Archive for May, 2014

Statement from Senator Thanh Hai Ngo in response to the “aggressive” Chinese invasion of Vietnam’s territorial waters

May 14, 2014

The Honourable Senator Thanh Hai Ngo May 14, 2014 For immediate release “I am deeply concerned about the People’s Republic of China’s aggressive action in the South China Sea. China’s exploratory rig and 80-ship armada’s venture into waters near the Paracel and Spratly archipelagos is a gross violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty, exclusive economic rights and continental shelf.” “The deliberate aggressions that followed China’s sea grab since May 2 remain a serious concern. China’s illegal drilling plans and blatant hostile acts … Continue reading →

Journey to Freedom Day Act

May 1, 2014

SUMMARY OF JOURNEY TO FREEDOM DAY ACT Journey to Freedom Day Act is an Act recognizing April 30 of every year as a national day of commemoration of the exodus of Vietnamese refugees and their acceptance in Canada after the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975. This legislation introduced by Senator Ngo will focus the attention of all Canadians on the perilous journey to freedom made by millions of refugees after the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975. … Continue reading →