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News: Vietnam

We have started to collect the most important news related to Vietnam in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Vietnam Buddhist activist jailed

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 14:29

A court in Vietnam has given at least one Buddhist activist a prison sentence for distributing anti-government material, state media says.
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Vietnamese actor Don Duong dead

Wednesday, December 7th 2011, 16:28

Leading Vietnamese actor Don Duong, once labelled a traitor by Vietnam for his Hollywood roles, dies of heart failure aged 55.
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VIDEO: Khmer Rouge 'were not bad people'

Monday, December 5th 2011, 14:05

Pol Pot's deputy tells a court the Khmer Rouge were not "bad people", blaming deaths of Cambodians under the Maoist regime on Vietnam
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Khmer Rouge 'were not bad people'

Monday, December 5th 2011, 9:32

Pol Pot's deputy tells a court the Khmer Rouge were not "bad people", blaming deaths of Cambodians under the Maoist regime on Vietnam.
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Vietnamese floods crisis deepens

Wednesday, November 9th 2011, 10:03

Vietnam is reeling from more flood chaos, as officials say the death toll from months of deluges across the nation has risen to 100.
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VIDEO: Javan rhino "extinct" in Vietnam

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 17:16

A critically endangered species of rhino is now extinct in Vietnam, according to a report by conservation groups.
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Javan rhino 'extinct in Vietnam'

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 2:00

The critically endangered Javan rhino is now extinct in Vietnam after the last surviving animal was killed, according to a report by conservation groups.
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Golf distracts Vietnam officials

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 11:05

Vietnam's transport minister has banned senior officials in his department from playing golf because, he says, too much time spent on the course has affected productivity.
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China and Vietnam reach sea deal

Wednesday, October 12th 2011, 9:49
related countries: China China

China and Vietnam sign an agreement to manage their sometimes bitter maritime dispute over the South China Sea, after months of tension.
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VIDEO: Endangered anteaters rescued

Monday, September 26th 2011, 12:07
related countries: China China, Thailand Thailand

Customs officers in Thailand have rescued 97 endangered pangolins which they believe were being trafficked to China or Vietnam.
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Vietnam halts anti-China protests

Thursday, August 18th 2011, 13:52
related countries: China China
related places: Hanoi

The Vietnamese government orders an end to anti-China protests in the capital, Hanoi, after almost three months of demonstrations.
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Vietnam jails dissident blogger

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 13:08
related countries: France France

French-Vietnamese dissident blogger, Pham Minh Hoang, is jailed in Vietnam for three years for attempted subversion.
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Vietnam shoe plant fire kills 17

Saturday, July 30th 2011, 6:25

At least 17 people have been killed and 21 others injured in a fire at a shoe factory in northern Vietnam, police and media say.
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Vietnam army accused over logging

Thursday, July 28th 2011, 14:48
related countries: Laos Laos

An international lobbying group accuses the Vietnamese army of involvement in the illegal export of timber from neighbouring Laos.
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Vietnam re-arrests ailing priest

Monday, July 25th 2011, 20:52

One of Vietnam's best-known dissidents, Catholic priest Nguyen Van Ly, is re-arrested more than a year after getting medical leave from prison.
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Fonda 'dropped' from QVC channel

Sunday, July 17th 2011, 13:50

Actress Jane Fonda accuses QVC of cancelling her appearance on the TV shopping channel because of her Vietnam war activism.
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China 'should clarify seas claim'

Monday, June 20th 2011, 10:18
related countries: China China, Philippines Philippines, Singapore Singapore

Singapore calls on China to clarify the extent of its claims in the South China Sea following a series of confrontations with Vietnam and the Philippines.
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VIDEO: US funds Agent Orange clean-up

Friday, June 17th 2011, 21:42
related countries: United States United States

Vietnam has begun the first stage of a joint operation with the United States aimed at removing traces of the chemical Agent Orange.
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US to ease deadly Vietnam legacy

Friday, June 17th 2011, 12:44
related countries: United States United States

The US and Vietnam work to end the toxic legacy of the defoliant Agent Orange, which is still causing deformities among Vietnamese children.
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China 'will not use force' in row

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 9:39
related countries: China China

China says it will not use force to resolve disputes in the South China Sea, a day after Vietnam held live-fire exercises near a disputed area of water.
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VIDEO: US releases Vietnam War papers

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 3:10
related countries: United States United States

A top secret US government report into the Vietnam War has been officially released.
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Vietnam in naval drill amid row

Monday, June 13th 2011, 12:43
related countries: China China

Vietnam holds live-fire drills in the South China Sea, amid escalating tensions with China over disputed waters.
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