📰: Vietnam's 99 Year Land Lease.
Anti-China sentiments are rampant across Vietnam in light of the Vietnamese Government’s bill to create new economic zones, allowing leases on land for up to 99 years. Many Vietnamese citizens fear that these zones will be dominated by China. Nationwide protests taken place across Vietnam lead to clashes of violence between police and the protesters. The passage of this bill has been postponed, but the simmering distrust and anger among the Vietnamese public remains.