The coronavirus outbreak provides a unique opportunity for the Communist Party of Vietnam to strengthen its legitimacy.
The Politburo of the Communist Party of Vietnam has decided to relieve a former top official in Ho Chi Minh City of his local Party secretary position in 2010-15 for his flouting the principle of democratic centralism while in office.
Ruling Communist Party has earned local and foreign plaudits for its firm if not heavy-handed Covid-19 containment measures
The Vietnamese central Government is recommended to cut two ministries and one deputy prime minister, according to a proposal to comprehensively restructure the Government for the first time in 15 years.
During a busy year, the future evolution of Hanoi’s anti-corruption efforts hangs in the balance.