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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.

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.
Vietnam’s Communist Party Chief Reelected to Third Term
February 01, 2021

Vietnam’s Communist Party Chief Reelected to Third Term

By Sebastian Strangio
The reappointment of Nguyen Phu Trong elevates the austere communist chief into the Party's upper ranks.

Vietnam’s Public Diplomacy and the Peril of Mixed Messages
October 06, 2020

Vietnam’s Public Diplomacy and the Peril of Mixed Messages

By Vu Lam
COVID-19 has been a victory for the country’s communist party – but a taste of transparency might whet the public's appetite for more.

Vietnam’s Antigraft Campaign Snares Another High-Ranking Victim
September 07, 2020

Vietnam’s Antigraft Campaign Snares Another High-Ranking Victim

By Sebastian Strangio
But there is more to the country’s long-running anticorruption purge than meets the eye.

Meet Vietnam's New President: The Communist Party Chief
October 23, 2018

Meet Vietnam's New President: The Communist Party Chief

By Cù Huy Ha Vu
A dual-hatted Nguyen Phu Trong provides renewed strength to the Vietnamese state.

The Beginning of a Political Doi Moi? Takeaways From the VCP’s Seventh Plenum
May 15, 2018

The Beginning of a Political Doi Moi? Takeaways From the VCP’s Seventh Plenum

By Nicholas Chapman
The Vietnam Communist Party steps up efforts to reform its inner workings.
Vietnam: The Curious Fall of a Communist Leader
May 16, 2017

Vietnam: The Curious Fall of a Communist Leader

By Bennett Murray and Bac Pham
Questions have arisen about the anti-corruption campaign that saw the first firing of a Politburo member in 21 years.

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