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Thousands Rally in Vietnam Against Sand Dredging Company

Thousands of Vietnamese flocked to the local government headquarters in central Quang Ngai province to protest against a company that has been dredging for sand in a local waterway and causing severe coastal erosion. Local citizens are accusing the firm, Cua Dai, of taking advantage of their contract to dredge the waterway to illegally gather sand for export. It is the latest in a series of protests against companies and government land and environmental policies. Freelance journalist Pham Chi ...

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