A Vietnamese court has upheld a nine-year prison sentence for Pham Doan Trang, journalist and prominent dissident, who was earlier convicted of anti-state activities. Trang's lawyers and state media said the Hanoi People's High Court rejected Trang's appeals, during a tightly controlled trial in the capital. Trang, 44, was convicted in December of conducting propaganda … Continue reading Journalist gets 9-year prison term for criticizing government
The Chinese Embassy in Vietnam on Thursday released a statement refuting U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris' verbal attacks on China during her visit to Vietnam. Image: Kamala Harris Harris instigated Southeast Asian countries to join the United States to raise pressure on China, making it clear that the sole purpose of her visit was to … Continue reading Chinese embassy in Vietnam slams Kamala Harris’ for politically disruptive comments
For every visitor or resident in Hanoi, sights of abandoned American planes from the Vietnam War in the 1970s are a common occurrence. In truth, that war left millions dead, and its influence is still being felt here in the city loud and clear. Wreckage like this can be found almost in every corner of … Continue reading What’s at stake for the 2nd Kim-Trump Summit?
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's armored train has arrived in China in advance of the second summit with US President Donald Trump in Vietnam, according to media reports. The train arrived in the border city of Dandong after 9pm local time (13:00 GMT) on Saturday, according to South Korea's Yonhap news agency and the specialist outlet NK News, … Continue reading Amid high security, Kim Jong Un travels to Vietnam by train
Chinese citizens who travel abroad for vacations, studies or work, have applauded the country's police for its prompt response to challenging security situations. https://cdn5.img.sputniknews.com/images/103366/10/1033661071.jpg Police in Central China's Hunan province have been praised on social media for their response to online requests for help from Chinese tourists, whose travel documents were stolen in Vietnam. A … Continue reading Chinese Tourists get instant help from Police through Sina Weibo
The Vietnamese police has arrested and detained a large number of citizens who held celebrations to mark an anniversary of the country's war with China. http://cdn.bignewsnetwork.com/rfa1487377038.jpg According to a report from Radio Free Asia, over ten persons were remanded in prison custody earlier on Friday but were released later in the evening. The news outlet quotes … Continue reading Police in Vietnam detain citizens for celebrating 1979 War with China
Tour guides who work at the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace and other Beijing tourist attractions listed as World Cultural Heritage sites, have been warned not to go off script while rendering services to visitors. Image shows visitors at the Tianmen Square in Beijing. A report from Beijing Youth Daily says it discovered … Continue reading Chinese tour guides lie about history in Beijing and everywhere they go
In a courageous show of power, the Vietnamese authorities has taken hold of a Chinese vessel in the South China sea, reports say. The Vietnamese coast guard in the northern port city of Haiphong confirmed that the said ship carrying diesel fuel was seized, the report added. The incident at the infamous Gulf of Tonkin on … Continue reading Tension Rises as Vietnam Seizes Chinese Ship In South China Sea.