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Eleven North Korean defectors detained in Vietnam, seek to block deportation: activists

02 December, 2019

SEOUL – Eleven North Koreans seeking to defect to South Korea have been detained in Vietnam since November 23 and are seeking help to avoid being repatriated, a South Korean

30 November, 2019

Vietnam receives remains of all British truck victims

HANOI – The remains of 39 Vietnamese people found dead in a truck near London last month have been brought to Vietnam, bringing to a close a tragic saga that

28 November, 2019

Vietnam jails three more activists in crackdown on Facebook posts

HANOI – Vietnam has jailed three more people for anti-government posts on social media platform Facebook deemed to defame the ruling Communist Party and the government, state media and police

27 November, 2019

First 16 bodies from among 39 Vietnamese found dead in UK truck repatriated: media

HANOI – The first 16 bodies of 39 Vietnamese people found dead in the back of a refrigerated truck after being smuggled into Britain last month have been repatriated to Vietnam, Vietnamese media reports.

26 November, 2019

Vietnam jails another Facebook user as dissent crackdown intensifies

HANOI – A court in Vietnam has sentenced a Facebook user to six years in prison for a series of posts he made on the social media platform that the

US to provide ship to Vietnam to boost South China Sea patrol

HANOI – The United States announced on Wednesday it will provide Vietnam with another coast guard cutter for its growing fleet of ships, boosting Hanoi’s ability to patrol the South

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16 November, 2019 | Vietnam News

Samsung denies it plans new plant in northern Vietnam

HANOI – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has said that it has no plans to build a factory in Vietnam’s northern province of Hoa Binh, after a provincial official said the

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15 November, 2019 | Vietnam News

Vietnam jails music teacher for 11 years over ‘anti-state’ Facebook posts

HANOI- A court in Vietnam has jailed a music teacher for 11 years for a series of posts on Facebook that the government said were “anti-state”. Despite sweeping economic reform

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Confusion, anguish in Vietnam as families await UK truck dead

HANOI – Tradition in Vietnam dictates that the dead should be buried within three days, but Nguyen Dinh Gia is still waiting for his son’s body to come home. “We

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Vietnam jails Australian citizen for 12 years on ‘terrorism’ charges

HANOI – A court in Vietnam has sentenced a 70-year-old Vietnamese-Australian man to 12 years in prison after finding him guilty of “terrorism”, a lawyer who attended the trial told

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