Viet Nam

 
Anniversaries from 'unhistory'
Anniversaries from 'unhistory'
George Orwell coined the useful term "unperson" for creatures denied personhood because they don't abide by state doctrine. We may add the term...
Kruger Park enlists 150 new rangers to protect rhinos
Kruger Park enlists 150 new rangers to protect rhinos
An additional 150 rangers will be deployed to the Kruger National Park in 2012 in a bid to combat rhino poaching, Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa said on Sunday....
Number of jailed journalists reaches 15-year high
Number of jailed journalists reaches 15-year high
The number of jailed reporters has hit a 15-year high, with Iran, Eritrea and China holding the most, according to a report released on Thursday by...
Vietnam seeks $500m to clear war-era bombs, mines
Vietnam seeks $500m to clear war-era bombs, mines
Vietnam is seeking $500-million in assistance from domestic and international sources to help clear war-era bombs and mines and reduce the...
Vietnam's Javan rhinos poached into oblivion
Vietnam's Javan rhinos poached into oblivion
An endangered Javan rhinoceros found dead in Vietnam last year was the country's last, rendering the species all but extinct, the World Wildlife...
SA, Vietnam team up to thwart rhino poachers
SA, Vietnam team up to thwart rhino poachers
The department of environmental affairs and the government of Vietnam on Wednesday unveiled plans for a joint collaboration to curb the hunting of...
Vietnam prices stable due to African rice demand
Vietnam prices stable due to African rice demand
Vietnam has been contracted to sell around 100 000 tonnes of 25% broken rice to several African nations so far in June, helping to keep prices...
Vietnam, US begin Agent Orange clean-up
Vietnam, US begin Agent Orange clean-up
Vietnam and the United States took the first step towards cleaning up Agent Orange contamination on Friday, a development that the top US diplomat...
Tensions between Vietnam, China escalate
Tensions between Vietnam, China escalate
Vietnam announced on Friday that it would hold a live-fire naval drill next week in the South China Sea as an escalating maritime dispute fuels...
Emerging markets the ones to watch
Emerging markets the ones to watch
Investors have shown a tendency to snub those mature markets coming out of recession, suffering from a hangover of indebtedness and stimulus...
UN announces Agent Orange clean-up for Vietnam
UN announces Agent Orange clean-up for Vietnam
The United Nations announced a $5-million project on Monday to clean up wartime contamination in Vietnam caused by Agent Orange sprayed by the...
Google says Vietnam political blogs hacked
Google says Vietnam political blogs hacked
Internet giant Google says Vietnamese computer users have been spied on and political blogs hacked in attacks that a leading web security firm...

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