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US teacher in trouble in Vietnam over offensive comments

 

February 1, 2018



HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — An American teacher in Vietnam is in trouble for making offensive comments about one of the country's most revered figures.

Daniel Hauer, an English teacher in Hanoi, commented on Facebook that he was getting a genital piercing with a part in the shape of late Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap, a national hero who fought the French and American invaders. Giap died at age 102 in 2013.

The comments drew a furious public response, with many calling for his deportation.

In a meeting with the Ministry of Information and Communication Tuesday, Hauer apologized to Giap's family and the p...



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