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  1. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    US envoy nominee to Vietnam, Ted Osius, open to lifting arms ban

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 11:11pm by AP

    ... clear to the nation's authoritarian government that the ban could not be lifted without significant progress on human rights. But he said there had been progress in three or four of the nine areas where the US was looking for improvements, including on labour rights, treatment of people with disabilities, allowing more space for civil society and for churches to operate. Osius ...

  2. News - Asia - VIETNAM

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

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

    ... protesting workers were paid by anti-government forces working outside Vietnam. "Human rights groups and democracy-promoting groups have been very active in organising ... with Vietnamese-American political groups who have always lobbied various US government agencies to put pressure on Vietnam on its human rights and political freedom issues." However, the Hanoi-linked source ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Ethnic Chinese live in fear as looting and violence strike Vietnam factories

    Posted May 17th 2014, 09:31am by Patrick Boehler

    ... proved the workers right. Knowing that the crowd of demonstrators was too big to ignore, the Taiwanese rushed to buy Vietnamese flags, spent more than US$100 worth of bottled drinks, ...

  5. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam arrests demonstrators in renewed anti-Chinese protests

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

    ... with Vietnam and the Philippines. Spats have broken out over fishing rights and oil exploration missions in recent years, but the placement of the rig 220 kilometres off the coast of Vietnam ...

  6. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    US Navy renews call for ship visits to Vietnam as tensions with China worsen

    Posted May 15th 2014, 04:43pm by Reuters

    ... “It is one of the only options Vietnam’s got right now.”   ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Ships collide as Vietnam tries to stop China oil rig deployment in disputed waters

    Posted May 07th 2014, 04:42pm by Teddy Ng

    ... be laid, the Philippine government said, calling it a move to "uphold sovereign rights". Hua hit back, saying: "We demand the Philippines give a reasonable explanation, ...

  9. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam arrests 2 dissident bloggers

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

    ... agencies. His father was a former labour minister and ambassador to the Soviet Union. Vietnam’s authoritarian government is under international pressure to respect basic human rights such as free ... ongoing trade negotiations between Hanoi and Washington, which has said that progress on the deal – the-Trans Pacific Partnership – would be hard without human rights improvements. New York-based ...

  10. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam pulls out of hosting Asian Games

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 09:48am by Associated Press in Hanoi

    ... Minister Nguyen Tan Dung’s decision. “A decision that wins the heart of the people,” was the front page headline of the widely read Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper. “The whole country welcomes the right decision of the prime minister.” Do Quang Dan “The whole country welcomes the right decision of the prime minister,” reader Do Quang Dan wrote to Tuoi Tre. “The country has many things to worry ...




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