Brangelina arrives Vietnam with Pax Thien

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Hollywood's most powerful couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie arrived Ho Chi Minh City on Nov 10, bringing the 8-year-old Pax Thien, back to Vietnam for the first time since he was adopted in 2007.

Brangelina family, including six children, arrived the city in the evening and had lunched in a local restaurant on Nov 11 where they enjoyed Vietnamese traditional food before heading to Con Dao Island of the southern coastal province of Ba Ria- Vung Tau the same day.

The big family, including the couple, Cambodian-born Maddox, Ethiopian-born Zahara, Pax Thien, Shiloh, twin Knox and Vivienve, together with eight assistants and bodyguards, will have a six-day vacation on Six Senses resort in the island.

According to Bui Van Binh, chairman of Con Dao District's people's committee, quoted by Tuoi Tre Newspaper as saying, that the famous family chooses Con Dao to spend vacation will help to promote the island's tourism specifically and Vietnam in general. We are so proud to welcome them.

Pax Thien, whose Vietnamese name was Pham Quang Sang, was adopted by the couple in 2007 from Tam Binh Orphanage in Ho Chi Minh City.

In an interview with Financial Times on August, Jolie, who is a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador, said "We owe Vietnam a visit, because Pax is due."

Jolie told the Financial Times that she and Pitt, 47, emphasize the importance of educating their children about their native countries.

"They are all learning about each other's cultures as well as being proud of their own. They all have their flags over their beds and their individual pride," she said.

On Nov 16, the family will leave Vietnam.

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