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Vietnam protesters clash with police over new economic zones

12-Jun-2018 Intellasia | BBC | 6:02 AM

Demonstrators clashed with police in Vietnam in protests against plans for new economic zones that some fear will be dominated by Chinese investors. Police reportedly [...]
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Vietnam expels human rights lawyer, 2nd dissident to Germany

09-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Vietnamese authorities released from prison and expelled a prominent human rights lawyer and another dissident, both of whom were sent to Germany, a pro-democracy group said. [...]
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Vietnamese human rights lawyer freed, flies to Germany: activists

09-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Vietnamese human rights lawyer Nguyen Van Dai has been freed from prison and flown to Germany, activists and a diplomat said on Friday, two months after he was convicted of [...]
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Vietnam set to make key ruling on country’s biggest-ever fraud case

30-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Vietnamese court is set to make a key ruling in the country’s biggest-ever fraud case, in a trial that has spotlighted Vietnam’s ability to tackle financial [...]
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Death row art: a rare glimpse inside Vietnam’s secret jails

30-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Nguyen Truong Chinh proudly holds up intricately crafted animals, flowers and heartssecret gifts made from plastic bags by a son on Vietnam’s death row. The palm-sized [...]
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Vietnam Is A Test For What Happens When The US Abandons Climate Diplomacy

24-May-2018 Intellasia | HuffPost | 6:00 AM

There was a time, a little over two years ago, when Ted Osius could imagine the smog clearing over this sprawling capital city, with its jungle canopy of ancient banyan trees [...]
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Chinese province introduces ‘divorce test’ for couples planning to split

24-May-2018 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

“What is the best memory between you and your partner?”; “How many times have you travelled together?”; “What is your partner’s favourite [...]
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Vietnam set to tighten clamps on Facebook and Google, threatening dissidents

Vietnam set to tighten clamps on Facebook and Google, threatening dissidents

21-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A struggle over internet laws in Vietnam is pitting a government keen on maintaining tight control against US technology companies trying to fight off onerous new ruleswith [...]
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Vietnam says eyeing formal antitrust probe into Uber-Grab deal

18-May-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s trade ministry said on Wednesday it is considering launching a formal investigation into the takeover of Uber Technologies’ Southeast Asia business by [...]
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Penang cops nab two members of notorious Vietnamese robbery gang

17-May-2018 Intellasia | New Straits Times | 6:00 AM

Two members of the ‘Tebuk Besi’ gang notorious for stealing cash and valuables from the safe boxes of factories and schools here were detained on Sunday. The duo [...]
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Vietnam rejects ex-politburo member’s graft appeal

16-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Vietnamese court Monday rejected an appeal by a former politburo member Monday who is serving a 13-year corruption sentence for overseeing a loss-making investment as head [...]
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Vietnam Facebook activist jailed for ‘anti-state propaganda’

Vietnam Facebook activist jailed for ‘anti-state propaganda’

11-May-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A Vietnamese activist has been jailed for four-and-a-half years over a slew of anti-government Facebook posts in the one-party state where online expression is closely [...]
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Mother dog may have been forced to eat own puppy after being sealed in wall for 17 days in Chinese housing estate

03-May-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

A mother dog that survived being sealed inside a cement block for more than two weeks in northern China is feared to have eaten her newborn puppy in a case that has prompted [...]
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Meet the dog who waits every day at subway station for his Chinese owner to return from work

02-May-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:00 AM

An aged dog that waits faithfully outside a subway station in southwest China for its owner to come home from work every day has gained fame online, even attracting internet [...]
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Time now the enemy in battle to find missing GIs in jungles of Vietnam

28-Apr-2018 Intellasia | DTI News | 6:00 AM

When Tycoria Johnson told her family she was going to Vietnam to help recover the remains of an American killed there during the war, her mother was proud — but [...]
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