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Vietnam’s Parliament Selects Vo Van Thuong as New President

Vietnam’s Parliament Selects Vo Van Thuong as New President

By Sebastian Strangio
The 52-year-old Politburo member replaces Nguyen Xuan Phuc, who was forced to step down in January in connection with a series of high-profile corruption scandals.

Vietnam’s National Assembly Set to Confirm New President

Vietnam’s National Assembly Set to Confirm New President

By Sebastian Strangio
The reported candidate is Vo Van Thuong, the youngest member on the Communist Party's Politburo.
The Drivers and Consequences of Vietnam’s January 2023 Political Shake-Up

The Drivers and Consequences of Vietnam’s January 2023 Political Shake-Up

By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
Will Vietnam's political tumult have any geopolitical ramifications?

Vietnam’s Legislature Accepts President’s Resignation, Names Interim Replacement

Vietnam’s Legislature Accepts President’s Resignation, Names Interim Replacement

By Sebastian Strangio
The National Assembly will reportedly choose Nguyen Xuan Phuc's permanent replacement at its next meeting in May.

The Communist Party of Vietnam’s New Approach to Accountability

The Communist Party of Vietnam’s New Approach to Accountability

By Quynh Le Tran
Nguyen Xuan Phuc has become the first Vietnamese president to resign from office, amid an ongoing graft scandal linked to the country's COVID-19 response. 

Could Vietnam’s President Be the Next Senior Official to Fall?

Could Vietnam’s President Be the Next Senior Official to Fall?

By Sebastian Strangio
The country's National Assembly will reportedly hold a meeting tomorrow that could result in the removal of more high-level officials.

What Vietnam’s President Sought to Achieve at the 76th UNGA

What Vietnam’s President Sought to Achieve at the 76th UNGA

By Le Dinh Tinh
As a mid-level power that is deeply integrated into global supply chains, Vietnam has a strong interest in the future of global multilateralism.
Vietnam Signs Cuban COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Deal

Vietnam Signs Cuban COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Deal

By Sebastian Strangio
The deal will see Vietnam purchase 10 million doses of the communist state's homegrown Abdala vaccine.

Leaked Vietnamese Personnel Appointments Show Diversions From Norm

Leaked Vietnamese Personnel Appointments Show Diversions From Norm

By Sebastian Strangio
Reported appointments suggest that informal but long-held norms have been sacrificed in order to preserve party unity.

Vietnam Party Conclave Readies Key Personnel Appointments

Vietnam Party Conclave Readies Key Personnel Appointments

By Sebastian Strangio
This week's plenum will ponder the key personnel appointments that will be announced at next month's National Congress.

Vietnam’s Balancing Act Between Biden and Trump

Vietnam’s Balancing Act Between Biden and Trump

By Du Nhat Dang
Hanoi has had to tread carefully during a fraught period of transition in Washington.
Three-Horse Race for Vietnam’s Next Communist Party Chief

Three-Horse Race for Vietnam’s Next Communist Party Chief

By David Hutt
As the Communist Party of Vietnam moves toward its next National Congress, the list of candidates for key posts is narrowing.

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