Category Archives: Legal

Detained Vietnamese Activist Comes out of Solitary Confinement after Four Months

A Vietnamese activist and RFA blogger serving a seven-year prison term for his role in protesting a chemical waste spill on Vietnam's coast three years ago is no longer in solitary confinement, according to a fellow …

Is China Pressuring ExxonMobil to Cease Vietnam Operations?

Earlier this month private emails from Vietnam and elsewhere reported that ExxonMobil was about to suspend or terminate its mammoth Blue Whale natural gas project in Block 118 off Vietnam's central coast because o…

Vietnam responds to ozone layer protection

A ceremony took place in Hanoi on Monday to mark International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer.

The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, signed in 1987 and implemented by 196 coun…

EU warns of instability after Saudi oil attacks

The European Union on Sunday warned of a real threat to regional security in the Middle East after attacks on Saudi oil plants that risk disrupting global energy supplies and for which Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi gr…

18 years after September 11 attacks, anti-terrorism fight goes on

The tragedy of September 11, 2001, was a turning point in US and world history.

Nearly 3,000 people were killed in terror attacks and the US economy sustained a loss of 100 billion USD, triggering major US efforts to co…

ASEAN, India to review free trade pact in goods

India and the ASEAN have agreed to review their free trade agreement signed in 2009.

At a meeting between ASEAN economic ministers and Indian Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal in Bangkok on Tuesday, both sides agreed t…

ASEAN, India to review free trade pact in goods

India and the ASEAN have agreed to review their free trade agreement signed in 2009.

At a meeting between ASEAN economic ministers and Indian Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal in Bangkok on Tuesday, both sides agreed t…

PM joins Mid-Autumn Festival with children in Quang Nam

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Sunday afternoon shared the joy of the Mid-Autumn Festival with children in Dai Minh commune, a flood prone area of Quang Nam province.

Mr. Phuc told participants that the Party and …

PM joins Mid-Autumn Festival with children in Quang Nam

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Sunday afternoon shared the joy of the Mid-Autumn Festival with children in Dai Minh commune, a flood prone area of Quang Nam province.

Mr. Phuc told participants that the Party and …

Philippine naval ship visits HCM City

The BRP Ramon Alcaraz of the Philippine Navy with 187 officers and crewmembers docked at Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday for a four-day official visit.

This is the third time a Philippine naval ship has visited Vietnam to …