Newly unemployed laborers need cash to survive until they can get back to work.
China's assertive behavior in regional disputes continues despite the COVID-19 pandemic now commanding world attention.
Dien Bien People’s Court sentences 12 of their alleged accomplices to jail terms of 24 months to 20 years.
Laos shuts down schools while Cambodia arrests alleged spreader of ‘misinformation.’
Truong Duy Nhat sentenced to 10 years for “vague charges.”
Some 20 people are believed to have been detained at the landfill residents want shuttered.
Myanmar cancels 80-day festival as Cambodia arrests more Facebookers
Like Beijing, Hanoi is keen to "control the narrative" on sensitive political issues, says Safeguard Defenders.
Patient Visited U.S., Qatar, and South Korea.
Truong Duy Nhat, a frequent critic of Vietnam's government, was kidnapped in Thailand in 2019 to be brought back for trial.
Y Ngun Knul was sentenced to an 18-year term, later reduced, for demanding the opening of a Protestant church closed by authorities.
Du Thi Thanh is asking for exoneration for her husband Le Dinh Kinh, and for information on the condition of relatives now held in detention.
Now living in Hue in poor health, Nguyen Van Ly still calls for resistance to Vietnam's communist government, his nephew says.
Germany-based Bui Thanh Hieu's 86-year-old mother, now in hospital, has been made a particular target for harassment, he says.
Chau Van Kham, a retired baker from Australia, must now serve a 12-year-term for being a member of the U.S.-based Viet Tan opposition party.
Truong Duy Nhat's lawyers have said the court had effectively blocked their plans for defending their client.
South Korean coronavirus patient was in Vietnam one week before testing positive.
Only one of Truong Duy Nhat's lawyers has been told to come to court, blocking their plans for defending their client.
Tran Thi Hoa had called on residents of Dong Nai province to support a US-based group opposing Vietnam's communist government.
Twenty South Koreans refuse to be quarantined for health ministry required 14 days.
He had been held in detention or under house arrest for more than three decades for peacefully advocating for democracy and religious freedom.
Six human traffickers are now under arrest in Vietnam, with a seventh being sought in China, in a case in which 39 migrant workers were found suffocated last year in an abandoned truck in Britain.
China, ASEAN Ministers Hold Emergency meeting in Laos on COVID-19.
Du Thi Thanh, wife of slain village leader Le Dinh Kinh, collapsed in a faint after police insisted she sign a statement saying she had refused to cooperate with them.
Pressure from the international community has done little to force change in Vietnam, they said.
Europe's ratification last week of a Free Trade Agreement with Vietnam will embolden leaders to commit further crackdowns, rights groups say.
Son Loi commune in ‘high spirits’ days after quarantine begins.
Trade with China decimated in Myanmar, while Cambodia allows cruise ship to dock then declares it virus-free.
Cambodia’s Hun Sen tells countrymen not to discriminate against Chinese, while Chinese Consul in Myanmar says Beijing has things under control.
Lawmakers should instead use the leverage to push for concrete improvements, the group says.