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  1. 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

    ... demonstration expected tomorrow Anti-China riots ease with 1,400 arrested Anti-China protests in Vietnam eased yesterday after the arrest of more than 1,400 demonstrators. There were no reports of fresh ... in Vietnam were still fearful for their safety yesterday as speculation mounted about another demonstration tomorrow. The arrests in southern and central Vietnam were reported by the Thanh Nien ...

  2. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam arrests demonstrators in renewed anti-Chinese protests

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

    ... on a range of issues such as corruption and the arrest of bloggers and electronic journalists,” he said. China, meanwhile, said it had dispatched the first of five ships to Vietnam to speed up ... to protect all foreign investors, including Chinese, and said it has arrested more than 1,000 people over the rioting. On Saturday, it said further protests would not be allowed. “I want to send ...

  3. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam arrests 2 dissident bloggers

    Posted May 06th 2014, 11:31am by Associated Press in Hanoi

    ... of the government Authorities said the pair were arrested on Monday in the capital, Hanoi. Nguyen Huu Vinh and Nguyen Thi Minh Thuy are accused of violating Article 258, which carries a maximum seven-year ... managing editor Ngoc Thu have been repeatedly targeted by hackers with suspected links to the Vietnam state over the last 18 months. She said the arrests were “groundless” and insisted ...

  4. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam arrests two Australians for heroin smuggling

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 03:24pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hanoi Vietnam has arrested two Australian citizens for heroin smuggling, police said on Wednesday, a crime punishable by death in the communist state. The pair, who ... identified as Li Chunying, was arrested with 2.2 kilos of methamphetamine. ...

  5. News - China - VIETNAM

    Vietnam’s commitment to investors 'in doubt' after riots, says China Daily

    Posted May 19th 2014, 11:05am by Reuters

    ... on Sunday the violence “destroyed the atmosphere and conditions for bilateral communication and cooperation”. Vietnamese police made several arrests in the capital, Hanoi, and commercial hub of Ho ...

  6. News - China - VIETNAM

    Vietnam allows anti-China protest over oil rig in disputed territory

    Posted May 11th 2014, 03:00pm by AP

    ... and arrested their leaders, many of whom are also campaigning for greater political freedoms and human rights. Faced with "widespread anger" among the Vietnamese population over China's ...

  7. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam arrests Dinh Nhat Uy, third blogger in less than a month

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 11:10am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Hanoi Vietnamese police have arrested a blogger accused of posting “erroneous and slanderous” information about the communist government, state media reported ... for spreading propaganda against the state. Two well-known bloggers have been arrested over the past three weeks on the same charges. So far this year, 46 bloggers or democracy activists have been ...

  8. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam arrests bloggers in attempt to rein in criticism of Communist Party

    Posted Jun 15th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Hanoi Pham Viet Dao is among 46 arrested this year as state tries to rein in web criticism Vietnamese blogger held in net crackdown Vietnamese police have arrested one of the country's best known bloggers for posting criticism of the communist government, intensifying a crackdown against internet-fuelled dissent in the authoritarian one-party state. The arrest of Pham ...

  9. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam arrests well-known blogger Truong Duy Nhat for criticism

    Posted May 27th 2013, 10:57am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hanoi Follow @SCMP_News A prominent Vietnamese blogger has been arrested for posting articles critical of the communist government, reports said on Monday, in the latest crackdown on dissent in the authoritarian country. Truong Duy Nhat, 49, was arrested on Sunday at his home in coastal Danang city and escorted to Vietnam’s capital Hanoi for questioning, ...

  10. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam sentences blogger to 15 months in prison for criticising state

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 09:00pm by AFP

    ... and activists in the country are regularly subject to arbitrary arrest and detention. Two weeks ago, blogger and journalist Truong Duy Nhat was jailed for two years for the same charge. The US said ...




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