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AirAsia Now Flies To Cần Thơ In Vietnam. Here's Why You Need To Visit This Unique City

This Spotlight is sponsored by AirAsia. Looking for somewhere new to explore this year? AirAsia is launching a direct route to Cần Thơ in Vietnam!. Pronounced 'Kan The', this city is known as the 'Western Capital of Vietnam' and is the largest city in the Mekong Delta, drawing influence from many di

SAYS.COM

The Mid-Season Invitational is headed to Vietnam and Taiwan for 2019

We finally know where this year’s Mid-Season Invitational will take place: Vietnam and Taiwan. This is the first time Riot has brought a professional League of Legends international tournament to Vietnam, though a part of the 2014 World Championship was held in Taiwan before.

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Charles Kettles, Who Rescued Dozens of Troops in Vietnam, Dies at 89

Maj. Charles S. Kettles, an Army helicopter commander in the Vietnam War, led an extraordinary rescue operation that saved the lives of dozens of airborne troops who had been ambushed by North Vietnamese soldiers in May 1967. President Barack Obama would later describe the incident as “like a bad Ra

NEW YORK TIMES

This 45-year-old study on heroin-addicted Vietnam War veterans reveals why it’s so hard to break addictions

On June 17, 1971, the President of the United States, Richard Nixon, stood in front of a lectern during a press conference and declared drug abuse, “public enemy number one,” and continued to say that “in order to fight and defeat this enemy, it is necessary to wage a new, all-out offensive.” [1]

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Vietnam's Korean football coach says his side had lucky run at Asian Cup | #AsiaNewsNetwork

Park returned to his homeland South Korea for a vacation with his family after leading Vietnam at the 2019 Asian Football Confederation Asian Cup. "After a series of international tournaments, I felt tired," Park told reporters at Incheon International Airport in Incheon. "But we're off to a good st

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Medal of Honor recipient who saved 44 lives in Vietnam dies at 89

Retired Lt. Col. Charles Kettles died last Monday at 89-years-old. “It is with a heavy heart we say that we have lost another amazing American hero. Medal of Honor Recipient Charles Kettles passed away on Monday January 21, 2019,” the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation posted on Facebook a day

WASHINGTON EXAMINER

Study This Picture: It Was America's Secret Weapon During the Vietnam War

The Wild Weasel concept gave the U.S. Air Force an effective method for destroying North Vietnamese radar and air defense missile systems. Captain John E. Donovan, an electronic warfare officer, monitored the equipment in his F-100F Super Sabre fighter. It was December 22, 1965, and his plane was pa

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Allianz announces intention to enter general insurance sector in Vietnam

Allianz stated that FPT Group, as a technology partner, will help in developing new digital insurance products and services that meet the protection needs of local consumers in the country.

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Military Wire: Changing the Vietnam veteran narrative – Military Hall of Fame inductee Bob Ford

Fifty-one years ago, beginning in January 1968, the Tet Offensive changed the course of the Vietnam War. Until The War on Terror, aka The Global War on Terrorism, the Vietnam War — also known as the Second Indochina War and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America or simply the American War

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Meet a Veteran: Montville man retrieved crashed planes during Vietnam War

In the military: Bruce Hostetler, 70, served three tours in Vietnam during the war. Hostetler grew up in the area. He joined the Army in April 1966. "I signed up before they drafted me," he said. After basic training at Fort Dix, N.J., Hostetler received specialized training as an aircraft mechanic,

NORWICH BULLETIN

Theatres of War: Could Battlefield 6 Take Players to Vietnam?

After a stint of developing games set in the modern era, EA DICE appears to have returned to their historical roots; Battlefield 1 took players to the trenches of the First World War, and Battlefield 5 has now returned the series to the Second World War, where it all began in Battlefield 1942. Looki

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Nathan Phillips stayed in U.S. during Vietnam War and went AWOL 3 times, 'stolen valor' hunter finds

A prominent hunter of “stolen valor” fraudsters has released two pages of Nathan Phillips’ Marine Corps personnel record that show he stayed in the States during the Vietnam War and went AWOL three times.

WASHINGTON TIMES

Bucks County Community College hosts authors for Vietnam discussion

NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP — Bucks County Community College will host a discussion on the legacy of the Vietnam War on Feb. 8. The event, "Inheriting the War: Poetry and Prose by Descendants of Vietnam Veterans and Refugees," is free and open to the public. It will be 7:30 p.m. in room 142 of Tyler Hall at th

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Social Media Post Prompts Hundreds to Attend Burial for Vietnam Veteran

KILLEEN (WBAP/KLIF) – A crowd of patriotic Texans paid respects to a Vietnam veteran who they never knew, Monday morning. A veterans cemetery in Killeen called for the community to attend the burial service after learning the veteran may be buried alone.

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This Is Us Has Big Plans for Jack's Life After Exploring Vietnam and Nicky

The story of Jack and Nicky finally came to light on This Is Us. In "Songbird Road: Part One," viewers learned what happened between Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) and Nicky (Michael Angarano/Griffin Dunne) in Vietnam and their final interaction after the war. That story happened as viewers also saw the Pe

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Vietnam begins abuse of power trial against former national security officials

Today, the People’s Court of Hanoi will open the trials of former national security advisors Bui Van Thanh and Tran Viet Tan on abuse of power charges. Mr Thanh has been accused of allowing illegal sales of government properties, while Mr Tan allegedly created the conditions for illicit activities t

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Charles Kettles, who received Medal of Honor five decades after rescuing 44 men in Vietnam, dies at 89

The Song Tra Cau riverbed near Duc Pho, South Vietnam, was dubbed Chump Valley. Only a chump, it was said, would venture there. On May 15, 1967, amid punishing fire from the North Vietnamese, then-Army Maj. Charles S. Kettles piloted his helicopter in once, twice, a third time and then a fourth to d

WASHINGTON POST

Making Vietnam’s textile industry sustainable

The Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Vietnam are collaborating to transform Vietnam’s bourgeoning textile and apparel industry into a more sustainable one. The project was launched this month and will be carried out from 2018 to 2020. It will involve enga

THEASEANPOST.COM

Tribal elder in viral standoff video was not a Vietnam veteran, military records show

The Native American tribal elder who became the focus of a viral social media controversy over the weekend is not a Vietnam veteran, the U.S. Marine Corps confirmed Wednesday. Nathan Phillips, 64, spent four years in the Marine Corps Reserve and left in 1976 with the rank of private, or E-1, the Mar

MILITARYTIMES

The Monk Who Taught the World Mindfulness Awaits the End of This Life

At a Buddhist temple outside Hue, Vietnam’s onetime capital, 92-year-old Thich Nhat Hanh has come to quietly “transition,” as his disciples put it. The ailing celebrity monk—quoted by Presidents and hailed by Oprah Winfrey as “one of the most influential spiritual leaders of our times”—is refusing m

TIME