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Spratly
Jun.11.2009
New America Media
Vietnam’s Diaspora Challenges China’s Claim to Archipelagos By Thi Lam On May 11, 2009, nine days before he died in San Jose, Calif., the last prime minister of South Vietnam, Nguyen Ba Can, fought to save his homeland from China’s expansion. On behalf of the Vietnamese diaspora, he submitted to the United Nations a dossier establishing the outer edges of Vietnam...
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Thi Q Lam
Apr.09.2009
New
Mining Exploration in Vietnam: China's New Strategy of Expansionism New America Media, Commentary, Thi Lam Not content with leaving its imprint in the Parcel Islands, Vietnam's northern provinces and the Spratly Islands, China is now resorting to mineral exploration in the country itself as a new strategy in its relentless expansionism. In November 2007,...
Column
An Loc
Mar.08.2009
University North Texas Press
INTRODUCTION TO UP COMING BOOK "Hell in An Loc" While searching for a title for this book, I was inspired by Bernard Fall’s Hell in a Very Small Place, in which the late Vietnam historian described in dramatic details the fifty-five day horrors at the French camp retrancheù of Dien Bien Phu in 1954. Little did the author know that 18 years after the...
Mar.08.2009
Pacific News Service
The Notion of "Asian Values" is a MythPacific News Service, Thi Lam, Posted: Mar 13, 1996 Western nations are fearful of a coming culture war with the booming nations of East Asia, and Asian leaders are exacerbating those fears by emphasizing "Asian values" as an alternative to those of the West. In fact, there is no such thing as "Asian...
Article
Mar.08.2009
New America Media
Latest Gulf of Tonkin Incident Reveals China's Imperialist DesignsPacific News Service, Commentary, Thi Q. Lam, Posted: Feb 13, 2005 Editor's Note: The killing of nine Vietnamese fishermen by the Chinese navy is a marker of China's aggressive designs on natural resources in the Eastern Sea. SAN FRANCISCO--Vietnamese communities in the United States, Europe and...
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General Lam Quang Thi
Mar.08.2009
vietnam war china communism
30 Years After the Vietnam War: China Remains a ThreatPacific News Service, Commentary, Thi Q. Lam, Posted: Apr 14, 2005 Editor's Note: Looking back at the fall of Saigon, a former general in the South Vietnamese Army says that the possibility of a free Vietnam is now threatened by China's imperial ambitions. That's bringing Vietnam and the United States closer...
Article
Mar.08.2009
New America Media
Vietnam Workers Protest Government Betrayal of Communist ValuesNew America Media, Commentary, Thi Lam, Posted: Mar 22, 2006 Editor's Note: In one of the largest recent public protests in Vietnam, workers are demanding fair labor practices and the worker-oriented values the country was founded on. That can't happen without democratic and economic reforms, writes...