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Vietnam’s flood death toll rises to 15, more rains forecast

Vietnam’s flood death toll rises to 15, more rains forecast

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

The death toll from floods and landslides in Vietnam rose to 15 on Tuesday with authorities warning the toll could go higher with more torrential rains forecast for the worst [...]
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Floods, landslides in northern Vietnam kill 7, leave 12 missing

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

Flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains have killed at least seven people and left 12 missing in northern Vietnam since Saturday, the government’s [...]
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Vietnam busts $26 mn online betting ring: state media

25-Jun-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Vietnamese police broke up an online football gambling ring worth around $26 million, arresting four people as authorities look to stop black market betting that surges [...]
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Thousands hold peaceful protests in Vietnam against foreign investment plans

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

Thousands of people in central Vietnam demonstrated peacefully on Sunday against government plans to lease new economic zones to foreign investors, witnesses told Reuters, a [...]
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American Will Nguyen held in Vietnam after protests

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

An American is being held for “disrupting public order” in Vietnam after joining recent economic protests. Will Nguyen, 32, was detained on Sunday in HCM City [...]
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Anti-China protests in Vietnam set to aggravate tensions with Beijing

15-Jun-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Around 100 arrested during demonstrations over draft law for special economic zones that workers fear will be dominated by Chinese interests Vietnam’s worst flare-up of [...]
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Anti-China protests in Vietnam set to aggravate tensions with Beijing

Anti-China protests in Vietnam set to aggravate tensions with Beijing

15-Jun-2018 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Vietnam’s worst flare-up of anti-Chinese sentiment in years could strain already troubled relations with the country’s powerful neighbour, as the government tries [...]
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Vietnam cybersecurity law a devastating blow to freedom: Amnesty

15-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

New law aims to prevent users from organising online for anti-state purposes and spreading false information. The passing of a new cybersecurity law by the Vietnamese [...]
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Vietnam’s new cyber security law draws concern for restricting free speech

14-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Big tech firms including Google, Facebook and Twitter have expressed major concern after Vietnam’s government passed a law that promises to introduce tighter [...]
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Vietnam lawmakers approve cyber law clamping down on tech firms, dissent

14-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Vietnamese legislators approved a cybersecurity law on Tuesday that tightens control of the internet and global tech companies operating in the Communist-led country, raising [...]
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Vietnam passes cybersecurity law despite privacy concerns

Vietnam passes cybersecurity law despite privacy concerns

14-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Vietnamese legislators on Tuesday passed a contentious cybersecurity law, which critics say will hurt the economy and further restrict freedom of expression. The law requires [...]
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Vietnam detains 100 after anti-China economic zone protests turn violent

Vietnam detains 100 after anti-China economic zone protests turn violent

13-Jun-2018 Intellasia | | 6:02 AM

Scores of people have been detained by Vietnamese police amid protests against plans for special economic zones (SEZs) that many fear will be dominated by Chinese investors. [...]
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Vietnam police break up protest over controversial draft law

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

Police broke up a protest in Vietnam’s capital on Sunday and dragged away about 20 people as anger grows over a proposal to grant companies lengthy land leases. The [...]
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Vietnam tries to contain anti-China protests as plan for new economic zones sparks anger

12-Jun-2018 Intellasia | Reuters Agence France-Presse | 6:02 AM

Public anger mounts over a proposal to grant companies lengthy land leases, which some view as sweetheart deals for foreign and specifically Chinese firms Police in Vietnam [...]
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Vietnam police halt protests against new economic zones

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

Police in Vietnam detained more than a dozen protesters in the capital Hanoi on Sunday (June 10) and halted demonstrations in other cities against plans for new special [...]
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