Vietnamese Human Rights Topic of House Hearing

SOURCE: U.S. Congressman Chris Smith Theo tin Dân biểu Hoa Kỳ Chris Smith Washington, May 19, 2017 Next Thursday, Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04), Chairman of the House panel on global human rights, will be chairing a hearing entitled “Vietnam: Why Religious Freedom and Human Rights are Critical to U.S. National Interests.” The hearing will provide…

2017 U.S.-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue

SOURCE: U.S. Department of State Theo tin Bộ Ngoại giao Hoa Kỳ Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC May 19, 2017 The 21st session of the U.S.-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue will be held May 23 in Hanoi, Vietnam. Acting Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Virginia Bennett and Vietnamese Ministry of…

Vivian Tran on the list 2017 recipients of 60 Virginia High School Seniors in in Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program from The Comcast Foundation

SOURCE: Comcast or prnewswire Comcast Awards $69,000 In Scholarships To 60 Virginia High School Seniors Annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program Recognizes Students’ Leadership Skills, Academic Achievement and Commitment to Community Service RICHMOND, Va., May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Comcast Foundation today announced the 2017 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program…

Audiobook Release of June 17, 1967 – Battle of Xom Bo II

SOURCE: Author David Hearne’s “June 17, 1967 – Battle of Xom Bo II” audio book is released for the 50th Anniversary of the Operation Billings battle of Xom Bo II HOUSTON, TEXAS (PRWEB) MAY 17, 2017 Subterfuge Publishing is proud to announce the Audiobook adaptation of “June 17, 1967 – Battle of Xom Bo II.”…

Nguyen Vietnamese Royal Family treasures being sold this week at auction

SOURCE: GWS Auctions Inc. or prnewswire BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — During the years of the Vietnam War, the Nguyen royal family set out to protect its treasures by literally burying many of them underground around the country. Once Saigon fell and the family migrated to the United States, they spent decades…

World Bank funds US$155 Million to Support Autonomous Higher Education in Vietnam

SOURCE: World Bank RESS RELEASE May 15, 2017 Washington, May 15, 2017 –The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved today US$155 million in financing to strengthen the research, teaching, and institutional capacity of three autonomous universities and improve the management of Vietnam’s higher education system. More than 150,000 students and 3,900 members of faculty…

Rolling Thunder®, Inc.’s 30th Anniversary Memorial Demonstration Still Asking Accountability for Prisoners of War/Missing in Action

Theo tin Rolling Thunder, Inc. NESHANIC STATION, N.J., May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — This year is the 30th Anniversary Demonstration in support of POW/MIA and Veterans’ Issues. Speakers for this year include Dr. James Shulkin, Secretary of Veterans Affairs; Admiral James Lyons, Jr. (retired); Tom Porter, Legislative Director, Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans Affairs; Anoop Prakask, Harley-Davidson, Inc.;…