NU Online News Service, April 19, 2005, 4:44 p.m. EDT

New York Life Insurance Company is holding a conference for company agents who serve the Vietnamese-American market April 23 in Santa Clara, Calif.[@@]

The conference will provide Vietnamese-language instruction and support for the participating agents, New York Life says.

New York Life has a Vietnamese marketing unit that has developed a Vietnamese-language Web site and concept papers. The unit also sponsors festivals and fairs across the United States.