Category: VD-NEWS

Dealing with fake news or silencing opposition voice?

More than a dozen days before the 13th National Congress of the ruling Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) opened, Vietnam’s Defense Ministry and Ministry of Information and Communications on January 13 strengthened their cooperation with the stated goal of ensuring…
Activist Thu Thuy sentenced to 7 years in prison

Activist Dinh Thi Thu Thuy was sentenced to 7 years in prison at the first-instance hearing carried out by the People’s Court of Hau Giang province on January 20 as the trial panel found her guilty of “conducting anti-state propaganda”…
Can communist regime guarantee foothold for talent people?

“The national strategy to attract and appreciate talents” announced by Vietnam’s Ministry of Home Affairs has just been published by the media saying that a new good institution ensures a sustainable foothold for talented people. Professor Nguyen Dinh Cong, former…
Why people have to share difficulties with BOT businesses ?!

Voters in Binh Dinh province have sent recommendations to the Ministry of Transport, asking “Continue to implement non-stop toll collection and direct investors to have a plan to reduce ticket prices through BOT toll stations to support businesses and people…
Are lifelong judges fit into one-party political regime?

On December 14, 2020, the Supreme People’s Court in collaboration with the European Union (EU) and the UN Development Program (UNDP) organized a consultation workshop on the draft evaluation report five years of implementing the 2014 Law on Organization of…
Harsh prison sentences and press freedom in Vietnam

Journalist Le Ha, in charge of the independent television channel “Vietnamese TV,” on the evening of January 6, told RFA that a 37-year prison sentence was pronounced by a Vietnamese court to three members of the “Independent Journalists Association of…