Hmong News – Vietnam

Veterans honored for service to US during Vietnam War

These men were actually Vietnam natives who secretly helped U.S. forces but were never recognized for their service. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

A struggle to be seen: Why Wisconsin’s Hmong American community continues to face discrimination

Her father, a Hmong soldier who fought communist forces under the direction of the U.S. government during the Vietnam War, would always hesitate to stand, unsure of how he would ...

New project sheds light on U.S. “secret war” in Laos

The new mission called Legacies Library aims to tell the story of the secret bombings done by the U.S. on Laos during the Vietnam War. A group of volunteers have ...

Kenneth Stumpf, a Vietnam War hero who didn’t consider himself a hero, died at 77. Now, he’s being honored by his Menasha hometown.

For his acts of valor, Stumpf was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1968 by President Lyndon Johnson. It's the nation's highest military decoration. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

‘I owe my life to you:’ Hmong veterans see recognition for service, but seek more awareness, benefits

Wisconsin pays tribute to the thousands of Hmong-Lao veterans who fought alongside America soldiers during the Vietnam War. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

DOXA Fest: Awards go to films about child brides, queer youth, amnesia in the Sahara, and the overdose crisis

The DOXA Documentary Film Festival has given one of its big awards to a documentary about a 12-year-old Vietnamese Hmong girl who facing the prospect of being kidnapped as a ...

Flags fly at half-staff to honor Hmong-Lao veterans

The order requires that the Wisconsin State Capitol flags are flown at half-staff to help raise awareness about the Hmong-Lao veterans and the aid that they provided the United States ...

Fresno State professor named finalist for Pulitzer Prize

Mai Der Vang's new book "Yellow Rain" takes a look at the severe illnesses and death that plagued the Hmong population in the aftermath of the US war in Vietnam ...

UC San Francisco Diversity Office Deems Some Asians to be URMs

Recognizing this dynamic, UCSF decided to include Filipinos, Hmong, and Vietnamese as URMs in its "working definition" of that category. But this raises its own questions. Why those three groups ...

Public Education, Fire Safety Grant Funds Available Soon

Fire safety outreach campaigns including 12,000 brochures targeting underserved communities in English, Spanish, Chinese, Hmong and Vietnamese; Partnerships with community groups in high fire-risk ... Read more (opens in new ...

PG&E awards grant to California Fire Foundation to boost wildfire prepardness

The WSPP distributes fire-safety messaging targeting Spanish, Chinese, Hmong, and Vietnamese communities. These efforts include outdoor billboards, television, radio, and digital ads. Read more (opens in new tab) ...

How the Hmong community made the Central Valley their home

The Hmong community migrated to the United States nearly 50 years ago after the Vietnam War, making their new home after fleeing Laos in the Central Valley. The ... Read ...

PG&E offers funds for fire safety awareness

The WSPP develops and distributes in-language fire-safety messaging targeting Spanish, Chinese, Hmong, and Vietnamese communities. These efforts include a comprehensive media campaign consisting of ... Read more (opens in new ...

Large-Scale American Veterans Memorial Park Breaks Ground Near Cannon Falls

A piece of history landed near Cannon Falls on Saturday afternoon. The Huey helicopter, used during the Vietnam War, was part of a groundbreaking ceremony for a new large-scale American ...

Homestay the mainstay of Hmong village

Located at the foot of Ma Pi Leng mountain pass in the northern highlands province of Ha Giang, the Pa Vi Village is home to 30 Hmong families who have ...

PG&E and California Fire Foundation Join Forces to Bolster Wildfire Safety and Preparedness

The WSPP develops and distributes in-language fire-safety messaging targeting Spanish, Chinese, Hmong, and Vietnamese communities. These efforts include a comprehensive media campaign consisting of ... Read more (opens in new ...

As Vietnam reopens, villagers seek more sustainable tourism

The initiative was inspired by Phuan Doc Homestay, a property with 40 beds in Che Can, a Hmong ethnic minority village half an hour northeast of Dien Bien Phu City ...

As Vietnam welcomes back visitors, a push for sustainable tourism

The initiative was inspired by Phuan Doc Homestay, a property with 40 beds in Che Can, a Hmong ethnic minority village half an hour northeast of Dien Bien Phu City ...