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Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV)

Vietnam’s National Assembly Approves New Chair, President Expected Soon

Vietnam’s National Assembly Approves New Chair, President Expected Soon

By Sebastian Strangio
The Vietnamese legislature is also expected to approve the elevation of To Lam, the powerful public security minister, to the presidency.

Vietnam Removes Another Top Leader as Political Blood-Letting Continues

Vietnam Removes Another Top Leader as Political Blood-Letting Continues

By Sebastian Strangio
Truong Thi Mai, the permanent member of the Party Central Committee's Secretariat, is the third top leader to step down in the past two months.
Why Is Vietnam Becoming A Police State?

Why Is Vietnam Becoming A Police State?

By David Hutt
After years of focusing narrowly on economic growth, the Communist Party is seeking a different – and sharper-edged – form of legitimacy.

Vietnam’s Parliament Accepts Chair’s Resignation, Announces Interim Replacement

Vietnam’s Parliament Accepts Chair’s Resignation, Announces Interim Replacement

By Sebastian Strangio
Recent resignations have left two of Vietnam's top leadership positions, and five of the 18 seats on the Communist Party's Politburo, vacant.

With Latest Resignations, Vietnam’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Intensifies

With Latest Resignations, Vietnam’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Intensifies

By Huynh Tam Sang
The country's corruption crackdown, which has led to the exit of two senior leaders in recent weeks, reflects an alarming escalation of cronyism and party infighting.

With Landmark Corruption Trial, Vietnam’s Communist Party Flexes Its Muscles

With Landmark Corruption Trial, Vietnam’s Communist Party Flexes Its Muscles

By Mai Truong
The highly-publicized nature of the Van Thinh Phat trial is a possible sign of further political turbulence at the upper echelons of Vietnamese politics.

Vietnamese Authorities Arrest Assistant to National Assembly Chairman

Vietnamese Authorities Arrest Assistant to National Assembly Chairman

By Sebastian Strangio
Coming amid rumors of further political shake-ups, the arrest casts a shadow over the political future of Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue.
Vietnam’s Parliament Accepts President’s Resignation, Successor Remains Unclear

Vietnam’s Parliament Accepts President’s Resignation, Successor Remains Unclear

By Sebastian Strangio
Vo Van Thuong resignation comes barely a year after his appointment to the largely ceremonial post.

Vietnamese Parliament to Discuss ‘Personnel Issues’ This Week, Report Says

Vietnamese Parliament to Discuss ‘Personnel Issues’ This Week, Report Says

By Sebastian Strangio
The news has added fuel to rumors about the resignation of President Vo Van Thuong, following the cancellation of a visit by the Dutch royal family.

Vietnam Opens Trial in $12.5 Billion Corruption Case

Vietnam Opens Trial in $12.5 Billion Corruption Case

By Sebastian Strangio
Truong My Lan, the head of a Ho Chi Minh City-based real estate firm, faces charges, along with 84 associates and alleged accomplices.

Communist Party Directive Takes Aim At ‘Hostile Forces’ in Vietnam

Communist Party Directive Takes Aim At ‘Hostile Forces’ in Vietnam

By Sebastian Strangio
Directive 24 calls on the Party to counter the influence of "hostile and reactionary forces" taking advantage of the country's increased openness to the outside world.
Why Vietnam’s Escalating Anti-Corruption Campaign Might Backfire

Why Vietnam’s Escalating Anti-Corruption Campaign Might Backfire

By Mai Truong
By drawing public attention to high-level graft, the "blazing furnace" campaign could inadvertently prompt more searching questions about the nature of communist rule.

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