In Vietnam, distrust of government’s China policy fuels protests

Vietnamese Catholics gather to protest against the Special Economic Zone's and cyber security's laws after a Sunday mass at a church in Ha Tinh province, Vietnam June 17, 2018. Photo taken June 17, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

MANILA (Reuters) – Protests by thousands of people in cities across Vietnam are showing just how easy it is to unite public opinion and mobilize dissent when an issue has one key ingredient: China. The demonstrations, which are technically illegal, sprung up for a second consecutive week on Sunday, stoked by fears that proposed coastal […]

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