Vietnam detains 100 after anti-China economic zone protests turn violent

Vietnam detains 100 after anti-China economic zone protests turn violent
 

Scores of people have been detained by Vietnamese police amid protests against plans for special economic zones (SEZs) that many fear will be dominated by Chinese investors.
Molotov cocktails and rocks were lobbed at the People's Committee Headquarters in south-eastern Binh Thuan province, where police said 102 people were held.
The proposed law would give foreign investors 99-year leases on SEZ land.
MPs had been set to vote on it this week but this has been delayed.
The decision to postpone the vote in an attempt to defuse the protests was seen as a major concession by the ruling... read more

 
11 June 2018 in World News, Views: 39
Source: BBC
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