Ahead of Vietnam’s One-Party Elections, the State Punishes Online Calls for Democracy
By Tessa Weal
To secure its monopoly on power, the Communist Party bends the rules, bans the competition, and dominates the digital landscape.
Vietnam’s National Assembly Vote: A Futile Gesture
By Mu Sochua
The May 23 election is designed to affix a rubber stamp to the Vietnamese Communist Party's monopoly on political power.
Interview: Vietnam's 'Other' Political Party
By Shawn W. Crispin
The Diplomat talks with the spokesman of Vietnam's most prominent unsanctioned political party about the country's politics.
Leading the Way: Vietnam’s Push for Gay Rights
By David Mann
Is one of Asia’s most repressive states paving the way for gay marriage?