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Good Books to Read on Vietnam

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Want a better understanding of the Vietnamese people and their culture.  I highly recommend that you read the following books: 1. Asian Face Reading: Unlock...

Taiwanese Earthquake Affects Internet in Vietnam

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What a horrible day to be online in Vietnam.  I have not been able to access Yahoo Messenger or Yahoo 360 all day.  Gmail...

December House Expenses

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8,000,000 VND - Rent 184,500 VND - Telephone 550,000 VND - FPT ADSL 442,500 VND - Electricity 92,500 VND - Water 10,000 VND - Garbage Total: 9,279,500 Vietnamese Dong Wow, I...

Afghanistan and Central Asia Research Information

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Yeah, though I live in Vietnam, there has been a Central Asian theme to SaigonNezumi as of late.  I lived in this region for...

Kazakhstan Photo Album

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A nice photo Kazakhstan photo album by Mukan

Alpamys Bakytuly

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One of my Kazakh students back when I was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Karatau, Kazakhstan (1997-1999).  He and Zhandos were my biggest nightmares...

Sevara Ismailova

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I met Sevara nearly 7 years ago in Osh, Kyrgyzstan, when I interviewed her for the American Councils.  I recently got back into contact...