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

27 June, 2019

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

25 June, 2019

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

12 June, 2019

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

07 June, 2019

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

24 May, 2019

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

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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,

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13 April, 2019 | Vietnamese Community News

Malaysia to free Vietnamese woman accused of Kim Jong Nam murder on May 3: lawyer

KUALA LUMPUR – A Vietnamese woman who had been accused of killing the half-brother of North Korea’s leader will be freed from a Malaysian prison on May 3, her lawyer

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US criticises Vietnam ban of glyphosate herbicide imports

CHICAGO/HANOI – US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has criticised Vietnam’s move to ban imports of glyphosate-based herbicides, saying the decision would have “devastating impacts on global agricultural production.” Vietnam’s

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‘Harsh’ tactics used to keep wages low for Vietnamese garment workers

KUALA LUMPUR – European and US fashion brands sourcing from Vietnam must stop their “harsh” tactics that push down workers’ wages and trap millions in poverty, labour rights campaigners said.

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