Vietnam

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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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Two lovers at sunset in Vietnam … Maika Elan’s best photograph
‘Although homosexuality is legal in Vietnam, I still got negative reactions to my pictures of couples being intimate. And this just motivated me to take more’

Interview by Ross Lancaster

18, May, 2022 @2:16 PM

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14-year-old art sensation Xeo Chu: ‘I kind of keep it hidden from friends’
The young Vietnamese artist gets compared to Jackson Pollock and his pictures sell for $150,000 and up. But as his first solo London show opens, he talks about the future, donating to charity and the fact that he’s ‘just a kid’

Stuart Jeffries

06, Apr, 2022 @9:40 AM

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Robert Ashe obituary
Other lives: Humanitarian aid worker who helped people flee from the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia

John Ashe

03, Apr, 2022 @5:06 PM

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Thao Nguyen Phan: ‘There’s beauty and optimism in these tragic stories’
The Vietnamese artist has turned her despair at the historical injustices in her country into paintings, light sculptures, projection and film that dream of a better future

Rosanna McLaughlin

28, Feb, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Vietnamese activists routinely placed under house arrest, report finds
Authorities regularly detain rights campaigners, environmentalists and dissidents to prevent them travelling or attending events, says Human Rights Watch

Rebecca Ratcliffe

17, Feb, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Award-winning Vietnamese environmentalist arrested as rights groups fear ‘clamp down’
Green energy activist Nguy Thi Khanh, recipient of the Goldman prize, is latest activist to be detained on tax-related charges

Chris Humphrey in Hanoi

09, Feb, 2022 @1:19 PM

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Covid news: Anti-vax mob targets UK opposition leader; Sweden eases travel curbs – as it happened
Police rescue Keir Starmer from protesters; Sweden move comes as country plans to remove Omicron restrictions on Wednesday

Helen Livingstone (now); Tom Ambrose, Tobi Thomas and Miranda Bryant (earlier)

07, Feb, 2022 @11:59 PM

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‘It has been three years’: Australian activist’s wife pleads for government help in freeing him from Vietnam jail
Chau Van Kham’s family urges Australian government to intervene as 72-year-old remains in prison for his pro-democracy work

Ben Doherty

29, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Thich Nhat Hanh obituary
Zen Buddhist monk and peace campaigner who brought mindfulness to the west

Vishvapani Blomfield

23, Jan, 2022 @3:28 PM

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From MLK to Silicon Valley, how the world fell for ‘father of mindfulness’
The Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat Hanh, who has died at 95, gave his movement a global reach and influence

Miranda Bryant

22, Jan, 2022 @7:32 PM

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Vietnamese people smuggler jailed for 15 years over deaths of 39 people
Gang leader Vo Van Hong sentenced by Belgian court over deaths in sealed lorry container in Essex

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

19, Jan, 2022 @5:39 PM

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