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Treatment of Jailed Vietnam Dissidents Draws Petition, Hunger Strike

22-Aug-2018 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Jailed Vietnamese human rights defender Tran Thi Nga has received beatings and death threats from a cellmate assigned to her by authorities, her husband told RFA’s [...]
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Vietnam finds activist guilty of anti-government charges

18-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Fox News | 6:14 AM

A court in central Vietnam sentenced an activist to 20 years in prison Thursday after finding him guilty of attempting to overthrow the Communist government, his lawyer said, [...]
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Storm Bebinca weakens as it makes landfall in northern Vietnam

18-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:14 AM

Tropical storm Bebinca weakened as it made landfall in northern Vietnam on Friday, flooding some villages in one province but there were no reports of major damage. Vietnam [...]
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Vietnam’s caged bears dying off as bile prices plummet

18-Aug-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:14 AM

Two moon bears are gently removed from the cramped cages where they have been held for 13 years, rescuers carefully checking their rotten teeth and matted paws before sending [...]
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Vietnam sentences activist to 20 years prison amid dissent crackdown

17-Aug-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:27 AM

A court in northern Vietnam on Thursday sentenced an activist to 20 years in prison after he was convicted in a one-day trial of attempting to overthrow the state, his lawyer [...]
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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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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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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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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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