Vietnam

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BBC accused of endangering World Service Vietnamese staff
Cost-cutting plan to move staff from London to Bangkok will put them at risk of abduction, reporters say

Jim Waterson Media editor

30, Sep, 2022 @2:41 PM

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Weather tracker: Typhoon Noru wreaks havoc across south-east Asia
As Hurricane Ian struck the Americas, Noru was ripping through the Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand

James Parrish and Lauren Herdman (MetDesk)

30, Sep, 2022 @8:59 AM

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Vietnam urged to free green activist Nguy Thi Khanh as it bids to join UN rights body
Goldman laureates raise concerns over Vietnam’s record on suppressing environmental protest

Chris Humphrey in Hanoi

14, Sep, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Children of the Mist review – shattering view of forced marriage in rural Vietnam
Director Ha Le Diem’s film questions not just the ‘bride kidnapping’ tradition of this remote community, but also the supposed neutrality of film-makers

Phuong Le

12, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘A leader of the world’: south-east Asian countries open to Putin pivot
Only Singapore has imposed sanctions, while others have been receptive to Moscow’s offers of friendship

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok

09, Sep, 2022 @9:33 AM

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Vietnam declares being LGBTQ+ is ‘not an illness’ in victory for gay rights
Campaigners hail landmark decision as a ‘huge paradigm shift’ in attitudes towards sexuality

Jasmine Gadhavi

24, Aug, 2022 @6:15 AM

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Hanoi brings back loudspeakers as old-school propaganda methods return to Vietnam
Speakers to be installed across capital for daily pronouncements as government’s plan labelled ‘archaic and redundant’

Andrew Nachemson

15, Aug, 2022 @1:03 AM

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Why the surprise when a wealthy capitalist makes a large donation to an Oxford college? | Letters
Elite universities regularly receive multimillion-pound gifts, so why single out Linacre College and the boss of Vietjet?

14, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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An Oxford college is about to link itself to a bikini airline. Now that’s what I call classy | Catherine Bennett
There’s a Faustian element to Linacre’s £155m deal with a Vietnamese billionaire

Catherine Bennett

07, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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New arrival to UK among four victims of Oldham mill fire
Police name four Vietnamese nationals who died in Greater Manchester in May

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

04, Aug, 2022 @11:01 PM

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‘Napalm girl’ Phan Thi Kim Phuc receives final burn treatment after 50 years
Phuc, pictured in 1972 running from napalm attack during Vietnam war, has final laser treatment in Miami

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

01, Jul, 2022 @12:40 PM

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Love of the Irish: why are Gaelic games so popular in Asia?
Hurling, camogie and other sports have pushed into places like Thailand and Vietnam, where players find them inclusive

Rebecca Root in Bangkok

21, Jun, 2022 @11:06 PM

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