Vietnam jails man for 8 years on charge of trying to overthrow state

HANOI – A court in Vietnam has jailed for eight years a man who formerly worked as a lawyer, on a charge of attempting to overthrow the state, just days

No room on water, no home on land for Cambodia’s ethnic Vietnamese

CHNOK TRU, Cambodia – Troung Van Long is Vietnamese in name only. He was born in Cambodia and has lived there for decades, including many years in a floating house

Vietnam jails American for 12 years on charge of attempting to overthrow state

HANOI – A court in Vietnam has sentenced a US citizen to 12 years in prison after finding him guilty of “attempting to overthrow the state” in a trial that

Vietnam ramps up pressure on Google’s YouTube advertisers

HANOI – Vietnam has asked companies not to advertise on videos hosted by Google’s YouTube that contain “anti-state propaganda,” state media said, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up pressure

EU calls for release of Vietnamese Facebook user over ‘anti-state’ posts

BRUSSELS – The European Union has called for the immediate release of a Vietnamese Facebook user sentenced to six years in prison for posts he made on the social media

Facebook increased Vietnam content restrictions by 500% during 2018: report

HANOI – Facebook increased the amount of content it restricted access to in Vietnam by over 500% in the last half of 2018, the US social media giant said in

Vietnam eyes US avocado market after Trump spat with Mexico

HANOI – Vietnam is seeking to export avocados to the United States, the Southeast Asian country said, after US President Donald Trump’s threat to shut the US-Mexico border raised fears American consumers

Vietnam may be added to expanded US list on currency manipulation: Bloomberg

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration will expand the number of countries it monitors for currency manipulation in an upcoming report expected this month, and Vietnam may be named a currency manipulator,

Malaysia frees Vietnamese woman accused of killing N.Korean leader’s half-brother

KUALA LUMPUR – A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been