Monthly Archives: January 2013

DNA Testing – Questions and Answers

Embassy of Vietnam – Hanio, Vietnam May 13, 2008 Access this webpage to learn more about the following questions and more. Q. What is the purpose of requiring a DNA test? Q. What cases may require a DNA test? Q. Do all abandonment (as defined above) cases require a DNA test, even for a child […]

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Interview: In New Film, Korean Adoptees Search for Roots, Redefine Family Tree

Asia Society October 25th, 2012 by Saira Siddiqi After two documentaries exploring her own story as an adopted child, filmmaker Deann Liem continues her exploration of heritage with Geographies in Kinship: The Korean Adoption Story (MuFilms, 2012). The new film chronicles the stories of several Korean adoptees as they discover their roots and what those […]

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Online books – Post Placement Support Service – Victoria

The Post Placement Support Service Vic. (PPSS), is a member-based, not-for-profit organisation providing services to ensure better outcomes for children and families created through kinship care, permanent care and adoption.  PPSS’s programs and services are directly informed by the lived experience and needs of these children and their families. On 5 October 2012, we launched […]

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Vung Tau Orphanage – Centre for Social Protection of Children

Trung Tâm Bảo Trợ Em Vũng Tàu (the Centre for Social Protection of Children) operates from three locations in Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province in Vietnam: Ward 2 and Thắng Nhất Ward in Vũng Tàu City, and in Long Hải town. Dear Friends, I have always had a passion to work with children. After completing a […]

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So Close so Far Away

Al Jareera Correspondent Cath Turner examines the consequences of ‘Operation Babylift’ at the end of the Vietnam war. Operation Babylift’ was one of the defining events of the Vietnam War and its legacy will continue for many years. The world is unlikely to ever see anything like it again. It was at the end of […]

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