Hmong News – Vietnam

Filipino, Vietnamese and Thai students are ‘invisible’ victims of inequality in STEM fields

The findings of the UB study highlight the need for higher education leaders to understand the specific needs of underrepresented Asian American ethnic subgroups and develop sustainable reform ... Read ...

Jim Camden: Spin Control: The refugee struggles from the Afghanistan War are reminiscent of the resettlement after Vietnam

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Like many Americans old enough to remember the fall of Saigon, the video of people being evacuated from Kabul brings back memories of another time and another war. Those memories ...

As Afghan refugees arrive in the U.S., Southeast Asian American advocates urge more support

Many Vietnamese, Lao, Hmong, and Cambodian Americans see their own families’ journeys to America in the voyage Afghans are making now. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

52 Years Ago, Vietnamese Commandos Overran a Covert U.S. Military Base

Only six of the eighteen CIA and Air Force personnel manning the remote outpost escaped with their lives in an incident that would remain veiled in secrecy for three decades ...

OPINION: Why watching the evacuation in Afghanistan reminds me of the struggles and triumphs of my refugee family

I was the first in my refugee family to be born in the United States. My parents and four older siblings were refugees from the Vietnam War, during which time, ...

Vietnam war veteran says Afghanistan evacuation brings back painful memories

“I had been close to Hmong people in Laos, and at the end of the war I mean they were pretty much slaughtered,” Curry remembered. The images out of Afghanistan ...

Remember Vietnam as Afghanistan falls

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I was 4 years old when Saigon fell, so I do not remember any of it. I count myself lucky, since many Vietnamese who survived the end of that war ...

‘It’s history repeating itself’: Veterans, Hmong community draw parallels to Vietnam War and Afghanistan

The stories coming out of Afghanistan have some people comparing it to the end of the Vietnam War, as people desperately try to seek refuge."The desperation of the people trying ...

Scenes of desperation at Afghanistan airport bring back painful memories for Hmong Minnesotans.

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Scenes from Kabul on Monday, are eerily similar the Hmong evacuation of Laos following the end of the Vietnam war. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

Crisis in Afghanistan brings back painful memories for Hmong-Americans in Minnesota

Lee Pao Xiong just was 8 years old when the U.S. withdrew from the Vietnam War, saying many families were split up during the evacuations, including his own. Read more ...

Tham Ma slope Ha Giang – the road that leads us to the majestic scenery

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Ha Giang Tham Ma slope is a special piece that creates a magnificent natural picture for the northernmost land of the country. For those who have ever traveled to Ha ...

What it means to be a Hmong American

Wausau - About 12 percent of the Wausau population is made up of Hmong American's, with ancestry tied to refugees who fled Laos after the Vietnam War in the 1970's ...

Milwaukee Veterans, Musicians Featured in New Album Helping Vietnam Veterans Heal Through Songs

CD Release Party and Concert Set for Aug. 8 at Turner Hall Ballroom Milwaukee musicians and the stories of Milwaukee Vietnam veterans are featured in a new album being released ...

‘Happy tears’: Lee’s gold sparks joy at home in Minnesota

Her triumph delighted all of Minnesota but carried special resonance in the state’s large and close-knit Hmong American community. The Hmong fought for the U.S. in Laos during the Vietnam ...

Notable Women in Education: Duong Duong

As a Vietnamese refugee in the U.S., Dr. Duong Duong, an administrator and teacher at the Hmong American Peace Academy, says she has “always felt a strong pull towards education ...

From Afghanistan, disgraceful echoes of Vietnam

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Once more we are abandoning those who risked all by trusting in America. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

Betrayal and death: Former allies fear the fate of Afghans facing US abandonment

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Like the Afghans today, anti-communist Hmong allies of America faced a similarly uncertain fate following the end of the Vietnam War. Read more ...

Man quits job to hunt ethnic minority ‘smiles’ across northern highlands

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Pham Xuan Quy brought along a camera and portable printer on his trans-Vietnam journey, stopping off in the northern highlands to capture ethnic minority life. Read more ...