» 05/16/2006, 00.00
VIETNAM UNITED STATES
US agrees to Vietnam's quick entry in WTO
Approval of trade deal is expected by June. Vietnam is to join WTO by the end of the year, but it will have to wrestle with its own red tape and widespread graft and corruption. Human rights remain an issue.
09/05/2006 VIETNAM UNITED STATES
Vietnam negotiating entry into WTO with US
Washington wants Hanoi to adapt its laws to WTO rules and is willing to see Vietnam join in 2006.
US-Vietnam agreement soon, first step towards WTO membership
If managed well, entry into World Trade Organisation could be the solution to Vietnam's many problems like unemployment.
Another Christian dies of ill treatment in Vietnamese prisons
He was a 62-year-old Montagnard. At least 350 Montagnards are imprisoned and ill treated today. The government uses threats and imprisonment to repress any request for more freedom and pluralism in politics and trade unionism.
The Vietnamese premier in Wall Street, the heart of capitalism
Phan Van Khai yesterday visited the New York Stock Exchange. His visit was strongly contested by the American Vietnamese community.
27/05/2005 CHINA US EU
Competition over textile quotas threatens hundreds of millions of jobs
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