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  1. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam dissident Nguyen Van Hai claims he was forced onto US flight

    Posted Oct 31st 2014, 10:50pm by AP

    ... for the United States. "They rushed me directly from the jail to (Hanoi's) Noi Bai International Airport and escorted me on to the airplane. They didn't allow me to see my family before my ... says he was asked to sign a form seeking a pardon for spreading "propaganda against the state" before his release from prison last week, then forced on to a US-bound flight with just ...

  2. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam arrests tycoon for lending fraud

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 03:39pm by AP

    ... state-run newspapers, citing unnamed police sources, said Tham would be held for at least four months pending further investigation into alleged lending violations. Tham's arrest came ... of the outstanding loans as of July, according to the State Bank of Vietnam, which targets bringing that down to 6 per cent by year-end. The central bank said it had suspended Tham as chairman of the board ...

  3. 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 ... points finger of blame for Vietnam unrest at US strategic 'pivot' to Asia The state-run Global Times newspaper backed the use of “non-peaceful” measures against Vietnam ...

  4. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam seeks to buy US weapons and says China should not be alarmed

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 10:29am by AP

    ... weapons from the United States and that China should not be alarmed. As relations between the US and Vietnam warm, the US is moving closer to lifting a ban on lethal arms exports applied after ... it was "abnormal" to retain the ban. "If we do not buy weapons from the United States, we [would] still buy from other countries," Minh said at the Asia Society. "Why should China bother ...

  5. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    American general says US could boost Vietnam's navy

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

    ... The United States could help build Vietnam's naval capacity if a ban on selling lethal weapons to the authoritarian nation is lifted, the most senior US military officer to visit Vietnam ... anti-China riots in Vietnam. Beijing removed the rig in June, claiming its mission had been completed. Dempsey said he was not asking Vietnam "to choose between being a friend of the United ...

  6. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Viets’ love for ‘little tiger’ has pet owners in fear of the cat snatchers

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 11:20pm by AFP

    ... meat which is eaten at the end. On a busy day, the restaurant can serve around 100 clients. "I know in the United States and Britain they don't eat cat. But here we do," Nguyen ...

  7. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam deports US citizen accused of 'anti-state' plot

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 10:48pm by AFP

    ... crimes, asking for leniency so that he could go back to the United States and be with his family,” the report said, without adding further details. Quan’s lawyer could not be immediately reached ... Agence France-Presse in Hanoi Vietnamese authorities have deported an American pro-democracy activist after detaining him for nine months on charges of attempting to overthrow the state ...

  8. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    ‘It’s sweeter and tenderer than dog meat’: Vietnam’s taste for cat leaves pets in peril

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 11:50am

    ... unlike dog meat which is eaten at the end. On a busy day, the restaurant can serve around 100 clients. “I know in the United States and Britain they don’t eat cat. But here we do,” Nguyen Dinh ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnamese student held, accused of spreading anti-state propaganda

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 02:47pm by AFP

    ... Vietnam jailed three bloggers for up to 12 years for “anti-state propaganda” at a brief but dramatic hearing, prompting objection from the United States, EU and international rights groups. ... the one-party communist state, reports said on Thursday. University student Nguyen Phuong Uyen, who was detained on October 14, is accused of distributing anti-state leaflets and is being questioned ...




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