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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 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581018/vietnam-activists-sentenced-three-years-after-one-day-trial
  2. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    American general says US could boost Vietnam's navy

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

    ... introduced over human rights concerns. Dempsey was speaking to reporters in southern Ho Chi Minh City during a four-day visit to the country during which he has met top military officials to discuss strengthening cooperation. "The maritime domain is the place of our greatest common interest right now... my recommendation if the ban is lifted will be that we start with that," he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1575076/american-general-says-us-could-boost-vietnams-navy
  3. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam hosts third gay pride parade as attitudes soften

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

    ... the authoritarian country to the forefront of gay rights in Asia- but stopped short. Yesterday's event was the third gay pride parade in Vietnam and attracted a wide range of people including local activists, foreigners and curious bystanders. "I'm here for the rights of homosexuals. I want them to be treated fairly like everyone else," Le Kieu Oanh, a 20 year-old art student, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1565550/vietnam-hosts-third-gay-pride-parade-attitudes-soften
  4. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    US envoy nominee to Vietnam, Ted Osius, open to lifting arms ban

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 11:11pm by AP

    ... clear to the nation's authoritarian government that the ban could not be lifted without significant progress on human rights. But he said there had been progress in three or four of the nine areas where the US was looking for improvements, including on labour rights, treatment of people with disabilities, allowing more space for civil society and for churches to operate. Osius ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1535738/us-envoy-nominee-vietnam-ted-osius-open-lifting-arms-ban
  5. News - Asia - VIETNAM

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

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

    ... protesting workers were paid by anti-government forces working outside Vietnam. "Human rights groups and democracy-promoting groups have been very active in organising ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1517483/rumours-vietnam-blame-outside-forces-deadly-anti-chinese-riots
  6. News - China - VIETNAM

    Taipei sends delegation to seek compensation from Vietnam

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

    ... in fighting for their rights and benefits according to their various needs," Vice-Premier Mao Chi-kuo said in Taipei yesterday. Mao said the travelling party was composed of officials from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1516769/taipei-sends-delegation-seek-compensation-vietnam
  7. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    Vietnam arrests demonstrators in renewed anti-Chinese protests

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

    ... with Vietnam and the Philippines. Spats have broken out over fishing rights and oil exploration missions in recent years, but the placement of the rig 220 kilometres off the coast of Vietnam ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1514821/anti-chinese-protests-continue-erupt-vietnam-sunday
  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

    ... proved the workers right. Knowing that the crowd of demonstrators was too big to ignore, the Taiwanese rushed to buy Vietnamese flags, spent more than US$100 worth of bottled drinks, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1514137/ethnic-chinese-live-fear-looting-and-violence-strike-vietnam-factories
  9. 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

    ... “It is one of the only options Vietnam’s got right now.”   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1512716/us-navy-renews-call-ship-visits-vietnam-tensions-china-worsen
  10. News - China - VIETNAM

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

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

    ... and arrested their leaders, many of whom are also campaigning for greater political freedoms and human rights. Faced with "widespread anger" among the Vietnamese population over China's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1509732/hundreds-take-part-anti-china-protests-vietnam-over-oil-rig

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