Vietnam Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong’s recent visit to Beijing was meant to assure China, but didn’t signal any change in Hanoi’s basic approach toward its northern neighbor.
In matters of national security and national interests, Vietnamese leaders are pragmatists.
Vietnamese leader Trong’s visit to Beijing put cooperation ahead of conflict and sent a clear signal to democracy-promoting US
The elaborate ceremonials of Nguyen Phu Trong’s state visit are a reminder of the alternating attraction and resistance that underpin Sino-Vietnamese relations.
Nguyen Phu Trong will become the first foreign leader to meet with Xi Jinping since he won a precedent-breaking third term as party head.
Vietnam’s Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong will visit China from October 30 to November 2, per an invitation by his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.
South Korea’s socio-economic achievements demonstrate the need for a strong state regardless of the institutional system.
A wave of class struggle, rising all over the world, is approaching Vietnam. Under increasing financial pressure, sections of the Vietnamese working class have engaged in furious wildcat struggles.
Unlike China’s crackdown on entrepreneurs, Vietnam’s Communist Party allows private tycoons to accumulate wealth in relative peace.
The country’s ruling Communist Party is committed to environmental action – but only under its own leadership.
Party campaign against ‘negative phenomena’ gathers pace. Trong invoking Ho Chi Minh principles to justify crackdown.
Vietnam’s Communist Party inspection committees, which have disciplined more than 7,000 members for corruption in the past 10 years, are accelerating an anti-graft campaign, according to a report on the party’s news website.
Heads roll as investigations lead to high-profile party expulsions, arrests of government and business people
Vietnam’s Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong has likened his anti-graft campaign to a “blazing furnace,” one that’s caught hundreds of senior officials, business executives and others in its blast over the years.
The pair were linked to a $172 million scandal in which officials were bribed to supply hospitals with vastly overpriced test kits.
Vietnam’s broad anti-corruption push gained momentum with Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long’s expulsion from the Communist Party, one of the highest-ranking government officials this year to be swept up in investigations into executives from the stock market to the coast…
Speculation running rife that a change in Vietnam’s communist leadership may be on the cards sooner than expected
Arrest of developer FLC’s founder highlights fraying of ties with Communist Party
Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Son has been dismissed as Commander of the Vietnam Coast Guard for violations of Party and government regulations that happened under his watch.
Fewer independent candidates than before are standing in an election in Vietnam on Sunday to a largely rubber-stamp legislature that is dominated by the Communist Party but which has taken on a growing role in discussing social issues.
The May 23 election is designed to affix a rubber stamp to the Vietnamese Communist Party’s monopoly on political power.
What does the election of two top generals to the Politburo of the Communist Party of Vietnam mean for the country’s political, economic and foreign policy prospects? The Vietnam People’s Army has also deepened its influence through significant business interests,…
On April 5, Vietnam’s national assembly elected and confirmed Pham Minh Chinh as its new Prime Minister, thereby quickly establishing its leadership team at a critical juncture.
The selection of a career security official suggests a continuation of the Party’s hard line on corruption and dissent.
Promotion of Chinh to prime minister signals closer watch on speech in cyberspace
Ex-Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc says he is ‘lucky and honoured’ to be appointed president.