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Entführung von Trinh Xuan Thanh - Vietnamese gesteht Mittäterschaft
17.07.2018 Sebastian Erb, Marina Mai, Christina Schmidt (taz) - Fast ein Jahr nach der Entführung eines vietnamesischen Geschäftsmanns in Berlin hat ein mutmaßlicher Mittäter gestanden.
Am Ende legt der Angeklagte doch ein richtiges Geständnis ab. Long N.H., 47 Jahre alt, lässt es einen seiner Verteidiger verlesen. ...

Vietnamesische Zeitung stillgelegt - Zwangspause für ein Parteiorgan
17.07.2018 Marina Mai (taz) - Drei Monate darf die vietnamesische News-Plattform „Tuoi Tre Online“ nicht publizieren. Der Staatspräsident fühlte sich falsch zitiert. ...

Siemens wins contract to supply equipment for 258MW solar plant in Vietnam
15.07.2018 By Kondapuram Sampangi Archana Rani (Compelo) - Siemens has been awarded a contract to supply equipment to Vietnam’s Trung Nam Group for the 258MWp solar plant in Vietnam. ...

Vietnam : Un homme s’immole par le feu en guise de protestation
14.07.2018 (7sur7senegal) - Bui Huu Tuan, un homme âgé de 68 ans, est décédé jeudi après s’être immolé par le feu, parce qu’il avait été condamné à cinq ans de prison pour abus de pouvoir. ...

Vietnamese Religious Minorities Continue to Face Persecution
13.07.2018 Evan Maguire (The American Spectator) - On Wednesday, July 11th, the United States Embassy in Vietnam issued a statement criticizing a decision by a Vietnamese appeals court to continue to detain three human rights activists for “propaganda against the State.” ...

Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Vietnam - 32nd session, January 2018
13.07.2018 (HRW) - Since the last periodic review in 2014, the government of Vietnam has shown little interest in improving its human rights record. It continues to restrict basic freedoms of expression, association, assembly, and religion. ...

Dekontaminierung - Wurden Ausländer gezielt für Arbeiten in Fukushima eingesetzt?
13.07.2018 (Spiegel Online) - Über ein Ausbildungsprogramm kamen Arbeiter aus Vietnam nach Japan. Dort sollen sie dazu genötigt worden sein, im havarierten Atomkraftwerk Fukushima riskante Aufgaben zu übernehmen. ...

The dangerous quest for a code of conduct in the south china sea
13.07.2018 By Huong Le Thu (AMTI) - The long and bumpy process of consultations on a code of conduct (COC) between China and the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has gained some momentum since the July 2016 South China Sea arbitration award. ...

Vietnam to Try American for Disturbing Order in Protests
13.07.2018 (U.S. News & World Report) - HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A court in southern Vietnam is scheduled to put on trial next week an American citizen of Vietnamese descent accused of disturbing public order after he took part in rare protests, state media reported Friday. ...

After Pompeo visit, Vietnam to put American beaten and held on trial
12.07.2018 By Conor Finnegan (abc News) - Vietnam has ordered that an American man beaten by police and now detained for a month to stand trial, even after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo brought up his case during a visit there this week. ...

Grundsteinlegung für größte vietnamesische Solaranlage: erfolgreiche Kooperation deutscher und vietnamesischer Unternehmen
10.07.2018 (German Embassy Hanoi) - Am 07.07.2018 unterzeichneten die deutsche Firma Siemens und Trung Nam aus Vietnam einen Vertrag über den Bau der größten Solaranlage Vietnams in der Provinz Ninh Thuan. Die Anlage mit einer Kapazität von 204 Megawatt soll bis Juni 2019 fertiggestellt sein ...

Amerikas Müllproblem stinkt zum Himmel
10.07.2018 Von Winand von Petersdorff , Washington (FAZ) - Vor ziemlich genau einem Jahr hat die Regierung in Peking der Welthandelsorganisation WTO mitgeteilt, dass China den Import von recycelbarem Plastik- und Papierabfall ab 2018 stark einschränken wird. ...

Beijing says Liu Xia, widow of Nobel Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, left China for Germany on health grounds
10.07.2018 (SCMP) - The 57-year-old poet and artist left Beijing bound for Berlin on Tuesday morning aboard a Finnair flight, friends say. Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, left China for Germany on Tuesday after nearly eight years under house arrest. ...

US proposes 'Vietnamese model' for North Korea
10.07.2018 By Kim Bo-eun (The Korea Times) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday said North Korea could become as prosperous as Vietnam if it partners with the U.S., and that this could become possible even if the countries were formerly enemies. ...

Chinese officials tout ‘made in Vietnam’ zones on border amid trade row with US
09.07.2018 He Huifeng & Keegan Elmer (SCMP) - A spiralling trade conflict between Beijing and Washington is an unwelcome development for China, but officials in Guangxi – where seven “cross-border trade zones” with Vietnam are planned – see an opportunity. ...

Gegen Plastikmüll - Jetzt kommt der Strohhalm aus Bambus nach Frankfurt
09.07.2018 (Frankfurter Neue Presse) - Frankfurt. Die EU-Kommission will Strohhalme und weitere Plastikprodukte verbieten. Auch die Mitgliedsbetriebe der Initiative Gastronomie Frankfurt (IGF) wollen schrittweise Plastikartikel in ihren Restaurants und Lokalen abschaffen. ...

