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Vietnam: Dow Chemical Shouldn't Sponsor the Olympics
World  (tags: world, politics, Olympics, Dow Chemical, legacy of the Vietnam War, protests, activism, vietnam, IOC, society, news, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

- 1859 days ago -
Vietnam joins the protest against Olympic sponsor Dow Chemical, accused of "green-washing" its Agent Orange sins.
Vietnam Clamps Down on Bloggers
World  (tags: internet freedoms, freedom of the press, Vietnam, freedoms, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, news, politics, interesting, government, ethics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', blog, world, society )

- 1888 days ago -
A pioneer of citizens' journalism in Vietnam is risking 20 years in jail for defending Internet freedom and exposing the draconian censorship laws in this communist party-ruled country.
A Time To Break Silence Speech   video
World  (tags: Martin Luther King Jr, A Time To Break Silence Speech, VietNam, war, HumanRights, economic injustice, racial )

- 1994 days ago -
Speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. against the "triple evils of racism, economic exploitation, and militarism. Speech delivered on April 4, 1967, at a meeting of Clergy and Laity Concerned at Riverside Church in NYC. He was assassinated 1 year to the date.
World's Largest Cave Explored in Vietnam
World  (tags: Largest Cave, World News, Vietnam, Discovery )

- 2348 days ago -
The biggest known cave in the world is hidden in a jungle in Vietnam, but a team of cavers with the help of a local farmer are exploring its depths.
Vietnam Strengthens Tiger-Protection Law Enforcement
World  (tags: word, vietnam, meetings, conservation, fighting illlegal tiger poachering, laws protection, tigers )

- 2397 days ago -
Many international specialists arrived in Hanoi on December 2 to share experience and coordinate efforts to enforce Vietnam's laws on the protection of wildlife, with a focus on the illegal trafficking of tiger parts.
Vietnam's Soft Conservation Policies Hard on Tigers
World  (tags: international, tigers, disappearing, big cats, trade, poaching, vietnam )

- 2468 days ago -
Indochinese tiger once prowled Vietnam's forests in large numbers. Today, they are being pushed to the edge of extinction in a country that is now considered a transit hub for Big Cat products.
U.S.-China Super-Power Collision Looming in South China Sea
World  (tags: world, asia, conflict, politics, oil china, Vietnam, usa, interesting )

- 2525 days ago -
Reports of untapped oil and gas reserves have kept tensions up around the waters of the South China Sea.
Vietnam Celebrates 35th Anniversary of War's End
World  (tags: world, asia, Vietnam, politics, news, society, government )

- 2614 days ago -
Communist Vietnam marked the 35th anniversary of the end of its war Friday with a dramatic re-enactment of the day North Vietnamese tanks smashed through the gates of the former Presidential Palace and ousted the U.S.-backed South Vietnam government.
Pet Hamsters Banned in Vietnam
World  (tags: world, Vietnam, animals, hamsters )

- 3398 days ago -
Vietnam has banned the sale and possession of hamsters, whose popularity has been soaring.
ON THIS DAY - 1979: China Invades Vietnam
World  (tags: china, vietnam, war, invasion, troops, 1979, on this day )

- 3417 days ago -
China has sent hundreds of troops into Vietnam after weeks of tension and a military build-up along the border. Vietnamese Vice-Foreign Minister Nguyen Ko Tach has told ambassadors in Hanoi the Chinese troops have occupied nearly all Vietnamese border
ON THIS DAY - 1973: Vietnam Observers' Struggle for Peace
World  (tags: vietnam, peace, inspectors, paris, USA, 1973, on this day )

- 3430 days ago -
International inspection teams in Vietnam have been sent into the countryside to monitor the truce agreed last Saturday in Paris. The International Commission of Control and Supervision (ICCS) was created at the Paris Peace Accords - signed by the US, the
ON THIS DAY - 1968: Americans Alarmed By 'Tet Offensive'
World  (tags: usa, vietnam, war, vietcong, tet offensive, 1968, on this day )

- 3434 days ago -
The American command in Vietnam has reported over 5,000 people dead after two days intensive fighting. South Vietnamese President Nguyen Van Thieu has been forced to declare martial law as communist forces, under General Vo Nguyen Giap, have kept up

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