After earlier signs of leniency, the Vietnamese authorities used the Dong Tam trial to send a strong message.
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
The message of the ‘Constitution Group’ is one well-trod by dissidents living under dictatorships
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.
Chau Van Kham’s family has lost contact with him for nearly four months and fear the Australian government has ‘forgotten about him’
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…
Communities might be locked in isolation for Covid-19, butHanoi has faith in the way the world can work together.
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
In the wake of COVID-19’s spread across the world, countries are dealing with the rise of both intentional fake news and well-meaning misinformation about the virus.
A 76-year-old Vietnamese painter who has spent his life making propaganda art for the government has turned his brush to the coronavirus, designing posters that have popped up across Hanoi.
The particularities of domestic politics in Vietnam have led to surprisingly effective pandemic responses from the government and its people.
Vietnam’s lawmaking National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has called on legislators to study the establishment of a new ministry in charge of youth affairs.
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.