Hanoi’s 2017 Crackdown on Freedom of Expression

Don Le|30/08/2017|

August 30, 2017 Vietnamese authorities have been continuing their crackdown on freedom of expression, detaining advocates and drafting cybersecurity laws which target online content critical of the state. This is a worrying sign for Vietnamese [...]

Why Hà Nội Still Pretends to Care

Tran Minh Nhat|02/06/2017|

Editor’s Note: Ahead of Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc’s meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, Loa reporter Trần Minh Nhật provides this view from Lâm Đồng. The past few weeks have seen a flurry of [...]

Statement by Viet Tan at Formosa Headquarters

Duy Hoang|10/08/2016|

Viet Tan’s spokesman gave a statement in front of Formosa Plastics Corporation in Taipei regarding Vietnam’s recent environmental disaster. August 10, 2016 In April, tons of dead fish began washing up along Vietnam’s central coast. [...]

Vietnam After Obama

Duy Hoang|30/05/2016|

May 30, 2016 Obama’s Vietnam visit could nudge domestic change while pushing Hanoi away from Beijing When Xi Jinping paid a state visit to Vietnam last November, he was welcomed with a 21-gun salute by [...]

Vietnamese Have High Expectations for Obama Visit

Viet Tan Alert|06/05/2016|

Viet Tan brings you the latest analysis on pressing issues in Vietnam. An overwhelming majority of Vietnamese said they are eager to welcome President Obama when he arrives in Vietnam later this month. President Obama [...]

No Trade Without Freedom of Information

Duy Hoang & Christophe Deloire|13/02/2016|

February 12, 2016 By Christophe Deloire, Secretary General, Reporters Without Borders and Duy Hoang, US-based leader of Viet Tan Sunnylands summit: Hanoi officials must commit to improve freedom of information in exchange for trade agreement. [...]