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Vietnamese journalist sentenced to 4 years in jail
Posted on 10 Sep 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

HANOI 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... Read More

US diplomat urges Vietnam to improve human rights
Posted on 6 Feb 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

HANOI 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 version... Read More

Vietnam jails pastor of banned Mennonite church
Posted on 27 Mar 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

HANOI 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... Read More

Vietnam convicts 3 bloggers for anti-gov't posts
Posted on 25 Sep 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

HANOI 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... Read More

SE Asian leaders urges credible Myanmar elections
Posted on 9 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

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... Read More

UN starts $5M Agent Orange cleanup at Vietnam base
Posted on 30 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

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... Read More

Southeast Asian Laws Toolbox
Posted on 3 Jan 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff (SoEA)

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... Read More