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  1. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Photo in Vietnam shows mammal unseen for 15 years

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 06:12pm by Associated Press in Hanoi

    ... Associated Press in Hanoi The saola, a seriously endangered long-horned ox native to central Vietnam, has been captured on camera by a WWF trap A camera trap in a forest in central Vietnam ... of the species,” Van Ngoc Thinh, WWF’s Vietnam director, was quoted as saying. The animal was discovered in remote mountains near Laos in 1992 when a joint team of WWF and Vietnam’s forest control agency ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1355246/photo-vietnam-shows-mammal-unseen-15-years
  2. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Floods in central Vietnam kill 19, leave 8 missing

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 05:37pm by Associated Press in Hanoi

    ... Associated Press in Hanoi Heavy rains caused by a tropical depression passing over central Vietnam result in devastating floods Floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in central Vietnam have killed 19 people, left eight missing and forced about 80,000 from their homes, disaster officials and state media said on Saturday. The floods forced 64,500 people from their homes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1357835/floods-central-vietnam-kill-19-leave-8-missing
  3. 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

    ... in Vietnam means that cat owners live in constant fear of animal snatchers, despite an official ban. At an unassuming restaurant next to a carwash in central Hanoi, a cat is prepared for hungry ... manager To Van Dung, 35. Watch: Cats on the menu despite being illegal (Warning: contains graphic content) Vietnam has forbidden the consumption of cats in an effort to encourage their ownership ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1561037/its-sweeter-and-tenderer-dog-meat-vietnams-taste-cat-leaves-pets-peril
  4. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Chinese tourists abandon Vietnam in droves over bitter maritime row

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hanoi Travel warning issued by Beijing after oil rig dispute sparked riots sees visitor numbers dwindle Chinese tourists abandon Vietnam For years Nguyen Huu Son has guided Chinese tourists around Vietnam's popular coastal city Danang, but a bitter maritime dispute between Hanoi and Beijing means he is now out of work. Relations between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556891/chinese-tourists-abandon-vietnam-after-oil-rig-row
  5. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    US, Vietnam to intensify talks despite protests

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:25pm by Reuters in Washington, United States

    ... Reuters in Washington, United States The United States and Vietnam have agreed to intensify talks on a regional free-trade agreement in hopes of finishing by the end of the year, the US Trade Representative’s Office said on Wednesday, following a call by labour and human rights groups for negotiations with Hanoi to be suspended. “Vietnam has come a long way in addressing its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1290337/us-vietnam-intensify-talks-despite-protests
  6. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam sentences 4 to death for drugs

    Posted Jul 11th 2013, 04:16pm by Associated Press in Hanoi

    ... were convicted on Wednesday in northern Vietnam for dealing in 50 kilograms of heroin. Vietnam has some of the world’s toughest drug laws. Trafficking or trading 600 grams of heroin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1280292/vietnam-sentences-4-death-drugs
  7. News - China

    Drilling for diplomacy: How China’s rig removal affects change in Vietnam

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 10:37pm by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... a visit to Beijing. But things have changed drastically since then. On Sunday, the member of Vietnam's decision-making body, the Politburo, will lead a delegation to visit another key player ... Vietnam faces since China's abrupt deployment of the oil rig at its doorstep in May set off the worst dustup between the ideological allies since a brief border war in 1979. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555873/drilling-diplomacy-how-chinas-rig-removal-affects-change-vietnam
  8. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam detains third blogger in weeks

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 08:21pm by Agence France-Presse in Hanoi

    ... to infringe on the interests of the State”, the official Vietnam News Agency (VNA) said. The charge- routinely laid against dissidents in authoritarian Vietnam where the ruling Communist Party forbids ... distorting the truth and badly influencing the prestige of state organisations”, the report added. Uy was known in Vietnam’s underground activist circles for his strong opposition to perceived ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1262271/vietnam-detains-third-blogger-weeks
  9. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam arrests Dinh Nhat Uy, third blogger in less than a month

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 11:10am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Hanoi Vietnamese police have arrested a blogger accused of posting “erroneous and slanderous” information about the communist government, state media reported on Monday. The blogger is the third locked up in less than a month in an int ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1262712/vietnam-arrests-dinh-nhat-uy-third-blogger-less-month
  10. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam leader takes a hit in first-ever confidence vote

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 03:10pm by Reuters in Hanoi

    ... passing votes of “low confidence” in a rare show of public scrutiny of Vietnam’s leaders. The confidence vote follows a call from the president last year for greater accountability amid simmering ... and consumer spending, alarming foreign investors and causing more than 100,000 businesses to close. Tuesday’s confidence vote comes at a turbulent time for Vietnam’s only party, which was rattled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1258467/vietnam-leader-takes-hit-first-ever-confidence-vote

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