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How Vietnam’s State Media And Social Media Groups Are Reporting On The Russia-Ukraine War

How Vietnam’s State Media And Social Media Groups Are Reporting On The Russia-Ukraine War
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While Vietnam’s official global perspective on the Russia-Ukraine conflict stays loyal to its principle of neutrality, the messages that the government has been sending home through state media coverage offer a more perplexing picture. Although the Southeast Asian state abstained from criticizing or publicly supporting Moscow’s aggression, Vietnamese

Jason Nguyen
Politics
A Farewell To Saigon

A Farewell To Saigon
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Even before the pandemic, the authorities disregarded workers’ right to life and dignity.

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
Society
Uncle Sam In Southeast Asia

Uncle Sam In Southeast Asia
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In recent months, the United States, under the administration of Joe Biden, has been trying to bolster its sphere of influence in Southeast Asia. This move comes after the tumultuous and controversial rule of former US President Donald Trump, whose populist and nationalistic policies led to the weakening of U.

Aerolyne Reed
Aerolyne Reed
Politics
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
How Vietnam Uses Propaganda To Erase The 1979 Sino-Vietnam Border War

How Vietnam Uses Propaganda To Erase The 1979 Sino-Vietnam Border War
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Efforts to erase the public memory of a disturbing war On February 17, 1979 [https://www.thevietnamese.org/2022/02/february-17-1979-the-start-of-the-sino-vietnamese-border-war/] , [1] Chinese troops poured south across Vietnam's northern border and launched a bloody invasion of its ideological neighbor. The brief and violent war resulted in tens of thousands of

Jason Nguyen
Politics
February 17, 1979: The Start of the Sino-Vietnamese Border War

February 17, 1979: The Start of the Sino-Vietnamese Border War
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What happened? On this day in 1979 [https://thediplomat.com/2017/02/the-bitter-legacy-of-the-1979-china-vietnam-war/] , [1] hundreds of thousands of Chinese troops poured across Vietnam’s northern border launching a bloody invasion of its ideological bedfellow. The conflict lasted for nearly a month, from February 17 to March 1979. While Chinese troops

Jason Nguyen
On This Day
China’s Questionable Extradition Policies And What They Mean For Vietnam

China’s Questionable Extradition Policies And What They Mean For Vietnam
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When Xi Jinping became president of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in 2012, he brought [https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-pacific-11551399] with him undeniable economic rejuvenation for his country alongside an increasing clampdown on freedoms and an ongoing war on corruption within the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Under

Aerolyne Reed
Aerolyne Reed
Human Rights
Pham Doan Trang’s 9-Year Sentence: An Outrageous Affront To Human Dignity

Pham Doan Trang’s 9-Year Sentence: An Outrageous Affront To Human Dignity
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“Your Vietnamese will improve if you keep practising,” my Vietnamese tutor says, his stringy grey hair like vermicelli strands combed to one side. “Then you will be able to read difficult books about politics.” He smiles with one front tooth notably more forward than the other. But what if I

Frances An
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