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Vietnam: Who’s Afraid Of NGOs?

Vietnam: Who’s Afraid Of NGOs?
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Vietnam has never been keen on having non-profits around. Now it has made it even more difficult for such groups to continue operating in the country.

Quynh-Vi Tran
Quynh-Vi Tran
Opinion-Section
Vietnam Briefing: Dong Tam Incident Remembrance Anniversary

Vietnam Briefing: Dong Tam Incident Remembrance Anniversary
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The Vietnam Briefing, which is released every Monday morning Vietnam time, looks at Vietnam’s social and political developments of the past week. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Day to remember: At the dawn of January 9, 2020, more than 3,000 police officers attacked a residence in Hoanh Village, Dong Tam Commune, My

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
Vietnam Briefing
The Vietnamese Communist Regime: 35 Years Since Doi Moi Reform

The Vietnamese Communist Regime: 35 Years Since Doi Moi Reform
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December is a month of year-end celebrations in the Gregorian calendar, but it also marks an important historical milestone for Vietnam: the passing of another year since the initiation of Doi Moi (Renovation) reform in 1986 by the Vietnamese Communist Party (VCP), which aimed to revamp the economic and political

Son Nguyen
Son Nguyen
Politics
2011-2021: Ten Years Of Social Changes In Vietnam

2011-2021: Ten Years Of Social Changes In Vietnam
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The 2011 Anti-China Social Movement had ended after more than three months of roughly weekly demonstrations, and despite the spontaneous nature of its inception, the movement had brought about significant social change to Vietnam. A reflection on this event is worth it for two reasons: to understand how the movement

Jason Nguyen
Politics
Vietnam Briefing: The Military Faces Crisis Over The Death Of A Young Officer. More Arrests And Charges Against Civil Society Actors

Vietnam Briefing: The Military Faces Crisis Over The Death Of A Young Officer. More Arrests And Charges Against Civil Society Actors
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The Vietnam Briefing, which is released every Monday morning Vietnam time, looks at Vietnam’s political developments of the past week. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A young military officer found dead On June 28, a 19-year-old military officer, Tran Duc Do, was found dead [https://www.bbc.com/vietnamese/vietnam-57665615] while undergoing compulsory

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
Vietnam Briefing
From Nguyễn Văn Đài’s April 5, 2018 Trial – What Constitutes “Overthrowing the People’s Government” in Vietnam?

From Nguyễn Văn Đài’s April 5, 2018 Trial – What Constitutes “Overthrowing the People’s Government” in Vietnam?
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April 5, 2018 | Nguyễn Văn Đài – probably one of the most prominent dissidents in Vietnam for almost two decades – received one of the harshest sentences for political dissent in recent years. A court in Hanoi, Vietnam sentenced Nguyễn Văn Đài to 15 years imprisonment and 5 years probation under house

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Quynh-Vi Tran
Human Rights