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Handy engineering: Vietnam’s ‘Golden Bridge’ has giant support

02-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

In the mountains of central Vietnam, a colossal pair of hands lifts a golden thread of walkway high above the clifftops, as if the mountain itself has sprouted limbs. [...]
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Vietnam Floods Kill 3, Threaten to Submerge Parts of Hanoi

02-Aug-2018 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:02 AM

Seasonal floods have killed three people and threaten to submerge parts of Vietnam’s capital, officials said Tuesday. Two children and a man drowned Monday in Chuong My [...]
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Fugitive spy jailed in Vietnam for ‘leaking state secrets’

01-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

A fugitive spy was jailed for nine years in Vietnam on Monday for “divulging state secrets” after he tried to flee to Europe holding a forged passport in a rare [...]
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Vietnam: Drop Charges Against Environmental Activist

28-Jul-2018 Intellasia | HRW | 6:02 AM

Vietnamese authorities should drop politically motivated charges against a veteran environmental activist and release him immediately, Human Rights Watch said today. Le Dinh [...]
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Facebook and Vietnam’s new cybersecurity law

26-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Lowyins Titute | 6:02 AM

As any good activist knows, “fake news” is not only in the eye of the beholder, but also the eye of the enforcer. In Vietnam, this message has particular [...]
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UN Should Press Vietnam to Release Political Prisoners, Honor Rights Pledge: HRW

25-Jul-2018 Intellasia | RFA | 6:02 AM

The United Nations Human Rights Council should press Vietnam to release all political prisoners and ensure the basic civil and political liberties of its citizens based on a [...]
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Vietnam: Clean Up Abysmal Rights Record

25-Jul-2018 Intellasia | HRW | 6:02 AM

Vietnam’s government should release all political prisoners and uphold its pledges to respect basic civil and political rights, Human Rights Watch said in a submission [...]
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Vietnam flood death toll rises to 27, more rain forecast

Vietnam flood death toll rises to 27, more rain forecast

25-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The death toll from floods and landslides triggered by tropical storm Son Tinh rose to 27 on Tuesday, and seven people are still missing, the government’s Disaster [...]
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Storm Son Tinh hit Vietnam, leaving 32 dead

Storm Son Tinh hit Vietnam, leaving 32 dead

24-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Tropical storm Son Tinh killed 32 people, left 17 missing and injured 14 in Vietnam, the country’s rescue committee said on Saturday (July 21). Floods triggered by [...]
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Vietnam says controversial cybersecurity law aims to protect online rights

21-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:32 AM

Vietnam’s new cybersecurity law is designed to protect online rights and create a “safe and healthy cyberspace,” the foreign ministry said on Thursday, [...]
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Vietnam to deport American detained during nationwide protests

21-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:32 AM

A Vietnamese court has ordered the deportation of an American man of Vietnamese descent detained during nationwide protests last month, state media reported on Friday. [...]
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Vietnamese Admits He Helped Agents to Kidnap Ex-Executive in Berlin

20-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:32 AM

A Vietnamese man has admitted that he helped his country’s secret services to kidnap a former oil executive in broad daylight from a Berlin street and smuggle him back [...]
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Tropical Storm Son-tinh to lash China, Vietnam and Laos after flooding northern Philippines

Tropical Storm Son-tinh to lash China, Vietnam and Laos after flooding northern Philippines

19-Jul-2018 Intellasia | ACCU Weather | 6:32 AM

After passing over Hainan, Tropical Storm Son-tinh has its sights set on China and northern parts of Vietnam and Laos in the coming days. As this storm tracks westward, the [...]
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Tropical threat to create hazards from Philippines to Vietnam, Laos this week

Tropical threat to create hazards from Philippines to Vietnam, Laos this week

18-Jul-2018 Intellasia | ACCU Weather | 6:32 AM

An organising tropical threat will heighten the risk for flooding from the Philippines to Vietnam and Laos into midweek. A tropical low churning over the Philippine Sea is [...]
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‘Kong: Skull Island’ director ‘almost killed’ in Vietnam nightclub brawl

12-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Yahoo Movies UK | 6:02 AM

Jordan Vogt-Roberts, the director of Kong: Skull Island, has revealed that he was ‘almost killed’ in a violent attack at a nightclub in Vietnam. He suffered [...]
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