HANOI, Vietnam - (AP) Southeast Asian leaders urged Myanmar's isolated military regime Friday to hold "inclusive" elections amid controversy over planned polls the opposition has vowed to boycott and denounced as designed to extend the junta's rule.
The 16th annual summit of the...
HANOI, Vietnam - (AP) The United Nations has launched a $5 million project to clean up Agent Orange contamination at a former U.S military air base in Vietnam, the world body said Tuesday.
The project will focus on dioxin contamination at Bien Hoa airport on the outskirts of southern Ho Chi Minh City...
Welcome to LexisNexis South East Asian Laws Toolbox , the law toolbox that brings you LexisNexis content available for the nations of South East Asia, excluding the Peoples’ Republic of China. You will find below the legal content and analysis that we have for several countries in this burgeoning...
Vietnam (AP) - A senior U.S. diplomat says Vietnam should improve its human
rights record in order to make progress in its relationship with the United
States. Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell says Vietnam's stance on Full
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Vietnam (AP) - A court in central Vietnam sentenced the pastor of an outlawed
Mennonite church to 11 years in prison for sowing division between the
communist government and its citizens, state-controlled media reported Tuesday.
Nguyen Cong Chinh, 43, was convicted of Full
Vietnam (AP) - A Vietnamese journalist who bribed a police officer as part of
an undercover investigation into corruption was sentenced to four years in
prison on Friday, while the officer who accepted the money got a five-year
sentence, state-controlled media reported. Relatives and colleagues...
Vietnam (AP) - Vietnam issued jail sentences ranging from four to 12 years on
Monday to three bloggers who wrote about human rights abuses, corruption and
foreign policy, intensifying a crackdown on its citizens' use of Internet to
criticize the government. The cases are particularly Full...