Hmong National and World News
The Hmong Times National and World section brings you highlights that affect our Hmong Community here in Minnesota. With a special attention given to honoring our veterans and their contributions to our way of life.
LAOSD was co-founded by Pida Kongphoutone and Bobbie Oudinarath in September 2018. It is a grass roots, community based, all volunteer organization based out of San Diego.
It was a dark and eerily quiet boat ride under the cover of darkness when my mother, father, older brother and I escaped Laos in 1978 after the American Secret War.
Four out of five Asian Americans feel as though they don’t belong in the U.S., and more than half say they feel unsafe on the streets.
“What I wish to convey is that we, as humans, are capable of doing great good in this world. If your cause is just and your determination strong, you can achieve things beyond your wildest imagination. Let me tell you my story, and you can judge for yourself.”
The U.S. Asian population is diverse. A record 22 million Asian Americans trace their roots to more than 20 countries in East and Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent, each with unique histories, cultures, languages and other characteristics.
A new Pew study looks at diversity across news beats in the U.S. The data comes from a 2022 survey of 12,000 journalists and finds that, like the newsrooms they work in, an overwhelming majority of the reporters covering major beats in the country are white and male.
Asian Americans recorded the fastest population growth rate among all racial and ethnic groups in the United States between 2000 and 2019.
Lao Family Community Development (LFCD) will receive a “Real Estate Deal of the Year” award for the purchase of its CARE Campus, a 285-room, former Motel 6 property, located on 3.2 acres in Oakland.
While investigating the impacts of Agent Orange in the A Loui Valley in Vietnam back in the early 2000s, I would always look across the valley towards Laos and wonder what the impacts of Agent Orange were on the other side of the border.
St. Paul City Councilmembers Nelsie Yang And Dai Thao Join Hmong Community And Allies To Call For Federal Investigation Into Siskiyou County, California Sheriff’s Office
St. Paul City Councilmembers Nelsie Yang (Ward 6) and Dai Thao (Ward 1) join organizers and community leaders to call for a federal investigation into Siskiyou County, California Sheriff’s Office for racial discrimination toward the Hmong community in Siskiyou County.