Vietnam

‘The Vietnam War’ Filmmaker on the Horrifying Execution Footage That’s ‘Unbearable to Look At’

Episode 6 dives deep into the Tet Offensive: the misconceptions, the absolute carnage, and the fallout that occurred in both Vietnam and the</i> …

Celebrity News

More than 100 people protest Wheaton landlord over 'back to Vietnam' sign

The normally bustling corner of Front and Main streets in Downtown Wheaton was even busier Saturday afternoon as more than 100 sign-waving protestors …

South-east Asia

Exploring the Luang Prabang Night Market, Laos

Exploring the Luang Prabang Night Markets<p>When a night market is held every night you know it has to be an amazing one and the Luang Prabang Night …

Asia Travel

Ken Burns explained why John McCain wasn’t interviewed for his 'The Vietnam War' documentary

As “The Vietnam War” reaches its halfway point Thursday night with Episode 5, “This Is What We Do,” viewers will recognize a familiar face: John McCain. The Arizona senator is one of the most high-profile POWs during the Vietnam War, and his ordeal was brought back into the spotlight during the …

Vietnam War

Vietnam War’s ‘Napalm Girl’ Sees Her Scars as ‘Beautiful’ Following Innovative Burn Treatment: ‘I Fought for My Life’

For more than 45 years, Kim Phuc has been known as “The Girl in the Picture.” The memories of June 8, 1972, follow her everywhere, from the …

Vietnam War

It's Official: These are the Best Museums in the World

Before traveling, it's important to do your research - but how do you decide which reviews are legit and which aren't? Rather than scanning the web …

Museums

The Vietnam War, Revisited

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Re James Poniewozik’s review of “The Vietnam War” (Weekend section, Sept. 15) and his slight hope that we might learn from history:<p>Six years ago, I was interviewed by Lynn Novick for the documentary film on Vietnam that she and Ken Burns have masterfully directed. In Episode 1, …

Opinion

Malaria warning as resistant strain spreads to Vietnam

BANGKOK: A form of malaria that is resistant to standard treatment has spread to Vietnam for the first time, researchers warned Friday (Sep 22).<p>The …

Public Health

Germany expels second Vietnamese diplomat for involvement in alleged kidnapping

Germany has told a second employee of the Vietnamese Embassy in Berlin to leave the country after the alleged kidnapping of Trinh Xuan Thanh. Vietnam …

World News

The South Vietnamese who fled the fall of Saigon—and who returned

Over 120,000 people fled Vietnam after the capture of Saigon. How did those who escaped get to the U.S.?<p>Jana Lipman2017-09-24T01:00:56Z•2017-09-24T01:00:56Z•0 Comments<p>0 Comments<p>It’s worth noting that Tru’s long voyage is unusual. Most of the more than 120,000 Vietnamese who fled Vietnam sought and …

Liberal View

The Supreme Court Failed Us On Vietnam

By: Jacob G. Hornberger <br>With last weeks’s beginning of Ken Burns’ new documentary about the Vietnam War, the war will be brought back to the front …

Conservative View

A rush to wed to avoid the Vietnam draft: The day LBJ eliminated the marriage exemption

On a quiet Thursday evening in 1965, Las Vegas Justice of the Peace James A. Brennan left his office to perform a wedding at the Dunes Hotel. When he got back, he was shocked to find more than 50 couples waiting for him at the Clark County Courthouse, a growing crowd eager — actually, your honor, …

South-east Asia

Traitors or patriots? Eight Vietnam POWs were charged with collaborating with the enemy.

MOSCOW, Idaho — The six young servicemen, fresh from the prison camps of North Vietnam, stood at attention, saluted and wept as their comrade was lowered into his grave that Monday in a Denver cemetery.<p>Marine Corps Sgt. Abel Larry Kavanaugh, 24, had been like a brother to them and before he had …

South-east Asia

What Does a Leader of the Vietnam Anti-War Movement Think About Ken Burns’s Documentary?

