Vietnam stops drilling for gas

24. July Vietnam halts drilling after 'China threats'  - Vietnam has reportedly terminated a gas-drilling expedition in a disputed area of the South China Sea, following strong threats from China.

Blogger fik 10 års fængsel

Vietnam is jailing female activists over their Facebook posts - Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, a blogger and single mother, known as “Mother Mushroom,” was sentenced to 10 years behind bars, She was jailed for distributing propaganda against the state.

Voksende klimaforandringer

Southern Vietnam is one of the most at-risk regions in the world in terms of the potential impacts of climate change. Both the Mekong Delta and Saigon face growing challenges from sea level rise, flooding, and other water-related issues

More than 30 people dead or missing

4/8: Sơn La Province: More than 30 people are dead or missing after tragically damaging rains and floods hit northern mountainous provinces over the past three days.

Korruption i Cambodia

Hollow growth leaves Cambodians wanting more - Corruption, lagging development foster discontent ahead of election season. Cambodian 'democracy' is on its last legs - The facade of freedom is fading as Hun Sen puts civil society in his crosshairs.

Globalization is 'inevitable'

Like it or not, globalization is 'inevitable,' Vietnamese PM sayd on 5. July - Nguyen Xuan Phuc stresses commitment to free trade, including TPP.

Land dispute in Hanoi

7/7 Rebel Hanoians facing punishment for 'seizing' military land -  22/4 The mayor of Hanoi met with representatives from village and secured the release of 19 policemen and officials who had been held hostage by villagers for 1 week.

Cambodia: kvinder besvimer

RADIO P!: Efterforskerne: Røg, panik og Vero Moda. I februar måned brød en brand ud på en fabrik i Cambodia, der syr Vero Moda-tøj for modegiganten Bestseller. Det endte med at 40 personer faldt bevidstløse om og måtte indlægges.

Storm hit north-central

17. July: Trocial storm Talas wrecks havoc in north-central Vietnam - At least one person has been killed, 13 boat crew are missing and thousands of homes have been damaged after typhoon Talas made landfall in north-central.

Cambodia's Crumbling Democracy

July 2017: Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen counts on China as he cracks down in Cambodia – has he miscalculated? Hun Sen faces a slow erosion of support. Opposition parties are building a stronger base ahead of general elections next year.