Vietnam's Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan (R) shows the way ...
Nov 28th, 2011
(Reuters) - Vietnam's Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan (R) shows the way for Denmark's Crown Prince Frederik upon his arrival at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi November 28, 2011. Crown Prince Frederik is in Hanoi from November 28 to December 1 for the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. REUTERS/Kham (VIETNAM - Tags: ROYAL POLITICS) -
Vietnam will hand out fines of 100 million dong ($4,740) to anyone criticizing the government on social media, under a new law announced this week, the latest measure in a widening crackdown on dissent by the country's communist rulers. Vietnam has repeatedly drawn fire for the harsh treatment and lengthy jail terms it has given to bloggers wh... [Full Article]
China's central bank will closely monitor the development of Internet financial services to ensure companies do not cross any legal red lines, a senior central bank official said on Thursday. Internet financing and traditional banking services complement each other, Liu Shiyu, a vice central bank governor, said in a speech published on the cen... [Full Article]
By Alissa de Carbonnel and Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian protesters stood their ground on Wednesday after an overnight sweep by riot police and their leaders dismissed an offer of talks from a president they say must quit for favoring ties with Russia over the European Union. Pressed by Europe and the United States, which condemned the ... [Full Article]