FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Hillary Clinton, America’s secretary of state, was for the most part shown a very warm welcome in Vietnam last month. Not everything she had to say however brought smiles to the faces of her hosts. In Hanoi for just a day, she reiterated her concern about the human-rights record in general and about “restrictions on free expression online in particular”.
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — When human rights in Vietnam are discussed in the international community it is invariably the nation’s track record on freedom of speech, or lack thereof, which takes precedence. Read more from […]
FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — A 500-strong crowd gathered for a service to commemorate Long Tan Day in southern Vietnam. The battle site memorial service on Thursday was organised by the Australian embassy and consulate, with […]