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Vietnamese woman flees during immigration checks at Narita airport

National Feb 12, 2019

Vietnamese woman flees during immigration checks at Narita airport

The Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau said Sunday that a Vietnamese woman fled during immigration checks at Narita International Airport in Chiba Prefecture. The immigration bureau and the Chiba Prefectural Police are searching for the woman, 22, on suspicion of illegally entering Japan. According to the bureau, ...

The battle for Hmong heritage in Vietnam

Asia Pacific | FOCUS Feb 8, 2019

The battle for Hmong heritage in Vietnam

Vuong Duy Bao surveys his ancestral palace, a vestige of Vietnam's marginalized Hmong ethnic minority that he says was taken from his family by local officials. The wooden structure is laden with historic markers: opium flowers carved into pillars in a nod to the region's ...