Hundreds gather at Ky Anh court to file claims, with hundreds more expected to arrive next day.
The place of worship sits in an area that is planned for a lucrative development project.
No one appears to have been injured or detained, a villager says.
Thousands take to the streets in the central coastal region because residents still have no jobs and children cannot return to school.
Mother of activist jailed in Vietnam for Facebook critiques of corrupt communist cadres says she was roughed up at her son's trial.
A blogger and his cousin receive three and two-year terms respectively for carrying out 'propaganda against the state.'
Fishermen and activists say the government’s report on the recovery paints too rosy a picture.
The rare shooting death in the country leads to speculation over motive.
Marchers demand answers regarding lack of government support for fishermen now out of work.
Nguyen Van Minh and two other activists were arrested for 'obstructing traffic' while traveling to visit a former political prisoner.
Demonstrators fear pollution from a solid waste plant built near Ninh An village, where people are falling ill.
The organization’s chairman says the Vietnamese government will take measures against Beijing should it take action against the fishermen.
Nghi Thiet villagers say the government failed to heed their concerns about the cement plant development.
While a Vietnamese official breaks his silence on the Formosa steel plant chemical spill, questions remain over the facility's approval.
The station won't promote celebrities who reject Vietnam's own claims in the resource-rich region, vice director says.
Citizens hail the decision while saying they wish their government would do more to defend their own country's claims.
Some are forced into cars before being robbed and left without phones or clothes in remote areas.
Vietnamese fishermen affected by a pollution-related fish kill are losing their trust in authorities who won't talk to them, a parish priest says.
Activists say Hanoi was too lenient with Taiwan steel plant that destroyed the livelihoods of 1.4 million fishermen.