Rights activists appealed verdicts in politically motivated cases
Among the most prominent officials were high-ranking members of the ministries of foreign affairs, public health, and public security.
The Vietnamese authorities should immediately drop all charges and release rights activist Tran Van Bang, Human Rights Watch said today. Ho Chi Minh City police arrested Tran Van Bang on March 1, 2022, and charged him for criticizing the government under article…
Dix-sept diplomates de l’Union Européenne représentant treize pays dont la France, l’Allemagne, la Suède, les Pays-Bas, le Danemark et l’Espagne ont rencontré mercredi le chef du Bumjamthai, Anutin Charnvirakul, au siège du parti. Les discussions ont porté sur l’élection à…
The kidnapping, which coincided with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s visit to Vietnam last week, highlights the gaps in interests and perceptions between Washington and Hanoi.
Ke Huy Quan’s mention of his journey ‘on a boat’ in his acceptance speech likely singled him out for a backlash and media censorship in Vietnam . Vietnam’s state-sponsored cyber troops are unlikely to stop any time soon, as the…
Four major assumptions commonly made by analysts need to be challenged.
There is little evidence that the country’s political landscape is divided into “pro-Chinese” and “pro-American” camps.
Head of the organization commission of the Communist Party’s Central Committee Truong Thi Mai has become the permanent member of the Secretariat, replacing Vo Van Thuong after he became Vietnam’s president. Mai, 65, was appointed into the new position by…
The Standing Committee of the legislative National Assembly (NA) introduced Vo Van Thuong, the standing member of the Communist Party’s Secretariat, as Vietnam’s presidential candidate.
The reported candidate is Vo Van Thuong, the youngest member on the Communist Party’s Politburo.
Don’t expect major shifts in economic or foreign policy. The key challenge is a nest of structural obstacles at home.
The consolidation of power under communist party chief Nguyen Phu Trong has some striking parallels to past patterns in Chinese politics.
Thuý, who helped run environmental programs at a nonprofit based in Ho Chi Minh City, had for weeks pondered quitting her job to pursue an advanced degree.
In centralizing power to fight graft, Nguyen Phu Trong has created a system in which corruption has an even greater chance of flourishing once he’s gone.
Vietnam’s former president, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, said he resigned to take responsibility for the violations of officials serving under him when he was prime minister, according to a posting on the government’s website.
The country’s people have flourished not because of the Communist Party of Vietnam, but in spite of it.
Nguyen Phu Trong’s anti-corruption purge means Vietnam is moving in a more ideological and less pro-Western direction.
What happened ? Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc resigned from his government and party positions on 17 January 2023. This ostensible reason was to take responsibility for corruption by senior officials under his watch as prime minister (2016-2021).
President Phuc’s likely forced resignation could signal a less reform-friendly direction in one of Asia’s hottest economies.
Vietnam’s President Nguyen Xuan Phuc has announced he is stepping down, sparking a potential power shift among the communist-ruled country’s leaders.
Vietnam is in the midst of an unprecedented political shake-up after President Nguyen Xuan Phuc became the biggest scalp of an anti-corruption drive that has swept up hundreds of officials from the ruling Communist Party.
Vietnam’s President Nguyen Xuan Phuc has submitted his resignation after the ruling Communist Party found him responsible for violations and wrongdoing of numerous officials under him, the country’s official news agency said on Tuesday.
The Central Party Committee on Tuesday agreed to let Nguyen Xuan Phuc stop serving as Vietnam’s president, as well as a member of the Politburo and the committee upon his personal request.
Vietnam’s legislature is expected to hold a rare extraordinary meeting on Wednesday, according to three sources, following a similar gathering earlier this month when two deputy prime ministers were dismissed.
The censorship of an article by a small Middle Eastern think tank offers insights into the party’s greatest sensitivities.