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SPOTLIGHT: Air pollution an increasing burden in Southeast Asia

Public wrestles with the downside of economic growth and growing energy demand

Rights groups demand EU put Vietnam trade pacts on ice until...

NGOs say Vietnam has not lived up to its end of the bargain

Deadly land dispute in Vietnam sparks crackdown on ‘critical’ social media

Conflicts over land are common in Vietnam, where farmland was forcibly redistributed in the 1970s during Communist rule in the north

Church-charity event for disabled Vietnam War veterans shutdown by police

Annual charity event first launched by the Saigon Redemptorist Church in 2013

North Korean defectors held in Vietnam fear repatriation

Vietnamese authorities called off an attempt to deport the defectors on Nov. 28 after they protested and refused to go

Vietnam jails third activist this month in crackdown on Facebook posts

Vietnam has jailed a third activist this month for anti-government posts on social media platform Facebook, state media said on Nov. 28, handing him...

Dam building on the Mekong: A death by a thousand cuts

More than 60 million people rely on the Mekong for their livelihoods

Vietnamese blogger faces jail for publishing anti-govt articles

Pham Van Diep used Facebook to support other human rights defenders and pro-democracy activists

Pope tells young people to work hard, aim high

Pope Francis said those who falter must always have the strength to get up and carry on going forward

Vietnam jails Australian citizen for 12 years on ‘terrorism’ charges

Vietnam's ruling Communist Party does not tolerate criticism from both within and outside the country

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