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Capital punishment upheld for Vietnamese man in land dispute killing

Court rejects defendant’s self-defense appeal as well as pleas filed by victims’ families to commute the death sentence. 

Tears and frustration at Ho Chi Minh City meeting with Thu Thiem residents

Displaced constituents voiced their grievances at the meeting with the city's legislators.

HCMC lost key map for planning of new urban area: officials

The lack of the map has troubled site clearance for a future elite zone as affected people demanded hard proof.
May 03, 2018 | 09:08 am GMT+7

Vietnamese receives death sentence for shooting spree in land dispute

Dang Van Hien and accomplices shot and killed three people sent by a company to raze the land he used to grow crops.
January 04, 2018 | 11:25 am GMT+7

Heated Hanoi land dispute signifies 'crisis of public confidence': lawmaker

The dispute escalated because residents had been ignored and treated like criminals, the National Assembly heard.
November 02, 2017 | 04:54 pm GMT+7

Hanoi police urge protesters implicated in dramatic land dispute to turn themselves in

But perhaps the most salient question has been glossed over: What will happen to the villagers if they don’t heed the police call?
October 14, 2017 | 02:03 am GMT+7

Ten Hanoi officials appeal prison sentences for stealing land from locals

One official is claiming he didn't do anything wrong, while the rest are saying their sentences are too harsh.
August 31, 2017 | 10:27 am GMT+7

Hanoi officials jailed for stealing land from local people

The case goes back more than two decades with 14 officials charged with siphoning off the land meant for local farmers.
August 09, 2017 | 07:25 pm GMT+7

Hanoi's disgruntled villagers to fight gov't decision over high-profile land dispute

Months after the tensions peaked with a hostage crisis, the city and the people still cannot reach an agreement.
July 26, 2017 | 01:14 pm GMT+7

Rebel Hanoians facing punishment for 'seizing' military land in prolonged dispute

An inspection found the residents spent years fighting for what belongs to the military.
July 07, 2017 | 02:23 pm GMT+7

14 Hanoi officials charged over land dispute that held nation captivated

The officials benefited from handing over military land to local residents, prosecutors say.
July 04, 2017 | 02:23 pm GMT+7

Hanoi's high-profile land dispute comes under scrutiny after immunity pledge

The investigation will focus on  the illegal detention of 38 officials and deliberate vandalism committed by disgruntled villagers.
June 13, 2017 | 09:30 pm GMT+7

Village dignitary out of hospital following Vietnam hostage crisis

The 82-year-old man suffered a broken thigh during his arrest over a high-profile land dispute that has rocked the nation.
May 03, 2017 | 10:30 pm GMT+7

Hanoi hostage crisis: The 37-year land dispute, explained

The week long hostage situation has ended. Let's take a look at what actually happened as inspection into the land dispute in Hanoi's suburban village is on.
April 22, 2017 | 04:12 pm GMT+7

Hanoi hostage crisis ends after mayor meets villagers, promises to solve land dispute

The last group of 19 police and official hostages were released on Saturday, one week after the dramatic event began. 
April 22, 2017 | 03:28 pm GMT+7
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