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#FreeThemAll: Pham Doan Trang
23.10.2020 (RSF) - Die Organisation Reporter ohne Grenzen hat die Behörden in Vietnam dazu aufgerufen, die Journalistin und Menschenrechtlerin Pham Doan Trang umgehend freizulassen. Trang, die als Gründerin des Online-Magazins Luât Khoa bekannt ist und als Redakteurin für die Webseite thevietnamese.org arbeitet, war am 6. Oktober in Ho-Chi-Minh-Stadt festgenommen ...

Caritas international: Verheerende Flutkatastrophe in Vietnam
23.10.2020 (Fireworld) - Caritas international, das Hilfswerk des Deutschen Caritasverbandes, stellt 40.000 Euro für die Nothilfe in der schweren Flutkatastrophe in Vietnam bereit. ...

Facebook touts free speech. In Vietnam, it’s aiding in censorship
22.10.2020 By David S. Cloud, Shashank Bengali (Los Angeles Times) - SINGAPORE —  For months, Bui Van Thuan, a chemistry teacher turned crusading blogger in Vietnam, published one scathing Facebook post after another on a land dispute between villagers and the communist government. ...

"Freier und offener Indopazifik": Japan und Vietnam planen Rüstungsabkommen
22.10.2020 (RT) - Japan möchte mit Vietnam ein Abkommen über Rüstungsexporte schließen, um die militärische und wirtschaftliche Kooperation beider Länder voranzutreiben. Der Deal unterstreicht zugleich auch die Strategie, eine einheitliche Front gegen die Volksrepublik China zu bilden. ...

Vietnamese Facebooker Arrested, Accused of Disclosing State Secret Information
22.10.2020 (Defend the Defenders) - Authorities in Vietnam’s southern province of Dong Nai have arrested local resident Nguyen Quang Khai on the allegation of “Deliberate disclosure of classified information; appropriation, trading, destruction of classified documents” under Article 337 of the Criminal Code ...

Des cinéastes vietnamiens n’ont plus peur de la censure
22.10.2020 Alice Philipson (La Presse) - Sorti au Vietnam en décembre dernier, Chi Chi Em Em (Sœur, sœur) a fait une belle carrière en salles avant d’être présenté au Festival international du film de Busan qui a débuté mercredi en Corée du Sud ...

114 dead, 21 missing in central Vietnam's floods, landslides
22.10.2020 (Bernama) - HANOI - Floods, landslides and other natural disasters triggered by downpours have left 114 people dead and 21 others missing in central Vietnam since early October ...

'I don't let fear hold me back': Vietnam filmmakers challenge censors
22.10.2020 (Daily Mail) - Sex, violence and LGBT relationships have long been taboo for Vietnam's film censors, but they are now finding their way into the open as a new wave of directors push the boundaries set by the nation's conservative communist leaders. ...

Bereits 114 Opfer: Immer mehr Tote bei Unwettern in Vietnam
22.10.2020 (Tiroler Tageszeitung) - Die seit Wochen andauernden Unwetter in Vietnam fordern immer mehr Todesopfer. Mittlerweile seien 114 Menschen bei Erdrutschen oder Überschwemmungen ums Leben gekommen ...

Parents paid €14K for VIP entry to UK days before tragic migrant run, court told
22.10.2020 Emily Pennink, Pa Old Baile (Irish Examiner) - A Vietnamese man has told how his parents paid £13,000 (€14,330) for a “VIP” smuggling trip to Britain days before the deaths of 39 migrants. ...

Vietnam is fighting Covid without pitting economic growth against public health
20.10.2020 Tran Le Thuy (The Guardian) - To date, Vietnam (population: 95 million) has recorded 35 deaths from the novel coronavirus. ...

Gefährliche Zuspitzung im Ostchinesischen Meer
19.10.2020 (DW) - China forciert seinen Besitzanspruch auf die von Japan verwalteten Senkaku-Inseln. "Im Ostchinesischen Meer zieht ein Sturm auf", meint Alessio Patalano, Militär-Experte und Chef des Japan-Programms am Londoner King's College. ...

Asien-Pazifik-Konferenz - Deutsche Wirtschaft soll in Asien Alternativen zu China suchen
19.10.2020 (Die Zeit) - Vietnam oder Indonesien könnten bei Investitionen Alternativen zu China sein, sagt der Siemens-Chef. Bundeswirtschaftsminister Peter Altmaier (CDU) hat zu Beginn der Konferenz des Asien-Pazifik-Ausschusses der Deutschen Wirtschaft gefordert, dass deutsche Unternehmen sich in Asien mehr Alternativen zu ihrem Geschäft in China suchen sollen. ...

On Suga's overseas debut, Japan, Vietnam agree broadly on defence transfer
19.10.2020 Khanh Vu and Kiyoshi Takenaka (Yahoo News) - HANOI - Japan hailed an agreement in principle to supply Vietnam with military gear and technology, as the two governments pledged on Monday to strengthen security and economic ties amid mounting concerns about China's assertiveness in the region. ...

Singer-Activist Nguyen Tin Forced to Move out of His Apartment under Pressure of Ho Chi Minh City Police
19.10.2020 (Defend the Defenders) - Activist Nguyen Tin who is a singer of patriotic songs has complained that the renting firm asks him to move out of his apartment under the request of Ho Chi Minh City’s police. ...

“Law of the Jungle” for Pham Doan Trang
16.10.2020 Tuan Khanh, translated by Y Chan (The Vietnamese) - While combing through my notes about Pham Doan Trang, I recalled many details which only now have been connected together, which could make up a symbolic book depicting the journey of a young person, from growing up under the socialist educational system to breaking out of the barbed wire of propaganda. ...

No Taxation Without Climate
15.10.2020 By David Hutt (The Diplomat) - As they grapple with COVID-19, Southeast Asian nations should not lose sight of the challenges posed by climate change. Flooding in Vietnam has killed at least 36 people so far this month, up to October 14, ...

Ecstasy-Connection Berlin–Hanoi: Vietnams Innenminister belastet
14.10.2020 Marina Mai (taz) - BERLIN - Ein Verwandter von Vietnams Innenminister soll in Drogen-Schmuggel von Berlin nach Hanoi involviert sein. Die Ware war wohl als Kosmetika deklariert. ...

Japan to sign agreement allowing arms exports to Vietnam, report says
14.10.2020 (The Japan Times) - Japan plans to sign an agreement with Vietnam to allow it to export defense equipment and technology to the country, part of a move to strengthen defense capabilities of Indo-Pacific nations to counter Chinese maritime advances ...

The Jailed Activist Left a Letter Behind. The Message: Keep Fighting
14.10.2020 By Richard C. Paddock (NYT) - BANGKOK — Pham Doan Trang was harassed for years by the Vietnamese police, and beaten. In a letter, she foretold her arrest and called for an end to one-party rule. She wrote a letter last year and gave it to an American friend with instructions to release it upon her arrest. ...

Bishop visits central Vietnam where floods left at least 37 people dead
14.10.2020 by Paul Nguyen Hung (AsiaNews) - Hanoi - Strong winds and torrential rain over several days have caused flooding in central Vietnam, killing at least 37 so far. Quảng Trị, Thừa Thiên Huế and Quảng Nam are the most affected provinces. ...

