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  1. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam activists sentenced to up to three years after one-day trial

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:36am by AFP

    ... The trial comes as a senior Politburo member, Le Hong Anh, is in Beijing for high-level talks aimed at easing tensions following violent anti-China riots in Vietnam in May. ...

  2. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam plans to hold a national funeral for General Giap

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... States until the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975. His success also earned him some powerful enemies- he left politics officially in 1991 after being eased out of the Politburo almost a decade ...

  3. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam pays last respects to ‘Red Napoleon’, General Giap

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 01:43pm by Reuters in Hanoi

    ... started to mellow. His post-war political role was short-lived and he was dropped by the all-powerful politburo in 1982 before taking roles as head of committees overseeing science and family ...

  4. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam marks 40 years since Paris Peace Accords

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 04:39pm by AFP

    ... freedom. North and South Vietnam also agreed to work peacefully towards national reunification. Henry Kissinger and Hanoi politburo member Le Duc Tho were awarded the 1973 Nobel Peace Prize, ...

  5. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnamese PM faces showdown as party meets amid financial turmoil

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the power to oust any member from its ranks or from the powerful 14-member Politburo, comprising top leaders. "It's a fight between one force which has the money and another which has ...

  6. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam PM’s future uncertain as communists meet

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 04:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... any member from its ranks or from the powerful 14-member Politburo, comprising top leaders. Vietnam’s authoritarian government is struggling to keep a lid on growing public discontent because ...



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