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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.

  • BBC

Police reportedly detained more than a dozen people in the capital Hanoi and halted demonstrations in other cities.

Hult 1aSome 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…

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