By Tran Van Minh Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Workers at a major Vietnamese footwear factory for Nike and Adidas ended a weeklong strike last Thursday after the government agreed to their demands on retirement payouts. The stoppage by thousands of workers at the Taiwanese-owned Pou Yuen factory in southern Ho Chi Minh City […]
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A recently announced government decision to allow a casino on Vietnam’s biggest island drew mixed reactions Friday from citizens, who weighed its potential economic benefits against its perceived social vices.
By Chris Brummitt The Associated Press HAIPHONG, Vietnam (AP) — A court sentenced a family of four Vietnamese fish farmers to between two and five years in prison on Friday, April 5 after finding them guilty of attempted murder for fighting back with homemade guns and land mines against a state eviction squad.
By Chris Brummitt THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Hanoi, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam’s embattled prime minister acknowledged Monday, Oct. 23, that he had mismanaged the country’s slumping economy, and he pledged to push forward with difficult reforms of bloated state-owned enterprises.