Archive for January, 2013

SENATOR NGO WELCOMES PRIME MINISTER TO VIETNAMESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION IN TORONTO

January 23, 2013

Mississauga, January 23, 2013 – Senator Thanh Hai Ngo and the Vietnamese Association, Toronto (VAT) welcomed Prime Minister Stephen Harper to the 28th annual Têt Festival on January 19 to celebrate the Vietnamese Lunar New Year. “As we bid farewell to the Year of the Dragon and welcome the Year of the Snake, it is my hope that 2013 will be a year of good health, good fortune and much happiness for you and for your families!” Senator Ngo said … Continue reading →







Senator Ngo Condemns the Sentences of 14 Peaceful Activists

January 14, 2013

OTTAWA, January 14, 2013 – Senator Thanh Hai Ngo today expressed his concern on the recent sentencing of 14 peaceful Vietnamese activists on January 9. They have been convicted by the People’s Court of Nghe An province for engaging in “activities aimed at overthrowing the people’s administration,” of “undermining of national unity” and of participating in “propaganda against the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.” These 14 writers, internet bloggers and political activists were convicted after being held in custody for more … Continue reading →