Vietnamese activist and journalist Pham Doan Trang arrested for ‘anti-state propaganda’
13.10.2020 (Global Voices) - Prominent Vietnamese activist and journalist Pham Doan Trang was arrested by the police on October 6 for charges related to “conducting propaganda against the Socialist Republic of Vietnam” under Article 88 of the 1999 Penal Code ...

Le syndrome totalitaire vietnamien : pire que le virus Covid-19 de Wu Han
09.10.2020 (ActuaLitté) - La brave écrivaine, journaliste et éditrice indépendante Pham Doan Trang a été arrêtée au Viêt Nam, la veille de la clôture de la 45e session du Conseil des Droits de l'Homme des Nations Unies à Genève. ...

ADB, PHU YEN JSC Sign Viet Nam's First Certified Green Loan for 257 MW Solar Power Project
09.10.2020 (M2) - HA NOI, VIET NAM - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Phu Yen TTP Joint Stock Company (Phu Yen JSC) today signed a $186 million loan to develop and operate a 257 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Hoa Hoi, Phu Yen Province ...

Cyberspionage - Hackerangriffe aus Vietnam
08.10.2020 Von Hakan Tanriverdi, Ann-Kathrin Wetter und Maximilian Zierer, BR (Tagesschau) - Vietnamesische Hacker spionieren gezielt Regimekritiker in Deutschland aus. Das ergeben exklusive Recherchen von BR und "Zeit Online". Cyberspionage klingt nach Agententhriller, doch für Vu Quoc Dung ist die Gefahr eines Hackerangriffs real. ...

In Deutschland dem Hacker-Angriff aus Ostasien ausgeliefert
08.10.2020 (BR) - Der Fall eines deutschen Menschenrechtlers und Kritikers des Regimes in Vietnam zeigt: Die Behörden in Deutschland tun sich damit schwer, Betroffene vor Hackern zu schützen. ...

Vietnamesische Hacker spionieren in Deutschland
08.10.2020 (BR) - Kritiker des Regimes in Vietnam sind in Deutschland nicht vor Cyberangriffen sicher. Nach Recherchen von BR und Zeit Online stehen sie im Fokus von vietnamesischen Hackern. ...

Cyberspionage: Hanois Hacker
08.10.2020 Von Kai Biermann, Thi Do Nguyen, Hakan Tanriverdi und Maximilian Zierer  (Die Zeit) - Statt Agenten senden autoritäre Staaten heute Hacker, um Dissidenten auszuspähen. Gruppen wie OceanLotus sind auch in Deutschland aktiv. ...

Vietnam arrests blogger after US talks
08.10.2020 (Taipei Times) - ‘SEEMED NERVOUS’: Pham Doan Trang anticipated problems with authorities before her arrest and shared a letter outlining the democratic goals she strives to accomplish. ...

‘Scorched Earth’: Vietnam Arrests Leading Dissident Activist and Blogger
08.10.2020 Sebastian Strangio (The Diplomat) - The late night arrest of the activist and writer Pham Doan Trang followed an annual human rights dialogue with U.S. officials. Vietnam has arrested a prominent dissident journalist and human rights activist, just hours after holding its annual human rights dialogue with the United States. ...

Lined up in the sights of Vietnamese hackers - There is no safe place
07.10.2020 Written by: Hakan Tanriverdi, Ann-Kathrin Wetter, Maximilian Zierer, Kai Biermann, Thi Do Nguyen (Zeit Online) - (Bayerischer Rundfunk) - A group of Vietnamese hackers has been systematically spying on dissidents for years, including in Germany. The victims feel left alone by authorities as an investigation by BR and Zeit Online is able to show. ...

IWPR Condemns Arrest of Prominent Vietnamese Journalist - Pham Doan Trang detained hours after the annual US-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue
07.10.2020 By Anthony Borden (IWPR) - The timing was intended as a clear slap in the face for the human rights community. Just hours after the annual US-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue concluded on October 6, leading Vietnamese journalist and civil society activist Pham Doan Trang was detained by the authorities ...

Prominent Vietnam dissident arrested on anti-state charges
07.10.2020 (Greenwich Time) - HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese authorities arrested a prominent dissident and blogger on Wednesday, hours after Vietnam and the United States finished an annual human rights dialogue. ...

Vietnam detains activist hours after human rights meeting with US
07.10.2020 (Bangkok Post) - HANOI: Vietnam has arrested a prominent blogger and dissident for "anti-state activities" hours after its government held annual talks on human rights with the United States, sources and international human rights groups said on Wednesday. ...

Prix Voltaire winner Pham Doan Trang arrested in Vietnam
07.10.2020 by Mark Chandler (The Bookseller) - Pham Doan Trang, a Vietnamese pro-democracy campaigner and co-founder of Liberal Publishing House, which won this year's Prix Voltaire, has been arrested for “anti-state propaganda”. ...

RSF-Preisträgerin festgenommen
07.10.2020 (RSF) - Reporter ohne Grenzen (RSF) fordert die sofortige und bedingungslose Freilassung von Pham Doan Trang. Die vietnamesische Journalistin wurde am Dienstagabend wegen angeblicher „Propaganda gegen den Staat“ festgenommen. ...

Journalist Pham Doan Trang arrested on anti-state charges in Vietnam
07.10.2020 (CPJ) - Bangkok – Vietnamese authorities should immediately and unconditionally release journalist Pham Doan Trang and drop anti-state charges against her, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. ...

RSF condemns Vietnamese journalist Pham Doan Trang’s arrest
07.10.2020 (RSF) - Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Pham Doan Trang, a Vietnamese journalist who was awarded the RSF Prize for Impact a year ago and who was arrested last night in Ho Chi Minh City. ...

Vietnam detains activist hours after human rights meeting with U.S
07.10.2020 by Reuters Staff (Reuters) - HANOI  - Vietnam has arrested a prominent blogger and dissident for “anti-state activities” hours after its government held annual talks on human rights with the United States, ...

Vietnam : arrestation d'une écrivaine et militante des droits de l'Homme
07.10.2020 (Le Figaro) - La militante est accusée de «fabriquer, rassembler et diffuser des informations (...) contre la république socialiste du Vietnam», selon le ministère de la Sécurité publique. ...

Vietnam Detains Activist Trang for Anti-Government Materials
07.10.2020 By Mai Ngoc Chau (Bloomberg) - Vietnamese blogger and democracy activist Pham Thi Doan Trang, 42, was detained on charges of creating, storing and spreading anti-government documents, the Ministry of Public Security said on its website. ...

Viet Nam: Human rights champion arrested, at grave risk of torture
07.10.2020 (Amnesty International) - Responding to the arrest of Pham Doan Trang, Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director for Campaigns, Ming Yu Hah, said: “The arrest of Pham Doan Trang is reprehensible. ...

Prominente vietnamesische Bloggerin und Aktivistin festgenommen
07.10.2020 (DW) - Pham Doan Trang, unabhängige Journalistin und eine der bekanntesten Aktivistinnen Vietnams, wurde verhaftet, weil sie angeblich "gegen den Staat propagiert" hat. Menschenrechtsorganisationen verurteilen den Schritt. ...

RSF condamne l’arrestation de la journaliste vietnamienne Pham Doan Trang
07.10.2020 (RSF) - Honorée il y a un an du prix RSF de l’impact, Pham Doan Trang a été arrêtée hier soir à Hô-Chi-Minh-Ville. Reporters sans frontières (RSF) exige sa libération immédiate et inconditionnelle. ...