DocFilm - Street Food
09.07.2018 (DW) - Asia is famous for its street food delicacies - especially scorpions and insects. Every region has a specialty, every street vendor a story to tell. The film explores Asian culture through a culinary journey to China, Thailand, Japan and Vietnam. ...

Vietnam puts books in front of citizens' eyes
09.07.2018 Atsushi Tomiyama (Nikkei Asian Review) - HANOI - The government acts after learning people read less than one title a year - A 2013 survey showed Vietnamese read 0.8 books, manga or magazines a year. ...

Pompeo pushes Vietnam for ‘speedy resolution’ in detained American’s case
09.07.2018 By Mallory Shelbourne (The Hill) - The State Department on Monday said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed the case of an imprisoned American with Vietnamese leaders during a recent meeting. ...

Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Vietnamese Leaders
09.07.2018 (U.S. State Department) - On July 8 and 9, Secretary Pompeo met in Hanoi, Vietnam with General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, and Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh. ...

Atomgespräche - Pompeo empfiehlt Nordkorea die Politik Vietnams
08.07.2018 (Zeit Online) - US-Außenminister Mike Pompeo ist zuversichtlich, dass Nordkorea nuklear abrüsten wird. Das Land könne es zu Wohlstand bringen, wenn es dem Beispiel Vietnams folge. ...

A democratic revolution has just begun in Vietnam
08.07.2018 By Khai Nguyen (Asia Times) - Massive but orderly protests across the country hint at the beginning of the end of Communist Party rule. On June 7, a group of about 300 ordinary Vietnamese in Phan Ri Cua City of Binh Thuan province formed the first rally against a draft law on special economic zones (SEZ). ...

Vietnamese women earn a living out of waste
07.07.2018 Vishal Gulati (The Gulf Today) - With over 20 million tourists visiting per year, this port city — a UNESCO World Heritage Site — produces approximately 27,000 tonnes of urban waste per year. ...

Neuer Handel mit EU-Visa aufgeflogen
06.07.2018 (Die Presse) - Brüssel. Ein Jahr nach dem Ende des ungarischen Programms, im Rahmen dessen Tausende Chinesen gegen den Kauf ungarischer Staatsanleihen EU-Visa erhielten, wurde ein neues, ähnliches Unterfangen bekannt. ...

Jailed Vietnamese Blogger Mother Mushroom Begins Hunger Strike
06.07.2018 (RFA) - Jailed Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, also known as Mother Mushroom, has begun a hunger strike in prison, citing authorities’ refusal to transfer her to a cell away from a hostile and threatening cellmate, her mother says. ...

Viêt-Nam. Les autorités doivent protéger une militante des attaques collectives
06.07.2018 (Amnesty International) - Les autorités de la ville de Di Linh doivent agir immédiatement pour assurer la sécurité de la militante des droits des travailleurs Do Thi Minh Hanh, dont le domicile familial a été la cible de jets de pierres à trois reprises ces deux dernières semaines, a déclaré Amnesty International. ...

Cybersécurité au Vietnam: les militants se ruent sur l'internet jugé sûr
06.07.2018 (France Soir) - Des dizaines de miliers d'utilisateurs de réseaux sociaux du Vietnam se sont inscrits sur une plateforme dédiée à la "liberté d'expression" après l'adoption d'une loi sur la cybersécurité qui verrouille internet, ont déclaré le site et des militants à l'AFP. ...

Vietnam activists flock to ‘safe’ social media after cyber crackdown
05.07.2018 (Geo TV) - HANOI: Tens of thousands of Vietnamese social media users are flocking to a self-professed free speech platform to avoid tough internet controls in a new cybersecurity law, activists told AFP. ...

Film screening cancelled in Bangkok after Vietnam complains
04.07.2018 (Bangkok Post) - A second screening of a documentary featuring Mother Mushroom, the Vietnamese blogger sentenced in 2017 to ten years in jail after publicising the environmental devastation caused by a toxic leak from a steel plant, was cancelled on Wednesday afternoon after a complaint from the Vietnamese embassy in Bangkok. ...

Jailed Vietnamese Activist Vows to Stay in the Country to Work For Change
03.07.2018 (RFA) - A Vietnamese activist jailed in 2010 for writing online articles criticizing government policies has pledged not to go into exile abroad, saying he would rather stay in Vietnam to continue his fight for democracy and human rights, his family says. ...

Vietnam’s new cybersecurity law could further undermine free speech, disrupt businesses
02.07.2018 By Mong Palatino (Asian Correspondent) - A NEW cybersecurity law in Vietnam may usher in a new era of increased online censorship, privacy-invasive data processing methods, and deprivation of internet connections for organisations and individuals who publish “prohibited” content. ...

Vietnam jails former central bank deputy governor for three years
02.07.2018 (Daily Mail) - A former deputy governor of Vietnam's central bank was jailed for three years Monday for negligence after he oversaw a dodgy restructuring scheme that lost the state $600 million. ...

Vietnam’s New Cyber Law Could Hobble Foreign Investors and Limit Basic Freedoms
02.07.2018 Murray Hiebert (CSIS) - Vietnam’s controversial new cybersecurity law may dent the country’s well-honed image as a darling of foreign investors, particularly those operating in the information technology space. ...

Vietnam smartphone makers break from Samsung empire
02.07.2018 Atsushi Tomiyama (Nikkei Asian Review) - HANOI -- Vietnamese companies, including some that are new to the sector, plan to launch or expand production of smartphones, in a challenge to foreign makers, especially Samsung Electronics, which dominates the market in the country. ...

