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Senior Vietnam policeman arrested for allegedly organising gambling

13-Mar-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A senior Vietnamese police official was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of involvement in an international gambling ring, the police ministry said. The case is part of a [...]
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Vietnamese contestant crowned queen in Thai transgender pageant

12-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s Nguyen Huong Giang was crowned “Miss International Queen” in Thailand on Friday at one of the world’s top beauty pageants for transgender [...]
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Vietnam activist in hiding after book interrogation

03-Mar-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A high-profile Vietnamese writer says she has gone into hiding after being interrogated about her banned book and placed under de-facto house arrest by plainclothes police, [...]
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Something borrowed: grooms and guests for hire in Vietnam

27-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Kha’s wedding day looked perfect from the outside but she was hiding a dark secret: the 27-year-old was three months pregnant and her husband was fake, hired for a [...]
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Why Vietnam Isn’t Talking About 1968

17-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Politico | 6:00 AM

Ngoc Dai, a 23-year-old soldier in the People’s Army of Vietnam, was fighting the Americans near the besieged Khe Sanh combat base when his unit received elating [...]
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From Lu Han to Papi Jiang, Chinese celebrities are making a lot of money from social media

15-Feb-2018 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:00 AM

From pop idols to wanghong a phrase used to refer to internet celebrities China’s most popular influencers share one thing in common: They’re raking in a lot of [...]
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Vietnam Jails Environmental Blogger for 14 Years

08-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A court in central Vietnam jailed a prominent environmental blogger on Tuesday for 14 years for abusing his democratic freedom and opposing officials on duty, his lawyer [...]
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Vietnam jails activist for livestreaming pollution march

Vietnam jails activist for livestreaming pollution march

07-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Sacbee | 6:00 AM

A court in central Vietnam sentenced an activist to 14 years in jail Tuesday for livestreaming fishermen marching to file a lawsuit against a Taiwan-owned steel plant’s [...]
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Vietnam gives life term to oil exec after alleged abduction

Vietnam gives life term to oil exec after alleged abduction

06-Feb-2018 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

A court in Vietnam gave a second life prison sentence Monday to a former executive at Vietnam’s state oil giant accused of corruption and who Germany said was kidnapped [...]
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American teacher in trouble for ‘insulting’ Vietnam national hero

03-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Foxnews | 6:00 AM

An American teacher in Vietnam is in trouble for making offensive comments about one of the country’s most revered figures. Daniel Hauer, an English teacher in Hanoi, [...]
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US citizen accused of ‘insulting’ Vietnamese national hero

03-Feb-2018 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A US man with a large online following in Vietnam has caused widespread anger, and faces possible criminal charges, over a Facebook post thought to have insulted a military [...]
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Vietnam doctor jailed for ‘anti-state’ posts

Vietnam doctor jailed for ‘anti-state’ posts

03-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A doctor in Vietnam has been sentenced to four years in jail for “anti-state propaganda”, state media reported, as part of a fresh wave of convictions in the [...]
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Vietnam jails three activists over ‘anti-state’ videos

Vietnam jails three activists over ‘anti-state’ videos

02-Feb-2018 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Three Vietnamese activists were sentenced to between six and eight years in jail Wednesday for “anti-state propaganda” after posting online videos criticising the [...]
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Hanoi enjoyed just 38 days of clean air in 2017: Report

01-Feb-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi, enjoyed little more than one month of clean air last year as pollution levels rose to match China’s smog-prone capital, Beijing, [...]
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Vietnam Jails Four for Flying Flag of ‘Saigon Regime’

26-Jan-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has jailed four men for flying the flag of the US-backed Republic of Vietnam, the former state that spanned the southern half of the country until it was reunified at [...]
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