More Vietnam Articles

  • UN official: Vietnam violates religious freedom

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A U.N. official who went to Vietnam to assess religious freedom in this Southeast Asian country said Thursday that security agents closely monitored his visit and people he wanted to meet were harassed and intimidated. Heiner Bielefeldt, the U.N. special rapporteur, told...

  • Ron Paul calls for 'epidemic' of Edward Snowden-style whistleblowers

    Ron Paul is expanding his media footprint with a call for an "epidemic of truth-telling" by whistleblowers like Edward Snowden and Vietnam War-era tipster Daniel Ellsberg.

  • Typhoon kills 11 in Vietnam; China deaths up to 33

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A typhoon that barreled into northern Vietnam killed at least 11 people and left several missing, state media said, while in China the death toll from the strongest storm to strike the country's south in four decades rose to 33. Typhoon Rammasun made landfall in Vietnam...

  • China moves oil rig out of waters Vietnam claims

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — China on Wednesday moved an oil rig out of waters claimed by Hanoi after two months of drilling that triggered a near-breakdown in ties between the neighbors and led to deadly protests in Vietnam. Withdrawing the rig from near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea...

  • Truth is the cornerstone of freedom --- will Americans continue to stand up for it?

    During this important season of celebrating our nation's independence, think about the many courageous stories throughout history that contributed to the freedoms that we enjoy today.

  • Chinese patrol ships arrest 6 Vietnamese fishermen

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Chinese patrol ships arrested six Vietnamese fishermen in waters off China's Hainan Island, officials said Friday, an incident likely to heighten tensions between the nations as they spar over a territorial dispute. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said the...



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