Workers sew shoes inside a factory in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: AFP
Workers sew shoes inside a factory in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: AFP
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Vietnam looks to burnish human rights image before EU trade vote

  • The free trade pact promises a raft of benefits on both sides, removing the bulk of tariffs, harmonising rules and whittling away other trade barriers
  • But 28 NGOs, both within and outside Vietnam, have called on the EU parliament to postpone the vote, citing human rights concerns

Topic |   Vietnam
Workers sew shoes inside a factory in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: AFP
Workers sew shoes inside a factory in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: AFP
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