Pressemitteilung zur Übernahme der Patenschaft für Dr. Phạm Chí Dũng im Rahmen des PsP-Programms durch Renate Künast
07.10.2020 Renate Künast (FB renate.kuenast) - Dr. Phạm Chí Dũng ist Vorsitzender der Vereinigung der Unabhängigen Journalisten in Vietnam (IJAVN) und schreibt als freier Journalist für Medien in Vietnam und außerhalb. Trotz zahlreicher Verhaftungs- und Einschüchterungsversuche hat er sich unerschütterlich für die Menschenrechte eingesetzt. ...

Im Visier vietnamesischer Hacker - Kein Ort ist sicher
07.10.2020 Hakan Tanriverdi, Max Zierer, Ann-Kathrin Wetter, Kai Biermann, Thi Do Nguyen (Zeit Online) - Eine Hackergruppe aus Vietnam spioniert seit Jahren gezielt Dissident*innen aus. Auch in Deutschland, ...

Kurs auf einen neuen Handelskrieg: USA nehmen Vietnams Handels- und Währungspraktiken ins Visier
06.10.2020 (RT) - Die Regierung unter US-Präsident Donald Trump untersucht die Handelspraktiken Vietnams, eines seiner größten Handelspartner. Anwendung findet dasselbe Gesetz, das es den USA erlaubt, Zölle im Wert mehrerer Milliarden US-Dollar auf Importe aus China zu erheben. ...

Trinh Ba Phuong: A video portrait of a Vietnamese land rights activist
05.10.2020 (Global Voices) - Trinh Ba Phuong shared his story in his own words, shortly before he was arrested. This interview with land rights activist Trinh Ba Phuong was conducted shortly before his June 2020 arrest. ...

Sur le Mont de Phnom Srey
03.10.2020 (Opinion internationale) - A la suite de la parution de la Chronique de la nouvelle époque de Jean-Philippe de Garate consacrée à Douch, bourreau khmer rouge pendant le génocide cambodgien, nous avons reçu ce poème émouvant de Monsieur Nguyên Hoàng Bao Viêt, poète et écrivain vietnamien en exil ...

Die anderen Ossis: Wie es Vietnamesen im Osten heute geht
03.10.2020 (BR) - In den DDR-Kombinaten mussten zigtausende Vertragsarbeiter aus sozialistischen Bruderländern, vor allem aus Vietnam, arbeiten. Heute stellen die Vietnamesen die größte Migrationsgruppe in Ostdeutschland dar. ...

Vietnam - Énergie: Le plus grand parc éolien terrestre du pays va voir le jour
03.10.2020 (Gavroche Thaïlande) - Le Vietnam met le cap sur les énergies renouvelables. Le pays, très dépendant des importations d'hydrocarbures, espère beaucoup de l'énergie solaire et de l'éolien. ...

US probes whether Vietnam undervalues its currency
03.10.2020 (Nikkei Asia) - WASHINGTON/HANOI - The United States is opening an investigation into whether Vietnam has been undervaluing its currency and harming U.S. commerce, the U.S. Trade Representative's office said in a statement on Friday. ...

Could Trump Soon Raise Costs on Shoes Coming From Vietnam?
02.10.2020 By Samantha McDonald (Footwear News) - America’s largest footwear trade organization has expressed concerns that the cost of shoe imports from Vietnam could skyrocket following reports that the White House is preparing to launch an investigation into the country’s currency practices. ...

Produktionspreis Sehsüchte 2020: TRADING HAPPINESS von Duc Ngo Ngoc
02.10.2020 (berliner filmfestivals) - Im Programm der diesjährigen Ausgabe der Sehsüchte, dem internationalen Studentenfilmfestival, lief der aktuelle Kurzfilm TRADING HAPPINESS des vietnamesischen Regie-Studenten Duc Ngo Ngoc. ...

Vietnam: Beijing’s South China Sea drills may hurt China-Asean maritime code talks
01.10.2020 (SCMP) - China started military exercises along its coast this week, including near the Paracel Islands, which are also claimed by Vietnam ...

Vietnamese University Professor Arrested for ‘Slandering’ Local Party Chief
30.09.2020 (RFA) - Police in Vietnam arrested a Ho Chi Minh City university professor on Wednesday on charges of slandering a local Communist Party official by accusing him of plagiarizing the thesis he wrote for his doctoral degree, according to state media reports. ...

Viet Thanh Nguyen, 1st Asian American Pulitzer board member, on how his new role transcends literature
29.09.2020 By Victoria Namkung (NBC News) - Viet Thanh Nguyen's life changed when he won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2016 for his startling debut novel, "The Sympathizer." ...

Videoportal lässt sich missbrauchen: Wenn Youtube bei der Zensur hilft
28.09.2020 Sven Hansen (taz) BERLIN - Vietnams Regime nutzt angebliche Verletzungen von Persönlichkeitsrechten und Datenschutz, um kritische Videos aus Deutschland entfernen zu lassen. ...

Droits humains au Vietnam : la situation fait froid dans le dos
25.09.2020 Saskia Bricmont (saskiabricmont.eu) - Vous vous souviendrez peut-être que le premier gros dossier qui m’a été confié dans la commission du commerce international fut l’accord de libre-échange entre l’UE et le Vietnam ? Mes critiques de l’accord se fondaient essentiellement sur la situation sur le plan des droits humains ...

Pastor und Kämpfer für Glaubensfreiheit freigelassen
25.09.2020 (idea) - Hanoi/Washington – Der vietnamesische Pastor A Dao ist am 18. September vorzeitig aus der Haft entlassen worden. Das bestätigte die US-Kommission für Internationale Religionsfreiheit (Washington). Die Behörden warfen ihm offiziell illegale Fluchthilfe ins Ausland vor, was Dao zurückwies. Am 27. April 2017 verurteilte ein Gericht den Pastor zu fünf Jahren Gefängnis. ...

US Lawmaker ‘Adopts’ Jailed Vietnamese Journalist as Prisoner of Conscience
25.09.2020 (RFA) - U.S. Congressman Alan Lowenthal announced on Friday that he has officially adopted Vietnamese journalist Nguyen Van Hoa, an RFA contributor jailed for seven years in Vietnam, as a prisoner of conscience under the Defending Freedoms Project, a project of the congressional Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission. ...

Vietnamese Political Prisoners Stage Hunger Strike
24.09.2020 (RFA) - Three detained activists in Vietnam are said to have recently begun a hunger strike to protest conditions in prison, sources in the country told RFA. ...

Südchinesisches Meer: Auch in Europa wächst Widerstand gegen Chinas Aggressionspolitik
23.09.2020 von Reinhard Werner (Epoch Times) - In einem gemeinsamen Statement haben Großbritannien, Frankreich und Deutschland dem KP-Regime in China bescheinigt, dass es für dessen Behauptung „historischer Rechte“ im Südchinesischen Meer keine Grundlage gebe. ...

Vietnamese pastor released from prison after more than 4 years behind bars
22.09.2020 by Kelly Valencia (Premier Christian News) - Pastor A Dao was arrested in 2016 while on his way to visit some members of his church, having just attended a religious freedom conference, according to persecution watchdog Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW). ...

