Bring On The Protesters: Vietnam To Open Houston Consulate
The Vietnamese community in Houston has long been a vibrant and active one, and it looks now like they'll be getting some recognition for it.
After months of rumors, it appears the Vietnamese government is going ahead with a plan to open a consulate here.
Right now Vietnam has consulates only in Washington, DC and San Francisco.
A proposal to open the consulate will be presented to Vietnam's version of Congress soon, according to newspaper reports.
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Not only will that make things like visas and other bureaucratic stuff for local residents, it will no doubt provide entertainment for Houstonians. Vietnam being Vietnam, a lot of Houstonians here are opponents of the current government and no doubt will be expressing their opinions outside the consulate from time to time.
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