<i>Todd Gitlin is the author of 16 books, as well as an essay on the anti-war movement for the companion volume to the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick …

Documentaries

Emerging-Market Rally Is Just the Beginning, Top Investors Say

The two-year rally across emerging-market assets is just the beginning, according to some of the world’s largest investors.<p>Money managers at shops …

Economy

LIFE Covers: The War in Vietnam

NOTE: This gallery is best viewed in “full screen” mode; see button at right. Above: LIFE, October 27, 1961.<br>Ralph Morse—LIFE Magazine<p>1 of 26<p>LIFE …

South-east Asia

Thinking of Coming Down Under? New Flight Routes You Should Consider

I won’t deny that the journey to Australia is long. With the distance between us and our nearest neighbour, New Zealand, totalling 3 hours, Asia 6 …

Airlines

Infamous North Vietnamese Propaganda Makes Appearance In Ken Burns Series

Reading Communist propaganda can be tiring. Take, for example, the North Vietnamese pamphlet of October 1966 titled "Report on U.S. War Crimes in …

Conservative View

'The Vietnam War': Charlie Rose

More than 40 years after the Vietnam War ended, Americans are still struggling to make sense of it. "The Vietnam War" is a 10-part, 18-hour …

Business

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick directed ‘The Vietnam War’ together. Why is only one of them famous?

There is a distinctive style to a Ken Burns documentary — the camera’s smooth movement over black-and-white photographs, an interview subject whose eyes seem to be gazing beyond the camera into the past, the lilt of a fiddle or the blare of a trumpet. But no matter how famous an auteur gets — …

Opinion

Reclaiming the Truth About Vietnam

Robert C. Koehler“From Ia Drang to Khe Sanh, from Hue to Saigon and countless villages in between, they pushed through jungles and rice paddies, heat …

South-east Asia

Rabbis lead Jewish heritage tour to Southeast Asia's synagogues

Observe the Shabbat and discover the Jewish history and traditions of Singapore, Thailand, Myanmar and Vietnam on a 15-day tour escorted by two rabbis.<p>Highlights include dinner and services at Singapore’s historic Magen Aboth Synagogue; Shabbat at Myanmar’s Musmeah Synagogue, home to more than 120 …

News

How Art Can Stand Up to Dictators and Discrimination

What role can art play in today’s turbulent times?<p>Asia Society’s new exhibition, <i>After Darkness: Southeast Asian Art in the Wake of History</i>, turns for …

Ho Chi Minh City

Asia Coffee -Vietnamese farmers start early harvest, Indonesia muted at harvest-end

HANOI, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Coffee farmers in Vietnam have started early harvesting but trade is still muted in both Indonesia and Vietnam due to weak …

South-east Asia

The Shocking Story of the Vietnam War’s Mystery Fighter Ace

An amazing tale. <i>Unlike American pilots, most of whom returned home after a single tour of duty, many Vietnamese pilots served for most of the</i> …

U.S. Air Force

Asahi President Says Valuation of Vietnam's Biggest Brewery Is 'Very High'

Saigon Beer Alcohol Beverage Corp. is expensive at its current valuation, according to Asahi Group Holdings Ltd., a potential bidder for Vietnam’s …

Business

Q & A: Exploring JFK’s Vietnam War legacy

“The Vietnam War,” the Ken Burns and Lynn Novick documentary appearing on PBS, recounts how President John F. Kennedy wrestled with how deeply to get …

Boston

ASIA RICE-Prices gain amid tight supply in India, Bangladesh demand

BENGALURU, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Rice prices rose in major Asian hubs this week, buoyed by a supply crunch in India, while demand prospects from …

Rohingya

Comics captured U.S. ambivalence about the Vietnam War

Titles like Marvel’s “NAM” show how comics dealt with growing American ambivalence about the Vietnam War<p>0 Comments<p>The most telling praise came from Bravo Organization, a notable Vietnam veterans’ group. The ‘Nam was recognized by the organization as the “best media portrayal of the Vietnam War,” …

Liberal View

First Swim Meet Ki Importance Ko Janiye

Warm-Up Times,Location,Events In Sab Chizo Par Swimmer Ko Kya Krna Hai Kya Mind Set Lekar Present Hona Hai Ye Apko Coach Hi Guide Kar Skta Hai Isliye …

Swimming