How is Little Saigon curbing coronavirus? By respecting elders, authorities and masks
22.09.2020 By ANH DO (Los Angeles Times) - Dr. Quynh Kieu has a three-part theory to explain why Little Saigon has been relatively successful in stemming the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

IEEFA report: Vietnam’s new power development plan must optimize renewables and avoid fossil fuel lock-in
22.09.2020 (IEEFA Vietnam): Implementing Vietnam’s soon-to-be-launched next Power Development Plan will ultimately depend on the country’s ability to mobilize more innovative sources of offshore financing, finds a new report by think tank the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). ...

Vietnam jails 20 for terrorism over police station bombs
22.09.2020 (Reuters) - HANOI - A Vietnamese court sentenced 20 people to between two and 24 years in prison on terrorism charges on Tuesday over their involvement in a police station bombing two years ago, their lawyer and state media said. ...

Dürre am Mekong: Südostasiens Lebensader trocknet aus
21.09.2020 (SZ) - Phnom Penh (dpa) - Der Mekong ist Mythos und Lebensader zugleich. Doch das Sehnsuchtsziel vieler Asien-Fans ist zunehmend von Dürren und Dämmen bedroht. ...

VIETNAM - JUSTICE: L'Union européenne dénonce la condamnation à mort de deux responsables des émeutes de Dong Tam
19.09.2020 (Gavroche Thailande) - La situation des droits de l'homme dans les pays de l'ASEAN et la répression en vigueur mérite toujours du recul. Avant la manifestation du 19 septembre, la Thaïlande est dans le collimateur. Mais au Vietnam, une condamnation à mort vient de rappeler combien il peut être risqué d'affronter les forces de l'ordre. ...

Vietnam: la force dans la persécution
19.09.2020 (Portes Ouvertes) - Comment la persécution a renforcé l’Église au Vietnam? Le pasteur Ngoc répond.
Ngoc (pseudonyme) est un chrétien courageux qui a lui-même vécu une intense persécution de la part du gouvernement. Il dirige aujourd’hui une église florissante. ...

Vietnam resumes int’l flights after 5 months
19.09.2020 By IANS (WeForNews) - Vietnam on Saturday resumed international flights after a five-month suspension due to the Covid-19 pandemic. ...

Vietnamese Police Detain Man for Facebook Criticism of Government in Land Rights Case
18.09.2020 (RFA) - Authorities in Vietnam have arrested a Facebook user for sharing his grievances about how the local government has handled a dispute over his family’s land, RFA has learned. ...

Hanoi Shophouses Reveal City’s Communist and Capitalist History
18.09.2020 By John Boudreau and Nguyen Dieu Tu Uyen (Bloomberg) - Hanoi’s shophouses, narrow, terraced structures lining alleyway-like streets bustling with vendors and motorbikes, have survived foreign occupation of the country, wars and revolution. Now they are under pressure from a modernizing economy. ...

Expertin: Chinas Regime nutzt Tibets Flüsse als Waffe und blockiert Asiens Wasserversorgung
18.09.2020 Von Cathy He / Jan Jekielek (Epoch Times USA) - "Asien befindet sich in einer Wasserkrise", meint die China-Expertin Maura Moynihan. Denn Chinas Regime habe eine neue Waffe entdeckt: Die vielen Flüsse Tibets, die stromabwärts gelegene Länder mit Wasser versorgen. ...

Meet the Heroic Vietnamese Warrior Sisters Who Led a Rebellion Against the Han Dynasty
18.09.2020 Kimberly Nguyen (NextShark) - Mulan isn’t the only heroic female warrior in history. Many others are deserving of international recognition, including the two sisters who fought to liberate Vietnam from initial Chinese rule centuries ago. ...

Vietnam: Statement by the Spokesperson on two death sentences
18.09.2020 (EEAS) - On 14 September 2020, the Hanoi People’s Court handed down death sentences to defendants Le Dinh Cong and Le Dinh Chuc over their involvement in the tragic confrontation between civilians and security forces at Dong Tam commune on 9 January 2020. ...

Asian Americans Protest ICE Head Tony Pham, Vietnamese Refugee
18.09.2020 Conor McCormick-Cavanagh (WestWord) - When Lisa Tran first heard about the background of Tony Pham, the new interim head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, she says her mind was blown. ...

Tropical Storm Noul Makes Landfall in Central Vietnam
18.09.2020 (VOA) - Tropical storm Noul made landfall Friday in central Vietnam, killing at least one person and triggering heavy rain in the central parts of the country. ...

Das Problem mit dem Marxismus
17.09.2020 Von Ian Gentles (Epoch Times) - Wir sind lebendig; wir sind bewusste Wesen - wir sind selbstbewusste Wesen. Wir können über uns selbst reflektieren und nachdenken. ...

«PRO Global Talk»: Südostasiens Position im chinesisch-amerikanischen Machtkampf
17.09.2020 Michael Settelen (NZZ) - Immer mehr Menschen in Südostasien wünschen sich ein Gegengewicht zum rasch wachsenden Einfluss Chinas. ...

UK, Germany, France Rebuke Beijing over South China Sea
17.09.2020 Drake Long (BenarNews) - The United Kingdom, France and Germany have signed a joint note denouncing China’s claims in the South China Sea, in a sign of growing European interest in the maritime disputes there and China’s militarization of occupied islets. ...

Vietnam beginnt mit Agrarexporten in die EU
17.09.2020 (Twittersmash) - Vietnam hat im Rahmen eines Handelsabkommens mit der EU begonnen, seine landwirtschaftlichen Produkte auf europäische Märkte zu exportieren ...

U.S. rebukes China by joining Vietnam in strengthening South China Sea marine management - Follow the fish and the law in South China Sea
16.09.2020 By James Borton (Washington Times) - Frigate mackerel, red soldier fish, yellow fin and bigeye tuna are jumping again after Beijing’s three-and-a-half-month summer fishing ban in the roiling South China Sea. ...

Le diable et Karl Marx
16.09.2020 par Walter E. Williams (The Epoch  Times) - Paul Kengor, professeur de sciences politiques américain, vient de publier son livre The Devil and Karl Marx (Le diable et Karl Marx) – une analyse scrupuleuse du côté diabolique de Karl Marx. ...

Le régime chinois se sert des fleuves du Tibet comme d’une «arme», empêchant l’approvisionnement en eau de l’Asie, selon un expert
16.09.2020 par Cathy He et Jan Jekielek (The Epoch  Times) - Le plateau tibétain, qui abrite la source de dix grands fleuves d’Asie, fournit de l’eau à des centaines de millions de personnes sur le continent. ...

Scientists solving Vietnam’s environmental challenges
16.09.2020 By Sandra Perrett (CSIRO) - Australian and Vietnamese researchers are teaming up to tackle Vietnam’s biggest environmental challenges. ...

Vietnam meldet 24 neue COVID-19 Fälle, 1 weiterer Todesfall
16.09.2020 (Twittersmash) - HANOI - (Xinhua). Vietnam meldete am Freitag 24 neue COVID-19-Fälle, womit die Gesamtzahl der bestätigten Fälle auf 929 gestiegen ist ...

Vor den Galapagosinseln, Iran oder Nordkorea: Die chinesischen Schiffe fischen, wo es ihnen gefällt. Das steckt dahinter
16.09.2020 Vanessa Möller, Katrin Büchenbacher, Adina Renner (NZZ) - China hat die weltweit grösste Flotte für Hochseefischerei. Umweltschützer warnen vor der Zerstörung der Ozeane, lokale Fischer fürchten um ihre Existenz – und geben den Chinesen die Schuld. Zu Recht? ...

