Hmong News – Vietnam

10 Best Practices for Improving Religious Freedom in Complicated Countries

Lessons we learned from helping Vietnam become the first country to be peaceably removed from the United States’ blacklist of the worst persecutors of Christians and other believers. Read more ...

How Vietnamese Commandos Captured a Secret U.S. Military Base

Earlier in the 2000s, Vietnamese veterans of the battle helped U.S. military personnel locate the remains of airmen that had been cast over the side of the cliff, and later ...

Sa Pa, Vietnam: how community-based tourism is putting this high-altitude paradise on the map

Getting to Sa Pa takes time. My adventure starts on the overnight train which rumbles out of Hanoi at 10pm. My eight-hour journey, in a four-berth carriage, costs £25, and ...

Hmong Community Grieves Cancellation Of Its Fresno New Year Celebration, Largest In Country

Vietnam War veteran, Chongge Vang, 80, has been confined to his Sanger home during the pandemic, keeping busy with chores on his two-and-a-half acre ... Read more ...

COVID-19 claims life of Hmong American leader and Secret War veteran.

A Hmong community leader and former Secret War lieutenant colonel died on Thanksgiving Day after several weeks in the hospital fighting COVID-19. During the Vietnam War, as the CIA funded ...

maharishi Reworks Traditional Vietnamese Embroidery in FW20 Capsule

The artworks used throughout the collection are heavily inspired by the Story Cloth artworks produced by the Montagnard mountain tribes of the Vietnamese Highlands. These tapestries typically depict ... Read ...

Custom house

As their custom they settled in the highlands (mountains) from Vietnam and Laos and later in Thailand. They inherited the name “Miao”, from living in the mountains. Today Five million ...

Vietnamese nuns bring hope to Hmong children

Sister Mary Ta Thi Thu Hai holds Michael Lo A Thong, a Hmong infant, in her arms, saying nice things to him and coaxing him into playing with other children ...

Mu Cang Chai’s terraced fields ranks among the top beautiful destinations worldwide

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When you imagine magnificent Asian rice fields swirling on the slopes of velvet green hills, you’re picturing Mu Cang Chai, Vietnam,” Big 7 Travel wrote, adding that “centuries of careful ...

Mu Cang Chai named among world’s most beautiful destinations

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Global travel site Big 7 Travel has listed Mu Cang Chai in northern Vietnam, famed for terraced rice fields, among its 50 most beautiful global destinations, according to VnExpress. Read ...

Mu Cang Chai ranks among world top destinations

Mu Cang Chai’s terraced fields in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai has ranked 21st among the top 50 most beautiful destinations worldwide, as voted by Big 7 Travel ...

From Laos to French Guiana: The story of the Hmong people

After fighting alongside the French in the Indochina war and the Americans during the Vietnam War, the Hmong people were forced to flee Laos when the Communists took power. On their arrival ...

Documenting Refugee Experiences in Iowa

The original goal of this summer project was to continue research that focused on refugees who resettled in northeast Iowa following the Vietnam War. With Covid-19, we were unable to ...

The Vietnam Veterans

Vietnam war was going on. The CIA, General Vang Pao, American troops and the Hmong veterans were fighting against the Lao communist and the Vietnamese soldiers. The Lao communist government ...

Could Hmong Voters Decide State Election?

The 79-year-old was a captain in the Secret War, which in the 1960s and ’70s brought Hmong soldiers in Laos together with U.S. forces in an attempt to combat the ...

Phitsanulok unveils ‘Sapa’ of Thailand

Phitsanulok has introduced Phu Thap Si in Ban Nam Chuang as "Sapa Muang Thai", or Sapa in Thailand. Located in Lao Cai province in northwest Vietnam, Sapa is a famous ...

Three famous highland towns in Vietnam

Leaving busy streets to go to towns with pristine beauty, visitors will experience very peaceful moments. Here, you can admire the majestic mountains and experience the lives of local people ...

Hmong: US Senator Introduces Bill Recognizing Legacy of Communities who Supported US Forces during Vietnam War

September 2020], U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, introduced legislation that recognizes the refugee and immigrant communities from Southeast Asia - such as ... Read ...