Critically Endangered Giant Fish on Menu at Luxury Restaurants
02.07.2018 By Rachel Nuwer (National Geographic) - Vietnamese restaurateurs are illegally sourcing rare Mekong River megafish from Cambodian fishermen. From the outside Nha Hang Lang Nghe, in Danang, looks like any other respectable restaurant in Vietnam. ...

Vietnam smartphone makers break from Samsung empire
02.07.2018 Atsushi Tomiyama (Nikkei Asian Review) - HANOI -- Vietnamese companies, including some that are new to the sector, plan to launch or expand production of smartphones, in a challenge to foreign makers, especially Samsung Electronics, which dominates the market in the country. ...

Eine Reise ins alte Vietnam – bevor es zu spät ist
02.07.2018 Von Thomas Vitzthum (Welt) - Vietnam hat sich in den vergangenen Jahrzehnten tiefgreifend gewandelt. Noch gibt es Gegenden, in denen es beschaulich zugeht. Wer dieses ursprüngliche Leben sehen will, muss sich allerdings sputen. ...

One Year After Mother Mushroom’s Imprisonment, Signs of Hope in Vietnam
29.06.2018 By Prachi Vidwans and Joy Park (The Diplomat) - Despite rising repression, the democratic awakening of the Vietnamese people continues. One year ago on June 29, Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh found herself in prison, staring down a 10-year sentence. It has not been an easy year. Far from it. Prison authorities have made life unnecessarily difficult for Quynh, ...

Activistas taiwaneses y vietnamitas trabajan juntos para obtener justicia para las víctimas del desastre de la vida marina en Vietnam
28.06.2018 Escrito por el equipo chino de Global Voices Lingua, Traducido por Andrea González (Global Voices Español) - En 2016, los residuos tóxicos provenientes de la planta de acero de Formosa, de dueños taiwaneses, provocaron un desastre masivo en la vida marina de Vietnam. ...

What is fueling social unrest in Vietnam?
27.06.2018 By Gary Sands (Asia Times) - The detention of an American citizen in Vietnam, arrested while participating in a protest in Ho Chi Minh City, has again drawn international media attention to social unrest in this fast-growing nation of close to 100 million. ...

‘Don’t give our land away’: the clash of interests in Vietnam’s anti-China protests
23.06.2018 (SCMP) - The first sign of trouble came on a Saturday earlier this month when more than 1,000 workers went on strike at a Taiwanese shoe factory in Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam, blocking a highway. ...

Vietnams Sorgen: „Die Chinesen übernehmen unser Land“
23.06.2018 Urs Wälterlin (Handelsblatt) - In Vietnam wächst die Opposition gegen die Expansionspolitik und den wachsenden wirtschaftlichen Einfluss Chinas. Und das Volk will noch mehr. ... Seit China begonnen hat, auf einigen der Inseln im Südchinesischen Meer militärische Infrastruktur zu bauen, wird in Vietnam die Frustration über den mächtigen Nachbarn zunehmend auch im Alltag spürbar. ...

Mass Protests Sweep Vietnam for the First Time in Decades
23.06.2018 By Vu Quoc Ngu (truthout) - “An Arab spring has started to emerge in Vietnam,” said Pham Chi Dung, a former member of the ruling Communist Party, following the largest and most widespread protests in years. ...

Vietnam tottering over Chinese t-shirts and tourists
23.06.2018 Author: Gary Sands, Wikistrat (East Asia Forum) - A humble t-shirt typically goes unnoticed, except when it displays an inflammatory statement or draws attention to a social cause its wearer chooses to advertise. Recent weeks have seen a few such t-shirts — featuring maps of China — draw significant outrage on social media. ...

EU Should Stand Up for Vietnam’s People - Use Trade Pact to Demand Rights Improvements
22.06.2018 -  Claudio Francavilla (HRW) - Cecilia Malmström, the European Union’s trade commissioner, will hold talks on Monday with Trần Tuấn Anh, Vietnam’s trade and industry minister, about concluding a long negotiated Free Trade Agreement. Based on the EU Commission’s figures, the pact could boost Vietnam’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 15 percent. ...

Vietnam Mass Protests Expose Hanoi’s China Dilemma
21.06.2018 By Tom Fawthrop (The Diplomat) - The huge nationwide protests that rocked Vietnam last week have highlighted Hanoi’s headaches in dealing with China, both as a hostile power in the South China Sea and as a key trading partner and economic investor. ...

Ex-Aussenminister: Vietnam stellt ernstes Sicherheitsrisiko dar
21.06.2018 Markéta Kachlíková (Radio Praha) - Der ehemalige Außenminister Lubomír Zaorálek (Sozialdemokraten) hält Vietnam für einen Brennpunkt des organisierten Verbrechens. ...

NGOs take Formosa Plastics to task over marine disaster in Vietnam
20.06.2018 (Focus Taiwan) - Taipei (CNA) - Scores of Vietnamese expatriates in Taiwan and local activists staged a rally in Taipei on Wednesday, demanding that the Formosa Plastics Group take responsibility for the 2016 marine disaster caused by toxic industrial waste from its steel plant in Ha Tinh, Vietnam. ...

Peking will Muslime in Lagern umerziehen
19.06.2018 Von Kai Strittmatter, Peking (SZ) - Weil Peking Unabhängig­keits­bestrebungen befürchtet, sollen in der Provinz Xinjiang bereits Hunderttausende Uiguren und Kasachen interniert worden sein. ...

