Nguyen Van Duc Do is serving an 11-year prison term for criticizing the government's handling of a 2016 chemical waste spill that devastated Vietnam's central coast.
Nguyen Hoang Nam was sentenced in 2018 to four years in prison for trying to join a friend for worship services.
Some Vietnamese believe that Hanoi's one-party Communist government has failed to take a strong enough stance on the issue.
'Abominable,' produced jointly by Chinese and US animation studios, includes a scene showing China's 9-Dash Line demarcation of disputed waters.
Dissident blogger Huynh Truong Ca needs urgent medical care, his family members say.
Nguyen Ngoc Anh endures abuse as prison authorities try to coerce him to give up appeal.
The recommendation comes amid frustration over Hanoi’s tepid response to incidents in the disputed waters.
Truong Duy Nhat’s lawyer says authorities forced him to postpone a meeting with his client so an investigator could be present.
The temple’s 79-year-old abbot threatens to set himself on fire to make the attackers leave the scene.
Foreign Ministry declares that there is “no dispute” over Vanguard Bank.
Nguyen Duc Quoc Vuong was arrested for “making, storing, distributing or disseminating information, documents and items against the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.”
Father says Dien “looks very ill and weak” but won’t stop protest over mistreatment of political prisoners.
The move shows Vietnam's government is listening to public concerns over China's influence, some sources say.
Vu Thi Dung and Nguyen Thi Ngoc Suong must now serve their full terms of six and five years, respectively, for their postings on Facebook.
Vietnam may be afraid to push back, fearing damage to bilateral relations, some experts say.
Rights groups point to growing interference in religion and other freedoms and call for a strengthened US response.
Truong Duy Nhat had improperly used his influence with authorities in Da Nang to acquire property at less than its true value, the indictment says.
Fellow prisoner relays to his brother information about Nguyen Van Hoa’s status.
In accepting the prize, Trang vowed to continue to ‘fight until journalism is no longer seen as a crime.’
China's survey ship and escorts still operate inside Vietnam's exclusive economic zone, the foreign ministry says.