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dimanche 22 juillet 2018

Death toll in Vietnam flooding rises to 19

Flash floods in Vietnam have now claimed at least 19 lives, the government said on Sunday (Jul 22), as residents in affected areas sought safety in higher ground.

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vendredi 20 juillet 2018

Vietnam says controversial cybersecurity law aims to protect online rights

Vietnam’s new cybersecurity law is designed to protect online rights and create a “safe and healthy cyberspace,” the foreign ministry said on Thursday, although critics have warned it gives the Communist-ruled state more power to crack down on dissent.

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The state bank of Vietnam suspends import of crypto mining hardware

The Vietnamese central bank, the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) announced it will suspend the import of cryptocurrency mining hardware, according to local news agency Viet Nam News July 19.

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Vietnam to deport american after public disorder conviction

U.S. citizen William Nguyen will be deported after being convicted in Vietnam of causing public disorder during protests in Ho Chi Minh City.

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jeudi 19 juillet 2018

Vietnam probes outrageous fraud in national high school exam

The main perpetrator of a high school exam fraud in northern Vietnam has been identified and and a major investigation launched, inspectors say.

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Man sets himself on fire outside Hanoi gov't office to protest court verdict

Former chief of Dao Ngan Village in the capital city had been sentenced to five years in prison for abuse of power.

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American protester faces trial in Vietnam for 'disturbing public order'

An American citizen is set to stand trial on charges of “disturbing public order” in Vietnam on Friday.

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mercredi 18 juillet 2018

The dying icon of Vietnam: why the conical hat is struggling for survival

In a small village in northern Vietnam, one of the country’s proudest art forms is struggling for survival

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Vietnam-Japan relations in the spotlight with defense dialogue

A closer look at what a recent interaction meant for the broader bilateral relationship.

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Rough seas strand thousands on southern Vietnam island

Ships have been ordered not to set sail as the third storm of the year approaches Vietnam, leaving thousands stranded on picturesque Phu Quoc Island.

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mardi 17 juillet 2018

U.S. lawmakers urge Google, Facebook to resist Vietnam cybersecurity law

Seventeen U.S. lawmakers have urged the CEOs of Facebook and Google to resist changes stipulated by a new cybersecurity law in Vietnam, which critics say gives the Communist-ruled state more power to crackdown on dissent.

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Farmer's death sentence sparks public outcry in Vietnam

Lawyer says president must grant amnesty or expect more unrest as man acted in self-defense amid illegal, violent land grab

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Major online newspaper suspended for three months in Vietnam

Prominent news site Tuoi Tre Online has been suspended after the Press Authority deemed it had published “untrue,” “nationally divisive” content.

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Vietnam must work hard to meet export targets

Việt Nam’s exports of agricultural products are expected to face more challenges by the end of the year, so enterprises must follow market developments at home and abroad and improve the quality of their products, according to experts.

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Vietnam busts drug production ring led by French citizen

Vietnamese police have recently detained a French man of Vietnamese origin and his accomplice, and seized 1 kg of methamphetamine and 85,000 pills of the synthetic drug they produced in Ho Chi Minh City, the municipal police said Monday.

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lundi 16 juillet 2018

Vietnam part of attractive Southeast Asian start-up scene

Investor says country highly promising even at nascent stage.

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The drug lords who domineered northern Vietnam's 'drug valley'

Before two drug lords were gunned down by the police last month, Long Luong Commune had been a narcotics haven for over a decade.

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Vietnam stands to lose from trade war between big powers

The ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China could hurt Vietnam if it escalates and more countries adopt protective policies, a Vietnamese think tank says.

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Vietnam should create "digital chances” for enterprises

Industry 4.0 Summit and Expo 2018 opens with a fresh prospective for IT improvement in Vietnam

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American detained in Vietnam to face trial next week

An American detained in Vietnam last month is set to go on trial next Friday, days after U.S. Secretary of State raised the case with local officials during a Hanoi visit.

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Vietnam : The next frontier in Asia’s luxury real estate market

Coastal cities, wealth growth lead surge in new developments, price increases

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jeudi 12 juillet 2018

Vietnam jails 6 of dozens arrested for economic law protests

A court in south central Vietnam sentenced six people to up to two-and-a-half years in prison Thursday after finding them guilty of throwing rocks, bricks and gas bombs at police in protests against a proposed law on special economic zones.

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Myanmar to host first international rugby tournament

The Yangon Dragons, independent Myanmar’s first rugby club, will host the Indochine Cup 2018 this weekend, the first time the prestigious event will be held in the country.

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How women are leading a rugby renaissance in Laos, with the help of Hong Kong

After practising on a parking lot, the team come to Hong Kong with the diminutive Lao Khang proving an ‘absolute inspiration to all women’

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Angst rises in Vietnam as stock turmoil hits eight-year high

Anyone investing in Vietnam’s stock market these days must have solid nerves.

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mercredi 11 juillet 2018

Vietnam arrests former chairman of Mobifone and ministry official

Police in Vietnam on Tuesday arrested a former chairman of one of the country’s largest mobile carriers and a senior official of the Ministry of Information and Communications on allegations of economic mismanagement, as the communist-led government widens a crackdown on corruption.

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mardi 10 juillet 2018

Vietnam’s natural wonder gets closer with new airport

Starting late December, visitors will be able to fly to the Van Don Airport, just 50 kilometers from Ha Long Bay.

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Independent journalist detained on anti-state charges in Vietnam

Vietnamese authorities should immediately release and stop harassing journalist Le Anh Hung, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Pompeo raises issue of detained american in Vietnam

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo raised the issue of a detained American man of Vietnamese descent during meetings with senior Vietnamese officials in Hanoi on Monday, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said.

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lundi 9 juillet 2018

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to visit Vietnam on Sunday

The visit will discuss ways to further the two countries’ strategic partnership, as well as global and regional issues.

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