In the Diaspora: August 2020

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

News from the Diaspora

Backlash Over Anti-Racist Billboard Challenges Houston’s Vietnamese American CommunityNguyen Le supporting Black Lives Matter

Why I’m Moving to the Country My Parents Fled Decades AgoHCMC, Vietnam

Black Lives Matter Movement Stirs Painful Divide In Local Vietnamese-American CommunityTami Nguyen supports Black Lives Matter

Meet Van Veronica Ngo, the scene-stealer in ‘The Old Guard,’ ‘Da 5 Bloods,’ and ‘The Last Jedi’ who is on the cusp of world superstardomActress Ngo Thanh Van

News from Việt Nam

Vietnam reports 14 more COVID-19 infections
Infected travellers returning to Vietnam

Vietnamese hip hop enthusiast inspires Southeast Asian childrenHip-hop teacher Nguyen Anh Tuan

PM orders probe into foreigners’ illegal entry after Covid-19 community transmissionCOVID-19 quarantined zone in Danang Hospital, Danang, Vietnam

First Report of Its Kind Released Exposing the Cat Meat Trade in VietnamCaged cats for sale as food

Study: Two thirds of Vietnamese married women suffer domestic violenceDomestic violence in Vietnam persists

Vietnamese COVID-19 vaccine set for human trials in OctoberCOVID-19 vaccine development in Vietnam

More / Other

Vietnam bans wildlife imports, markets amid new health fears

Vietnamese actress soars in IMDb celeb ranking

Vietnam courts EU investment in medical and drug supply chains

China’s Pressure Costs Vietnam $1 Billion in the South China Sea

Two foreigners jailed for trying to smuggle Vietnamese to Europe

Protests May Prompt Dialogue On Racism, But ‘It’s Going To Be Uncomfortable’

Vietnam Says Looking to Buy Russia Virus Vaccine

Tran Ngoc Chau: Vietnamese soldier and influential American ally

Vietnam Free Expression Newsletter No. 32/2020 – Week of August 10-16

Local Vietnamese Government Announces Infrastructure Plan to Aid Ethnic Minority Christians

Covid-19 could loosen communist rule in Vietnam

Demolition of Historic Vietnam Cathedral Is Underway

Vietnamese Catholics inspired by late priest’s selfless service

Vietjet recognized as most impactful Vietnamese brand worldwide

Survey of 68 Nations is Bright for Vietnam But in a Dim COVID-19 World

Apple Waiting for Improved Worker Conditions Before Expanding Production in Vietnam

New 2021 AirPods and AirPods Pro to be made in Vietnam

Chinese man arrested for bringing foreigners into Vietnam illegally

Five Vietnamese men caught for smuggling Chinese

Even The Pandemic Cannot Rattle Vietnam’s Outsourcing Strengths

On the ground in Vietnam’s new COVID epicenter of Danang

Malaysia says Vietnamese fisherman killed in clash with coast guard

Vietnamese blogger Truong Duy Nhat’s 10-year jail sentence upheld on appeal

Vietnam donates medical supplies to Sri Lanka

Vietnamese Benedictines condemn authorities’ ‘terrorism’

Walworth immigrant from Vietnam becomes role model with hard work

Philippine Police Rescue Chinese, Vietnamese Women From Prostitution Ring

Land grabbers harass monks at Vietnamese monastery

With New COVID-19 Battle, Vietnam’s Middle-Class Dreams are Deferred

Inside the Epicenter of Vietnam’s COVID-19 Resurgence

Asia Rice-Supply squeeze lifts Vietnam rates to more than 8-year high


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