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mardi 31 juillet 2018

Vietnam jails fugitive tycoon for nine years after one-day trial

A Hanoi court sentenced a fugitive Vietnamese tycoon to nine years in prison on Monday for deliberate disclosure of state secrets following a one-day trial, the government said.

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Vietnam jails 15 more over economic zone protests

A court in Vietnam has handed out prison sentences to 15 protesters arrested during mass demonstrations last month against proposed special economic zones in the Southeast Asian country, state media reported on Tuesday.

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dimanche 29 juillet 2018

Vietnam: Why Hanoi plans to ban motorbikes by 2030

The city had the second worst air pollution in the region in 2016.

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vendredi 27 juillet 2018

Why did Vietnam suspend a popular newspaper?

A closer look at the reasoning behind a move that has sparked headlines.

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jeudi 26 juillet 2018

Germany jails man who helped Vietnam kidnap oil executive from Berlin park, in cold-war-style plot

The accomplice in the kidnapping of Trinh Xuan Thanh - who was spirited back to Hanoi and put on trial - was sentenced to almost four years’ jail

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Vietnam to limit waste imports as shipments build up at ports

Vietnam will stop issuing new licenses for the import of waste and crack down on illegal shipments as thousands of containers of paper, plastic and metal scrap build up at the country’s ports, raising concerns about the environment.

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mercredi 25 juillet 2018

Vietnam welcomes China collaboration in breeding rare Sword Lake turtles

Vietnamese officials say collaborating with China to breed the rarest turtle species in the world is a great conservation opportunity.

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Vietnam jails 10 more for protests over economic zones

A court in Vietnam on Monday jailed 10 people for terms ranging from two to 3-1/2 years after they were arrested in last month’s nationwide protests against new economic zones, state media said.

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Facebook and Vietnam’s new cybersecurity law

As any good activist knows, “fake news” is not only in the eye of the beholder, but also the eye of the enforcer.

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lundi 23 juillet 2018

Vietnam suspends information minister amid telecoms scandal

Vietnam on Monday suspended its minister of information and communications for mismanagement at a state telecoms firm, official state media Vietnam News Agency reported, amid a crackdown on corruption.

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Vietnam : clean up abysmal rights record

Past UN member recommendations ignored

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Typhoon Son Tinh kills at least 32 in Vietnam

Floods and landslides triggered by a typhoon have killed at least 32 people in Vietnam.

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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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