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  1. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam seeks to buy US weapons and says China should not be alarmed

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 10:29am by AP

    ... about that?" Despite fraternal ties between the ruling parties of Vietnam and China, tensions spiked this year after China deployed a deep-sea oil rig near the disputed Paracel islands. ... of millions of dollars to build more vessels to improve its maritime capability. Human rights groups remain deeply critical of Vietnam, a one-party state that squelches dissent and continues ...

  2. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    US, Vietnam to intensify talks despite protests

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:25pm by Reuters in Washington, United States

    ... Obama and the Vietnamese president, and as the 18th round of regional free-trade talks among the United States, Vietnam and nine other countries were wrapping up in Malaysia. Japan joined ... Trade Coalition and Human Rights Watch were a preview of the likely debate in Congress over the agreement. They highlighted a report by the Worker Rights Consortium, a group of university ...

  3. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnamese government urged to 'get out of China's orbit' over territorial dispute

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:47am by BLOOM

    ... Party members to call on the government to jettison communism for democracy and "get out of China's orbit". Sixty-one prominent party members, including a former ambassador ... and "escape" from its reliance on China. "The party needs to get rid of Marxism-Leninism and get out of China's orbit," Chu Hao, former vice minister of science and technology and one ...

  4. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam hosts third gay pride parade as attitudes soften

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 03:27pm by AFP

    ... of fines for same-sex wedding parties, have been welcomed by the LGBT community in recent years. In 2012, lawmakers even briefly considered legalising gay marriage- a move that would have thrust ...

  5. News - China - VIETNAM

    Taipei sends delegation to seek compensation from Vietnam

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:38am by Lawrence Chung

    ... in fighting for their rights and benefits according to their various needs," Vice-Premier Mao Chi-kuo said in Taipei yesterday. Mao said the travelling party was composed of officials from ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - VIETNAM

    Protecting Hong Kong investors key concern for talks on Asean free-trade pact

    Posted May 20th 2014, 07:20pm by Amy Nip

    ... "The agreement would require a contracting party to ensure the safety of investments made by the other party," he told a meeting of the Legislative Council's commerce and industry ...

  7. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Anti-China riots in Vietnam ease after 1,400 protesters arrested

    Posted May 16th 2014, 11:52pm by Patrick Boehler, Teddy Ng, Keira Lu Huang

    ... newspaper, an official mouthpiece of Vietnam's Communist Party Youth League. Three hundred were charged with participating in protests on Wednesday and Thursday. And in Binh Duong, a province ...

  8. News - China - VIETNAM

    Chinese rescue ships arrive in Vietnam to evacuate thousands of workers

    Posted May 19th 2014, 03:47am by He Huifeng, Reuters, AFP, AP

    ... after anti-China riots Two Chinese vessels arrived in Vietnam’s Ha Tinh province on Monday morning and will sail back to China in the evening, the Communist Party mouthpiece People’s Daily said ...

  9. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam arrests demonstrators in renewed anti-Chinese protests

    Posted May 18th 2014, 01:20pm by Staff Reporter and AP

    ... Culture Centre, a Communist Party community service building, in the heart of the city formerly known as Saigon. Watch: More than one hundred join anti-China protest in Ho Chi Minh City Protests ... was considered especially provocative. Vietnam’s government doesn’t allow basic political freedoms and routinely arrested free speech activists and others challenging one-party rule. Anti-China protests ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - VIETNAM

    More than 1,000 Hongkongers cancel Vietnam trips in wake of rioting

    Posted May 15th 2014, 11:25am by Teddy Ng, Denise Tsang, Lai Ying-kit

    ... of the Democratic Progressive Party. Jiang said Taiwan had already demanded that Vietnam fully exercise the rule of law to restore social order, protect Taiwanese businessmen and compensate for the losses ...




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