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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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dimanche 8 juillet 2018

Illegal sand mining rampant in Vietnam's Red River, authorities do nothing

Destruction continues as Hanoi's authorities plead helplessness, say neighboring province issued an illegal license.

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A democratic revolution has just begun in Vietnam

Massive but orderly protests across the country hint at the beginning of the end of Communist Party rule

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vendredi 6 juillet 2018

Vietnam reports half-year tourist gains

International visitors to Vietnam totalled more than 7 million during January to June, this year, an increase of 27.2%.

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Vietnam military generals get a pay raise

The monthly salary of generals has gone up VND1 million ($43) to nearly VND14.5 million ($630) from July.

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Facebook apologizes for map that violates Vietnam's sovereignty

Faulty map showing Paracel and Spratly Islands as part of China was stated to be a technical error.

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Vietnam activists flock to ‘safe’ social media after cyber crackdown

Tens of thousands of Vietnamese social media users are flocking to a self-professed free speech platform to avoid tough internet controls in a new cybersecurity law, activists told AFP.

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jeudi 5 juillet 2018

Heat wave sends power consumption to record high in northern Vietnam

The previous record had been set just a week earlier, said the national power utility Vietnam Electricity (EVN).

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Developing a domestic wind turbine industry – which way for Vietnam ?

Although many wind power projects have been registered in Vietnam, only four plants with total capacity of 160 MW have become operational.

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Transport and energy infrastructure key growth drivers in Vietnam

Vietnam’s economy grew 7.1 per cent in the first half of 2018, mainly driven by industry, construction and services - particularly wholesale and retail, transport, banking and finance, education and healthcare.

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mercredi 4 juillet 2018

Film screening cancelled in Bangkok after Vietnam complains

A second screening of a documentary featuring Mother Mushroom, the Vietnamese blogger sentenced in 2017 to ten years in jail after publicising the environmental devastation caused by a toxic leak from a steel plant, was cancelled on Wednesday afternoon after a complaint from the Vietnamese embassy in Bangkok.

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