Vietnamese immigrant Thien Ho sworn in as Sacramento County District Attorney in historic first
Thien Ho, a Vietnamese immigrant, was sworn into office as Sacramento County’s 36th district attorney on Tuesday, making him the first perso...
Vietnamese EV automaker VinFast opens 4 new stores in California
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Vietnamese EV automaker VinFast to open first 6 showrooms in US this week
Vietnamese EV maker VinFast ships 999 cars for US...
Vietnamese EV maker VinFast ships 999 cars for US debut
Vietnamese electric vehicle (EV) maker VinFast shipped its first batch of 999 EVs to the U.S. on Friday.
“The export of the first 999 VF 8...
Sandra Oh joins Robert Downey Jr.’s adaptation of ‘The Sympathizer’
HBO and A24 announced that Sandra Oh, Kieu Chinh of “Dynasty” and Nguyen Cao Ky Duyen of “Paris by Night” will play recurring roles in the ...
Jaylin Williams makes history as first player of Vietnamese descent to make active NBA roster
Jaylin Williams of the Oklahoma City Thunder is the first basketball player of Vietnamese descent to make an active NBA roster.
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Ngo Vinh Long, anti-Vietnam War activist and scholar, dies at 78
Ngo Vinh Long, a Vietnamese scholar and writer famous for anti-war demonstrations that angered the South Vietnamese government in the 1960s...
California sheriff’s deputy charged with murdering Vietnamese married couple in their home
Devin Williams Jr., a 24-year-old deputy with the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office, allegedly fatally shot a Vietnamese married couple in th...
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A 260,000-square-foot Vietnamese indoor market modeled after a Ho Chi Minh City landmark planned for Bay Area
Development company Intelli is planning to turn a former Sears store in San Jose, California, into an indoor market mimicking the iconic Vi...
Female athlete becomes first Vietnamese to win the ‘world’s toughest’ triathlon
Vu Phuong Thanh, 32, became the first Vietnamese athlete to win the Deca Ultra Triathlon World Championship at the Swissultra in Switzerlan...
Huynh Nhu set to become first Vietnamese woman football player to join European team
Vietnamese football star Huynh Nhu traveled to Portugal on Monday in preparation for signing with Länk FC Vilaverdense, a Portuguese footba...
Vietnamese billionaires commit to building 1 million affordable housing units in the country by 2030
Some of Vietnam’s largest real estate developers have committed to building over 1 million affordable housing units collectively from now t...
4 Vietnamese men identified as victims in Oldham mill fire in the UK
The Greater Manchester Police named four Vietnamese men who were believed to have been burned in the Bismark House Mill in Oldham, Greater ...
Vietnamese EV automaker VinFast to open first 6 showrooms in US this week
Vietnamese Electric Vehicle (EV) automaker VinFast is scheduled to open six U.S. showrooms on Jul 14 and 30 more by the end of 2022, all of...
Parents of missing Vietnamese Canadian student whose last text was ‘Bye’ appeals for locals’ help
Chi Thien Tran, a 20-year-old university student, was last seen at approximately 11:00 p.m. in the area of Parkwood Avenue of Saint John, C...
Vietnamese refugees reunite with sailor who saved them from lost fishing boat 44 years ago
A group of Vietnamese refugees reunited with a sailor who rescued them from their lost fishing boat while escaping Vietnam 44 years ago.
Comedian Lil Duval gets laughs, criticism for video mocking jeweler Johnny Dang speaking Vietnamese
American comedian Lil Duval, whose real name is Roland Powell, is being called out for mocking custom jewelry manufacturer Johnny Dang afte...
Vietnamese TikToker says she was ‘disowned’ for refusing to fund sister’s ‘lavish’ college lifestyle
A Vietnamese TikTok user has gone viral for talking about how her parents "disowned" her after she refused to pay for her sister&...
‘Stop dreaming’: Student shares emotional video of her Asian parents disapproving of her art major
Vietnamese TikToker @kaitlynnbui posted a video of her parents strongly objecting to her choice to major in art.