Taiwan arrests 33 Vietnamese stowaways
16.09.2020 (The Standard) - Taiwan Coast Guard and police have arrested another five Vietnamese stowaways who went into hiding on a beach in Pingtung county, a day after they jumped from a Taiwanese fishing boat to avoid arrest. The latest additions meant that a total of 33 Vietnamese have been arrested ...

Todesurteile bei Landkonflikt
15.09.2020 Marina Mai (taz) - BERLIN - In Hanoi hat ein Volksgericht am Montag zwei Brüder zum Tode und 27 weitere Angeklagte zu langen Haft- und Bewährungsstrafen verurteilt. Alle sind Bauern des Dorfes Dong Tam im Speckgürtel der vietnamesischen Hauptstadt. ...

EU "lacks in-depth knowledge about Chinese & Vietnamese totalitarian regimes
15.09.2020 Hoang Hai Nguyen (EUToday) - The EU is well aware of the human rights situation in Vietnam, for example, Pham Chi Dung, an independent journalist, was detained and charged with “making, storing, disseminating or propagandising information, materials and products that aim to oppose the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. ...

Le Festival de Dresde annonce ses gagnants
15/09/2020 par Vladan Petkovic (Cineuropa) - Parmi les lauréats figurent Zorg 2 d’Auden Lincoln-Vogel, The Physics of Sorrow de Theodore Ushev, Stay Awake, Be Ready de Pham Tien An, Masel Tov Cocktail d’Arkadij Khaet et Mickey Paatzsch. ...

Erste Haftstrafen wegen des Todes von Migranten im Kühllaster
15.09.2020 (Die Zeit) - Im Fall der 39 vietnamesischen Migrantinnen und Migranten, die vor einem Jahr in Großbritannien in einem Kühllaster tot aufgefunden worden waren, hat es erste Haftstrafen gegeben. In Vietnam sind vier Angeklagte im Alter zwischen 26 und 36 Jahren zu Gefängnisstrafen zwischen zweieinhalb und siebeneinhalb Jahren verurteilt worden ...

Conflit foncier. Au Vietnam, la peine de mort prononcée contre deux villageois
15.09.2020 (Yahoo Actualités) - Deux frères habitants de Dong Tam ont été reconnus coupables dans le meurtre de trois policiers en janvier. Leur père avait été tué peu avant par les forces de l’ordre dans un affrontement lié à un ancien conflit foncier. ...

Justiz in Vietnam : Todesurteile bei Landkonflikt
15.09.2020 Marina Mai (taz) - BERLIN - In Hanoi hat ein Volksgericht am Montag zwei Brüder zum Tode und 27 weitere Angeklagte zu langen Haft- und Bewährungsstrafen verurteilt. ...

Vietnam’s Dong Tam Incident: the Curtain Falls
14.09.2020 By David Brown (Asia Sentinel) - The verdicts have been handed down in the Dong Tam Incident, a brief but bloody clash between police and a persistently oppositional band of Vietnamese farmers. ...

Dong Tam case: Two sentenced to death in Vietnam over police killings
14.09.2020 (BBC) - A court in Vietnam has sentenced two brothers to death for their role in the killing of three policemen in a notorious land dispute in January. ...

Vietnamese Police Detain Man for Facebook Criticism of Government in Land Rights Case
14.09.2020 (RFA) - Authorities in Vietnam have arrested a Facebook user for sharing his grievances about how the local government has handled a dispute over his family’s land, ...

MENSCHENRECHTE - Vietnam: Drakonische Strafen nach Protesten von Dorfbewohnern
14.09.2020 (evangelisch.de) - Frankfurt a.M., Hanoi (epd). Ein vietnamesisches Gericht hat mehrere Bewohner eines Dorfes wegen des Mordes an Polizisten zu drakonischen Strafen verurteilt. Zwei der insgesamt 29 Angeklagten erhielten die Todesstrafe, wie Human Rights Watch mitteilte. ...

Economics and water, Washington forging an alliance with lower Mekong countries
14.09.2020 by Ngoc Linh (AsiaNews) - Hanoi – The Mekong-US Partnership (MUSP) between the United States and countries in the downstream of Mekong River seeks to promote greater economic ties, better water and natural resource management, ...

Die Gewinner des Deutschen Radiopreises 2020
10.09.2020 (Deutscher Radiopreis) - Der Deutsche Radiopreis 2020 hat ganz bewusst trotz der Corona-Pandemie stattgefunden. In der Kategorie "Beste*r Newcomer*in" geht der Deutsche Radiopreis 2020 an Anh Tran vom Deutschlandfunk. ...

Viet Thanh Nguyen Elected to Pulitzer Prize Board
08.09.2020 (The Pulitzer Prizes) - New York, NY — Viet Thanh Nguyen, novelist and professor of English, Comparative Literature, and American Studies and Ethnicity at University of Southern California, has been elected to the Pulitzer Prize Board, Columbia University announced today. ...

Vietnam begins trial of 29 villagers in deadly land dispute
07.09.2020 (Daily Mail) - HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - A Vietnamese court on Monday began the trial of 29 villagers accused of involvement in a deadly clash with police over a land dispute, state media reported.

Vietnam cracks down on minorities amid pandemic
04.09.2020 Kasthuri Patto (The Jakarta Post) - Vietnam’s actions during the first wave were globally praised from a public health perspective. But Vietnam used other countries’ preoccupation with the pandemic to deepen its own rights crackdown, using its strong system of surveillance. ...

NGOs Call on UN to Press Vietnam for a Fair Trial in Dong Tam Case
04.09.2020 (RFA) - Eleven civil society organizations called on the Geneva-based U.N. Human Rights Council in an open letter on Friday to condemn next week’s trial in Vietnam of 29 villagers detained after a deadly land clash near Hanoi, saying the group had only tried to defend their property against a government land grab. ...

China’s Military Set to Increase Presence in South China Sea: Pentagon
02.09.2020 Drake Long (BenarNews) - China is set to greatly increase its military presence in the South China Sea, according to a new U.S. Department of Defense report. ...

Inside view of Vietnam’s Covid second wave
01.09.2020 By Hugh Bohane (Asia Times) - DA NANG – Vietnam has become the epicenter for a second deadly outbreak of Covid-19, with new cases originating from the tourist hot spot of Da Nang. The country recorded a mere 1,044 coronavirus cases with 34 fatalities as of September 2. ... 

Initiative in Mönchengladbach: Cap-Anamur-Flüchtling hilft Baby-Hospital
28.08.2020 (RP Online) - Mönchengladbach - Der Mönchengladbacher Van Ri Nguyen verließ 1981 als Bootsflüchtling das kommunistische Vietnam mit seiner Frau und den damals vier Kindern. Seitdem hat er in Deutschland eine neue Heimat gefunden. ...

Seltene Erdmetalle: Chinas Waffe im Handelskrieg könnte zum Bumerang werden
28.08.2020 (Epoch Times) - Die USA arbeiten daran, ihre Vorräte an Seltenerdmetallen sicherzustellen. Diese werden unter anderem für die Industrie und die Waffenproduktion gebraucht. ...

