Ho Chi Minh - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Ho Chi Minh Vietnam fires southern city party chief for mismanagement HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam's ruling communists fired the party boss in the southern commercial hub of Ho Chi Minh City after finding he made "serious mistakes and violations" while heading oil and gas monopoly PetroVietnam. Dinh La Thang had earlier been removed from the powerful Politburo, the highest decision-making body of of the Communist Party of ... Wed, 10 May 2017 04:02:00 GMT 2017-05-10T04:02:00Z United CEO issues apology, calls removal 'truly horrific' CHICAGO (AP) — After people were horrified by video of a passenger getting dragged off a full United Express flight by airport police, the head of United's parent company said the airline was reaching out to the man to "resolve this situation." Hours later on Monday, his tone turned defensive. He described the man as "disruptive and belligerent." By Tuesd... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 03:27:00 GMT 2017-04-12T03:27:00Z Japan emperor's Vietnam visit a sign of improved ties HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — When Nguyen Thi Xuan said goodbye to her Japanese husband in 1954, she thought he was going off for a year or two on another long assignment. She never imagined it would be more than half a century before she'd see him again. Like many Vietnamese women married to Japanese soldiers, Xuan's family was split up, victimized by the stormy... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:30:00 GMT 2017-02-27T07:30:00Z Kerry defends trade pact on last trip as top US diplomat HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry, making his last trip as the top U.S. diplomat, defended the 12-nation trade pact that the incoming administration said it would scrap and urged countries to refrain from provocative acts in the South China Sea. "I can't predict what the new administration is absolutely going to do with the tr... Sat, 14 Jan 2017 01:11:00 GMT 2017-01-14T01:11:00Z Vietnamese comic Minh Beo sentenced in sex crimes case WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) — Vietnamese comedian Minh Beo has been sentenced to 18 months in state prison for sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy in California. Orange County prosecutors said Friday the 38-year-old must also register as a sex offender. The comedian, whose real name is Minh Quang Hong, pleaded guilty in August to oral co... Sat, 17 Dec 2016 01:42:00 GMT 2016-12-17T01:42:00Z