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December 26, 1988 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., Times Staff Writer
When last year's school term began, an influential columnist surveyed Vietnam's schools and delivered a bleak report to his readers. "Tens of thousands of requests for resignation have been turned in by schoolteachers, citing such excuses as meager wages, poor working conditions and declining health standards," he wrote. "In many localities, the learning conditions of our children are very bad. Classrooms are small and have leaky roofs. Desks and chairs are in very bad shape.
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December 6, 1991 | THUAN LE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They are all grown now with husbands and children and are separated from their former teachers and alma mater in Vietnam by an ocean. But graduates of Trung Vuong School, for sixth- to 12th-graders, have not wavered in their love and loyalty. These Orange County residents hold annual fund-raisers, such as a dinner-dance tonight, to send much-needed money back to the educators of their youth.
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December 26, 1988 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., Times Staff Writer
Down the hall, a chorus of Vietnamese voices ran the scales and a prize-winning accordionist was pumping a mazurka in the adjoining studio, but 7-year-old Dao Thuy Linh was all concentration. Under the watchful eye of her teacher, Linh's nimble fingers picked out a traditional Vietnamese tune on a 16-string instrument. Finishing without a flub, she beamed as her classmates, crowded into the doorway, broke into applause.
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December 26, 1988 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., Times Staff Writer
Down the hall, a chorus of Vietnamese voices ran the scales and a prize-winning accordionist was pumping a mazurka in the adjoining studio, but 7-year-old Dao Thuy Linh was all concentration. Under the watchful eye of her teacher, Linh's nimble fingers picked out a traditional Vietnamese tune on a 16-string instrument. Finishing without a flub, she beamed as her classmates, crowded into the doorway, broke into applause.
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December 6, 1991 | THUAN LE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They are all grown now with husbands and children and are separated from their former teachers and alma mater in Vietnam by an ocean. But graduates of Trung Vuong School, for sixth- to 12th-graders, have not wavered in their love and loyalty. These Orange County residents hold annual fund-raisers, such as a dinner-dance tonight, to send much-needed money back to the educators of their youth.
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January 17, 1994 | BERT ELJERA
The memories came in a flood for Anh Nguyen as she watched young girls in ao dai, the traditional long Vietnamese dress, parade on stage during a fashion show at the Westminster Cultural Center on Sunday. Vietnamese dancers and singers also performed during the two-hour cultural show, capping the festivities as more than 1,000 local Vietnamese residents who had lived in Dalat City in Vietnam gathered for the first time since leaving their country more than 18 years ago.
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December 26, 1988 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., Times Staff Writer
When last year's school term began, an influential columnist surveyed Vietnam's schools and delivered a bleak report to his readers. "Tens of thousands of requests for resignation have been turned in by schoolteachers, citing such excuses as meager wages, poor working conditions and declining health standards," he wrote. "In many localities, the learning conditions of our children are very bad. Classrooms are small and have leaky roofs. Desks and chairs are in very bad shape.
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