Top 5 Custom Software Development Companies in Vietnam - Selected by The European Business Review
28.08.2020 (Business Wire) - HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam - When it comes to using software in streamlining business operations, there is no “one size fits all.” ...

Südchinesisches Meer: China protestiert gegen amerikanisches Kriegsschiff
28.08.2020 (FAZ) - China hat gegen einen Zwischenfall mit einem amerikanischen Kriegsschiff im umstrittenen Südchinesischen Meer protestiert. ...

Le Pentagone accuse Pékin d'actes «déstabilisateurs» en mer de Chine
27.08.2020 (Le Figaro) - Les récents tirs de missiles effectués par l'armée chinoise en mer de Chine méridionale contribuent à déstabiliser une région où plusieurs pays se disputent la souveraineté d'îles stratégiques, a estimé jeudi 27 août le Pentagone. ...

Dong Tam, 29 Vietnamese who had their lands expropriated on trial
27.08.2020 (Asia News) - Hanoi- The village lands were seized for military, industrial and real estate speculation purposes. The village elder in clashes with the police. But his death is attributed to relatives, who participated in the revolt against the police. ...

Father of Vietnamese Hunger Striker Turned Away, Threatened by Police
27.08.2020 (RFA) - The father of a Vietnamese prisoner awaiting trial for his role in a deadly clash over land rights outside Hanoi was turned away by camp police after asking about the condition of his son, who has been on hunger strike for over 20 days ...

Südchinesisches Meer: China schießt zwei Mittelstreckenraketen ins Meer
27.08.2020 (Die Zeit) - Chinas Militär hat zwei Mittelstreckenraketen in das umstrittene Südchinesische Meer geschossen. Das berichtet die Hongkonger Zeitung South China Morning Post. ...

VN ‘violates’ border with concrete shelter
27.08.2020 Niem Chheng (The Phnompenh Post) - Kandal provincial authorities said the Vietnamese military are turning one of their 10 makeshift tents along the border into a concrete shelter. ...

Chinas neue Offensive: Die Impfstoff-Diplomatie – Voreilig nicht zugelassenen Impfstoff eingesetzt
26.08.2020 Von Lisa Lee (Epoch Times) - Papua-Neuguinea verweigerte kürzlich einem Flugzeug die Landung – ein Novum. An Bord waren 48 Mitarbeiter des chinesischen Bergbaukonzerns MCC, die mit einem nicht zugelassenen Impfstoff gegen SARS-CoV-2 geimpft wurden. ...

COVID-19 brings three-decade economic boom to a sudden halt in Vietnam
26.08.2020 by John Boudreau and Nguyen Dieu Tu Uyen, Bloomberg (The Japan Times) - For the past three decades, Vietnam has known only good — or great — economic news. ...

US Sanctions Chinese Companies Over South China Sea Dispute
26.08.2020 By Nike Ching (VOA) - The United States imposed sanctions Wednesday on 24 Chinese companies and several people who allegedly participated in building and militarizing disputed artificial islands in the South China Sea. ...

Vietnam condemns new Chinese military drills in South China Sea
26.08.2020 (Reuters) - HANOI - Vietnam on Wednesday accused China of violating its sovereignty by conducting military drills in a disputed part of the South China Sea ...

Vietnam Weighs World Court Arbitration Against China if Maritime Diplomacy Fails
26.08.2020 By Ralph Jennings (VOA) - TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Vietnam is exploring the launch of an international arbitration case against China over a series of mishaps in a disputed sea if diplomacy fails, analysts believe. ...

Le Trésor américain accuse le Vietnam d'avoir dévalué sa devise
26/08/2020 (Le Figaro) - (AOF) - Dans une lettre adressée au département du commerce américain lundi soir, le département du Trésor a révélé, à la suite d'une enquête, que le Vietnam avait délibérément dévalué sa monnaie d'environ 4,7% face au dollar en 2019. ...

Exclusive: Tony Pham, a Saigon refugee, will take over ICE
25.08.2020 by Anna Giaritelli, Homeland Security Reporter (Washington Examiner) - The Department of Homeland Security is expected to name Tony H. Pham as the new leader of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Washington Examiner learned Tuesday afternoon. ...

U.S. Finds Vietnam Manipulated Currency
25.08.2020 By Josh Zumbrun (The Wall Street Journal) - Treasury Department’s finding opens doors to punitive tariffs on tire imports from Vietnam. ...

Philippine minister accuses China of fabricating its South China sea claims
25.08.2020 (The Taipei Times) - China’s “nine-dash line” used to claim most of the South China Sea is a fabrication, the Philippine secretary of national defense said, as he accused Beijing of illegally occupying Philippine maritime territory ...

Vietnam Condemns China For Air Presence On Disputed Islands, It 'Jeopardizes Peace'
21.08.2020 By James Patterson (IBT) - Chinas Militär wurde erneut auf den Paracel-Inseln gesichtet, diesmal mit Luftwaffe anstelle früherer Eingriffe von Marineschiffen. Die vietnamesische Regierung sagte, "gefährdet den Frieden". ...

Philippines protests China actions vs. fishermen, aircraft
21.08.2020 (Asahi Shimbun) - MANILA -- The Philippine government filed a diplomatic protest after Chinese forces seized fishing equipment set up by Filipinos in a disputed shoal in their latest territorial spat in the South China Sea. ...

Mekong Countries Must Confront China Over Dam Impact, Experts Say Ahead of China-Led Meeting
20.08.2020 (RFA) - China’s extensive damming of the upper Mekong River has reduced water flows, threatening downstream countries Cambodia and Vietnam with environmental harm and food shortages, said experts in advance of a summit meeting of the multilateral  Mekong-Lancang Cooperation group. ...

Hopes and fears for religious freedom in Vietnam
20.08.2020 by James W. Carr and Rep. Glenn Grothman (The Hill) - ... Religious leaders provide spiritual nourishment and guidance to believers. They are also often called to speak out on issues that impact their community. One such leader is A Dao, ...

Vietnam's COVID-19 infections pass 1,000 mark
20.08.2020 (CNA) - HANOI: Vietnam's tally of coronavirus infections since January passed the 1,000 mark on Thursday (Aug 20), after 14 new cases were reported. Vietnam's tally now stands at 1,007 infections and 25 deaths, ...

Friend of Foe? Asean-China Ties Tested by South China Sea Disputes
19.08.2020 by: Suresh Somu (Jakarta Globe) - It’s not all calm waters in the South China Sea. It’s nervy times in recent months as China flexes its muscles to a territorial maritime dominance. ...

Arbeitsbedingungen: Apple lässt sich bei Fertigungsausbau in Vietnam wohl Zeit
18.08.2020 Von Ben Schwan (Heise Medien) - Medienberichten zufolge beobachtet Apple die Produktionsstätten in dem südostasiatischen Land zunächst genau, bevor die iPhone-Fertigung startet. ...

7000 Amerikaner betrogen - Online-Bluff mit Desinfektionsmitteln
18.08.2020 (Weser-Kurier) - Desinfektionsmittel stehen in den Zeiten von Corona hoch im Kurs. Eine Betrügerbande aus Vietnam wollte damit Kasse machen - auch ohne Ware. Es kam fast eine Million Dollar zusammen. ...

COVID-19 Pandemic - 3 Vietnamese Suspects Arrested in Coronavirus-Related Fraud Targeting US Citizens
18.08.2020 (VOA) - Vietnamese authorities have been arrested and charged three people with wire fraud involving a scheme related to the novel coronavirus pandemic that defrauded thousands of Americans out of nearly $1 million. ...

