Daily Archives: June 27, 2015

Vietnam frees high-profile dissident lawyer

Hanoi (AFP) – One of Vietnam’s most prominent dissidents vowed to continue his anti-China activism after being released from prison on Saturday after serving two and a half years on tax evasion charges. Le Quoc Quan, a Catholic blogger and … Continue reading

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When Vietnam and China Bicker, Traders on the Border Feel the Bluster

By MIKE IVESJUNE 25, 2015 Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/26/world/asia/when-vietnam-and-china-bicker-traders-on-the-border-feel-the-bluster.html?_r=0 LAO CAI, Vietnam — National flags rustled in the breeze on both banks of the Red River, but nothing else was moving at this normally bustling border crossing. On the Chinese side, a … Continue reading

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