In Vietnam, distrust of government's China policy fuels protests
19.06.2018 Martin Petty (Reuters) - MANILA - Protests by thousands of people in cities across Vietnam are showing just how easy it is to unite public opinion and mobilise dissent when an issue has one key ingredient: China. ...

Vietnam Internet Crackdown Damages Plans to Become Blockchain Hub
19.06.2018 Tim Copeland (NewsBTC) - Vietnam legislators approved a cybersecurity bill on June 12 putting tighter rules on tech companies from the start of 2019. Vietnam has been recognised as a potential hub for blockchain activity but doubts still remain over regulatory uncertainty. ...

Katholiken protestieren gegen Internet-Überwachung
19.06.2018 (katholisch.de) - Tausende Katholiken haben sich in Vietnam in der vergangenen Woche an den Demonstrationen gegen ein neues Cybersecurity-Gesetz beteiligt. Mehrere Hundert Demonstranten seien bei den Demonstrationen verletzt und zum Teil verhaftet worden, berichtet UCAnews. ...

Catholics injured as police suppress protests in Vietnam
19.06.2018 (UCANews) - Catholics have been caught up in a police crackdown aimed at suppressing opposition to a proposed special economic development plan and the approval of a controversial cybersecurity law. ...

Eight more held over economic zone law protests
19.06.2018 (The Star) - HANOI: Vietnamese police have arrested eight more people after protests a week ago over a proposed law on special economic zones that protesters fear would fall in the hands of Chinese investors, state media reported. ...

In Vietnam, Discontent Lurks Under Surface of Economic Success
19.06.2018 By John Boudreau (Bloomberg) - Vietnam boasts one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, optimistic citizens and a stable government. But below the surface of positive data points lies discontent that spilled over during recent protests across the country. ...

Obispo vietnamita critica al presidente de su país por censurar el uso de internet
19.06.2018 (InfoCatólica) - Mons. Michael Hoàng Đức Oanh, obispo emérito de Kontum (Vietnam), ha dirigido al presidente Trần Đại Quang una dura crítica por aprobar nuevas restricciones al uso de Internet. También ha condenado a los sacerdotes que votaron a favor de la ley ...

Thousands Protest in Vietnam Against Foreign Investment Plans
18.06.2018 (The Irrawaddy) - Thousands of people in central Vietnam demonstrated peacefully on Sunday against government plans to lease new economic zones to foreign investors, witnesses told Reuters, a few days after protesters in a nearby province clashed with police. ...

Vietnam: Fears of China-takeover fuel second week of protests
18.06.2018 (Asian Correspondent) - PROTESTS against proposed special economic zones and foreign investment in Vietnam entered their second week on Sunday as thousands demonstrated peacefully in provinces and cities across the country. ...

An American Grad Student Has Been Jailed In Vietnam After Attending A Protest
18.06.2018 Megha Rajagopalan (BuzzFeed News) - An American grad student was badly beaten, dragged down the street and jailed in Vietnam after he joined a large demonstration in Ho Chi Minh City last week, his family says. ...

2018 International Press Freedom Award winners
18.06.2018 (BizCommunity) - The Committee to Protect Journalists will honour journalists from Sudan, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Vietnam with its 2018 International Press Freedom Awards. The journalists have faced legal action, physical attacks, threats, and arrests in retaliation for their work. ...

Le Vietnam serre la vis aux réseaux sociaux
18.06.2018 Par Frédéric Noir (RFI) - Le Parlement vietnamien vient d’adopter une loi sur la cybersécurité, qui vise à restreindre les libertés sur les réseaux sociaux. L'étau se resserre dans le pays communiste où aucune dissidence n'est tolérée. ...

Thousands hold peaceful protests in Vietnam against foreign investment plans
17.06.2018 (Reuters) -  Thousands of people in central Vietnam demonstrated peacefully on Sunday against government plans to lease new economic zones to foreign investors, witnesses told Reuters, a few days after protesters in a nearby province clashed with police. ...

From Vietnam, Without Love: The Child Brides Of China
17.06.2018 By Yen Duong (SCMP) - In the rural mountains of Vietnam, young girls are disappearing from their homes with increasing regularity. Many turn up across the border, sold as wives for the price of a buffalo. ...

Südchinesisches Meer – China und USA auf Konfrontation
16.06.2018 (Philippinen Magazin) - In weniger als zehn Jahren soll China die USA als größte Wirtschaftsmacht der Welt ablösen. Parallel dazu rüstet Peking auch militärisch auf. ...

RSF calls for repeal of Vietnam’s new cybersecurity law
15.06.2018 (Reporters without borders) - Approved by 423 votes to 15 by the national assembly on 12 June, without any changes, the new law is largely a copy-and-paste version of the cybersecurity law that took effect in China in June 2017. ...

CPJ announces 2018 International Press Freedom Award winners
14.06.2018 (CPJ) - New York, June 14, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists will honor journalists from Sudan, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Vietnam with its 2018 International Press Freedom Awards. ...

The UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia is concerned with the passing of the controversial Cyber Security Law by the National Assembly on Tuesday
14.06.2018 (UN Human Rights - Asia) - The UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia is concerned with the passing of the controversial Cyber Security Law by the National Assembly on Tuesday, which contains a number of provisions that are in contravention with Viet Nam’s obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). ...

RSF appelle les députés vietnamiens à abroger la loi sur la cybersécurité
13.06.2018 (Reporters sans frontières) - L’Assemblée nationale du Vietnam a adopté cette semaine une loi contre la cybercriminalité draconienne, inspirée du modèle chinois. Reporters sans frontières (RSF) appelle les députés à abroger au plus vite ce texte qui porte gravement atteinte à la liberté d’informer. ...

