Vietnam lies at the wrong end of the Mekong River when it comes to food and water security.
Vietnamese-American literature fulfills the function of ethnic writing – proof of acceptance, no matter how grudgingly, by other Americans.
I would forever remember Dan’s silence. Silently loving me. Silent before my family’s insults and dissuasion.
It will take fifty years to restore the marine ecosystem of Vietnam’s central coast after a massive fish die-off caused by Taiwan’s Formosa Plastics Corporation.
‘This is a really good camera. My grandson gave it to me, and I still don’t know how to work it quite yet. But I’m sure I can get some good photos of the monks. Where are they?’
Viet Thanh Nguyen aims to ‘to be able to write fiction like criticism and criticism like fiction.’
The legacy of Vietnam’s doi moi system in a country where farmers are the poorest.
I can’t say what makes us fall in love with Vietnamese food. It drugs you.
The latest in verse from around the Mekong Region.
Pacific: The Ocean of the Future – all empires inevitably fade, and the drawing down of French influence in Southeast Asia took place swiftly after WWII, with the US stepping in to take its place.