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Vietnamese frustrated by alleged land grabs by local officials (ABC-Radio Australia)

Listen and download: MP3 A land dispute in Vietnam’s northern port city of Haiphong has become a national issue. When about 100 police and local officials came to evict a farmer and his family, they refused to be intimidated and fought back with guns and improvised explosive devices. It is a rare example of violent … Continue reading

A strong-arm approach (Observer)

By John Ruwitch – THE case of a family of farmers in Vietnam who used homemade landmines and guns in a bid to stop local officials taking their land this month has sparked rare open criticism of the authorities’ strong-arm approach, forcing the government to act to limit the damage. Coverage of the issue in … Continue reading

Facebook unwelcome in Vietnam, but Zuckerberg okay (Deccan Chronicle)

Vietnam may block its citizens from using Facebook, but that didn’t stop website founder Mark Zuckerberg from vacationing in the communist country.

Vietnam leads the way for efficient public services (Guardian)

Politicians and managers should look to south-east Asia for inspiration, says a new report comparing the performance of public sectors globally Jane Dudman guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 15 November 2011 16.30 GMT Asked to name a country with one of the world’s most efficient public sectors, which would you pick? New Zealand, perhaps, or Canada? You’re unlikely … Continue reading

Family Matters: The Jolie-Pitts Return To Vietnam To Visit Pax’ Hometown! (zimbio)

It’s been four years since Angelina Jolie adopted her second son Pax from Vietnam, and now the family have headed back to Pax’s roots. Angelina, Brad, Pax and fam were spotted today [Nov.11] eating lunch at top notch rustic restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City known for it’s yummy Vietnamese dishes. The Jolie-Pitts are a … Continue reading

Vietnam Broadcasters Sentenced in Show Trial, Witnesses Say (The Epoch Times)

Chinese regime pressures Vietnam to silence broadcasts By Stephen Gregory The trial of two Vietnamese broadcasters whose shortwave broadcasts into China had drawn the ire of the Chinese regime concluded Thursday morning in Hanoi with both being found guilty in what witnesses say was a show trial. At 11 a.m. the Supreme People’s Court of … Continue reading

Even Dogs Are Defecting From North Korea (abc NEWS)

More than 21,000 North Koreans have defected to the affluent South Korea since the Korean War. But last week was the first ever of a canine defection. One or two dogs were among 21 boat people seeking refuge, according to Yonhap News Agency citing multiple sources. Government ministries and military refused ABC News’ request to … Continue reading

At least 13 killed in Vietnam crash (RA News)

At least 13 killed in Vietnam crash (RA News)

China dismantled a network of sale of children (Allvoices)

China dismantled a network of sale of children (Allvoices)

Police-Sponsored Thugs Attack Church in Central Vietnam (Church & Ministries)

Pastor’s father, other relatives seriously injured after authorities disrupt Sunday service. HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam – Thugs said to be doing the bidding of local authorities attacked a pastor and his family with iron bars and wooden clubs in central Vietnam on Oct. 23, seriously injuring the heads and arms of the church leader’s … Continue reading

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