Vendors see low spending at Hmong New Year

December 29, 2011 12:21:41 AM PST
The entertainment is a big attraction at the Hmong New Year, along with traditional cultural events and shopping. For everything from brass gongs to pharmaceuticals, including what look like prescription antibiotics and pain pills made in Thailand. There's also a huge supply of traditional herbal remedies, for teas and potions, aimed mostly at the older Hmong generation.