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Freed Vietnam blogger ‘Mother Mushroom’ arrives in US

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A dissident Vietnamese blogger known by her pen name ‘Mother Mushroom’ has arrived in the United States after her surprise release from prison, telling a large [...]
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Vietnam frees popular blogger on condition she leave for US

19-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has freed a well-known blogger after two years in prison on the condition that she leave for the United States. Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, known as “Mother [...]
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Vietnam police bust massive meth haul

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam police discovered a massive haul of suspected methamphetamine worth an estimated $3 million after pulling over a speeding truck, authorities said Tuesday, the latest [...]
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Dissident Vietnam blogger ‘Mother Mushroom’ released, on way to US

Dissident Vietnam blogger ‘Mother Mushroom’ released, on way to US

18-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A dissident Vietnamese blogger known by the pen name ‘Mother Mushroom’ was on her way to the United States Wednesday after being released from prison where she [...]
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Vietnamese woman leaped out of taxi has mental problems, claims husband

16-Oct-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

The Vietnamese woman who suddenly exited a taxi at Lebuhraya Damansara-Puchong (LDP) near Bandar Sri Damansara and rushed towards a traffic policeman on Thursday was said to [...]
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Vietnam jails 5 activists over attempted subversion

08-Oct-2018 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

A court in Vietnam’s HCM City sentenced five activists to up to 15 years in prison on Friday after finding them guilty of running a political group that worked to [...]
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Vietnam makes fresh ivory, pangolin haul from Nigeria

06-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has seized eight tonnes of pangolin scales and elephant ivory shipped from Nigeria, police said Friday, the second such haul in a week in a country which both [...]
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Vietnam seizes nearly a tonne of pangolin scales, ivory

02-Oct-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has seized around a tonne of pangolin scales and ivory hidden inside dozens of boxes on a flight from Nigeria, state media reported, a haul highlighting the illegal [...]
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Vietnam keeps throwing people in jail for their Facebook posts

01-Oct-2018 Intellasia | vice | 6:00 AM

Vietnam sent a stern warning to dissidents this week: criticise the government online and you’ll end up in jail. The government made that much clear when it jailed two [...]
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Vietnam’s nascent rave scene reeling after drug deaths

29-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Days after seven people died after taking a cocktail of drugs at an electronic music festival, their peers partied on at a sweaty Hanoi nightclub, hoping tragedy does not [...]
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Vietnam jails 15 over violent protests

28-Sep-2018 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

A Vietnam court jailed 15 people on Wednesday (Sep 26) for up to 4.5 years for “causing public disorder” for attacking police and destroying government vehicles [...]
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The Reverie Brand Opens Up 89 Apartments for Short Stays

The Reverie Brand Opens Up 89 Apartments for Short Stays

26-Sep-2018 Intellasia | Press Release | 5:49 PM

As demand surges for residential-style accommodations that come with the comforts of home, but are far from merely being functional, The Reverie Saigon is repositioning eight [...]
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Vietnam jails activist for anti-government posts on Facebook

26-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A court in southern Vietnam has sentenced an activist to 27 months in prison for Facebook posts that judges say insulted the ruling Communist Party and government and called [...]
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Vietnam police bust $26 mn online gambling ring

26-Sep-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese police have broken up an online gambling ring worth almost $26 million and arrested 10 people along with confiscating guns and cash, officials said Tuesday, the [...]
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Metropole Hanoi’s angelina Cocktail Bar, Whisky Lounge and Restaurant Reopens Following Complete Redesign

Metropole Hanoi’s angelina Cocktail Bar, Whisky Lounge and Restaurant Reopens Following Complete Redesign

25-Sep-2018 Intellasia | | 12:05 PM

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi’s new angelina restaurant is turning the tide on Hanoi’s entertainment and culinary scene, having opened its doors on September 15, [...]
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