Ho Chi Minh City

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CNOOC seriously violates the 1982 UNCLOS: Vietnamese protest in Sai Gon 1-7-2012

Related to China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) has seriously violated Vietnamese sovereignty in the South China Sea, Vietnamese has held protest in Ho Chi Minh city and Ha Noi. Below are pictures of protests which starring about 500 people in Ho Chi Minh city 1-7-2012. Advertisements

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

Vietnam needs to cool it: Asian tiger suffers from inflation and corruption (AmCham Vietnam)

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — Four years ago, the future looked bright for Vietnam. Investors and economists proclaimed that this emerging market of 86 million people would grow into an “Asian tiger,” the next country to reach middle-income status by attracting foreign investment. Firms that once sought Chinese labor were diversifying into Hanoi and … Continue reading

International Series: Soybean producers check out Vietnam’s fish farms (Tri State Neighbor)

With Vietnam steadily becoming a world leader in aquaculture and the leading Asian importer of soybean meal, the South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council thought a visit there would be a natural fit. “It’s fish, fish, fish everywhere,” said Jeremy Freking, executive director of the council, who made the trip with South Dakota Agriculture … Continue reading

VIETNAM: Non-formal sector faces quality crisis (University World News)

Hong Loan, a teacher of English at a high school in Hanoi, holds an associate bachelor degree. Every afternoon she travels 20 kilometres by motorbike to an adult education class at the University of Foreign Languages and International Studies. “This equips me with more knowledge, but more importantly, a bachelor degree will help upgrade my … Continue reading

In Vietnam, crackdown on journalists in past six months (Committee to Protect Journalists)

New York, October 3, 2011–The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by the recent crackdown on freedom of expression in Vietnam and calls on the government to immediately and unconditionally release all of the journalists detained in the country. In the past six months, at least nine journalists, all of whom work primarily online, have … Continue reading

Vietnam Nine-Month Pledged FDI Down 28% as Risks Dim Outlook (Businessweek)

By Bloomberg News Oct. 3 (Bloomberg) — Pledged foreign direct investment into Vietnam fell 28 percent in the nine months through September from a year earlier, the government said, as domestic risks dim the nation’s economic outlook. Committed investment fell to $9.9 billion in January through September from the same period in 2010, the Foreign … Continue reading

Project plans for central Vietnam (Asia News Network)

Singapore and Vietnam will study the feasibility of building an industrial park in Quang Ngai province in central Vietnam, a development they believe can spur growth in the region. It will be the first foray into the region by the Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP) joint venture, which runs four industrial parks. Yesterday, it signed a … Continue reading

Vietnamese Drug Detention Centers Use Forced Labor for Cashew Processing (TriplePundit)

By Lesley Lammers A new report released by Human Rights Watch (HRW) entitled The Rehab Archipelago: Forced Labor and Other Abuses in Drug Detention Centers in Southern Vietnam, indicates that drug addicts being detained in government-run “rehabilitation” centers often double as forced-labor camps where detainees process cashew nuts and manufacture other exports in southern Vietnam … Continue reading

Possible new Viet-Singapore venture (ASIA NEWS NETWORK )

By in Singapore/The Straits Times/27 September 2011 Singapore – A new venture between Singapore and Vietnam for a fifth industrial park could be on the cards. Tomorrow, both sides will sign a memorandum of understanding to carry out a feasibility study of the project in Vietnam. This was disclosed by President Tony Tan Keng Yam … Continue reading

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