• Short Summary

    VIETNAMESE LIVING IN NONGKHAI IN THE EXTREME NORTH OF THAILAND ARE BEING REPATRIATED TO NORTH VIETNAM - THEIR BIRTHPLACE.

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    VIETNAMESE LIVING IN NONGKHAI IN THE EXTREME NORTH OF THAILAND ARE BEING REPATRIATED TO NORTH VIETNAM - THEIR BIRTHPLACE.

    THE REPATRIATION WHICH BEGAN THIS WEEK INCLUDED THREE HUNDRED AND FORTY CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN - AND THEIR PARENTS SAILED WITH THEM, FROM BANGKOK ON A BRITISH SHIP FOR HANOI, NORTH VIETNAM.

    OFFICIALS OF THE THAI AND THE NORTH VIETNAMESE RED CROSS, WHO WERE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE REPATRIATION, WERE AT THE HARBOUR TO SEE THEM OFF.

    THE GROUP 630 STRONG ARE THE VANGUARD OF ABOUT FORTY THOUSAND REFUGEES OF THE FRENCH INDO-CHINA WAR WHO WENT TO LIVE IN THAILAND SIXTEEN YEARS AGO.

    SIX HUNDRED MORE VIETNAMESE ARE EXPECTED TO LEAVE EACH MONTH UNTIL ALL FORTY THOUSAND LIVING IN THAILAND HAVE BEEN REPATRIATED.IT'S EXPECTED TO TAKE MORE THAN FIVE YEARS.A GROUP OF THIRTY-FIVE THOUSAND WERE RETURNED TO NORTH VIETNAM BY LAST YEAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3CX8OQFLVTOUUL4DLCE047BNS
    Media URN:
    VLVA3CX8OQFLVTOUUL4DLCE047BNS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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