In the video, a teary-eye...
Vietnamese automaker Vinfast to build $2 billion electric vehicle factory in North Carolina
Vietnamese automaker VinFast filed for an initial public offering (IPO) in the U.S., ahead of its plans to build its first U.S. electric ve...
‘I want to communicate with the world!’: Vietnamese woman’s efforts to learn English go viral on TikTok
TikTok user @usukoo posted a now-viral video in which a woman from Vietnam practices her English for a homework assignment.
Uploaded on Ma...
‘They tricked me’: Vietnamese refugee sues ICE for trying to deport him three times
An Thanh Nguyen, who was formerly incarcerated, says U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has tried to deport him three times sin...
Family-owned Vietnamese restaurant told to vacate San Francisco spot after being there nearly 40 years
Owners of Sai’s Vietnamese restaurant were shocked to learn late last month that their lease for their space at 505 Washington St. will no ...
Vietnamese man sets world record climbing 100 stairs while balancing brother on his head in 53 seconds
Two Vietnamese brothers and circus performers recently broke a Guinness World Record after one of them climbed 100 consecutive stairs in a S...
Vietnamese Czech director rekindles relationship with her father through his prison letters in ‘Love, Dad’
Nguyen’s short film “Love, Dad” was based on her strained relationship with her father and inspired by his old letters to her from prison.
‘What the phở’: TikToker goes viral for his videos on punny Asian restaurant names
A Vietnamese TikToker recently went viral for pointing out the humor in some Asian restaurant names.
“Punny” expressions: In his videos, the...
Vietnamese Americans are opening their doors, offering support to Afghan refugees
Across the United States, Vietnamese communities have been opening their doors to refugees from Afghanistan, seeing themselves in the new ar...
University of Oxford graduate college to be renamed for Vietnam’s richest woman
A University of Oxford college is planning on changing its name to Thao College after receiving £155 million from a Vietnamese investment gr...
Vietnamese language courses offered at Ivy Leagues Brown and Princeton for the first time ever
Two Ivy League universities are offering beginning and intermediate Vietnamese courses for the first time in their history.
About the course...
San Jose set to open $33-million, 37,000-square-foot Vietnamese American Service Center
Santa Clara County will open the first Vietnamese American Service Center in the nation on Saturday.
Opening ceremony: The county will hold ...
Viet immigrant businessman says Oklahoma police ‘illegally’ confiscated over $130,000 of his money
While on their way to buy a plot of farmland, Nang Thai and Weichuan Liu say Oklahoma police “illegally” confiscated the over $1...
‘Speak in f*cking English’: Woman berates Vietnamese restaurant staff for not having miso soup
In Texas, a woman reportedly looking for miso soup at a Vietnamese restaurant was captured on film berating the cashier.
Not today, Karen: I...
Former ‘MasterChef Junior’ contestant dedicates his pho-inspired ramen dish to his bà ngoại
Matthew Smith, a former contestant of “MasterChef Junior,” recently shared how to make his Crispy Chicken Ramen dish inspired by his grandmo...
Vietnamese Dramedy ‘Bố Già’ Crushes Specialty Box Offices Grossing at $350K
Vietnamese comedy-family drama “Bố Già” raised over $350,000 at specialty box offices over Memorial Day Weekend.
About the movi...
What the Vietnamese Eat for Lunar New Year and the Legends Behind It
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Tết, known as Vietnamese Lunar New Year, is rich in ...
‘Devastating’ Fire Damages Vietnamese American Community Center in Oakland
The Vietnamese American Community Center of the East Bay in Oakland, California suffered significant damages from a “devastating” fire on Sa...
Woman Gets 10 Years in Prison for Killing Nail Salon Manager After Skipping on Bill in Las Vegas
A woman who killed a Vietnamese nail salon manager in Las Vegas in 2018 has been sentenced to a prison term of 10 to 25 years.
The verdict: ...