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mercredi 3 octobre 2012

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.

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samedi 10 janvier 2009

Vietnamese art exhibit puts politics on display

The show opening in Santa Ana purposely includes communist symbols, a bold step that curators hope will provoke discussion and tolerance of different political viewpoints.

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dimanche 12 octobre 2008

Finally, 'Little Saigon' banners fly over San Jose

Long-awaited "Little Saigon'' banners were unfurled Saturday over the sidewalks and traffic of San Jose's Story Road, ending a contentious effort by the city's South Vietnamese community to name the business district after their fallen former capital.

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dimanche 4 mai 2008

Little Saigon begins to see Vietnam in new light

Thirty-three years after the Vietnam War ended, the fallen country of South Vietnam lives on - in the streets of Orange County's Little Saigon and in the minds of thousands of refugees who fled Communist forces and rebuilt their lives here. The memories of hardship are still so bitter to some that they continue to mount street protests, fly the South Vietnamese flag from businesses and lamp posts, and rail against communism on radio talk shows. Now there are signs of shifting attitudes in the historically anticommunist community, the United States' largest Vietnamese enclave, which is in the cities of Westminster and Garden Grove.

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