Villagers near Vietnam’s capital battle with ‘thugs’ hired to clear their land for a development project.
Observers say Vietnam is tightening controls online ahead of a proposed decree on Internet usage.
A Vietnamese dissident researcher is freed after serving three years.
The United States says the planned proposal will curtail online freedom of expression in Vietnam.
Vietnam throws out appeals by two activists sentenced for spreading propaganda against the state.
Four Vietnamese Catholic students are imprisoned for distributing anti-government leaflets under a controversial law.
A rights group calls for the release of four young Vietnamese men.
A seasonal ban on fishing in disputed waters in the South China Sea goes into effect.
US official says relations with Vietnam hinge on improving its rights record.
Real estate in the Lao capital explodes in value.
Villagers are beaten while being evicted from their homes to make way for an industrial park.
Vietnamese media say two state radio reporters were assaulted by police while watching a land eviction.
Three netizens in Vietnam face charges for ‘conducting propaganda.’
Vietnam is pressuring unregistered Buddhists leading up to a religious holiday.
Police in Vietnam arrest a U.S.-based activist on ‘terrorism’ charges.
A day after Vietnamese security forces forcibly occupied land for a development project, villagers are left panic-stricken.
Several thousand security personnel in Vietnam move to take control of disputed land from protesting villagers.
Chinese authorities are accused of repeatedly beating a group of Vietnamese fishermen during nearly two months of custody.
Outspoken writer Nguyen Van Hai and two others face charges for speaking out against the Vietnamese government.
Vietnam is sending monks to contested islands in the South China Sea.
Gathering the group in Hanoi suggests Vietnam may prosecute the long-held detainees.
Internet giants like Google and Facebook may have to cooperate with government censors.
Nearly 50 percent of Vietnam’s companies say they have been a victim of government graft.
Hanoi seems to be against a bilateral approach to ending a maritime dispute with China.
Vietnam revokes the visas of a Catholic delegation.
Vietnamese authorities throw a Mennonite clergyman in jail and cancel visas of three Vatican officials.
The detention of two Vietnamese boats by Chinese authorities in disputed waters rekindles a territorial spat.
Vietnamese rice farmers say they were given only two days notice before being evicted.
A religious freedom watchdog again calls for U.S. action against the Southeast Asian nation.
Vietnam jails ethnic minority members after the UN accuses Hanoi of discriminatory practices.