In the Diaspora: July 2020

Socio-cultural, literary, and political news relating to the Vietnamese diaspora and to Việt Nam

News from the Diaspora

Vietnamese Lives, American Imperialist Views, Even in ‘Da 5 Bloods’


Tommy Le’s family wants his death by King County deputies included in state probe of police killingsTommy Le

California college professor placed on leave after asking student to ‘Anglicize’ name
Laney College, Oakland, California

How Vietnamese Americans rallied behind nail salons during the California shutdown

Vietamese Nail shop owners workers demonstrate

The Moral Complexity of War Games

An-My Le's 'Explosion'
Explosion, 1999-2002

News from Việt Nam

South China Sea: Chinese Coast Guard rams Vietnamese fishing boat

Chinese Coast Guard illegally sinks Vietnamese ship

Vietnam lotto shows are just the ticket for marginalised LGBT communityLa Kim Quyen

Acclaimed Vietnam Journalist Pham Doan Trang Quits Publishing House After Harassment

Dissident Vietnamese blogger Pham Doan Trang

Unlikely Story of First ‘Made in Vietnam’ Ventilators to Fight COVID-19

Vingroup making ventilators

Vietnam reaffirms sovereignty over Spratly and Paracels islands

Ministry Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang

More / Other

Did China Block Vietnam Offshore Oil Contract?

Spike Lee’s Anti-Racist Film is Racist to the Vietnamese

ASEAN Leaders Assert Importance of Free Airspace over South China Sea

Vietnam Repels another Enemy at the Border: COVID-19

Report: ‘Hallyu’ boosts demand for Korean ice cream in Vietnam

20,000-Year-Old Artifacts Found in Vietnam

Op-ed: Malaysia and Vietnam must unite against China, not fight each other

Vietnam’s China-built metro line falls 2 years behind schedule

Family of Vietnamese Political Prisoner Detained During U.S. Ambassador Visit

South Florida restaurant chain stole tips, ordered to pay $314,553 to employees

Another suspect pleads guilty in case of 39 dead Vietnamese

Survey: Vietnamese say technology is taking over lives, but unworried

Vietnamese artists use Christian themes to spread faith

British pilot praises health care in Vietnam after surviving severe case of COVID-19

History: On July 20, 2000, Vietnam officially inaugurated the Ho Chi Minh City Securities Trading Center with two stocks listed

The U.S. ending its neutrality over territorial disputes places Vietnam in the precarious middle of a superpower contest

As Investors Move from China, Vietnam Adds EU Trade Pact to Arsenal

Re-visit: In Xinjiang, unwanted Chinese guests monitor Uighur homes 24/7

The Right Way to Honor John Lewis: Restore and Extend the Voting Rights Act

In 2019, the sex ratio at birth (SRB) in Vietnam reached 111.5 boys per 100 girls

How to Stop the Next Pandemic: U.N. Report Links Outbreaks to Climate Crisis & Industrial Farming

Hyundai Motor sells most in Vietnam in H1

Six slapped with fine, jail time and caning for harbouring 19 Vietnamese women


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