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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.

Vietnam Arrests Another Senior Figure in Anti-Corruption Drive

Vietnam Arrests Another Senior Figure in Anti-Corruption Drive

By Sebastian Strangio
The anti-graft campaign continues to intensify as the Communist Party begins preparations for its next Congress in early 2026.
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.

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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.

Vietnamese Court Sentences Property Tycoon to Death in Giant Fraud Case

Vietnamese Court Sentences Property Tycoon to Death in Giant Fraud Case

By Sebastian Strangio
Truong My Lan was found guilty of embezzling an astonishing $12.54 billion from Saigon Commercial Bank in the decade to 2022.
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 President Vo Van Thuong Resigns Amid Anti-corruption Campaign

Vietnamese President Vo Van Thuong Resigns Amid Anti-corruption Campaign

By Aniruddha Ghosal
Vo Van Thuong is the second Vietnamese president to resign in two years.

Vietnamese Prosecutors Demand Death Penalty for Alleged Graft Mastermind

Vietnamese Prosecutors Demand Death Penalty for Alleged Graft Mastermind

By Sebastian Strangio
Truong My Lan, the head of a Ho Chi Minh City-based real estate group, has been accused of the biggest fraud in the country’s history

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.

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