Dissidents sent to prison amid preparations for key political event
Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party gathers for a congress next week that will help shape the country’s global role for the next five years, selecting new leaders and setting policy as tensions bubble with Beijing and Joe Biden settles in at…
The Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) will convene its 13th Congress between 25 January and 2 February 2021, selecting the nation’s next general secretary.
A typical uncertainty surrounds five-yearly contest after ruling party failed to narrow field of contenders
Politicking is in overdrive as aging conservative and younger reformist factions vie for communist nation’s leadership
Jitters are setting in as the Vietnamese Communist Party prepares for the country’s paramount political event.
Vietnam, one of the world’s five remaining Communist states, is about to get new leadership. The biggest moves will emerge from a secretive, twice-a-decade meeting — the National Party Congress — which gets underway in Hanoi in late January.
As Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party started a weeklong meeting on Monday, discussion has intensified over the top leadership that will emerge and set the tone for the next five years in the fast-developing Southeast Asian country.
The regime’s ability to deal effectively with the Covid-19 pandemic would not have been possible without the people’s trust
As the Communist Party of Vietnam moves toward its next National Congress, the list of candidates for key posts is narrowing.
Leader’s absence at recent events points to upcoming leadership transition but the 76-year-old ideologue isn’t gone yet
Over the last three decades, the CPV has gradually institutionalized its control over the armed forces.
By tackling corruption seriously, the Communist Party has improved its legitimacy
Mr Le Kha Phieu, a career military man whose tenure as a hard line leader of Vietnam ended ignominiously when he was removed from office amid unusually public infighting, died on Aug 7 in Hanoi. He was 88.
Top leaders of China, Laos, Cambodia and Cuba have extended their profound condolences to Vietnamese Party and State leaders, people and family of former General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Le Kha Phieu over his…
The success of its COVID-19 strategy has, so far, increased trust in the Vietnamese government, but it could create demand for transparency in other political issues in the future.
Vietnam’s political stage is heating up again after the country’s internationally-lauded success in containing COVID-19. On 11 May 2020, the Central Committee of the ruling Communist Party of Vietnam began its three-day 12th plenum in Hanoi to discuss who among…
The Communist Party’s tools of control made for effective virus-fighting weapons.
The plenum of the 12th Central Committee of Vietnam’s Communist Party began in Hanoi on Monday to discuss constitution of the next committee.
Communist Party has transparently handled the virus crisis, a shift some hope will carry over into more open politics
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.
Ho Chi Minh’s home province of Nghe An in central Vietnam has caused controversy by a decision to put up a three-metre statue of Lenin in its main city, Vinh.