July 01, 2020
Benedict J. Tria Kerkvliet on Speaking Out in Vietnam
By Catherine Putz
How speaking out fits into Vietnam’s political system and the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
June 26, 2019
American Sentenced to 12 Years in Prisons for Allegedly Plotting to Overthrow Vietnam’s Government
By Associated Press
Supporters say Michael Nguyen is a victim of Vietnam’s hypersensitivity toward any dissent.
December 17, 2018
Sons of Revolution: Vietnam’s New Protest Movement
By Tom Fawthrop
Hanoi’s conservative leaders are increasingly haunted by Ho Chi Minh’s legacy.
July 24, 2018
Vietnam: Dawn of the SEZs
By Nguyen Minh Quang
A look back at the past failures, and challenging present, of Vietnam’s huge economic gamble.
June 29, 2018
One Year After Mother Mushroom’s Imprisonment, Signs of Hope in Vietnam
By Prachi Vidwans and Joy Park
Despite rising repression, the democratic awakening of the Vietnamese people continues.
June 26, 2018
China in Vogue, But Vietnam Still Hun Sen’s Lifeline
By Alex Willemyns
Has Hun Sen’s embrace of Beijing loosened the CPP’s relationship with Vietnam?
April 17, 2017
Vietnam's Quiet Human Rights Crisis
By Bennett Murray
A dearth of coverage, competing global interests, and an omnipresent police state render violations largely unnoticed.
March 22, 2017
Will the Environment Be the Vietnam Government’s Downfall?
By David Hutt
Environmental protests are proving a tough challenge for the communist regime.
August 12, 2016
Vietnam's Growing Protest Culture
By Arthur Beaufort
Vietnam's population is increasingly vocal about economic, political, and social issues, to the government's dismay.
May 24, 2016
Obama's Warm Welcome in Vietnam
By Huong Le
Vietnamese people greet Obama with a frenzy, but the change they seek remains far-reached.
May 23, 2016
Vietnam’s New Environmental Politics: A Fish out of Water?
By Jason Morris-Jung
Are Vietnam's recent protests really about the environment, or are there deeper issues at play?
May 18, 2016
Amid Protests, Vietnamese Look to Obama's Visit
By Duyen Bui
Vietnam's people hope Obama will voice support for their calls to remedy an environmental disaster.