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June 30, 1990 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The refusal of the United States and Vietnam to agree to the forced repatriation of Vietnamese "boat people" has raised a new challenge to the decade-old international agreement that has allowed hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese to find refuge in the United States, Canada and other Western countries, according to refugee officials.
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June 30, 1990 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The refusal of the United States and Vietnam to agree to the forced repatriation of Vietnamese "boat people" has raised a new challenge to the decade-old international agreement that has allowed hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese to find refuge in the United States, Canada and other Western countries, according to refugee officials.
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September 19, 1996 | JOHN POPE
Angrily tossing into a box bags of rice, noodles and other food products made in Thailand, about 100 Vietnamese Americans on Wednesday called for a boycott of Thai goods in protest of alleged brutality against Vietnamese refugees. The event was organized by Project Ngoc, a Vietnamese refugees support group based at UC Irvine. According to the group, about 2,300 Vietnamese refugees, or "boat people," remain in Thai detention camps awaiting repatriation to Vietnam.
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May 7, 1987 | Barry M. Horstman
"A long shot but one worth taking" is how Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Coronado) describes a $1-million reward that he, seven other Republican congressmen, a former congressmen and a former prisoner of war are offering to any Southeast Asian defector who brings an American POW out with him. At a news conference last week in Charlotte, N.C.
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July 26, 1987 | Arthur Macy Cox, Arthur Macy Cox, secretary of the American Committee on U.S.-Soviet Relations, served as a diplomat and CIA official involved with Soviet affairs for 40 years.
General Secretary Mikhail S. Gorbachev has launched an extraordinary new policy direction that, in time, may transform the fabric of Soviet society in both its domestic and international characteristics. It is already clear that Gorbachev has rejected the legacy of Josef Stalin perpetuated, though with less tyranny, by Leonid I. Brezhnev. Most U.S. observers now agree that Gorbachev's "new thinking" is a genuine break with the past. It is not an exercise in propaganda.
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April 24, 1987 | PENELOPE MOFFET
Santa Ana writer Bui Nhat Tien, 50, does not look like a man who has been through hell. But the mild-mannered novelist, who won Vietnam's National Literature Award in 1961 and served as vice chair of South Vietnam's PEN Club from 1965 until the 1975 Communist takeover, carries harrowing memories of his escape from his country. Known among Vietnamese readers simply as Nhat Tien, he has written 10 novels and 11 collections of short stories.
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