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Two jailed in Vietnam for burning police cars during last year's SEZ law protests

Two men have been sentenced to jail for burning six cars during last year’s protests against the Special Economic Zones bill, causing losses of $200,000.

10 defining moments for Vietnam in 2018

It has been riveting year for Vietnam, with some tragic losses, major corruption trials, euphoric football victories and ignition of new hopes.

'Yellow vest' protesters knock wind out of French business, economy

Three weeks of “yellow vest” protests have hit the French economy hard, with trade in shops, hotels and restaurants falling significantly, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday.
December 04, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Roving gangs of 'yellow vest' militants set heart of Paris ablaze

Groups of young men with faces masked, some carrying metal bars and axes, rioted on the streets of central Paris on Saturday.
December 02, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Vietnamese block garbage trucks with coffin, want treatment plant shut

Residents of a central Vietnam district have taken turns to prevent garbage trucks from entering a new waste treatment plant.
August 15, 2018 | 02:15 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's SEZ protests, the causes and the results

A look back at the headline-grabbing demonstrations in Vietnam over the special economic zones bill.
June 18, 2018 | 11:25 am GMT+7

Democrats, activists rally against Trump's family separation policy

Administration officials have defended the tactic as necessary to secure the border and prevent illegal immigration.
June 18, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Indian police face fury over shooting deaths of 10 protesters

These citizens were murdered for protesting against injustice.
May 23, 2018 | 03:11 pm GMT+7

Beijing's South China Sea bombers fly in the face of protests

China attracted diplomatic protests after long-range H-6K bombers carried out landing and takeoff drills Friday.
May 22, 2018 | 04:06 pm GMT+7

Hundreds protest against polluting steel factories in central Vietnam

‘You must either move the plants, or move us.’
February 28, 2018 | 10:25 am GMT+7

China holds public trial for labor protestors

A Chinese court held an outdoor trial for eight migrant workers protesting against unpaid wages to "educate the public in law", the state-run Beijing News reported on Friday.
March 18, 2016 | 04:24 pm GMT+7

Provincial authorities say Thanh Hoa protests sparked by misunderstanding

Thanh Hoa province officials yesterday reported to the central government on the week-long public outcry against a major tourism development along Sam Son beach.
March 15, 2016 | 08:34 pm GMT+7
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