As Vietnam emerges as a global hotspot for offshore IT services, the country's tech workers have more employment opportunities than ever before. With IT talent in high demand, job seekers can be selective.
Since 1993, the images of suffering brown eyes have haunted those of us in Animals Asia who have made investigations of over one hundred bear bile farms across Asia.
Vietnam is a name that stirs the senses and emotions. It conjures visions of proud farmers in conical straw hats tending their rice paddies. It conjures smells of lemongrass, ginger and mint, savory spices used in Vietnamese cooking.
Simon collected 27 Emmy Awards and four Peabody Awards over nearly 50 years of brilliant journalism. It is shocking that, after covering war zones from Vietnam to the Middle East, and violent uprisings from Northern Ireland to Tiananmen Square, his life ended in the back seat of a town car on New York City's West Side Highway.
Network news has been 'localized' and I think we can use Brian Williams to remind us of that. So please, NBC, don't fire Brian Williams.
Every month from a distant sky it came -- a reel to reel tape wrapped in plain brown paper and bearing the name of PFC Michael J. Simmons, Vietnam. He was my brother, and it was at once unsettling and comforting to hear his voice. My mother usually cried a little when he would begin to speak.
Don't think that young students are the only products of a whitewashed history of the Vietnam War. Many older Americans have also been affected by decades of distortion and revision designed to sanitize an impossibly soiled record.
Let's not mix religion and politics. We need gifted leadership in both government and religion. I strongly recommend that the individual members of our Mainline Protestant churches dedicate themselves to becoming the talented and ethical political leaders our country and the world so badly need.
Looking for a special resort in Fiji, or perhaps you're planning a safari in East or South Africa. Has the cold U.S. winter put Mexico or the Caribbean on the brain? Planning a magical vacation to India or perhaps a California road trip.
With Spring approaching, it's time to plan that Easter break. Each of these seven destinations make the ideal family holiday.
Pete's fingers can strum no longer, but, thanks to him, people around the world can have many "singing tomorrows."
Testimony from a grateful mother, November 2014
It's deeply reassuring when our president shows how he is paying attention. Remembering. And his numbers don't lie. Barack Obama continues to lead us away from the Great Republican Recession.
After he signed the Voting Rights Act, I asked LBJ if he thought this meant we'd have a black president in our time. He said no, we would have a woman first. Well, one down, another to go.
Something about our fast-paced, super consumerist society seems to have robbed the teaching vocation the respect it deserves, disposing that once concrete and tender human relationship to a matter of mere transaction.
At these luxury wellness retreats striving for your best in fitness and health feels like an indulgence.