Hmong News – Vietnam

8 Moving Experiences I Had Returning To Vietnam After Serving In The War

Articles, mountain, Vietnam, war /
Learn about places in Vietnam like Minh Mang's tomb and Marble Mountain — some of the many reasons why we should revisit our past. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

Two 12-Year-Old Girls Abducted

Articles, China, Her, Vietnamese /
Vu Thi Dinh spent months searching for her missing 12-year-old daughter in the rugged Vietnamese borderland near China after she vanished with her best friend, clutching a photo of the ...

Hmong Collection and History

History and Refugee Services. When the Vietnam War and the unacknowledged "Secret War" in Laos ended in 1975, the U.S. withdrew from the conflict, leaving their Hmong allies to fe ...

Camping amid clouds on Vietnam’s 10th highest peak

Articles, Hmong, Vietnam /
Tourist facilities are minimal in Ta Xua with only a few homestay options available. If you are hungry, you can find Hmong families who will serve you local dishes and ...

Camping amid clouds on Vietnam mountain

Articles, Hmong, mountain, Vietnam /
Tourist facilities are minimal in Ta Xua with only a few homestay options available. If you are hungry, you can find Hmong families who will serve you local dishes and ...

Vietnam’s spectacular terraced rice fields wait for tourists as country continues to open up

Articles, farmers, Featured, Vietnam /
As the morning sun finds its way through the mist over Vietnam's terraced rice fields, local farmers lead buffalo into the paddies and pass another day without tourists in their ...

Vietnam’s Spectacular Terraced Ricefields Wait For Tourists

Articles, farmers, Vietnam /
As the morning sun finds its way through the mist over Vietnam's terraced rice fields, local farmers lead buffalo into the paddies and pass another day without tourists in their ...

Vietnam’s spectacular terraced padi fields await visitors

The spectacular terraces of Mu Cang Chai in northern Vietnam lie up to 1,000m above sea level. (AFP pic) HANOI: As the morning sun finds its way through the mist ...

IDFA Best Director Winner Ha Le Diem Witnesses Bride Kidnapping in ‘Children of the Mist’

Set in the north of her homeland, Vietnam, Ha Le Diem’s “Children of the Mist” – which won the IDFA Award for Best Directing in the International Competition on Thursday ...

Debuting Helmer Ha Le Diem Witnesses Bride Kidnapping in IDFA Film ‘Children of the Mist’

Set in the north of her homeland, Vietnam, Ha Le Diem’s IDFA competition entry “Children of the Mist” follows 12-year-old Di from the Hmong ethnic minority, living in the mountains ...

‘Children of the Mist’ Review: Extraordinary Vietnamese Doc Follows a Clash of Values Over a Child’s Marriage

Like many girls her age, 12-year-old Di is not easily parted from her phone. All but welded to her hand, it’s the device through which she communicates most freely, sharing ...

Fresno poet Mai Der Vang explores a forgotten history in new book

Listen to the interview here. Fresno poet Mai Der Vang looks back on a dark chapter of history in her new collection “Yellow Rain.” Hmong refugees fleeing Laos at the ...

Flying for the CIA’s Secret Airline with Neil Hansen

Articles, CIA, Hmong, Laos, people, secret, Vietnam, war /
Neil spent his time working with and defending the Hmong people in Laos--and he disagrees with tales of POWs held there long after the end of the Vietnam War. After ...

Ngai Thau Thuong – highest village in Vietnam

Ngai Thau Thuong, a small village of Bat Xat district, the northern Lao Cai province, is located at 2,300m above the sea level on the cloudy Ma Cha Va peak, ...

Fleeing and attempting to elude florida

Articles, China, ethnic, Hmong, lives, man, Vietnam /
Many families risk their lives riding motorbikes for thousands of kilometres with … [Read more...] In 2012, a man of Hmong ethnic origin from northern Vietnam went missing after being ...

Finding refuge in central Wis.: Wausau man shares refugee experience

Tucked amongst the tree and hills of Thailand near the Laotian border in the 1970s, a camp called Ban Vinai was the largest encampment of Hmong refugees fleeing the North ...

‘This is life’: In North Carolina mountains, Hmong refugees grow rice, uphold food sovereignty

Lee's One Fortune Farm is a symbol of a life rebuilt after the Vietnam War, which left the Lees to scratch out an existence in the Laotian jungle. Read more ...

Afghanistan, Iraq, Vietnam: How the U.S. Has Resettled Its Wartime Allies

The United States has granted tens of thousands of special visas to Afghans who aided U.S. forces, but many others are still waiting. How does this compare with previous efforts? ...