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Chinese workers in Vietnam invited to protest illegal oil drill
  • By Thu Hang | | May 15, 2014 12:00 PM
 >>  Thousands protest China's East Sea incursions

Around 400 workers from the northern province of Thai Binh made a motorbike trip to Haiphong City, in a bid to urge Chinese workers to oppose the illegal oil rig in Vietnamese waters.


As the workers' protest progressed on May 14 many others from Chinese-invested factories in Vinh Bao, Tien Lang, Kien Anh and Duong Kinh districts in Haiphong City joined in.

The Vietnamese  workers hoped to convince Chinese who work and live in Vietnam to ask that their government discontinue the illegal drilling in the East Sea.

According to all accounts, the demonstration remained civil and non-violent.

Do Manh Hieu, Chairman of the Haiphong City Trade Union, said that municipal authorities requested workers participate in the protest in a law-abiding manner.

On May 13, thousands of people in HCM City and Dong Nai and Binh Duong, including many working at Chinese-invested companies, paraded to protest the Chinese violation.



Workers parade to show their patriotism

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