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  1. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnamese prison vows to punish inmate for Facebook drug photos

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 10:53pm by AFP

    ... punished". Family members of prisoners said that criminal- as opposed to political- prisoners had easy access to mobile phones, drugs and tobacco, if they could pay. ...

  2. News - Asia - VIETNAM

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

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

    ... the two others in February while on their way to visit a former political prisoner who lives in Dong Thap province. Rights activist Nguyen Thi Thuy Quynh, 28, was jailed for two years. Nguyen Van ...

  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

    ... 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 ... Chinese influence in Vietnam, said Scott Harold, a Rand Corporation analyst in Washington. "If Vietnam were to decide the strategic future of Vietnam requires a political opening to the West ...

  4. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Chinese tourists abandon Vietnam in droves over bitter maritime row

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:40am by AFP

    ... aftermath of the riots- which mostly affected Taiwanese and South Korean businesses- maintaining the travel warning when any danger to tourists had passed smacks of politics, said Professor Jonathan ...

  5. News - Asia - VIETNAM

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

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

    ... 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 ... they can't be bothered with stealing," said the source. Tuong Vu, associate professor of political science at the University of Oregon, said the anti-China riots had actually served ...

  6. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    China’s state-run newspaper backs ‘non-peaceful’ steps against Vietnam

    Posted May 16th 2014, 09:48am by Reuters in Washington and Shanghai

    ... at China’s military rise and growing assertiveness, Vietnam has broadened its military relationships in recent years, most notably with Cold War-era patron Russia but also with the United States. ...

  7. 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

    ... relationships in recent years, most notably with its Cold War-era patron, Russia, and India. Vietnamese military officials also keep close ties with the Philippines, which is also locked in a worsening ...

  8. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Deadly riots in Vietmam over Chinese oil rig put investment at risk

    Posted May 18th 2014, 06:03am by Denise Tsang

    ... in terms of trade," he said. "Despite this, China's political rows with Vietnam, Japan and the Philippines won't do any good for bilateral or regional trade and business ties." Chan said the political instability in the region would complicate the creation of a single market and production base called the Asean Economic Community- involving the 10 Asean countries ...

  9. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Firm grip kept on anti-China protests in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

    Posted May 19th 2014, 02:55am by STAFF, AP

    ... for calm. A political columnist in Ho Chi Minh City said the demonstrators had miscalculated the government's reaction. "They could not demonstrate as they had planned," he said. ...

  10. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam arrests 2 dissident bloggers

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

    ... speech and political assembly, but still maintains a tight grip on its citizens. The emergence of the internet over the past five years has opened up new avenues for political dissent ... Human Rights Watch says that the number of people sentenced in political trials in Vietnam has increased every year since 2010, and that at least 63 people were imprisoned for peaceful political ...




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