Viet Nam: New Cybersecurity law a devastating blow for freedom of expression
12.06.2018 (Amnesty International) - Reacting to the news that Viet Nam’s National Assembly has voted to pass a deeply repressive new cybersecurity law which grants the government sweeping powers to limit online freedom, Clare Algar, Amnesty International’s Director of Global Operations said: “This decision has potentially devastating consequences for freedom of expression in Viet Nam. ...

Vietnam's new law tightens control of the internet
12.06.2018 By Zoey Chong (cnet) - Vietnam is taking a leaf out of China's book when it comes to regulating the internet. ...

China warns citizens in Vietnam after protests fuel anti-Chinese sentiment
12.06.2018 (ABC) - China has warned its citizens in Vietnam after protesters clashed with police over a government plan to create new economic zones for foreign investment that has fuelled anti-Chinese sentiment in the country. ...

Vietnamesen demonstrieren gegen Sonderwirtschaftszonen
11.06.2018 (DW) - Die vietnamesische Regierung will ausländische Investoren fördern und plant ein Gesetz zu Sonderwirtschaftszonen. Die Demonstranten fürchten den Ausverkauf des Landes an China. Einen ersten Erfolg konnten sie verbuchen. ...

Vietnam Says `Anti-State' Groups Incite Nationwide Protests
11.06.2018 By John Boudreau (Bloomberg) - Vietnam said the groups behind Sunday’s protests against proposed laws demonstrators view as curbing Internet freedom and favoring Chinese investors were trying to damage the country’s image, after the rare display of public activism reportedly turned violent. Thousands of demonstrators from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City rallied against draft cyber and economic-zone laws being considered by the National Assembly that some view as curbing Internet freedom and favoring Chinese investors. ...

Vietnam detains 100 after protests turn violent
11.06.2018 (Mail Online) - Authorities in Vietnam have detained more than 100 people after protesters pelted government buildings with rocks and Molotov cocktails, injuring dozens of police officers, state media reported Monday. ...

Protestations contre la Chine: des dizaines de personnes arrêtées alors que le patriotisme vietnamien s’aggrave
11.06.2018 (Nouvelles Du Monde) - Les haut-parleurs enfilés entre les palmiers qui bordent la plage ont dit aux citoyens de rester calmes. Le message était que trois nouvelles zones économiques spéciales prévues que les critiques craignaient seraient dominées par la Chine voisine n’étaient pas encore gravées dans la pierre. “Reste sage, sois calme. Rentrer chez soi! Retournez à la vie quotidienne. Ne joignez pas les protestations “, a déclaré la voix prim en vietnamien dans la ville balnéaire de Nha Trang dans le centre-sud du Vietnam. ...

Vietnam protests bigger than ‘anti-China’ nationalism
11.06.2018 By David Hutt (Asia Times) - Massive demonstrations against sovereignty-eroding SEZ legislation gave voice to wider grievances about the Communist Party's repressive rule ...

Vietnam protests over feared 99-year leases for China
11.06.2018 (Asian Correspondent) - PROTESTS blocked streets in several major Vietnamese cities on Sunday over plans for new special economic zones, which many fear would be dominated by investment from Chinese firms. ...

Une tortue verte meurt après avoir ingéré trop de plastique
11.06.2018 (Paris Match) - Les vétérinaires ont tenté pendant deux journées de sauver la tortue après son échouage sur une plage mais en vain. Sacs plastiques, élastiques, filets de pêche: quelques jours après le décès d'une baleine, une grosse tortue verte, espèce protégée, est morte en Thaïlande d'avoir ingurgité trop de plastique. ...

Miles de vietnamitas se manifiestan en contra del Gobierno
10.06.2018 (el Periódico) - Miles de personas se manifestaron en las principales ciudades de Vietnam en contra de los planes del Gobierno de aprobar una restrictiva ley de ciberseguridad y crear zonas económicas especiales que favorecen el control de inversiones de China. Las principales protestas se produjeron en Hanoi, la capital, y en Ho Chi Minh (antigua Saigón), ...

Para Vietnam, la libertad de expresión es una 'ofensa contra la seguridad nacional'
09.06.2018 (El Ojo Digital) - 'En Vietnam, no existe tal cosa como un "prisionero de consciencia", y no existe allí lo que se dicen arrestos de personas con motivo de "expresar libremente su opinión"', sentenció la vocera del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores vietnamita Le Thi Thu Hang a periodistas en abril pasado. Pero lo cierto es, precisamente, lo opuesto. ...

G7 : des Vietnamiens manifestent à La Malbaie pour l'environnement
09.06.2018 Un texte de Roxanne Simard (Radio Canada) - Les manifestants étaient peu nombreux dans la zone de libre expression à La Malbaie samedi, en marge du G7. C'est finalement un regroupement de Vietnamiens, qui dénonçait les actions du gouvernement communiste vietnamien en matière d'environnement, qui a retenu l'attention. ...

Sommet du G7: la sécurité dissipée d’ici le 20 juin à La Malbaie
09.06.2018 Arnaud Koenig-Soutière (Le Journal de Quebec) - ... LA MALBAIE | Le Sommet du G7 est maintenant chose du passé à La Malbaie, mais ce n’est que d’ici le 20 juin que les mesures de sécurité visible seront complètement dissipées. La «zone de libre expression» s’est justement animée pour la dernière journée du Sommet du G7, samedi, alors que plus d’une centaine de manifestants s’y sont réunis sur l’heure du midi, dont des membres de la communauté vietnamienne ...

