Reviving the History of Vietnamese New Wave in OC

Reviving the History of Vietnamese New Wave in OC
While most American teenagers growing up in the 1980s idolized Madonna and saved up their weekly allowances to attend a Flock of Seagulls concert, the Vietnamese American youth in Orange County obsessed over singers like Henry Chuc, Lynda Trang Dai …
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Thailand's first conscientious objector: 'I will not be a soldier in any
When an all-female army of journalists, dressed as schoolgirls, burst into laughter at a “lunch party” with the Thailand's military junta chief Prayut Chan-o-cha at Government House on January 8, it became the talk of the town. Commentators took to …
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Lawrence Osborne interview: how the novelist became the new Graham Greene
He orders for both of us in Thai. The waitress is impressed. “Past a certain level my Thai is shitty, but they're not used to white people speaking it. You get so many foreign correspondents who don't speak the language,” he says. “It's staggering …
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