The pair, who had been jailed before, were convicted most recently under Article 79, a broadly worded national security law.
Vo An Don says he expects to be made an example of for posting allegations of bribery on Facebook.
The April 2016 Formosa toxic spill galvanized activists, many of whom have been jailed.
Sailor was freed from Abu Sayyaf after nine months in captivity.
Truyen's wife likens his arrest to a kidnapping and says she worries about his safety.
Vietnamese bishop from disaster-stricken coastal area visits Taiwan to compare notes with lawyers who have dealt with pollution cases involving Formosa.
His family members say they are angered by his arrest and rejected the charges against him.
Thirteen are sent back from Cambodia on Wednesday, a U.S.-based rights group confirms.
Fishing boat had cargo of slaughtered sharks, according to the Philippine coast guard.
The trial didn’t address the dispute that sparked a standoff between farmers and authorities in April.
Mud, soil and sand from a power plant will instead be used as fill in another harbor, says the Binh Thuan provincial government.
Activist Grace Bui says 13 were among 16 whose applications were rejected, while the fate of the other three is unclear.
Residents say the case is unrelated to their dispute, which sparked a standoff with authorities in April.
He is seized at home following the arrests just days before of other members of the Brotherhood for Democracy civil society group.
A furious Berlin expels a Vietnamese intelligence official and warns of further consequences after Trinh Xuan Thanh is snatched by armed men on July 23.
Rates of infection are climbing over numbers reported last year, health officials say.
The four men were members of a democracy group founded by jailed lawyer Nguyen Van Dai.
They call on the government to release Tran Thi Nga, who was sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment and five years’ house arrest for ‘conducting anti-state propaganda.’
Le Dinh Luong is accused of membership in the banned U.S.-based opposition party Viet Tan and other anti-state activities.
Residents say they disagree with the ruling and call for dialogue.
Tran Thi Nga is sentenced for conducting 'propaganda against the state' under a law widely used to silence dissent.
China’s warning comes days after the confirmation of a major gas field in the area.
The crewman is the third to die as a hostage of Abu Sayyaf in the last week.
The government kept relatives in the dark about the hostage situation, sources say.
The severed heads of two men were lying near their bodies, officials say.
Tran Hoang Phuc, 23, was detained on July 3 under article 88 of Vietnam's penal code
About 1,000 parishioners from Quang Binh province demand payouts from local administrators for the loss of livelihoods they have suffered.
Activist Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh is convicted for ‘spreading propaganda against the state.’
They are assaulted when they resist the removal of a cross they say was set up on land belonging to their church.
Pham Minh Hoang is put on a plane to Paris after Hanoi's decision to strip his citizenship.