Vietnam protesters clash with police over new economic zones

Vietnam protesters clash with police over new economic zones
 

Protests have broken out in Vietnam against plans for new economic zones, amid fears that Chinese investors will dominate the areas.
Police reportedly detained more than a dozen people in the capital Hanoi and halted demonstrations in other cities.
Some carried anti-China banners, including one reading "No leasing land to China even for one day".
The government proposed a law last year that would give foreign investors a 99-year lease on Vietnamese land.
The bill offers them greater incentives and fewer restrictions, in an attempt to promote growth in target areas.
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10 June 2018 in World News, Views: 66
Source: BBC
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