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Carassauga Festival Inc. 2017 Awards Banquet

 Mississauga : Vietnam Pavilion was invited to a celebration honouring Carassauga Pavilions, Sponsors and Community Partners on Friday, July 14th, 2017 at 7:00pm.  The banquet was held at Portugese Cultural Centre of Mississauga. Pham Thu Thuy, chair person of the Vietnam Pavilion was presented with an award of appreciation for the Inspiration, Motivation, and Dedication […]

Quebec town rejects plan to build Muslim cemetery in narrow vote

(Globe and Mail, July 16,2017):Residents in Saint-Apollinaire, Que., have rejected a proposal to open a Muslim-run cemetery in their town, dealing a setback to a Muslim community still recovering from a tragic mass shooting six months ago. The fate of the contentious cemetery project rested in the hands of only 49 eligible voters, and in […]

Arson suspect arrested after China house fire kills 22

BEIJING(AP,July 16,2017):  –  Authorities apprehended a man suspected of setting fire to a two-story house in eastern China early Sunday, killing 22 people, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. Investigators discovered traces of gasoline at the scene of the pre-dawn fire in Jiangsu province and found all the doors of the house locked, according to […]

Federer into 11th Wimbledon final

LONDON (AP, July 14,2017):— Roger Federer is here once more, back in a Wimbledon final for the 11th time, back on the verge of an eighth championship at the All England Club, more than any man has collected in the storied, century-plus history of the place. Nearly 36, and a father of four, Federer continued […]

Delicious Vietnamese dishes

(CNN) — Vietnamese cuisine doesn’t win any points for complexity. Many of the most popular dishes can be made just as well on the side of the road as in a top-end restaurant. But it’s precisely this simplicity, the subtle variations by region and the fresh ingredients that keep us pulling up a plastic stool for […]

20% of U.S. taxpayers could pay more under Trump tax reform

Washington (CNN,July 13,2017): About 20% of taxpayers could pay higher taxes under the Trump administration’s tax reform plans, according to an analysis released Wednesday by the Tax Policy Center. The analysis acknowledges there’s a lot that isn’t known about the administration’s tax proposal. That’s because the White House has only released a short summary of […]

Former astronaut Julie Payette to be Canada’s next governor general

Ottawa (CBC, July 12,2017): Former astronaut Julie Payette will be the Queen’s new representative in Canada, CBC has confirmed. The 53-year-old Montrealer, who speaks six languages, will be named the 29th governor general, a position that comes with a $290,66 annual salary and an official residence at Rideau Hall. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will make […]

Crisis deepens for Trump White House

Washington D.C. (The Hill, July 12,2017): The White House is facing its gravest crisis yet in the wake of the publication of emails between the president’s son, Donald Trump Jr., and a go-between for a Russian lawyer. The emails, which date to June 2016, call into question the main pillars of the White House’s defense against allegations […]

It’s official: Trump campaign wanted campaign help from Russia

WASHINGTON(National Post, July 11,2017):  — It’s not an anti-Trump conspiracy and it’s not fake news. It’s a basic fact no longer in dispute: Donald Trump’s campaign tried getting help from Vladimir Putin’s government to win an American election, as revealed in emails released Tuesday in a watershed moment following a year-long controversy over suspected Russian […]

Searching for missing Vietnamese girls continues

York, England( North Yorkshire Police, July 11,2017) : Police are continuing the search for two missing Vietnamese girls who were last seen in York on Sunday. Thi Phan, 15, and 14-year-old Tram Le, originally from Vietnam but now living in the York area, were last seen near York Minster at around 12.30pm on Sunday 9 […]

ONE Championship: Quest for Greatness Announced for Kuala Lumpur in August

Kuala Lumpur (MMA News, July 10,2017): Asian MMA powerhouse ONE Championship announced today that it will be returning to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in August. The promotion has booked a featherweight title fight to headline the event, entitled Quest for Greatness. The card will be held at Stadium Negara on August 18. In the main event, reigning featherweight […]

California fires spread quickly

SANTA MARIA, Calif.(CBS, July9<2017): — A pair of California wildfires have quickly spread, threatening hundreds of homes and forcing evacuations at a popular lakeside campground and a summer camp where flames temporarily trapped children and counselors, a fire official said. In other parts of the West, evacuation orders were lifted in Colorado and Montana towns threatened by […]

Trafficking probe after Vietnamese girl found in street

Clydebank, Scotland (STV News, July 9,2017): A 16-year-old Vietnamese girl was found wandering the streets of a Scottish town, sparking a police probe into potential human trafficking. The girl was discovered in a “fatigued” state on Montrose Street, Clydebank, on July 1. She was unable to say whether she spoke English when approached, it is […]

Vietnamplify : Amplify the Truth about Vietnam

Vietnamplify is a movement for human rights in Vietnam started by a group of young Canadians of mixed ethnicity who have a strong sense of justice and who wish to fight for a better future for the generations to come in Vietnam. We invite people of all political beliefs, religion, age, sex, etc. to come to our conference at Concordia […]

Women Go Viral for Their Incredible Beach Looks

(Yahoo, July 7,2017):Five young women broke the Internet when they shared photos of themselves at the beach recently. Their monochromatic swimsuits set against the seascape background went viral on Twitter, receiving more than 105,000 likes and 33,000 retweets. Raejeen Walker, 19, Nija Imani, 22, Arianna Morris, 19, Chantal Tharrington, 26, and Khali Brewer, 18, collaborated with aspiring photographer Ly’Kerria Richardson and makeup artist Anasia […]

Paris By Night 122: Duyên Phận

Paris By Night 122, “Duyên Phận”, takes its name from Thái Thịnh’s song of the same name, which was written for Như Quỳnh and performed by the singer in 2010. With her performance garnering over 54 million views on YouTube alone, the song has been covered countless times by both professional and amateur singers, and […]

Joey Chestnut wins his 10th Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

NEW YORK (CBS,July 5,2017): — Joey Chestnut won the 101st Nathan’s Annual Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest on Tuesday, marking his 10th victory in the event. Chestnut was the reigning champion and favorite heading into the 10-minute race, which attracts the world’s hungriest competitive eaters at New York’s Coney Island. The 33-year-old set a world […]