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Bonus key as ride-hailing firms balance customer, driver, company benefits

Bonus has become a pressure point in Vietnam’s competitive ride-hailing market as firms try to retain customers and drivers. 

Go-Viet drivers protest extra work for less bonus

More than 300 Go-Viet drivers in HCMC switched off their apps, protesting the company’s new bonus policy.

Man gets eight years in prison for SEZ protest violations

A Vietnamese man was sentenced to eight years in jail Friday for "disrupting security" during last year's anti-SEZ law protest in HCMC.
June 28, 2019 | 04:59 pm GMT+7

'Yellow Vests' march in Paris as troops join police to prevent trouble

French “yellow vest” demonstrators began their 19th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s government Saturday as military units were deployed to help police clamp down on any trouble.
March 23, 2019 | 11:05 pm GMT+7

Vietnam jails 15 more for last year’s SEZ protest

Another 15 people will go to jail for instigating and/or engaging in violence during last June’s protests against the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) bill.
March 08, 2019 | 08:58 am GMT+7

Garbage piles up on Hanoi streets as protestors block road to dump

People living around a waste treatment complex in Hanoi have been blocking the road leading to it due to a compensation dispute.
January 14, 2019 | 10:41 am GMT+7

French 'yellow vests' spark copycats and fakes abroad

The "yellow vest" revolt in France over the high cost of living has sparked copycat protests abroad -- as well a swarm of fake reports.
December 15, 2018 | 10:10 am GMT+7

US agents arrest 32 at border protest in San Diego

U.S. authorities arrested 32 people at a migrants-rights protest on Monday organized by a Quaker group at a U.S. border fence in San Diego, California.
December 11, 2018 | 09:02 am GMT+7

Stunned Parisians clean up posh central district after worst riots since 1968

Workmen cleared away burned hulks of cars in Paris on Sunday after the worst riots in the capital in half a century.
December 03, 2018 | 08:39 am GMT+7

Vietnam jails nine more for violent SEZ law protests

Nine more people have been sentenced to jail for inciting violence during a protest against the Special Economic Zones bill last June.
November 30, 2018 | 08:41 am GMT+7

30 sentenced to jail for rioting during SEZ law protest

A court in the south-central Vietnamese province of Binh Thuan Wednesday imprisoned 30 people to up to 3.5 years for “disrupting public order.”
November 01, 2018 | 09:38 am GMT+7

South Korea's taxi drivers protest against plans for carpool service

Tens of thousands of South Korean taxi-drivers held a massive rally in Seoul Thursday, saying a planned carpooling service would threaten their livelihoods.
October 18, 2018 | 04:02 pm GMT+7

Vietnam imprisons another 15 for SEZ law protest violations

A group of 15 protesters will be jailed for attacking police officers and vandalizing a fire police station last June. 
September 27, 2018 | 09:25 am GMT+7

Vietnam jails two more men in SEZ protest aftermath

Two men will spend 15 months in jail for disrupting public order during last June’s protest against the special economic zone law.
September 19, 2018 | 07:50 am GMT+7

Another Vietnamese man held on anti-state propaganda charges

Dong Thap police have detained a member of a resistance organization for posting anti-state propaganda on social media.
September 05, 2018 | 02:50 pm GMT+7
 
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