This article originally appeared at our sister site, the Asia Digital Life Project. At the end of last month, a U.S.-government organization called the Open […]
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December 4 was not a slow news day in Vietnam. The National Assembly’s “revisions” to the nation’s Constitution, which had been approved less than a […]
On October 22, Vietnam was set alight by news of the attempted cover-up of a private medical patient’s death in Hanoi. The incident had all […]
It’s now been two and a half months since Vietnam’s much-discussed Decree 72 went into effect, on September 1, and so far there’s been nary […]
With Vietnam’s economy wallowing in the doldrums, inflation rising like a banh mi in a brick oven, and the cost of living for ordinary working […]
Elsewhere in the Western hemisphere, August represents the tail end of summer, a winding down of the year before the slow march into winter. Here […]
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When it comes to censoring entertainment media content for what it deems the “public good,” Vietnam’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has typically had […]
A publicist’s worst nightmare is to get a perfectly crafted story out, after endless screening, planning and forecasting, at the wrong moment. No matter how […]