Andrew Lam

author in Saigon, editor for New America Media

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Syndicated writer and Editor for New America Media, a news service based in San Francisco, California; and author of Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora

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The  Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit , which ended yesterday in Hanoi, with the region's leaders all decked for a photo op in traditional "ao dai" robes.

President Bush and the Asia-Pacific Economic Summit

The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit , which ended yesterday in Hanoi, with the region's leaders all decked for a photo op in traditional "ao dai" robes.

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