Vietnam: le dissident Nguyen Van Dai libéré et exilé en Allemagne
09.06.2018 (RFI) - Le dissident vietnamien Nguyen Van Dai et son assistante Le Thu Ha ont été libérés jeudi 8 juin après deux ans de détention. Ils ont aussitôt été placés dans un avion pour l'Allemagne. Un nouvel exemple de l'exil forcé des figures critiques du Vietnam. ...

Analysts: US Military Moves in South China Sea Little Help to Vietnam, Philippines
08.06.2018 Ralph Jennings (VOA) - TAIPEI, TAIWAN — U.S. B-52 bombers sent over the disputed South China Sea this week will, for lack of a broader foreign policy, fall short of empowering smaller countries to resist China’s maritime sovereignty claims, analysts say. ...

Warum Vietnam Trinh Xuan Thanh freilassen will
08.06.2018 von Justus Bender und Morten Freidel (FAZ) - Die Beziehungen zwischen Deutschland und Vietnam befinden sich auf einem Tiefpunkt – seit der Entführung des Geschäftsmannes und ehemaligen Funktionärs Trinh Xuan Thanh aus Berlin nach Hanoi im vergangenen Sommer. Auf den öffentlichen Kanälen beider Länder herrschte seitdem angespannte Stille. Bis zum Freitag. ...

In Berlin entführter Vietnamese könnte freikommen
08.06.2018 (rbb24) - Der in Berlin entführte und in seinem Heimatland verurteilte vietnamesische Geschäftsmann Trinh Xuan Thanh könnte einem Medienbericht zufolge freikommen. Wie die „Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung“  in ihrer Samstagsausgabe unter Berufung auf mehrere Quellen berichtet, gibt es eine Zusage der Regierung in Hanoi an Deutschland, ...

Aus Berlin verschleppter Vietnamese soll freikommen
08.06.2018 (Der Tagesspiegel) - Er war aus Berlin entführt und in seiner Heimat zu lebenslänglich verurteilt worden. Nun hat Vietnams Regierung laut "FAZ" zugesagt, den Geschäftsmann Trinh Xuan Thanh "mittelfristig" freizulassen. ...

Vietnamesischer Dissident freigelassen
08.06.2018 Marina Mai (taz) - BERLIN - Nguyen Van Dai, der prominenteste vietnamesische Dissident, hat in der Nacht zum Freitag die vietnamesische Haftanstalt verlassen und ist am Freitag morgen auf dem Frankfurter Flughafen eingetroffen. Er wird gemeinsam mit seiner Frau und einer ebenfalls aus der Haft entlassenen Kollegin in Deutschland leben. ...

DRB-Menschenrechtspreisträger Van Dai in Freiheit
08.06.2018 (Deutscher Richterbund) - Berlin. Der Deutsche Richterbund (DRB) hat mit großer Freude auf die Ausreise des vietnamesischen Menschenrechtlers Nguyen Van Dai reagiert. ...

Vietnam lässt prominenten Bürgerrechtler ausreisen
08.06.2018 (FAZ) - Vietnam hat den prominenten Bürgerrechtler Nguyen Van Dai vorzeitig aus der Haft entlassen und nach Deutschland ausreisen lassen. Der 49 Jahre alte Anwalt für Menschenrechte landete am Freitag gemeinsam mit seiner Ehefrau an Bord einer Linienmaschine in Frankfurt am Main. ...

Vietnam lässt Bürgerrechtler Dai frei und nach Deutschland ausreisen
08.06.2018 (DW) - 15 Jahre Gefängnis und fünf weitere Jahre Hausarrest, so lautete das Urteil eines Gerichts in Hanoi gegen den Rechtsanwalt Nguyen Van Dai vom April. Damals hatte das Gericht den Gründer des Netzwerks "Bruderschaft für Demokratie" für schuldig befunden, einen Umsturz gegen die Regierung geplant zu haben. Nun wurde der 49-Jährige freigelassen und kann nach Deutschland ausreisen. ...

Dissident lawyer freed from Vietnam jail, now in Germany
08.06.2018 (Daily Mail) - A Vietnamese pro-democracy activist jailed for 15 years for "attempting to overthrow" the Communist state arrived in Germany on Friday hours after being released from prison. ...

Germany welcomes freed Vietnamese human rights lawyer
08.06.2018 (Reuters) - HANOI/BERLIN - Human rights lawyer Nguyen Van Dai has arrived in Germany after his release from prison in Vietnam, the German foreign ministry said on Friday, two months after a conviction for attempting to overthrow the state that carried a 15-year jail term. ...

Human rights lawyer Nguyen Van Dai, released and exiled to Germany
08.06.2018 Hanoi (AsiaNews / Agencies) - The well-known human rights lawyer Nguyen Van Dai and another member of Brotherhood for Democracy were released from prison yesterday evening and boarded a plane bound for Germany. ...

Le dissident vietnamien Nguyen Van Dai a été libéré et se trouve en Allemagne
08.06.2018 (Europe1) - L'avocat et dissident vietnamien Nguyen Van Dai, condamné à 15 ans de prison dans son pays, a été libéré et se trouve en Allemagne, a annoncé vendredi le ministère allemand des Affaires étrangères. ...

