vietnam http://kbia.org en State and campus leaders meet with Vietnamese ambassador, urging increased trade, student presence http://kbia.org/post/state-and-campus-leaders-meet-vietnamese-ambassador-urging-increased-trade-student-presence <p></p><p>The Vietnamese ambassador to the United States is visiting Missouri for the first time this week to discuss trade opportunities and student growth.</p><p>Ambassador Nguyen Quoc Cuong met with US Congressmember Vicky Hartzler, Columbia Mayor Bob McDavid and University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe to discuss the opportunities for trade between Missouri and Vietnam.</p><p>During the discussion, Hartzler noted that the demand for agricultural products in Vietnam presents an opportunity for Missouri producers.</p> Wed, 29 May 2013 14:21:16 +0000 Genevieve Reaume & Andrew Kauffman 34511 at http://kbia.org State and campus leaders meet with Vietnamese ambassador, urging increased trade, student presence Dignitaries discuss young Vietnamese religion Cao Dai http://kbia.org/post/dignitaries-discuss-young-vietnamese-religion-cao-dai <p></p><p>In this week's faith and values update, we learn about a religion that was founded in Vietnam less than 100 years ago. It’s called Cao Dai, and those who practice it see it as one religion to unify the rest.</p><p>Dignitaries of Cao Dai came Columbia earlier this week to do a presentation on the religion and spread the word about the religion – but not in the way you might think.&nbsp;</p><p>Proselytizing is forbidden in the religion, so they weren't trying to gain converts. Instead, they were looking for prospective researchers.</p> Sat, 15 Sep 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Kellie Moore 21192 at http://kbia.org Dignitaries discuss young Vietnamese religion Cao Dai