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  1. News - Asia - VIETNAM

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

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

    ... to Beijing, urged Vietnam's leadership in an open letter to change its political system, "develop a truly democratic, law-abiding state," allow for greater freedom of political speech ...

  2. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Rumours in Vietnam blame outside forces for deadly anti-Chinese riots

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:18pm by Satish Cheney

    ... the riots should not be viewed as an escalation of anti-China sentiment but rather as an attempt to smear the leadership in Hanoi. "All these riots were not done by the workers," he said. ... good relations with China. Civil society groups and those in the leadership who support a confrontation with China were put in a precarious or defensive situation." Regardless of how ...

  3. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam releases two dissidents from jail amid trade talks with US

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:01pm by AFP

    ... and demonstrating US economic leadership in a region where China's influence is growing. The 12 nations, including Japan, failed to complete the deal by year's end as hoped. They have restarted ...

  4. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam's PM owns up to errors as scandals taint leadership

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Hanoi

    ... last week over a string of scandals affecting the country's leadership. But in an attempt to deflect increasing online criticism, the party issued an unusual rebuke against its own ...

  5. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam sentences blogger to 15 months in prison for criticising state

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

    ... "His online distortion and defaming of party and state leaders caused confusion over the party leadership and undermined people's trust in the party." Dao, who appeared calm in court, ...

  6. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Dissent rises in Vietnam over one-party monopoly on power

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 10:30pm by Reuters

    ... to expand the party's leadership role and the military's duty to protect it. "Theoretically, democracy is not synonymous with pluralism," the commission said in a report in May. ...

  7. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Mass mourning for Vo Nguyen Giap unlikely to be seen again in Vietnam

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... to the so-called Red Napoleon. The ruling Communist Party orchestrated the send-off for Giap, emphasising his leadership in the wars first against France and then the US. But it ignored his later years, ... in Hanoi this past week. "I hope the current leadership will look at how people love and respect Giap to improve themselves and better lead the country." Yesterday, Giap's body ...

  8. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam frees student activist in rare appeal ruling

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 08:58pm by AFP

    ... as is common within the communist country’s opaque legal system. Observers said the surprise move was likely a result of the involvement of Vietnam’s top leadership. The pair were accused ...

  9. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam PM Dung wins lukewarm vote of confidence

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... lawmakers did not cast ballots. According to parliamentary law, any top officials receiving low confidence votes from two-thirds of the house must resign or face a second vote on their leadership ...

  10. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam leader takes a hit in first-ever confidence vote

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 03:10pm by Reuters in Hanoi

    ... receiving low confidence votes from two-thirds of the house must resign or face a second vote on their leadership. Worse off than Dung was Soviet-educated central bank governor Nguyen Van Binh, who ...




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