Expulsa Vietnam a dos disidentes
08.06.2018 (El Diario) - Hanói— Las autoridades vietnamitas excarcelaron y expulsaron del país a un prominente abogado de derechos humanos y a otro disidente, y los envió a ambos a Alemania, dijo un grupo pro-democracia el viernes. ...

Vietnam disidencia - Berlín informa de que disidentes vientamitas liberados están en Alemania
08.06.2018 (La Vanguardia) - Berlín (EFE).- El Gobierno alemán informó hoy de que el defensor de los derechos humanos vietnamita Nguyen Van Dai y su asistente, Le Thu Ha, fueron puestos en libertad y se encuentran ya en Alemania, adonde llegaron acompañados también de la mujer del activista. ...

Vietnam pone en libertad a un activista condenado por intentar derrocar al Gobierno
08.06.2018 (europapress) - HANÓI (Reuters/EP) - El abogado y activista vietnamita de Derechos Humanos Nguyen Van Dai ha sido puesto en libertad este viernes dos meses después de ser condenado a quince años de prisión por sedición y ha abandonado el país rumbo a Alemania. ...

Vietnamese public opposes SEZ land-lease proposal
07.06.2018 (InterGame) - Vietnam’s proposal for three special economic zones continues to spark debate in the ongoing National Assembly sitting, reports Asia Gaming Brief. The proposal for investors to lease land for up to 99 years facing fierce public opposition. ...

Hanoi selling out economic zones to Beijing
06.06.2018 by Paul Nguyen Thanh (AsiaNews) - Hanoi – "What the authorities are doing is selling out our country to China," said Mr Thuận, a Catholic elementary school teacher, reacting to upcoming trade agreements between the Vietnamese government and its Chinese "communist brothers". Like him, millions of Vietnamese fear that the authorities will subject the country to the will of Beijing, when on 15 June the National Assembly votes a bill on "special administrative-economic zones". ...

Hanoi Residents Protest Confiscation of Their Homes For New Parking Lot
06.06.2018 (RFA) - More than 20 residents of a road built near a dyke in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi turned out on Tuesday to protest local authorities’ planned confiscation of their homes to make way for a new parking lot and a park, local sources said. ...

Hanói ‘vende a muy bajo precio’ zonas económicas a Beijing
06.06.2018 de Paul Nguyen Thanh (AsiaNews) - Hanói – “Lo que están haciendo las autoridades es vender nuestro país a China. Es cuanto declara el señor Thuận, maestro católico de una escuela primaria, sobre los próximos acuerdos comerciales entre el gobierno de Hanói y los “hermanos comunistas” chinos.

Vietnam: Jail Looms For Pastor, Activists As Appeals Fail
06.06.2018 (Eurasia Review) - A pastor and three other members of the Brotherhood for Democracy group have lost their appeals against convictions for trying to overthrow the communist government, a development that international rights groups have blasted as a violation of their rights. ...

Vietnamese Political Prisoner Tran Thi Nga Back in Touch With Family
06.06.2018 (RFA) - Vietnamese political prisoner Tran Thi Nga, after having been cut off from seeing her family for several months as part of disciplinary measures, was able to call her husband this week and a family visit to her in jail may take place next week, ...

Mai Khoi, la voix de la dissidence du Vietnam
05.06.2018 (Le Monde) - Armée de sa guitare, accompagnée d’envoûtantes percussions et d’un saxophone, elle chante, dans un crescendo presque dissonant : « A l’intérieur ; tu as le temps de penser, tu as le temps de te repentir, de regretter (…) d’avoir été un traître à la nation, de maintenir le peuple dans le noir et de l’oppresser. » Le titre de la chanson : Camp de rééducation. ...

50 nations 'curbing plastic pollution'
05.06.2018 By Roger Harrabin (BBC) - Fifty nations are now taking action to reduce plastic pollution, according to the biggest report so far from the UN. ...

Plastic wasteland: Asia's ocean pollution crisis
05.06.2018 (AFP) - About eight million tonnes of plastic waste are dumped into the world's oceans every year, the equivalent of one garbage truck of plastic being tipped into the sea every minute of every day. ...

Les mers d'Asie, poubelles plastiques de la planète
05.06.2018 Par Jenny VAUGHAN avec les bureaux d'Asie de l'AFP (France Soir) - Au Vietnam des sacs plastiques recouvrent la mangrove, en Thaïlande une baleine est morte après en avoir ingurgité 80, les îles indonésiennes n'ont parfois plus rien de paradisiaques ...

Plastikmüll
05.06.2018 Joachim Eggers (DW) - Zum Weltumwelttag rufen die UN zum Kampf gegen den Plastikmüll auf. [Video] ...

Los mares, vertederos de plástico del planeta
05.06.2018 Sonia Arrieta (El Diario Vasco) - El mar se ha convertido en un vertedero difuso, carente de fronteras, que permite a la basura extenderse por todo el planeta. Las cifras son alarmantes. ...

Southeast Asia's plastic "addiction" blights world's oceans
05.06.2018 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - ... As World Environment Day on Tuesday takes place and the United Nations calls for the "biggest-ever worldwide cleanup" of plastic pollution, experts are focused on Southeast Asia, home to four of the world's top marine plastic polluters. ...

En el Día del Medio Ambiente, el mundo le declara la guerra al plástico
05.06.2018 (Infobae) - Un informe de la ONU encendió las alarmas sobre la producción de plásticos y la ínfima proporción de los mismos que son reciclados cada año ...

