Archive for the 'Vietnam' Category

USA / VIETNAM – Beaten Vietnam student got $90,000 from US (2011-05-12)

Posted on May 12 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: “Ho Quang Phuong received US$90,000 of non-taxable compensation for his injuries from the government of San Jose, California on May 9, two years after he was reportedly battered with batons and a Taser gun by the state’s police officers, BBC Vietnamese reported.”]] Vietnam.net: (excerpt from extensive site on “society in Vietnam”) Ho […]

VIETNAM – Vietnam Airlines denies passenger’s accusations of violence [passenger claims he was tasered](2011-04-21)

Posted on April 22 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: This is both a unverified claim and the word “taser” may be used generically … A Vietnamese airline was diverted to a small airport, before taking off the national taekwondo coach yelled at flight attendants, then he reulctantly boarded. According to the instructor’s lawyer “all the airport’s security guards needed to do […]

VIETNAM & AUSTRALIA – Police in Australia kills a Vietnamese student (2010-07-10)

Posted on October 7 2010 by admin

NOTE : This story was carried on several Vienamese news sites – unconfirmed from Australian sources Compiled by Quynh Trung Australian police shot and killed a Vietnamese student who appeared drunk as he threatened his housemate with a knife on October 5, according to the Vietnamese Consulate General in Australia and the local media. The […]

VIETNAM & AUSTRALIA – Vietnamese student Tasered to death in Australia (2010-07-10)

Posted on July 10 2010 by admin

NOTE : This story was carried on several Vienamese news sites – unconfirmed from Australian sources Vietnamese student Tasered to death in Australia A Vietnamese student died Thursday, after being Tasered by Sydney police, Vietnamnet quoted the Vietnamese Consulate General there as saying. Le Ba Thinh, 25, was alleged of entering the room of a […]