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Taiwan searching for 152 missing Vietnamese tourists

Taiwan searching for 152 missing Vietnamese tourists

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Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Taiwan authorities believe 152 Vietnamese tourists who went missing from their tour groups last weekend may be involved in human trafficking. The country's National Immigration Agency has started a manhunt in hopes of finding the tourists, Taiwan News reported. ETholiday, the agency managing the tour groups, reported the tourists arrived for a stay from Friday to Sunday, but all but one disappeared. The tourism bureau said it's informed the Consular Affairs Bureau that it canceled the visas of the missing tourists and voided the applications of 182 others scheduled to visit. The tour agency said when the groups arrived at Kaohsiung International Airport, they were picked up by people not affiliated with the group. The immigration agency said it believes the plot to leave ...
Vietnamese police arrest 100 over anti-China protests

Vietnamese police arrest 100 over anti-China protests

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June 11 (UPI) -- Vietnamese police arrested more than 100 people in demonstrations against proposed laws protesters say limit Internet freedom and favor Chinese investors. Police said 102 people were detained over the weekend after the protests turned violent. Authorities accused the protesters of throwing Molotov cocktails and rocks at the People's Committee Headquarters in southeastern Binh Thuan province. Thousands of people demonstrated Sunday against the cyber and economic-zone bills the National Assembly is considering passing into law. One of the bills would allow foreign investors 99-year leases in special economic zones. Protesters said they feared this would give Chinese investors too much control. China's Embassy in Hanoi warned its citizens to be careful, referring to the pro...