Dramáticos tsunamis de plástico
05.06.2018 (LaTeja) - Mares de Asia emplastican al planeta. Si no hacemos nada de aquí al 2025 habrá 250 millones de toneladas de residuos en las aguas mundiales. En Vietnam, las bolsas de plástico cubren los manglares, ...

Ostdeutschland: Doppelt heimatlos?
04.06.2018 Ein Gastbeitrag von Angelika Nguyen (Die Zeit) - Sind Ostdeutsche wie Migranten? Keine schlechte Idee, findet Angelika Nguyen. Aber auch innerhalb der DDR verlief eine Grenze: zwischen weißen und nicht-weißen Ossis. - Da war sie wieder, im März dieses Jahres, mit dem Film Das schweigende Klassenzimmer: die westdeutsche Ansprache an die Ostdeutschen. ...

Drastic plastic: Vietnam beach awash with tide of blue waste
04.06.2018 Kham Nguyen, Thinh Nguyen (Reuters) - THANH HOA, Vietnam - There’s almost more plastic than sand on this long, tree-lined beach: Plastic helmets, plastic furniture and the plastic leg of a shop mannequin all jut out of an ocean of blue plastic bags. ...

Vietnam: Mehr Sonne und Wind, aber auch mehr Kohle?
04.06.2018 Wolfgang Pomrehn (Telepolis) - Vietnam hat sich den Ausbau erneuerbarer Energieträger vorgenommen. Premierminister Nguyen Xuan Phuc kündigte in einem Gespräch mit der Nachrichtenagentur Reuters an, die jährliche Strommenge dieses Sektors von derzeit 58 Milliarden Kilowattstunden (TWh) auf 101 TWh im Jahre 2020 und 186 TWh im Jahre 2030 auszuweiten. ...

Thailand plans regional infrastructure fund to reduce China dependence
04.06.2018 Yukako Ono (Nikkei Asian Review) - BANGKOK -- Thailand is taking the lead in creating a regional fund with its neighbors, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, to back infrastructure and other development projects and to lessen reliance on Chinese investment. ...

Vietnam upholds sentence for prominent human rights activists
04.06.2018 (Reuters) - HANOI - A Vietnamese court on Monday upheld prison sentences against four human rights campaigners convicted of attempting to overthrow the state, a lawyer said. ...

China’s hypocritical stance on maritime militarization
04.06.2018 By Xuan Loc Doan (Asia Times) - A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson last Thursday accused the United States of “staging a farce of a thief crying ‘stop thief.'” The allegation was made by Hua Chunying when she was asked to comment on Washington’s recent strong criticisms of Beijing’s militarization of the South China Sea. ...

Boat People, passeport pour l’enfer - la critique du film
03.06.2018 Virgile Dumez (à voir à lire) - Apocalypse then ! Sur un scénario mélodramatique, Ann Hui signe une œuvre sèche et sans concession qui tire à boulets rouges sur le régime communiste vietnamien des années 80. Abrupt, mais indispensable. ...

U.S. weighs more South China Sea patrols to confront 'new reality' of China
03.06.2018 (The Asahi Shimbun) - SINGAPORE--The United States is considering intensified naval patrols in the South China Sea in a bid to challenge China's growing militarization of the waterway, actions that could further raise the stakes in one of the world's most volatile areas. ...

EE.UU. acusa a Beijing de militarizar el Pacífico para intimidar y coercionar
03.06.2018 (La Pagina) - El secretario de Defensa de Estados Unidos, James Mattis, denunció que Beijing busca “militarizar” el Mar de China con la instalación de sofisticados equipos de armamentos en los islotes creados recientemente, y que se encuentran en territorio en disputa. ...

USA gehen auf Konfrontation zu China - ein wenig
02.06.2018 (DW) - Das Südchinesische Meer ist für die gesamte Region von immenser Bedeutung. Die USA versprechen den Ländern dort jetzt Unterstützung, wenn es darum geht, sich gegen die Großmacht in Peking zur Wehr zu setzen. ...

Le chef du Pentagone accuse la Chine d'"intimidation" en mer de Chine méridionale
02.06.2018 (Romandie) - Le renforcement des positions militaires de la Chine dans les eaux contestées de la mer de Chine méridionale et l'installation de systèmes d'armes sophistiqués le long de ce couloir maritime stratégique est destiné à "intimider" et "contraindre" ses voisins, a accusé samedi le chef du Pentagone, Jim Mattis. ...

US and China trade barbs over South China Sea island-building
02.06.2018 Simon Roughneen (Nikkei Asian Review) - SINGAPORE-- After U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused China of "intimidation" and "coercion" in the disputed South China Sea on Saturday, a Chinese general responded by saying that "countries accusing China" are the ones causing tension in the region. ...

Is Facebook helping Vietnam’s crackdown on pro-democracy activists?
02.06.2018 By David Hutt (Asia Times) - Activists say the US social media giant is obliging Communist Party requests to block and take down democracy and rights-related content. ...

Vietnam Blogger 'Mother Mushroom' in Hunger Strike Over Prison Treatment
01.06.2018 (RFA) - Jailed Vietnamese blogger Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, known also as “Mother Mushroom” has launched a hunger strike in protest at her treatment in prison, refusing to eat prison food she says sickens her, her mother told RFA’s Vietnamese Service on Friday. ...

Vietnam banker gets 30 years for embezzling millions
01.06.2018 (Daily Mail) - A Vietnamese banker has been jailed for 30 years and fined $700 million for embezzlement and wrongdoing, reports said Friday as the government forges ahead with its massive anti-graft sweep. ...




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