Vietnam demands Malaysia probe fatal shooting of fisherman
18.08.2020 (Daily Mail) - HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Vietnam has asked Malaysia to investigate a coast guard vessel that fired shots at two Vietnamese fishing boats, killing one fisherman. ...

In world's biggest drill, Pacific navies play out China scenarios
18.08.2020 Wajahat Khan and Ken Moriyasu (Nikkei Asian Review) - NEW YORK -- RIMPAC 2020's more exclusive guest list reflects core US alliance. The U.S.-led Rim of the Pacific international maritime exercise, or RIMPAC 2020, kicked off Monday in a scaled-back form with China conspicuously absent from the guest list. ...

Vietnamese blogger Truong Duy Nhat’s 10-year jail sentence upheld on appeal
17.08.2020 (CPJ) - Bangkok, August 17, 2020 –  A court in Hanoi upheld Vietnamese blogger Truong Duy Nhat’s 10-year prison sentence in a one-day hearing on August 14, according to news reports and CPJ’s communication with the journalist’s family. ...

Thiên An Huế monks threatened and humiliated by People's Committee, Cross Hill seized
17.08.2020 by Tran Hung (AsiaNews) - At least 50 gangsters, thugs and local officials have seized some of the monastery's land. Some went inside the cloister, disturbing the monks' prayers and life. ...

Vietnam Appeals Court Upholds 10-Year Sentence for RFA Blogger
14.08.2020 (RFA) - A court in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi on Friday upheld the 10-year sentence imposed earlier this year on RFA blogger Truong Duy Nhat in what he has called a case of political persecution against him, rejecting his appeal and sending him back to prison to serve his full term, his lawyer told RFA. ...

Vietnam will russischen Impfstoff 'Sputnik V' kaufen
14.08.2020 (Börse Online) - HANOI (dpa-AFX) - Vietnam hat sich für den Kauf des russischen Corona-Impfstoffs "Sputnik V" registriert. Das südostasiatische Land wolle für eine großangelegte Kampagne 50 bis 150 Millionen Impfdosen ankaufen ...

Vietnam Will Never Forget Its 1979 War With China
14.08.2020 by Sebastien Roblin (The National Interest) - The Sino-Vietnamese war is generally perceived in the West as humiliating for Chinese forces. Undeniably, the PLA sustained heavy casualties, took longer than it expected to achieve its objectives, and demonstrated the obsolesces of its equipment, doctrine and organization. ...

Asleep at the Wheel: Cargo Ship Runs Aground in Philippines
13.08.2020 by Mike Schuler (gCaptain) - A Vietnamese-flagged cargo ship has run aground in the Philippines after the officer on watch fell asleep, the Philippines Coast Guard reports. ...

Open Letter – Vietnam: Immediately and unconditionally release Mr. Nguyễn Bắc Truyển
13.08.2020 (APHR) - We, the undersigned parliamentarians from around the world, have the honour to write to Your Excellency to request that Your Excellency take all the necessary measures to secure the immediate and unconditional release of religious freedom advocate, Mr. Nguyễn Bắc Truyển, and to allow all independent religious organisations in Viet Nam to freely conduct religious activities without fear of persecution, harassment and imprisonment ...

The Conviction of Eight Members of the Hien Phap Group in Vietnam
13.08.2020 (US Department of State) - The U.S. government is deeply concerned about the Vietnam’s conviction and sentencing of eight members of the Hien Phap civil society organization in Vietnam to more than 40 years in prison.
The United States calls on Vietnam to release all those who have been unjustly detained and to allow all individuals in Vietnam to express their views freely, without fear of retaliation ...

Vietnam: Benediktinermönche bedroht
13.08.2020 (Vatican News) - Benediktinermönche der Abtei Thien An sind am vergangenen Montag und Dienstag tätlich angegriffen worden. Eine Gruppe Menschen warf Steine auf die Ordensleute ...

On the ground in Vietnam's new COVID epicenter of Danang
13.08.2020 Hugh Bohane (Nikkei Asian Review) - DANANG, Vietnam -- Just weeks ago, things were looking up for residents of the Vietnamese coastal city of Danang. Their country was winning rave reviews globally for effectively handling the coronavirus pandemic, keeping infections low and being one of the few places hit to have avoided any deaths. ...

Asleep at the Wheel: Cargo Ship Runs Aground in Philippines
13.08.2020 by Mike Schuler (gCaptain) - A Vietnamese-flagged cargo ship has run aground in the Philippines after the officer on watch fell asleep, the Philippines Coast Guard reports. ...

Imperiales Gehabe: ASEAN-Länder fordern Einhaltung internationaler Regeln von China – Krieg möglich
12.08.2020 (The Epoch Times) - Vielen Staaten ist Chinas imperiales Gehabe mehr und mehr ein Dorn im Auge. Unter den ASEAN-Ländern im Südchinesischen Meer formiert sich der Widerstand. ...

Dozens Gather at Catholic Monastery in Vietnam to Demand Church ‘Return’ Commune Land
12.08.2020 (RFA) - Protesters including police in plain clothes gathered in large numbers this week at a Catholic monastery in north-central Vietnam’s Thua Thien Hue province to demand the “return” of land from the parish church, where another mob had torn down a large cross three years ago, sources said. ...

#FreeThemAll: Ngo Van Dung
12.08.2020 (ROG) - Die Organisation Reporter ohne Grenzen hat die vietnamesischen Behörden dazu aufgefordert, die Freilassung des Journalisten Ngo Van Dung zu veranlassen. Nach fast zwei Jahren in „Untersuchungshaft“ war Ngo Van Dung Ende Juli zu einer fünfjährigen Haftstrafe verurteilt worden. ...

Backlash over anti-racist billboard challenges Houston’s Vietnamese American community
12.08.2020 By Elizabeth Trovall (The World from PRX) - In southwest Houston, a Vietnamese American businessman received death threats and a boycott when he put up a bilingual Black Lives Matter billboard. ...

Taiwan drops Vietnam from list of low-risk countries
12.08.2020 By Keoni Everington (Taiwan News) - TAIPEI — In the wake of new local outbreaks of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) in Vietnam, Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has changed its classification from low to medium-risk, meaning that business people from the country will need to undergo a longer quarantine. ...

Chatbots and Telemedicine Join Vietnam’s COVID-19 Fight
10.08.2020 (VOA) - An idea is percolating in Vietnam as it fights COVID-19: “send in the robots.”  The pandemic has brought artificial intelligence (AI) more of a spotlight as nations around the world look for uses ...

Vietnam reports 6 more COVID-19 infections, 2 deaths
10.08.2020 (CNA) - HANOI: Vietnam's health ministry reported six new COVID-19 infections and two more deaths on Monday (Aug 10), bringing the total number of cases in the country to 847, with 13 fatalities. ...

Indians, Vietnamese, Tibetans and Taiwanese hold anti-China protest at Capitol Hill
10.08.2020 By Reena Bhardwaj (ANI) - Washington - Vietnamese  Americans and members of the Tibetan community joined a group of Indian-origin Americans in 'America Protest Against Communist China' demonstration outside the Capitol Hill  on Sunday (local time). ...

