Hanoi is caught between its need for Chinese investment and nationalists’ demands not to bow to Beijing
“We don’t want to give any of our land away to China, not even for one day”
South China Morning Post
The first sign of trouble came on a Saturday earlier this month when more than 1,000 workers went on strike at a Taiwanese shoe factory in Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam, blocking a highway.
Chanting slogans and waving banners saying: “We don’t want to give any of our land away to China, not even for one day”, the protesters voiced opposition to the Vietnamese government’s plan to set up three new special economic zones where foreign companies…
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