A clause prohibiting lump-sum pension payouts had prompted a rare strike in March.
She was sentenced for anti-state activity after photographing anti-China protests.
He is facing charges of ‘infringing upon the interests of the state.’
Pham Thi Loc says she will continue fighting for victims of injustice.
The incident marks the second beating of a public campaigner in the capital in weeks.
Analysts say exports will benefit, but imports will suffer and drive up inflation.
The call for reform comes ahead of an annual US-Vietnam rights dialogue.
Activists critical of Hanoi’s rights practices, split on U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact.
He says lawmakers should wait to approve the project, citing a host of concerns.
Blogger Dieu Cay speaks to RFA about freedom of the press and expression in Vietnam.
Rights group sees no improvement, further deterioration in 'countries of particular concern.'
Vietnamese rights lawyer Le Cong Dinh speaks to RFA on the 40th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon.
Her son says that prison guards have encouraged the woman’s cellmates to mistreat her.
They say such rights violations in their country are systemic.
The men were part of a group monitoring his home, he says.
Villagers angered by dust block traffic, create 20-km jam on highway in Binh Thuan province
The 2015 Civil Rights Defender of the Year sees a difficult year ahead for that cause in Vietnam.
Officers beat and arrest those who resisted the forced eviction and some bystanders.
The government shift halts the week-long protests.