Bien Hoa


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Bien Hoa

(bēĕn` wä), city (1989 est. pop. 313,816), S Vietnam, c.20 mi (30 km) NE of Ho Chi Minh City. It is famous for its handmade pottery. In the city are sawmills and granite quarries. There is a commercial airport. A large U.S. air base was established there during the Vietnam War; the former air base is the site of significant Agent Orange contamination.

Bien Hoa

a town in S Vietnam: a former capital of Cambodia. Pop.: 520 000 (2005 est.)
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The water drainage and wastewater treatment project in Bien Hoa city costs more than 30 billion JPY in total, including 24.
Amata has a long existing estate in Bien Hoa, Dong Nai province since 1994 and is almost fully sold out.
In January 1962, the aircraft tried unsuccessfully to destroy the foliage along a highway near Bien Hoa Air Base that might conceal Viet Cong ambush parties.
In a swampy, jungle clearing on the evening of 12 May 1968, the Australian Infantry regiment 3 RAR had only partially completed moving into positions with 1 RAR at Fire Support Base Coral, near Than Uyen in the north of Bien Hoa province in Vietnam.
It has made an offer to buy a controlling stake in Vinacafe Bien Hoa, another Vietnamese coffee producer.
Ken Moranville was sent to Bien Hoa Air Base in South Vietnam from Air Training Unit 301 in Corpus Christi, Texas, to instruct the VNAF pilots on what would become their front-line combat aircraft.
Bien Hoa, Vietnam, is a place that few Vietnam veterans will forget.
I saw the first Hueys arrive in Bien Hoa Vietnam in 1967.
The situation is similar in Bien Hoa, where doctors confirm that over 1,000 disabled children in a city of 30,000 suffer from the effects of defoliants.
Former US military bases including Bien Hoa, Phu Cat and the infamous Danang are the worst sites of present day contamination.
The Enterprise marked her combat debut by launching twenty-one Phantoms and Skyhawks in a strike against Vietcong installations near Bien Hoa, South Vietnam.
It is this precarious joining of image and text that animates many of Bacher's signature works based on found word and picture combinations, from the "Jokes" series, 1987-88, featuring 1970s politicians and celebrities with nasty and apposite one-liners; Jackie & Me, 1989, a first-person photo-text narrative that assumes the voice of paparazzo Ron Galella; and the "Playboys" series, 1991-94, drawings and paintings based on Antonio Vargas's sensuous pinups; to more recent pieces, including Bien Hoa, 2006-2007, based on found pictures by an amateur photographer and Vietnam War soldier, as well as many speech-based videos that were not in this exhibition.