American officials criticized the Vietnamese government on Tuesday for its new limits on political dissent on the Internet, citing a decree that appears to restrict people from sharing news articles on social media and personal Web sites.
- Created on Wednesday, 07 August 2013 05:21
- Written by GERRY MULLANY / The New York Times
- Created on Monday, 05 August 2013 05:46
- Written by Bangkok Post
Facebook users in Vietnam on Thursday slammed a new decree which bans people from posting information found online.
- Created on Monday, 05 August 2013 05:41
- Written by AFP
Communist Vietnam is to ban bloggers and social media users from sharing news stories online, under a new decree seen as a further crackdown on online freedom.
- Created on Monday, 05 August 2013 05:22
- Written by Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders has just launched a petition for the immediate and unconditional release of all these bloggers.
- Created on Monday, 05 August 2013 05:12
- Written by AFP
United States, July 28, 2013: Sang jeered on arrival at White House and has “very candid” talk with Obama
- Created on Monday, 05 August 2013 05:04
- Written by Camille Diola (philstar.com)
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) led by Secretary Albert del Rosario and the Vietnamese delegation led by Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh will also tackle defense mechanisms and initiatives in the area.
- Created on Sunday, 28 July 2013 01:36
- Written by Chris Stirewalt/Foxnews
In Obama’s credulous citing of the Constitution as an inspiration, there is particular historical dissonance.
- Created on Saturday, 27 July 2013 16:48
- Written by MARK LANDLER / new York Times
WASHINGTON — Bearing a copy of a letter from Ho Chi Minh to Harry S. Truman, the president of Vietnam met President Obama on Thursday and pledged to deepen trade and military ties with the United States even as they tangled over human rights.
- Created on Saturday, 27 July 2013 16:43
- Written by The White House
PRESIDENT OBAMA: It is my pleasure to welcome President Truong Tan Sang to the White House and to the Oval Office for his first bilateral meeting with me. This represents the steady progression and strengthening of the relationship between our two countries.
- Created on Thursday, 18 July 2013 03:26
- Written by Pham Doan Trang
Hanoi against the beatification of Cardinal Van Thuân. Canonisation process witness stopped at airport
- Created on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 09:48
- Written by AsiaNews
Nguyên Hoang Duc, literary critic and former civil servant, blocked at the boarding gate. He was expected in Rome, on official invitation, for the closing ceremony of the diocesan inquiry. A meeting with the Cardinal began his journey of conversion which resulted in his baptism. The Communist Government wants to hinder the process.
- Created on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 09:27
- Written by Jeremy Grant in Singapore/ Financial Times
Vietnam is finally set to get its first taste of the Big Mac after US burger chain
- Created on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 09:16
- Written by BERNAMA
Global ratings firm Standard and Poor (S&P) has retained its BB-long term and B short term sovereign credit ratings on Vietnam, and said the country's outlook is stable, Xinhua news agency reported.
- Created on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 09:13
- Written by Asia Foundation
In June, The Asia Foundation hosted U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam, David B. Shear, at its headquarters in San Francisco. In Asia editor Alma Freeman sat down with him to discuss expanding economic and diplomatic ties, negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership, progress in human rights, and Vietnam’s lively but circumscribed social media landscape.
- Created on Wednesday, 17 July 2013 09:09
- Written by VOA News
A new report on global corruption trends finds more than half of Vietnam’s population believes corruption has increased in recent years.
- Created on Wednesday, 26 June 2013 03:00
- Written by Daily Mail Reporter
I've never escaped from that moment: Girl in napalm photograph that defined the Vietnam War 40 years on.
- Created on Tuesday, 25 June 2013 14:08
- Written by Mike Ives / AP
HANOI, Vietnam - Cu Huy Ha Vu's books come with pages torn out by prison guards. Only some of his letters reach home. He is not allowed to access evidence from his trial or to see his wife alone.
- Created on Friday, 17 May 2013 04:58
- Written by Rachel Vandenbrink / RFA
A court in southern Vietnam on Thursday sentenced two young activists to several years in prison for distributing “anti-government” leaflets, in a trial relatives and rights groups condemned as unfair and aimed at silencing dissent in the one-party state.
- Created on Friday, 17 May 2013 04:14
- Written by By CHRIS BRUMMITT, Associated Press
At least one Vietnamese satellite TV company stopped airing international channels including BBC and CNN on Thursday, citing a law that foreign governments have warned would result in international news and entertainment channels ending their broadcasts in a country increasingly cracking down on freedom of expression.
- Created on Thursday, 16 May 2013 02:54
- Written by Human Right Watch
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