Dang Xuan Dieu was released from prison, as authorities stopped Pham Thanh Nghien at the border with Cambodia.
The human smuggling arrests come as Hanoi says human trafficking jumped in 2016.
The Formosa steel mill disaster devastated the country's central coast, killing hundreds of tons of fish and sparking protests, lawsuits, and arrests.
Shrimp paste and paint are smeared on Tran Thu Nam's home.
A coroner’s report says that Pham Dang Toan died because he ran, not because police beat him.
An expansion of the ‘Magnitsky’ act gives Washington a new legal tool.
At least two men are beaten and one was threatened with a gun as police and thugs break up the session.
Nguyen Van Dai's time in prison is extended for the third time as he faces charges of 'conducting propaganda against the state.'
Experts criticize the hydropower companies and the government for failing to heed warnings and take action.
The “National Force to Launch the Democracy Flag” group had only six members, but two were well-known for their views.
Convictions for ‘organizing for others to flee the country illegally’ come under a new law as Canberra and Hanoi sign immigration agreement.
About 1,000 people from Thach Ha district in Ha Tinh province say the compensation is not enough to cover their losses from the company's toxic chemical spill.
Environment and Natural Resources Minister Tran Hong Ha promises tougher pollution regulations and more compensation.
While Hanoi ballyhooed the company’s $500-million compensation plan, protestors say the money hasn’t come.
A reporter and his boss are suspended after drunken Facebook rant criticizes Fidel Castro.
Can Thi Theu must now serve 20 months for protesting eviction from her family farm, the court says.
Defendants in the case say a promise to let them go free once they returned was broken.
The women were among those who blocked Highway 1A in Ha Tinh province last year as a protest over detention of two men.
Human Rights Office for Southeast Asia also seeks an investigation into torture allegations.
Smuggled in by truck from Russia, many never make it past the border, sources say.
Nguyen Dang Minh Man’s mother hopes for her release, but doubts that her daughter will be allowed to stay in the country.
The militant group claiming allegiance to the Islamic State has been kidnapping people in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.
Four arrests come as the Formosa chemical spill continues to be a political flash point.
Some district residents report that they are still waiting for aid deliveries from relief teams.
Vietnam's rice bowl is imperiled by salt from rising seas as extreme weather events and climate change pose complex challenges.
A land dispute may have led to the deadly confrontation in the country's Central Highlands.
Authorities accused of threats, abductions and harassment as Catholic parishioners push for more compensation.
As the country is inundated, questions arise over how hydroelectric facilities respond.
Activists say big protests spooked Communist authorities, who responded with arrests, terror blacklist for democracy group.
Nguyen Ngoc Gia’s term was reduced in part because his family was loyal to the state.