Typhoon threatens floods, kills 38 in Vietnam

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Typhoon threatens floods, kills 38 in Vietnam

DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) – The biggest floods in decades threatened Vietnam’s central provinces on Wednesday following a powerful typhoon that swept into the country after wreaking havoc in the Philippines. The government said 38 people had died and 10 were missing in floods and landslides in eight coastal and central highland provinces. River waters in […]

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Phỏng vấn diễn tiến vụ Bát Nhã: Chính quyền ‘cho 24 giờ, không thêm một phút’

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Phỏng vấn diễn tiến vụ Bát Nhã: Chính quyền 'cho 24 giờ, không thêm một phút'

Monday, September 28, 2009 Thực hiện: Ðinh Quang Anh Thái/Người Việt Sau khi bị công an dùng vũ lực đẩy ra khỏi tu viện Bát Nhã sáng 27 Tháng Chín, các môn đồ Thiền Sư Nhất Hạnh, một phần lớn đi bộ 17 cây số, đến tá túc tại chùa Phước Huệ thuộc thị xã […]

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Cầu Phú Mỹ thông xe ngày đẹp / Phu My Bridge

Monday, September 28, 2009

Cầu Phú Mỹ thông xe ngày đẹp / Phu My Bridge

September 2, 2009 HCMC’s largest cable-stayed bridge to open ahead of schedule Ho Chi Minh City’s largest cable-stayed bridge across the Saigon River will open to traffic on Wednesday, four months before the four-year project’s deadline. From September 9 onwards, vehicles will be allowed to go over the bridge that connects District 2 and District […]

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Terrorists in Action at Bat Nha Captured on Video/Audio files

Monday, September 28, 2009

Terrorists in Action at Bat Nha Captured on Video/Audio files

Don’t know how much authorities pay these thugs but look like you can buy these thug moral principles if they have any for very CHEAP.  This is ugly: Latest developments: Urgent – Prajna Monastery is under seiged again – 27.09.2009 Translated from www.phusa.info Time 16:33 PM Vietnam 27.09.2009 The thugs hired by the Dongs monks […]

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Thư ngỏ gửi các vị lãnh đạo Nhà nước Việt Nam về vụ 400 tu sĩ Bát Nhã bị khủng bố

Monday, September 28, 2009

Thư ngỏ gửi các vị lãnh đạo Nhà nước Việt Nam về vụ 400 tu sĩ Bát Nhã bị khủng bố

Thứ Hai, 28/09/2009 Kính gửi các ông: – Nguyễn Minh Triết, Chủ tịch nước CHXHCNVN – Nguyễn Phú Trọng, Chủ tịch Quốc hội nước CHXHCNVN – Nguyễn Tấn Dũng, Thủ tướng Chính phủ nước CHXHCNVN Trước nhất, vì sự cấp bách của tình hình, tôi xin các vị thông cảm việc tôi bắt buộc dùng […]

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Mob, police force nuns to leave Vietnam monastery

Monday, September 28, 2009

Mob, police force nuns to leave Vietnam monastery

By BEN STOCKING, Associated Press Writer Ben Stocking, Associated Press Writer – Mon Sep 28 HANOI, Vietnam – Followers of a world-famous Buddhist teacher say police and an angry mob have forced them out of a monastery in central Vietnam, ending a religious experiment in the communist country that turned into a monthslong standoff with authorities. Followers […]

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Thông xe cầu rộng nhất Việt Nam/ Widest Bridge in VN

Monday, September 28, 2009

Thông xe cầu rộng nhất Việt Nam/ Widest Bridge in VN

September 25, 2009 Vietnam’s widest bridge opens across Red River The widest bridge in Vietnam, designed and built exclusively by local workers, opened to traffic in Hanoi Friday, shortening travel between the center of the capital and National Highway 5 by three kilometers. Vinh Tuy Bridge, 5.8 kilometers long and 38 meters wide, connects Hai […]

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Quy trình ‘biến’ 300 bé thành trẻ bị bỏ rơi, đưa ra nước ngoài

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Quy trình ‘biến’ 300 bé thành trẻ bị bỏ rơi, đưa ra nước ngoài