Vietnam rejects Chinese aggression in the South China Sea
08.08.2020 Author: Nguyen Khac Giang (East Asia Forum) - As countries in the region are busy dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, China is stirring the pot in the South China Sea. This includes harassing other claimants’ normal economic activities, conducting large-scale drills, consolidating military bases on artificial islands ...

Coronavirus in Vietnam: Auslöschen statt abflachen
07.08.2020 Von Mathias Peer, Bangkok (Die Zeit) - Die Methoden, mit denen Vietnam gegen die Corona-Pandemie vorgeht, wären in vielen westlichen Ländern schwer vermittelbar. Aber sie sind erfolgreich. ...

Mekong River Commission Urges More Data Sharing in Lower Mekong
07.08.2020 Eugene Whong (BenarNews) - As water levels in the lower-Mekong region hit record lows for the second year in a row, a report published Friday by the intergovernmental Mekong River Commission urged China, Myanmar and its member countries to share more data about hydroelectric dam operations to enable all parties to prepare for droughts and floods. ...

Vietnam converts Danang stadium into field hospital as it battles COVID-19 outbreak
06.08.2020 Khanh Vu and Phuong Nguyen (The Globe and Mail) - Vietnam is close to completing the conversion of a sports stadium into a 1,000-bed field hospital in its new coronavirus epicentre Danang, the health ministry said on Thursday, as it battles an outbreak that has spread to at least 11 locations. ...

Au Vietnam, la liberté d'expression mise en péril
05.08.2020 Antoine Oury (ActuaLitté) - Plusieurs organisations internationales, dont Amnesty, PEN America ou encore l'Union internationale des éditeurs, dénoncent l'attitude des autorités vietnamiennes face à la liberté d'expression. ...

Vietnam reports more Covid-19 cases
05.08.2020 (TTR WEEKLY) - HANOI: Vietnam’s National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control confirmed, Tuesday, 10 new Covid-19 cases bringing the patient tally to 652. ...

Vietnam deploys elite team to Danang to curb new wave of COVID-19
05.08.2020 Tomoya Onishi (Nikkei Asian Review) - HANOI - Hanoi tightens border control as illegal Chinese migrants reportedly surge. - Vietnam's government has dispatched a team of what officials called the country's "most experienced" medical workers to Danang, in an effort to stem a resurgence of coronavirus infections. ...

Grosse inquiétude concernant le coronavirus: une nouvelle souche plus contagieuse identifiée au Vietnam, le taux de reproduction serait de 5 à 6!
05.08.2020 (Sudinfo) - L’inquiétude est grande au Vietnam, où une nouvelle souche du coronavirus aurait été identifiée par les autorités sanitaires. ...

Inside the Epicenter of Vietnam’s COVID-19 Resurgence
05.08.2020 By Hugh Bohane (The Diplomat) - In Da Nang, residents broadly welcome the Vietnamese government’s aggressive response to the shocking resurgence of COVID-19. ...

Vietnam reports 41 new coronavirus infections, total cases reach 713

05.08.2020 (Reuters) - HANOI - Vietnam’s health ministry on Wednesday reported an additional 41 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the country’s total to 713 infections, with 8 deaths. ...

Vietnam says contagion ‘under control’ in virus epicenter, but 2 more provinces affected

05.08.2020 (RT) - A new coronavirus outbreak in Vietnam spread to two more provinces on Wednesday, the country’s health minister said. However, the country’s Covid-19 task force declared the contagion “under control” in the central city where the outbreak began. ...

South China Sea: The Battle of the Diplomatic Notes Continues

04.08.2020 By Nguyen Hong Thao (The Diplomat) - The latest round of diplomatic note exchanges resurrected the 2016 arbitral tribunal award. The Malaysia-Vietnam Joint Submission and Vietnam’s Partial Submission on May 6 and 7, 2009, respectively, to the UN Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (CLCS) started the first legal battle in the South China Sea. ...

La capital de Vietnam enfrenta escasez de pruebas rápidas de coronavirus
04.08.2020 Sputnik (El Pais) - Hanói - La capital de Vietnam, Hanói, vive una escasez de pruebas rápidas de coronavirus, por lo que las autoridades pidieron a los residentes que sigan por sí mismos los síntomas de la enfermedad, comunicó el medio local VN Express, que cita al Ministerio de Salud del país. ...

Residents Worry About Livelihoods as Vietnam Prepares to Reenter Coronavirus Lockdown
04.08.2020 (RFA) - Vietnam has ordered an all-out fight against COVID-19 as cases surged, state media said, while in the coastal resort city where a new outbreak erupted in the Southeast Asian country, people fear a new lockdown will bring fresh pain to a struggling tourist industry. ...

Vietnamese journalist Ngo Van Dung gets five years in prison
03.08.2020 (Reporters sans frontières) - In view of the flimsiness of the prosecution case against him, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate release of Ngo Van Dung, a journalist and member of a Vietnamese press freedom collective who has just been given a long jail term for alledgedly planning protests. ...

Le reporter vietnamien Ngô Van Dung condamné à cinq ans de prison
03.08.2020 (Reporters sans frontières) - Journaliste et membre d’un collectif de défense de la liberté de la presse, Ngô Van Dung est accusé d’avoir voulu fomenter un mouvement de protestation. Compte tenu de l'inconsistance des actes d’accusation, Reporters sans frontières (RSF) demande sa libération immédiate. ...

Vietnam Hit By New Strain Of Coronavirus Three Times More Infectious Than Original, Says Health Minister
03.08.2020 (Inquisitr) - Health officials in Vietnam said on Monday that a new strain of the novel coronavirus, which is currently ravaging the nation, may be three times more infectious than its predecessor, Business Insider reported. ...

Vietnamesische Behörden verhaften vier Aktivisten für Landrechte
02.08.2020 Geschrieben von Loa, Übersetzt von Hans H. Knauf (Global Voices) - Vietnams Vorgehen gegen Aktivisten bringt vier weitere Stimmen zum Schweigen. ...

Vietnam says origin of Danang coronavirus outbreak hard to track as cases rise by another 34
02.08.2020 (The Straits Times) - HANOI (REUTERS) - Vietnamese authorities said on Sunday (Aug 2) that they were finding it hard to track the origin of a fresh coronavirus outbreak that began in the central city of Danang ...

Vietnam kämpft gegen die rätselhafte zweite Welle
02.08.2020 Mathias Peer (NZZ) - Das südostasiatische Land hat sich monatelang erfolgreich vom Coronavirus abgeschottet. Doch nun macht ein mysteriöser Ausbruch der Regierung in Hanoi zu schaffen. ...

Vietnam reports more than 3 dozen new cases, 3rd death
02.08.2020 by Hau Dinh (Medical Xpress) - Vietnam reported more than three dozen new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, while a third person died of COVID-19 complications a day after the country reported its first-ever death from the disease. ...

Freihandelsabkommen in Kraft - In Vietnam fallen Zölle für EU-Waren
01.08.2020 (ARD) - Autos, Chemikalien Maschinen: Ab sofort können europäische Firmen viele Waren zollfrei nach Vietnam exportieren. ...

Fear of rivers drives China to tame even Mekong river
01.08.2020 (ANI) - Bangkok [Thailand] : As China  perceives rivers as dangerous and wild natural systems that need to be tamed to be productive for mankind, the Beijing government constructed a dam on the Mekong  river, thus, impacting the food and economic security of Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Thailand. ...


























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