Facebook users in Vietnam on Thursday slammed a new decree which bans people from posting information found online.
- Created on Monday, 05 August 2013 05:46
- Written by Bangkok Post
- 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.
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 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 02:42
- Written by Amnesty International
OPEN LETTER: ARRESTS AND VIOLENCE AT HUMAN RIGHTS PICNICS
- Created on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 04:31
- Written by THOMAS FULLER / The New York Times
As dissident voices have multiplied among Vietnam’s 92 million people, the government has tried to crack down. Courts have sentenced numerous bloggers, journalists and activists to prison, yet criticism, especially online, continues seemingly unabated. The government blocks certain Internet sites, but many Vietnamese use software or Web sites to maneuver around the censorship.
- Created on Saturday, 11 May 2013 05:35
- Written by Associated Press
Nearly 40 years after hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese fled the country’s Communist regime by boat, a growing number are taking to the water again.
This year alone, 460 Vietnamese men, women and children have arrived on Australian shores — more than in the last five years combined. The unexpected spike is drawing fresh scrutiny of Hanoi’s deteriorating human rights record, though Vietnam’s flagging economy may also explain why migrants have been making the risky journey.
- Created on Saturday, 11 May 2013 05:16
- Written by ABC Radio Australia
An increasing number of Vietnamese refugees are seeking asylum in Australia by boat.
Australia's immigration department says it's trying to work out the reason behind the trend, with some 460 Vietnamese arriving by boat since January.
- Created on Monday, 06 May 2013 10:00
- Written by Martin Petty | Reuters
Central bank deputy governor Dang Thanh Binh told Reuters a bad-debt bank, the Vietnam Asset Management Corp (VAMC), would be set up imminently with $24 million starting capital.
- Created on Sunday, 05 May 2013 06:09
- Written by VO VAN AI
Vietnam’s deceptive religious policy, with its mixture of subtlety with sheer brutality, may at first seem hard to fathom. But I call upon Congress and the State Department to look behind Hanoi’s mask, beyond the veneer of State-sponsored freedom of worship, and recognize the full extent of religious repression against the UBCV and other non-recognized religions in Vietnam. These are the issues that the U.S. must raise loud and clear in tomorrow’s dialogue with Hanoi.
Vietnam-UPDATE: Four human rights defenders convicted for alleged dissemination of propaganda against the state
- Created on Sunday, 05 May 2013 06:03
- Written by Stephen Denney
On 24 May 2012, four Vietnamese human rights defenders active in the promotion of economic, social, and cultural rights in Vietnam received sentences for distributing pro-democracy leaflets.
- Created on Sunday, 05 May 2013 06:00
- Written by VN News
Hai Phong Bishop voiced his support and called for justice being done on Peter Doan Van Vuon and his family
- Created on Sunday, 05 May 2013 05:58
- Written by Paul Nguyen Hung
Local authorities, hooligans and police intensify attacks, threats and acts of violence against Catholic religious and laity trying to defend their parish from unlawful dispossession.
- Created on Sunday, 05 May 2013 05:56
- Written by J.B. Vu
A conference organized by the diocese of Saigon in memory of the martyrs canonized by Blessed John Paul II.
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