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Province wants Phu Quoc named economic zone

Kien Giang authorities want the government to make Phu Quoc Island an economic zone pending the passage of the law on special economic zones.

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.”

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

Vietnam parliament not to discuss SEZ bill in October session

Vietnam's National Assembly will not take up the controversial draft law on Special Economic Zones in October as previously scheduled.
August 25, 2018 | 09:58 am GMT+7

Four jailed in central Vietnam for inciting violence

Six more people have been punished for inciting and engaging in violence during recent protests against the SEZ draft law.
August 23, 2018 | 04:26 pm GMT+7

Vietnam jails 15 people for inciting SEZ law protest

A court in the southern province of Dong Nai sentenced 15 people to jail and ordered probations on five others on Monday for blocking streets during last June's anti-SEZ protest.
July 30, 2018 | 09:10 pm GMT+7

Police seek prosecution of 20 for inciting SEZ law protest in Vietnam

The suspects allegedly persuaded protesters to block main streets in Bien Hoa, jamming traffic for hours.
July 07, 2018 | 10:07 am GMT+7

Police to launch criminal probe into violent protest in central Vietnam

107 people have been detained for vandalizing government offices and burning cars in Binh Thuan Province.
June 13, 2018 | 08:19 am GMT+7

102 held for vandalizing gov't office in SEZ law protest in Vietnam

Officers dispersed a rowdy protest in Binh Thuan Province near midnight on Sunday.
June 11, 2018 | 11:02 am GMT+7
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