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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

    ... term by the court in the southern Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap. She was found guilty of "causing public disorder", her lawyer Tran Thu Nam said. Hang, 50, was arrested alongside ...

  2. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    American general says US could boost Vietnam's navy

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:42am by AFP

    ... increasingly assertive in staking those claims. Vietnam's leaders have struggled to balance traditionally warm ties with fellow communists in Beijing with anti-China sentiment among the public ...

  3. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam hosts third gay pride parade as attitudes soften

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 03:27pm by AFP

    ... said. Another activist praised the government's move to end curbs on same-sex wedding ceremonies- which are symbolic but not legally binding. But "public opinion is not ready ...

  4. News - China - VIETNAM

    Taipei sends delegation to seek compensation from Vietnam

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:38am by Lawrence Chung

    ... relevant departments, including the economic, finance, foreign, labour, insurance and health ministries. The delegation would assess losses, including those caused by suspension of operations, ...

  5. News - Asia - VIETNAM

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

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

    ... spontaneously. The riots broke out amid public anger at Chinese sovereignty claims in the South China Sea, and targeted hundreds of factories, although only a minority of them were Chinese-owned. If you ...

  6. 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

    ... on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City, police arrested 950 protesters. In Dong Nai province, police detained 224 rioters. They faced charges of causing public disorder and damaging property damage, ...

  7. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam stifles new demonstrations after China evacuates nationals

    Posted May 18th 2014, 04:57pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... of foreign-owned businesses last week, killing two Chinese nationals and injuring about 140. While China’s deployment of the giant rig is seen in Vietnam as a grave provocation, the ferocious public ...

  8. News - Asia - VIETNAM

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

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

    ... Vietnamese factories have been attacked. “Some people even made use of the riots to steal assets from the companies,” Tuoi Tre, a publication of the Communist Youth League in Ho Chi Minh City ...

  9. News - China - VIETNAM

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

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

    ... in the contested South China Sea that has triggered a tense stand-off and raised fears of confrontation. The country's authoritarian leaders keep a very tight grip on public gatherings for fear they could attract anti-government protesters. This time, they appeared to give in to public anger that also provided them with the opportunity to register their own indignation at Beijing. ...

  10. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam arrests demonstrators in renewed anti-Chinese protests

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

    ... in the protests, and public anger was such that violence was a possibility. By Tuesday and Wednesday, the protests had morphed into riots targeting factories believed to be owned by Chinese companies. Many ... are one of the few opportunities for public gatherings in Vietnam and also attract dissident groups, who often claim Hanoi is too soft on Beijing. Several well-known activists said they had been ...




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