Updated Friday, November 1, 2013 0:09 am TWN
Former Khmer Rouge leader Nuon Chea denied charges of genocide and other crimes Thursday on the last day of his trial but expressed “deepest remorse” for the deaths of some 1.7 million Cambodians during the regime's rule in the 1970s.
A pro-democracy blogger broke the news of his own detention in Vietnam through Facebook, another sign of how the social network is shaking up the country's activist movement and worrying its authoritarian rulers.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
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Hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese lined the streets Sunday for the funeral of independence hero General Vo Nguyen Giap, who orchestrated the country's stunning wartime victories over France and the United States.
Sunday, October 13, 2013
Tens of thousands of people gathered in Hanoi Saturday to pay their respects to Vietnam's independence hero General Vo Nguyen Giap, lying in state in the capital after he died last week at the age of 102.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
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As news emerged of the death of Vietnam's legendary General Vo Nguyen Giap, most journalists were forced to stay silent — leaving the landmark event to be revealed by the country's swelling ranks of Internet users.
Saturday, October 5, 2013
Vietnam's independence hero General Vo Nguyen Giap, whose guerrilla tactics defeated both the French and American armies, died Friday at the age of 102, a government source said.
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