Charity, health officers could face jail terms in adoption scam Prosecutors sought jail terms of up to five and a half years for health and charity officers on trial Friday for their involvement in an adoption scam in Vietnam’s northern province of Nam Dinh The province People’s Procuracy, which groups leading provincial prosecutors, recommended five […]

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Orphanage managers arrested for selling children

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Orphanage managers arrested for selling children

The president of an orphanage in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has been arrested for further investigations into allegations the children were being sold. Provincial police on Friday said besides president Nguyen Van Manh, they are also investigating To Tuan Anh, who had established the Tia Sang (Ray of Light) School for homeless […]

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Huỳnh Ngọc Sĩ nhận án ba năm tù

Friday, September 25, 2009

Huỳnh Ngọc Sĩ nhận án ba năm tù

Former official gets three years in Japanese graft case The former head of Ho Chi Minh City’s largest infrastructure development was sentenced to three years in prison Friday for illegally pocketing office rent from a Japanese firm working on the project. The Ho Chi Minh City’s People’s Court’s ruling was softer than the 5-6 years  […]

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Tensions rise as police question monk’s followers

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Tensions rise as police question monk's followers

By BEN STOCKING 09.22.09, 02:30 AM EDT HANOI, Vietnam — Followers of an internationally known Buddhist monk say tensions are rising at a monastery in Vietnam’s Central Highlands after local officials accused them of trying to “sabotage” Vietnam’s communist government.An angry crowd gathered outside the Bat Nha monastery on Monday and local police conducted late-night […]

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‘Chỉ là trung tôn’

Thursday, September 24, 2009

'Chỉ là trung tôn'

Vị giáo sư đòi cách chức Tổng Biên tập báo Đảng vừa lên tiếng nói hình phạt 30 triệu đồng dành cho người đứng đầu báo Đảng mới chỉ là ”trung tôn” pháp luật. Giáo sư Nguyễn Huệ Chi, chủ biên của trang bauxitevietnam.info đã từng đòi Tổng Biên tập Đào Duy Quát phải ra […]

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Vietnam Buddhism Under Communism

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Vietnam Buddhism Under Communism

A Brief History of Vietnam Buddhism According to the annals of Vietnamese history, unified Buddhism dates back to the Dinh dynasty (10th century AD) when the Sangha (order of monks and nuns) formed one united body, or “Church” under the leadership of a Patriarch. The first mention of a Buddhist Patriarch is found in the […]

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Chinese shadow over Vietnamese repression

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Chinese shadow over Vietnamese repression

By Shawn W Crispin A crackdown on anti-China sentiment in Vietnam signals factional politicking inside the ruling Communist Party ahead of the next National Congress and has drawn critical attention to the China-aligned General Department II (GD II), a controversial and semi-autonomous intelligence unit tasked with monitoring threats to domestic security. Vietnamese authorities have in […]

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Vietnam’s 1st Think Tank Disbanded

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Vietnam’s 1st Think Tank Disbanded

Vietnam’s 1st Think Tank Disbanded 2009-09-16 A scholarly institute rejects new government orders covering what members can and cannot do. BANGKOK—Vietnamese scholars have dissolved the country’s first independent think tank to protest a government decree curbing the right to conduct, publish, and openly discuss research. The Institute of Development Studies (IDS), comprising 16 of Vietnam’s […]

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Lộ diện một đường dây hiệu trưởng mua bán trinh học trò

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Lộ diện một đường dây hiệu trưởng mua bán trinh học trò

Hà Giang: 11/09/2009 Lộ diện một đường dây hiệu trưởng mua bán trinh học trò Mấy ngày nay, cả thị trấn Việt Lâm (huyện Vị Xuyên, Hà Giang) bàng hoàng trước thông tin có tới hàng chục em học sinh cấp 2, 3 đã bị… một thầy hiệu trưởng đưa vào đường dây bán trinh. Sự việc […]

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Công nghệ chế biến ‘mỡ bẩn’

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Công nghệ chế biến 'mỡ bẩn'

Animal fat (water buffalo, cow, and pig) is being made into cooking oil.  This bad food hygiene process is illegal but the products do make their  way into restaurants and community cafeterias.  Check out the photos below:  hmm yummy…. 16/9/2009 Mỡ trâu, bò, lợn được thu mua vứt xuống nền đất bẩn chờ “chế biến”. […]

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