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Hundreds of Hanoians Protest Tree-chopping Plan

A plan to cut down thousands of trees in Hanoi has sparked widespread anger in the city, with many taking to social media or organizing events across the capital to protest the move. About 500 people wearing special T-shirts and carrying banners saying “Tree Hugs Hanoi” held hands outside a park Sunday morning to protest a government plan to chop down more than a quarter of the city’s trees. Protests in various forms have continued for two days, despite word Friday that the chairman of...

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