As Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party gears up for its most important meeting in years, its leadership has presided over an intensified crackdown on dissent, according to rights groups, activists and data collated by Reuters.
Vietnamese authorities increased restrictions on basic political and civil rights in 2020, especially freedom of expression and association, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2021.
The violent mob that laid siege to the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 carried symbols expressing the purpose of their insurrectionist campaign to derail Joe Biden’s electoral certification.
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.
Vietnamese in the U.S. have reacted with shock at the violence and mayhem caused by a pro-Trump mob storming the Capitol.
A typical uncertainty surrounds five-yearly contest after ruling party failed to narrow field of contenders
What was the flag of an extinct nation doing amid the carnage ?
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.
Americans tend to think of Vietnam as a war that split the US rather than as a country in today’s world.
Vietnam’s National Assembly on Thursday ratified the appointment of Nguyen Thi Hong as new governor of the country’s central bank, selecting a woman for the top job for the first time in its seven-decade history.
Jailed dissenters and political activists are often deprived of legal safeguards against torture
Ce dimanche 8 novembre, cinq jours après le scrutin présidentiel outre-Atlantique et cinq ans jour pour jour après les dernières élections générales, 38 millions de Birmans inscrits sur les listes électorales se rendent aux urnes pour élire un nouveau parlement…
Among Asians closely following the lead-up to the U.S. presidential election, Vietnamese stand out not only in their enthusiasm but also in their preference for President Donald Trump over former Vice President Joe Biden.
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’