Hmong News – Vietnam

Hmong News – Vietnam

Xiong reponds to social media attacks over her ethnicity

Mai Xiong is a Hmong American, which can include Chinese, but her parents were Laotian, fleeing Laos to a Thailand refugee camp after the Vietnam War.Full story: https://www.macombdaily.com/2024/02/11/xiong-reponds-to-social-media-attacks-over-her-ethnicity/

Hmong people pin hopes on custom of getting water on New Year’s Day

VOV.VN – Vietnam’s Hmong ethnic people have treasured the custom of getting water on New Year’s Day for years, hoping that the new year may bring them health, good luck, and bumper crops. Hmong people …

Full story: https://english.vov.vn/en/your-vietnam/hmong-people-pin-hopes-on-custom-of-getting-water-on-new-years-day-post1076013.vov

Hmong people pin hopes on custom of getting water on New Year’s Day

VOV.VN – Vietnam’s Hmong ethnic people have treasured the custom of getting water on New Year’s Day for years, hoping that the new year may bring them health, good luck, and bumper crops.

Full story: https://english.vov.vn/en/your-vietnam/hmong-people-pin-hopes-on-custom-of-getting-water-on-new-years-day-post1076013.vov

Hmong activist in Thailand threatened for refusing to return to Vietnam

An ethnic Hmong preacher and human rights activist released on bail from a Bangkok detention center alleged that a Vietnamese official had threatened him when he refused to return to Vietnam, where he …

Full story: https://www.benarnews.org/english/news/thai/hmong-activist-faces-repatriation-to-vietnam-02062024153937.html

Where is the highest-altitude reservoir in Vietnam?

Eighty Hmong households are situated around the lake, according to Bien Phong (Border Guard) newspaper. The Hmong people are one of Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups. A house by Seo My Ty Reservoir in Ta Van …

Full story: https://tuoitrenews.vn/news/vietnam-life-vietq/20240126/where-is-the-highestaltitude-reservoir-in-vietnam/78030.html

12 of the best places to visit in Vietnam

Find villages of Red Dzao, Flower Hmong and other local minorities, markets, eco-stays and a window into a rural world of timeless traditions such as weaving. Don’t miss the palace of the Hmong king …

Full story: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/travel/destinations/asia/vietnam/best-places-to-visit-in-vietnam

The Sights and Heights of Sa Pa, Vietnam

The allure of Vietnam’s intrigue and rich historical past is undeniable, with Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) leading the way.

Full story: https://porthole.com/the-sights-and-heights-of-sa-pa-vietnam/

Tampa’s growing Hmong community is ushering in the new year

When U.S. forces withdrew from Southeast Asia after the Vietnam War, most Hmong refugees resettled in Minnesota due to robust social services in that area. The state is now home to the largest Hmong …

Full story: https://www.wusf.org/arts-culture/2023-12-14/tampa-growing-hmong-community-new-year

Push for Hmong veterans to get Congressional Gold Medal

A strong effort is underway to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Hmong veterans who fought a secret war on behalf of the United States in Laos during the Vietnam War era. The effort is lead by U.S …

Full story: https://www.msn.com/

Lawmakers want Hmong vets to get Gold Medal for fighting in Vietnam’s ‘secret war’

A bipartisan group of lawmakers in Congress is pushing for Hmong-American veterans of the “secret war” in Vietnam to receive the Congressional Gold Medal. During the Vietnam War, the Hmong people, who …

Full story: https://news.yahoo.com/lawmakers-want-hmong-vets-gold-003243940.html

The dark side of Henry Kissinger’s legacy: secret bombings during Vietnam War

The late Henry Kissinger’s legacy must include his support for the secret bombings across Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War. NPR’s Steve Inskeep talks to Bo Thao-Urabe, whose family fled Laos.

Vietnamese dog breed lovers in US

After seven months of paperwork and countless fees, Anny Yang was finally able to bring a Hmong bobtail dog from Hanoi to the state of Washington.

Tillis, colleagues introduce legislation to recognize service of Hmong veterans during Vietnam War

Senator Thom Tillis and his colleagues recently introduced the Hmong Congressional Gold Medal Act, bipartisan legislation to recognize the distinguished service of the Hmong veterans who served alongs …

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Senators Baldwin, Moran Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Recognize Role of Southeast Asian Diasporas’ Contribution in Vietnam War

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The Legacies of War Recognition and Unexploded Ordnance Removal Act provides resources for removal of landmines and unexploded ordnances left behind in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos …

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Hmong family who recently arrived in Australia

There was a new Hmong Vietnamese family from Bangkok recently arrived in Australia (Sept 2023), but who helps this family and how did they resettled in Australia.

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Overlooked Hmong vets honored in final Old Glory Honor Flight of the year

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This year’s final Old Glory Honor Flight recognized 20 Hmong veterans, alongside other vets, underscoring their significant contributions to the U.S. during the Vietnam War. Fitting tribute: The Hmong …

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