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Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

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  • 'Old Hacks' relive coverage of Vietnam, future wars

     
    Vietnam War correspondents gather for reunion in Orange County. Little Saigon meeting is chance for Old Hacks to recount the biggest story of their lives....
  • Your morning adorable: Baby Francois' langur monkey makes his debut at Australia's Taronga Zoo

     
    At the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia, a great deal of excitement surrounds the latest addition to the resident family of Francois' langur monkeys. A male Francois' langur named Keo-co was born Jan. 30 and ventured into an outdoor enclosure......
  • First Vietnamese American Bank of O.C.'s Little Saigon fails

     
    First Vietnamese American Bank has been shut down by state regulators, five years after opening in Orange County's Little Saigon neighborhood as the only U.S. community lender with a core clientele of Vietnamese immigrants. Under an agreement with the...
  • Rep. Loretta Sanchez's remarks about Vietnamese are 'divisive,' rival says

     
    Democratic Rep. Loretta Sanchez found herself in hot water this week after she said in a Spanish-language interview that "the Vietnamese" and Republicans were trying to take control of her seat. Sanchez, who is up for reelection, was put on......
  • Reunification Express offers slow ride between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

    Reunification Express offers slow ride between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City
    The voice was guttural and raspy, the language deep and tonal. "Come and get your rice!" sang the man, a steward for Vietnam's national rail service. He wore a light blue apron over his blue button-down shirt and pushed a silver metal cart laden with...
  • Vietnam's Phu Quoc island slowly opening up to the world

    Vietnam's Phu Quoc island slowly opening up to the world
    During the four years I lived in Hanoi, where I was The Times' bureau chief in the late 1990s, I did a pretty good job of getting around Vietnam and exploring new places, from Can Tho in the southern Mekong Delta to Sapa on the northern border with China....
  • If you go to Phu Quoc, Vietnam

    THE BEST WAY TO PHU QUOC, VIETNAM From LAX, connecting service (change of planes) to Ho Chi Minh City is available on JAL, All Nippon, Asiana, China Eastern, Cathay Pacific, China, Eva, Thai, Singapore, China Southern and Malaysia. Restricted round-trip...
  • Cruising Asia's modern miracles and ancient wonders aboard the Ocean Princess

    Cruising Asia's modern miracles and ancient wonders aboard the Ocean Princess
    On a windy, showery February evening midway through our 16-night cruise from Laem Chabang, Thailand, to Shanghai, my wife, Laurel, and I stood on the balcony of our stateroom aboard the Ocean Princess, berthed at the tip of the Kowloon Peninsula. Across...
  • Planning your trip to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    THE BEST WAY TO HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM From LAX, All Nippon, JAL, Asiana, Korean, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, United, EVA Airways, Thai Airways, China Southern, Singapore and Philippine Airways offer connecting service (change of plane) to Ho...
  • Stay cool in Ho Chi Minh City's cafe oases

    Stay cool in Ho Chi Minh City's cafe oases
    My husband, Robin, son Kai and I lived in Vietnam for a little more than two years. At first we found all the sounds of Ho Chi Minh City charming. Then annoying, as motorcycle engines, bus horns, loud karaoke music and construction noise erupted...
  • Myanmar's dazzling shrines to Buddha

    Myanmar's dazzling shrines to Buddha
    As I sat on a high ledge of the 734-year-old Mingalarzedi Temple, looking out over the hundreds of ancient temples around Bagan, I wondered how long it would take a visitor to see them all. Archaeologists say there once were about 5,000 temples, but...