Huynh Thuc Vy faces trial under article 276 of the 1999 penal code for allegedly disrespecting the national flag if convicted will save 3 years imprisonment.
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Vietnamese blogger Mother Mushroom tells activists, you are not alone while walking VOA through her story from blogging, arrests and presents state of live.
New Vietnam communist party head to have unprecedented power to keep relations stable with old foe China and stronger trade and security ties with U.S.
Vietnam’s rubber stamp National Assembly elected Communist Party General-Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong as the country’s president on Tuesday.
Prominent Vietnamese blogger sent to exile in U.S. says her reunion with family after two years in prison is proof she is not alone in speaking for freedom.
Vietnamese dissident Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, known as “Mother Mushroom”, was released from prison on Wednesday and left Vietnam on a flight to the U.S.
Call it Vollywood? Vietnam’s movie scene is growing quickly, with an explosion of theaters across the country and more filmmakers entering the market.
Communist Party of Vietnam has decided to nominate its general secretary as the sole candidate for the presidency, succeeding late President Tran Dai Quang.
Little will be done to improve women’s rights in Vietnam a communist country as Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh a female has been appointed president.
Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang, one of the country’s top three leaders but with mostly ceremonial duties, died Friday after an illness.