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June 16, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
U.S. military experts will travel to Malaysia soon to find out if a collection of skeletons--said to be remains of American servicemen killed in Vietnam--are indeed those of humans, a Pentagon spokesman said in Washington. The remains and 28 U.S. Army identification tags were found on a boat carrying nine Vietnamese men that landed Monday in a southeastern coastal village in Malaysia.
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June 16, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
U.S. military experts will travel to Malaysia soon to find out if a collection of skeletons--said to be remains of American servicemen killed in Vietnam--are indeed those of humans, a Pentagon spokesman said in Washington. The remains and 28 U.S. Army identification tags were found on a boat carrying nine Vietnamese men that landed Monday in a southeastern coastal village in Malaysia.
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June 16, 1990 | From United Press International
More than 8,500 Vietnamese "boat people" have been turned away from Malaysian shores despite a pledge by the country to offer the refugees asylum, international observers said Friday. The officials said they fear the practice of turning away the Vietnamese, called boat people because they flee Vietnam in boats, could spread the growing refugee problem to other parts of the Pacific.
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June 16, 1990 | From United Press International
More than 8,500 Vietnamese "boat people" have been turned away from Malaysian shores despite a pledge by the country to offer the refugees asylum, international observers said Friday. The officials said they fear the practice of turning away the Vietnamese, called boat people because they flee Vietnam in boats, could spread the growing refugee problem to other parts of the Pacific.
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May 17, 1996 | DEBORAH SCHOCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Vietnamese refugees in Malaysia are being beaten and threatened in a Malaysian government effort to force them to return to Vietnam, leaders of an Orange County-based support group said Thursday. They implored the U. S. government and human-rights groups to aid the refugees. At an emotional news conference, two men who said they lived until recently in a Malaysian camp recounted grisly stories of refugees beaten by soldiers, sprayed with chemicals and enduring prison-like restrictions.
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April 29, 1990 | THUAN LE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Trinh Quang Do fled from Vietnam penniless 12 years ago, surviving a treacherous sea journey and months in a refugee camp. Since then, he has become the model of the overachiever Americans view as the typical Vietnamese immigrant. He graduated from high school with a high-A average, attended college on scholarship and landed a $30,000-a-year job with Rockwell International. He has gone on to earn a master's degree in electrical engineering.
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September 18, 2002 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Viet Dinh is working the room. Viet Dinh, it seems, is always working a room. The room itself isn't much, at least not by the standards of one of the rising stars of the Bush administration. A hundred or so faculty members and supporters at Saint Francis University in rural Pennsylvania are lunching in a nondescript student center to hear Dinh, advisor to U.S. Atty. Gen.
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