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American Will Nguyen held in Vietnam after protests

Thursday, June 14th 2018, 15:06
related countries: United States United States
related places: Houston, Texas, Yale

Yale graduate Will Nguyen from Houston, Texas, is being held for "disrupting public order".
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Anthony Bourdain: Vietnam noodle bar owner's shock at chef's death

Sunday, June 10th 2018, 5:20

The owner of the Vietnamese eatery where the late chef dined with Barack Obama expresses her sorrow.
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Making food crops that feed themselves

Thursday, June 7th 2018, 23:23

Scientists in Vietnam hope 'super bacteria’ could help to feed the world whilst reducing the pollution caused by intensive farming.
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Heavy sentences for Vietnam activists

Thursday, April 5th 2018, 17:01

Those found guilty were jailed from seven to 15 years for "attempting to overthrow" the government.
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Mai Khoi, Vietnam activist singer, detained after Europe tour

Tuesday, March 27th 2018, 13:02
related places: Hanoi

Mai Khoi, who met Barack Obama in 2016, was detained after flying home to Hanoi, her husband says.
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March For Our Lives: Six key takeaways from the US gun control rallies

Sunday, March 25th 2018, 14:41
related countries: United States United States

The leading events in some of the biggest rallies in the US since the Vietnam War era.
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Trump vows to tackle N Korea on Asia trip

Friday, September 29th 2017, 14:29
related countries: China China, Japan Japan, North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea, Philippines Philippines
related places: Asia

The trip with wife Melania will be to Japan, China, South Korea, Vietnam and the Philippines.
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Did Taiwan police and paramedics leave migrant worker to die?

Sunday, September 17th 2017, 13:07
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Footage of paramedics failing to help a fatally wounded Vietnamese man prompts outrage in Taiwan.
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Vietnam 'kidnap victim' Trinh Xuan Thanh appears on TV

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, 14:29
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

An oil executive who disappeared in Berlin appears on Vietnamese state TV amid kidnapping claims.
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Germany expels Vietnam attache over suspected kidnap

Wednesday, August 2nd 2017, 15:26
related countries: Germany Germany

Trinh Xuan Thanh was bundled into a car outside Berlin Zoo nine days ago, according to reports.
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Hanoi plan to ban motorbikes by 2030 to combat pollution

Tuesday, July 4th 2017, 15:50
related places: Hanoi

City councillors say they want to wean Hanoi off motorbikes in favour of public transport.
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'Mother Mushroom': Prominent Vietnamese blogger on trial

Thursday, June 29th 2017, 5:55

Rights groups have criticised the trial and demanded the top blogger's immediate release.
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Vietnam blogger Pham Minh Hoang deported to France

Sunday, June 25th 2017, 11:42
related countries: France France

French-Vietnamese dissident blogger Pham Minh Hoang loses his birth nationality and is deported.
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Man stabbed to death in Vietnam wedding karaoke row

Friday, May 26th 2017, 6:19

A man fatally stabbed another at a wedding in southern Vietnam, after being mocked for his singing.
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Scientists warn about Vietnam pig's blood delicacy

Thursday, May 25th 2017, 21:34

In Vietnam, raw pig's blood is a well-known delicacy - but there are serious health risks.
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Dough kidding

Sunday, May 21st 2017, 23:10
related countries: Japan Japan

How strict quality control and unusual Asian toppings helped a Japanese expat build a popular pizza chain in Vietnam.
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Vietnamese villagers free police hostages

Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 20:50

The remaining 19 people held captive are released following a week-long stand-off in a land dispute.
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Hanoi rejects ministry's King Kong statue plan

Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 12:57

City administration says the planned site by Hoan Kiem Lake would be inappropriate.
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Real-life horror at Kong: Skull Island Vietnam premiere

Friday, March 10th 2017, 19:03

Watch the moment film-goers were shocked at the Vietnam premier of Kong: Skull Island.
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John Kerry finds Vietnam War site where he killed a man

Sunday, January 15th 2017, 5:24
related countries: United States United States

The US secretary of state visits the place where he killed a man and learns his name for the first time.
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Forceps removed from stomach after 18 years

Tuesday, January 3rd 2017, 12:21

A Vietnamese man has had surgical forceps removed from his stomach after 18 years.
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Vietnam medics remove scissors after 18 years

Monday, January 2nd 2017, 13:20

Vietnamese doctors remove scissors left in man's abdomen for 18 years.
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Fighting for Vietnam

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 2:38

Portraits of the female veterans who risked their lives for their country
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The 96-year-old keeping a dying song alive

Tuesday, November 29th 2016, 0:09
related places: Quan Ho

Groups of elderly Vietnamese women are trying to keep alive a traditional folk song called Quan Ho, which has been sung for centuries but is at risk of being forgotten.
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