Trinh Xuan Thanh disappeared in Berlin, where he was seeking refuge, and turned up back in Vietnam; Germany demanded his return and has expelled a Vietnamese intelligence officer.
A businesswoman and an academic are leading efforts spurred by social media outcry that government is failing Doan Thi Huong
Laos used to be politically and culturally influenced by Vietnam, but some analysts say it has now come within the Chinese sphere of influence.
Foreign Ministry spokesman says opinions on South China Sea issue, apparently posted by Vietnamese writers, 'do not reflect Vietnam’s stance'.
In parliamentary speech, Nguyen Xuan Phuc also vows to defend sovereignty in disputed South China Sea.
Celebrities, government officials support landmark ruling that favored Philippines over Beijing's maritime claims.
Republican's unexpected Southeast Asian fan base reckons his anti-China rhetoric would somehow stop 'Beijing expansionism' in South China Sea.
Vietnamese are growing suspicious of China’s motives as Beijing pushes ahead with territorial claims over South China Sea.
Student and his friend sentenced to six months in prison for posts that advised drivers how to evade temporary traffic checkpoints in northern city of Hai Phong.
Some social activists criticize Hanoi for not doing enough to protect its fishermen, who have been caught up in escalating disputes over the South China Sea.
Media attacks target analysts who reportedly say Beijing has 'historic sovereignty' in disputed waters of the South China Sea.
Long-time labor rights advocate Do Thi Minh Hanh, once imprisoned for helping organize labor strikes, says she was held Monday for '13 hours without being given any reasons'.
Father tells toddler flowers and other demonstrations of unity will protect them from the 'bad guys'.
Chinese President Xi Jinping is visiting Vietnam in an effort to repair ties strained over maritime disputes.
Most demonstrations seem related to maritime territorial dispute over South China Sea.
Critics are asking whether Communist Party's election process should be freer and more transparent and allow participation of public.
Historic pact is aimed at cutting trade tariffs, setting common standards in trade for nations involved - including US and Vietnam.
Speaking at the Asia Society Truong Tan Sang made the forceful case for Hanoi's claim to the chain, known as Spratlys in Vietnam, Nansha islands in China.
Senior US diplomat confirms that Washington has transferred five fast patrol vessels to Vietnam.
The plane, last flown to Hanoi from Siem Reap, Cambodia, has been unclaimed since 2007