Hmong American Partnership (HAP) hosted the grand opening of its newly renovated HAP Academy OIC Employment Training Center at 240 Plato Boulevard East, in St. Paul, on November 12.
ACTx Construction Training Program offers construction training, industry certification and placement in good paying union jobs, and future opportunities in construction business ownership.
St. Paul Federation Of Educators Focuses On Student Mental Health In Contract Negotiations, Shares Stories About Its Toll On Our Community
St. Paul educators are sharing their perspectives on the growing mental health crisis among Minnesota’s students, which was documented with the release of the Minnesota Student Survey results.
The Minnesota Council on the Teaching of Languages and Cultures (MCTLC) is pleased to announce its 2019 World Language Teacher of the Year has been awarded to Pang Yang, a Hmong language and literacy teacher from Park Center High School in Osseo, Minnesota.
Four students from Hmong College Prep Academy were selected to participate in the 2019 University of St. Thomas Honor Band Festival.
The king lifted his hand and the ballroom silenced at once. “What is your talent, sir?” asked the king to the beggar. The beggar’s eyes searched the stage.
In a kingdom up on a hill, an old king lived with his seven daughters. The princesses were so delightfully named by their late mother who loved the sound of music.
It was already 7:30 in the morning. Her parents were usually up by now. Gao reluctantly ended the call. A warm stream of heated air rode up her leg, warming her calves nicely.
Nature is performed outdoors as a “walking play.” A professional ensemble of actors takes the audience on a journey through the natural environment as scenes unfold around them.
A Bold And Beautiful Season Of Regional Premiers That Break The Mold Of Asian American Stereotypes
New tools give medical experts a new look at breast cancer detection.
Mai* and her husband Pheng* legally immigrated to the U.S. from Thailand in 2005 in a desperate attempt to improve their lives. After settling in Saint Paul with their four children, the couple learned about HAP’s job training services and enrolled in the organization’s 13-week soldering program.
Doctors are warning about how vaping can damage the lungs of teenagers. Recently, physicians spoke out about kids who landed in the hospital with severe medical problems and they suspect it is tied to vaping.
Vaccines protect children from serious diseases. As they get older, teens can get diseases they already got shots for because the protection from vaccines can wear off. This is why teens need a second dose of meningococcal vaccine at age 16.
Having a new baby is an exciting time with lots of changes. Every day brings something new for you and your baby. It can also be a time of many questions.
Hello! I hope I still have your loyal attention. Okay, so you’ve decided to really give this YouTube thing a try.
That’s a pretty good example of a good YouTube title. Titles should be catchy and should grab your attention wanting to know more.
Classic case of clickbait, did you fall for it? No, I am not quitting YouTube, but I am quitting my podcast style. Wasn’t it Jeff Bezos of Amazon who said ‘Be firm on vision but flexible on details’?
Of course, five years ago, if you asked me ‘How are your thumbnails doing?” I would naturally reply, “Well, I don’t bite them as much because I use the nail clipper.”
You have your idea, your audience and your niche. Let’s burn some money and buy a whole bunch of stuff at Best Buy. If you have lots of money you can stop reading now, if not, continue.
Yes, in answer to that age-old question, when a tree falls in the forest, it makes a sound.
Winterizing your home can save you cash and make your winter considerably more comfortable and relaxing. Make sure your home is ready for another Midwest winter with the following tips from Blain’s Farm & Fleet.
The Bush Foundation today awarded the 2019 Bush Prize for Community Innovation to five organizations with a track record of successful problem solving in their communities.
Rotary International is a global organization of men and women committed to serving their communities – a group with a mission – and Jonah Yang is one of its members in St. Paul.
“What is tradition?” is the question of conversation between The Hmong Times and The United Hmong Family, Inc.’s chairwoman, Mee Vang, regarding the 2020 Minnesota Hmong New Year (MNHNY) celebration at the St. Paul RiverCentre.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has issued its annual ice safety warning for lakes with winter aeration systems.
The next time you see a wild turkey, offer a silent thank you to the state of Missouri. Yes, Missouri. Also, consider a quiet thanks to the Department of Natural Resource wildlife specialists who trapped, moved, and ultimately helped reintroduce the once overhunted birds to the state.
Minnesota deer hunters must bring their harvested deer to sampling stations to be tested for chronic wasting disease in the central surveillance area; north-central and southeast management zones; and the southeast control zone.
Wild animals such as deer and squirrels don’t really stop to think about safety. The way they move across the landscape and react to threats is largely a matter of instincts, survival mechanisms that have evolved over thousands of years.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently released about 9,200 fingerling white bass into St. Paul’s Lake Phalen in hopes they will grow to catchable size and help establish a naturally reproducing population.
In this installment we are taking a look at the general layout of the refugee camp Ban Vinai, through which passed most Hmong people who came to the U.S.
As we interview for our book and exhibition projects those who made the often perilous journey from Laos to seek refuge in Thailand in the decades after 1975, we hear stories that reflect the suffering, the shock and grief of separation or loss of family members, the pervasive fear, and the tremendous confusion that came with their escapes.
Photos here are from the New Year celebrations at the main Hmong refugee camp, Ban Vinai, in Loei province of northern Thailand. Most pictures were taken between 1980-1988.
This is the second in a series by Hmong Times of recollections and images of those who came out of Laos after the war and made their way to the U.S.
I have parents and grandparents who constantly remind my siblings and I how lucky we are because “back in Laos” or “when I was little” they were so poor. When we were picky about our food or didn’t finish what was on our plates, our elders would give us lectures about how they never had enough to eat.