Subscribe

Tag

Nguyen Phu Trong

German Chancellor Calls for Deeper Trade Ties With Vietnam
November 14, 2022

German Chancellor Calls for Deeper Trade Ties With Vietnam

By Sebastian Strangio
Olaf Scholz flagged Vietnam as an important future partner in his government's plan to reduce Germany's economic reliance on China.

Vietnam’s Approach to China: Bamboo Diplomacy With Neo-tributary Characteristics
November 12, 2022

Vietnam’s Approach to China: Bamboo Diplomacy With Neo-tributary Characteristics

By Alexander L. Vuving
Vietnam Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong's recent visit to Beijing was meant to assure China, but didn't signal any change in Hanoi's basic approach toward its northern neighbor.
Hanoi’s Beijing Syndrome
November 04, 2022

Hanoi’s Beijing Syndrome

By Duy Hoang
The “Vietnamese street” and especially the activist community is known to be anti-China, but the Vietnamese Communist Party is keen to cultivate closer ties.

Xi Jinping Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Vietnam’s Communist Party Chief
November 01, 2022

Xi Jinping Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Vietnam’s Communist Party Chief

By Sebastian Strangio
The elaborate ceremonials of Nguyen Phu Trong's state visit are a reminder of the alternating attraction and resistance that underpin Sino-Vietnamese relations.

Nguyen Phu Trong’s Trip Highlights Special Relationship Between China and Vietnam
October 29, 2022

Nguyen Phu Trong’s Trip Highlights Special Relationship Between China and Vietnam

By Nian Peng
The timing of Trong’s visit sends a strong signal that Vietnam is not going to side with the U.S. against China.

Vietnam’s Communist Party Chief to Visit China Next Week
October 26, 2022

Vietnam’s Communist Party Chief to Visit China Next Week

By Sebastian Strangio
Nguyen Phu Trong will become the first foreign leader to meet with Xi Jinping since he won a precedent-breaking third term as party head.

The Vietnamese Communist Party’s Moral Vanguardism
October 26, 2022

The Vietnamese Communist Party’s Moral Vanguardism

By David Hutt
The Party's “morality campaign" has played a more important role in its thinking than the parallel and higher-profile anti-graft drive.
Vietnam’s Communist Party Dumps Officials Over COVID-19 Test-Kit Scam
June 07, 2022

Vietnam’s Communist Party Dumps Officials Over COVID-19 Test-Kit Scam

By Sebastian Strangio
The pair were linked to a $172 million scandal in which officials were bribed to supply hospitals with vastly overpriced test kits.

In Rare Three-Party Conclave, Vietnam Pushes Back Against Growing Chinese Influence
September 28, 2021

In Rare Three-Party Conclave, Vietnam Pushes Back Against Growing Chinese Influence

By Sebastian Strangio
Hanoi is becoming increasingly unnerved by the growing Chinese influence over its longstanding clients, Cambodia and Laos.

The Final Victory of Nguyen Phu Trong
March 05, 2021

The Final Victory of Nguyen Phu Trong

By Quynh Tran
How Vietnam's communist party chief earned a surprise third term at this year's National Congress.

The Rise and Rise of Nguyen Phu Trong
February 26, 2021

The Rise and Rise of Nguyen Phu Trong

By Quynh Tran
How Vietnam's party chief defied conventional wisdom and became his country's most powerful leader in a generation.
Why Communist Anti-Corruption Campaigns Never Work
February 23, 2021

Why Communist Anti-Corruption Campaigns Never Work

By David Hutt
Ongoing anti-graft campaigns in Vietnam and Laos focus on officials' moral conduct without addressing the political structures that incentivize corruption.

Page 1 of 5