Saigon bureau chief after spending two decades as a foreign correspondent for the Associated Press, died Friday. He was 88. McArthur died at a hospice in Fairfax County, Va., of...
  • PASSINGS: Edwin Q. White, Bill Dees

    PASSINGS: Edwin Q. White, Bill Dees
    Edwin Q. White Saigon bureau chief for AP during Vietnam War Edwin Q. White, 90, who as Associated Press bureau chief in Saigon during the 1960s was part of a fabled crew of journalists who covered the Vietnam War, died Thursday in Honolulu, the...
  • Norodom Sihanouk dies at 89; former king of Cambodia

    Norodom Sihanouk dies at 89; former king of Cambodia
    Former King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia, an unpredictable and crafty political survivor whose fortunes were entwined with U.S. military involvement in Indochina, died Monday of natural causes in Beijing, where he had undergone medical treatment,...
  • Malcolm Browne dies at 81; journalist took burning monk photo

    Malcolm Browne dies at 81; journalist took burning monk photo
    Of the foreign journalists who had been alerted to a shocking political protest against South Vietnam's U.S.-supported government, only one — Malcolm Browne of the Associated Press — arrived in June 1963 to document it. His photos of Buddhist...
  • Pham Duy dies at 91; Vietnam's most prolific songwriter

    Pham Duy dies at 91; Vietnam's most prolific songwriter
    Pham Duy, Vietnam's most prolific songwriter, who captured the strength of his people through years of turbulence and composed dozens of tunes after settling in California, died Sunday in Ho Chi Minh City. He was 91. His death was confirmed by his...
  • Horst Faas dies at 79; Pulitzer Prize-winning combat photographer

    Horst Faas dies at 79; Pulitzer Prize-winning combat photographer
    As chief of photo operations for the Associated Press in Saigon for a decade beginning in 1962, Horst Faas didn't just cover the fighting — he also recruited and trained new talent from among foreign and Vietnamese freelancers. The result was...
  • Acclaimed Vietnamese dissident poet dies in Little Saigon

     
    The poet was a familiar figure, striding through Little Saigon, sipping tea, sharing wisdom. He liked to read through the night, not too tired to dissect a bit of homeland politics....
  • Little Saigon gets its first Vietnamese American mayor

     
    In the weeks leading to his historic win, Tri Ta roamed Westminster City Hall, often hearing: "Hello, Mr. Future Mayor. This way, Mr. Mayor." The six-year councilman would greet fellow workers with a salute or a handshake but didn't respond......
  • Garden Grove woman awaits husband's release from jail in Vietnam

     
    Nguyen Quoc Quan was arrested a month ago upon arriving in Ho Chi Minh City, reportedly charged with terrorist acts linked to Viet Tan, a banned party pushing for democracy in the Communist country. The group says that the charges are fabricated and has...