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Postcards from a poisoned coast: Vietnam’s people-smuggling heartland

NGHE AN, Vietnam – The countryside in the Vietnamese provinces of Nghe An and Ha Tinh is dotted with billboards for labour export companies advertising jobs or study overseas. Thousands

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British PM Johnson says whole nation shocked by 39 deaths in truck

GRAYS, England – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has written in a book of condolences for the 39 people found dead in a truck on Oct. 23 that the whole

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Vietnam police take DNA from relatives of suspected truck victims

CAN LOC, Vietnam – Police in Vietnam have taken hair and blood samples to get DNA from relatives of people feared to be among the 39 who died in the

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From bubble tea to disaster: How one Vietnamese dreamer apparently met her fate

HANOI – In Berlin she posed outside a beer garden, a beaming smile upon her face. In Brussels she sipped sugary bubble tea and posed on the steps of the

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Australia bars entry to Vietnamese woman for failing to declare raw pork

SYDNEY – Australia has refused entry to a Vietnamese woman for failing to declare 10 kg of raw pork, seafood and poultry on arrival in Sydney, its first expulsion under

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Chinese ship inches closer to Vietnam coastline amid South China Sea tensions

HANOI – A Chinese survey vessel has extended its activities to an area closer to Vietnam’s coastline, ship tracking data showed, after the United States and Australia expressed concern about

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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

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27 June, 2019 | Vietnamese Community News

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

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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

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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

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