Luong Hoai Nam

Should we forgive Bob Kerrey for his role in Vietnam war massacre?

Something that caught my eye recently was an article about Bob Kerrey, chairman of Vietnam’s first American-style private university in Ho Chi Minh City. He is also a former US senator who took responsibility for a traumatic massacre that took place in 1969 during the American-Vietnam War.
June 2, 2016 | 12:51 am PT

Contaminated food: a deadly threat to millions

One of my relatives passed away at the age 60 due to cancer. His family, colleagues and friends all thought that he was too young to die.
April 29, 2016 | 12:54 am PT

What is the purpose of an 'authentic education'

Due to the ambiguity and complexity of the Vietnamese language, I had to use the word 'authentic'  to describe what would otherwise be referred to as a high quality education.
March 24, 2016 | 12:34 am PT

Education authorities resistant to change

The proposal for general education reform put forward by the Ministry of Education and Training contains few significant changes.
March 20, 2016 | 04:14 am PT

My haunted mind on greed and corruption, even when life improves

A scene in which I saw scores of people in Hanoi looting household goods from a truck 30 years ago made me doubt the honesty and kindness that I thought existed.
March 18, 2016 | 01:26 am PT
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