Tag Archive: Vietnam

America’s Devastating Legacy In Vietnam.

During the Vietnam War, the U.S. military sprayed about 20 million gallons of herbicides across 5.5 million acres of Vietnamese jungle and countryside. The main herbicide, nicknamed Agent Orange, consisted of two herbicides,… Continue reading

Vietnam’s Overdue Alliance With America?

The US and Vietnam are perfect allies against China. It’s what Ho Chi Minh wanted all along. By Tuong Lai, aka Nguyen Phuoc Tuong, a sociologist and former adviser to two Vietnamese prime ministers. HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam.   Ours is… Continue reading

Photo for Saturday, 5th July

Photo for Saturday, 28th June

Duong Dong Harbour, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam

Photo for Sunday, 22nd June

Ben Ham Ninh Ferry Pier, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam

Photo for Wednesday, 18th June

Vung Tau – Front Beach.

Photo for Wednesday, 18th June

Drying fish in the Vietnamese sun, Vung Tau.

Photo for Tuesday, 3rd June

Phu Quoc Islands aka Koh Tral Islands.

Southeast Asia – Democracy in reverse gear.

Southeast Asia’s regression from democracy and its implications. A CFR Working Paper Author: Joshua Kurlantzick, Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia. Download Now >> Publisher: Council on Foreign Relations Press, May 2014,  35 pages. . Overview. Since the… Continue reading

Anti-China protests in Vietnam turn deadly.

The Vietnamese people are angry. At least 15 foreign-owned factories have been set on fire and at least 20 people got killed amid anti-China protests at industrial parks in southern Vietnam. Reuters reports… Continue reading