This month, Vietnamese are marking a year of environmental activism following the massive fish deaths caused by the Formosa steel plant. And the Vietnamese government is trying to stop the spread of fake news… at least that’s what they claim.
It's been quite a busy month on the world stage, and some important and interesting stories are often lost amongst the constant barrage of news. Chris Lê digs through the news to bring you up-to-speed with what you might have missed.
November was a month of many special events, from the election of the 45th President of the United States of America to the 2016 awards for the Việt Nam Human Rights Network. Loa's Quyên Ngô and Kalynh Ngô have the five headlines you need to know for the month of November.
October was a month of extreme events, from deadly flooding in the central region to the arrest of one of Việt Nam’s most prominent bloggers. Loa's Quyên Ngô has rounded up the news cycles to catch you up on the five things you need to know for this month of October.
Filipinos and Vietnamese cheered on the big win. But what does the ruling really say, what does it mean and what can it really do? Loa’s Giang Nguyễn dishes the things you oughta know about the Hague’s ruling.
Mass fish deaths along Việt Nam’s central coast have caused an uproar both online and off. Not quite sure why people are crying foul? And what role does Taiwanese firm Formosa play in all of this? Loa’s Quyên Ngô catches you up with the Five Things You Need to Know about this ecological crisis.
March was a month of protest incitements, disastrous effects of climate change, and twisted DNA news. Loa’s Kathy Triệu gets you up to speed with our list of the five news item from Việt Nam you need to know.