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Blogger Sentence Shows Vietnam Fed Up With Criticism Over Graft, Inefficiency

Blogger Sentence Shows Vietnam Fed Up With Criticism Over Graft, Inefficiency

06-Dec-2017 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s 10-year sentence for a blogger who questioned her government’s response to a toxic chemical flap joins a pack of actions that point to growing official [...]
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Vietnam Orders Suspension of Controversial Tollbooth Amid Driver Protests

06-Dec-2017 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Monday ordered the temporary closure of a controversial tollbooth in the country’s southern Tien Giang province [...]
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EU, Rights Groups Call on Vietnam to Release Blogger ‘Mother Mushroom’

EU, Rights Groups Call on Vietnam to Release Blogger ‘Mother Mushroom’

04-Dec-2017 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Foreign governments and international rights groups reacted strongly on Friday to a Vietnamese court’s November 30 confirmation of the 10-year prison term imposed in [...]
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Vietnam: Drop Charges Against ‘Mother Mushroom’

04-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Hrw | 6:00 AM

The Vietnamese government should immediately release and drop all charges against the blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, popularly known as “Mother Mushroom,” Human [...]
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Vietnam Upholds Decade-Long Jail Term For Activist Blogger Mother Mushroom

02-Dec-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Vietnamese court upholds blogger’s 10-year prison term, drawing US criticism. A Vietnamese appeals court upheld a blogger’s 10-year prison sentence for Facebook [...]
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Vietnam upholds blogger Mother Mushroom’s 10-year jail sentence

Vietnam upholds blogger Mother Mushroom’s 10-year jail sentence

02-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Cpj.org | 6:00 AM

The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned a Vietnamese appeals court’s decision today to uphold a 10-year prison sentence against blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, [...]
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Vietnamese court upholds prominent blogger’s 10-year jail term

02-Dec-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Vietnamese court on Thursday upheld a 10-year jail sentence for a prominent blogger convicted of publishing propaganda against the state, her lawyer said, the latest move [...]
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Vietnamese Blogger Gets 7 Years in Jail for Reporting on Toxic SpillNYTimes.comThe New York Times

01-Dec-2017 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

A chemical spill that devastated the coast of central Vietnam last year claimed another casualty on Monday when a 22-year-old blogger was sentenced to seven years in prison [...]
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6 good reasons why you need to educate your child about sex early

24-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Grade Expectations | 6:00 AM

Grade Expectations is a weekly feature on education in Singapore. Expect fun activities, useful tips and insightful news on learning. It’s not just about your [...]
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Arctic wolves to go on display at Chinese zoo

24-Nov-2017 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

Five Arctic wolves are to go on display at a zoo and aquarium in northern China. The animals will be kept at Polarland in Harbin in Heilongjiang province, the China News [...]
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Philippine bet crowned Miss Asia Global 2017

24-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Abs-cbn.com | 6:00 AM

The Philippines once again proved that it is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to beauty pageants. This after the country’s representative, Mary Eve Adeline [...]
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Tropical Storm Kirogi hits Vietnam

22-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Ajazeera | 6:00 AM

Tropical Storm Kirogi has hit Vietnam bringing torrential rain. The storm weakened before making landfall, meaning the sustained winds were only 55 kilometres per hour when [...]
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Celebrate New Year In Style At ATLAS

Celebrate New Year In Style At ATLAS

21-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Press Release | 3:39 PM

ATLAS will be ringing in the New Year this December 31st with nothing but grandeur and style. Guests can expect the unexpected as they are transported back to an era of [...]
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Vietnam Detains Three Activist Bloggers Who Met With EU Delegation

Vietnam Detains Three Activist Bloggers Who Met With EU Delegation

20-Nov-2017 Intellasia | RFA | 6:00 AM

Authorities in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi briefly detained three activist bloggers shortly after they met with representatives of the European Union to discuss the [...]
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Indonesia wins Miss International 2017

16-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Abs-cbn.com | 6:00 AM

Kylie Verzosa now has a successor. Kevin Lilliana of Indonesia was crowned Miss International 2017 by Verzosa in Tokyo on Tuesday, beating 68 candidates from across the [...]
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