By the time we flag down a local taxi driver who is sleeping in the car by the side of the road, the sun is already going down. From Danang to Hoi An is about 20 kilometers and he looks disinterested. Timothy convinces him to follow us to the house where we are planning to […]
11.09.09 – He anchored the mobile phone next to the side of his face while stumbling out of the car; we heard him whispered loudly, “Can you see me? I’m in Safeway’s parking lot… I’m the guy with the fro.” I have never met Mai, one of the models for the commercial that will be […]
Under rules to be proposed this week, the Department of Veterans Affairs plans to add Parkinson’s disease, ischemic heart disease and hairy-cell leukemia to the growing list of illnesses presumed to have been caused by Agent Orange, the toxic defoliant used widely in Vietnam.
Vietnam’s human rights record is scheduled to be reviewed for official approval at a Thursday plenary session of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council in Switzerland. The review is part of a regular process it conducts every four years.