This May, in a visit to Vietnam, President Obama announced he was lifting the embargo on selling lethal arms to Hanoi as part of an effort to normalize relations long after the Vietnam War.
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samedi 22 octobre 2016
samedi 4 juin 2016
When Vietnam elects its National Assembly this weekend, voters will find that by and large, the choice has already been made for them.
lundi 11 avril 2016
A bitter and unprecedentedly public contest for leadership of Vietnam’s all-powerful Communist party ended in late January with two-term Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung’s forced retirement.
vendredi 8 avril 2016
The Diplomat talks with the spokesman of Vietnam’s most prominent sanctioned political party about the country’s politics.
jeudi 7 avril 2016
Vietnam's parliament approved a new prime minister on Thursday, handing former bureaucrat and legislator Nguyen Xuan Phuc the challenge of maintaining the momentum of one of Asia's fastest-growing economies.
samedi 2 avril 2016
Tran Dai Quang received 436 votes from 465 assembly members who cast their votes
lundi 21 mars 2016
Taking the stage here on Friday, the singer-songwriter Mai Khoi launched into her hit song “Vietnam,” an optimistic ode to the country’s landscape and people.
jeudi 17 mars 2016
Pink-haired pop star Mai Khoi, dubbed Vietnam’s Lady Gaga for her risque outfits, has found a new way to shock: running for parliament along with a motley crew of dissidents and activists testing the limits of the authoritarian nation.
jeudi 28 janvier 2016
Reform-minded Prime Minister Dung is on his way out.
Vietnam's Communist Party unveiled a new politburo on Thursday with 12 newcomers and members of the controversial outgoing premier's cabinet, expanding the leadership of a party facing a "heavy" workload of economic reforms.
mercredi 27 janvier 2016
Nguyen Phu Trong to serve second term as Vietnam looks to counter China’s growing influence
mardi 26 janvier 2016
Delegates attending the 12th national congress of Vietnam's ruling Communist Party have selected a list of candidates for positions in the Central Committee. The party conservatives have reinforced their dominance.
lundi 25 janvier 2016
The incumbent leader of Vietnam’s Communist Party is set to retain his position after the nation’s prime minister withdrew from the contest to lead the party on Monday after a power struggle that played out in part on social media.
Vietnam's pro-business prime minister, who last week appeared to have lost a power struggle in the ruling Communist Party, has made a last-minute comeback and will know Monday if he can re-enter the contest for the top job in the country.
dimanche 24 janvier 2016
Top decision-makers in Vietnam's ruling Communist Party have agreed on one nomination for each of the country's four key leadership posts, a top official said on Sunday, a line-up that excludes the country's powerful prime minister.
samedi 23 janvier 2016
Some say Beijing is trying to influence the outcome of the Communist Party congress in Vietnam.
jeudi 21 janvier 2016
Vietnam’s ruling Communist party is preparing to select its next leaders at its five-yearly congress, amid tensions over China, the economy and the pace of political reform.
mercredi 20 janvier 2016
A contest of political factions could have international consequences
lundi 18 janvier 2016
Soon after becoming the American ambassador to Vietnam in 2007, Michael W. Michalak approached Nguyen Tan Dung, the country’s new prime minister, at a gala dinner and mentioned that human rights were among the American government’s highest priorities in Vietnam.
samedi 16 janvier 2016
Between January 20 and 28, Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party is scheduled to convene its 12th national congress. The Party congress is to Vietnam in some sense what the presidential election is to the United States: It decides who the country’s next leaders will be.
jeudi 14 janvier 2016
A pressure-packed political succession has entered its final stages.
The current secretary-general is staying on in that roll, freezing out potential rise of Nguyen Tan Dung, who also faces term limit as premier
mardi 12 janvier 2016
Additional ‘special candidates’ have been considered and introduced by the Vietnamese Politburo to be up for re-election for next term’s four most important posts of leadership during the final Party meeting that opened in Hanoi on Monday.
lundi 11 janvier 2016
Vietnam’s communist party meets to elect new leadership, while confronting momentous decisions on economic reform and foreign policy
To change or not to change, that is the question for Vietnam’s communist party élites as they congregate later this month January for a momentous meeting to decide the country’s future.
mardi 5 janvier 2016
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has urged the Ministry of Public Security's Mobile Police High Command to ensure absolute safety for the country's major events, including the upcoming 12th National Party Congress, the elections of deputies to the 14th National Assembly and the People's Councils at all levels for 2016 to 2020.
jeudi 24 décembre 2015
As a graduate from one of Vietnam’s most prestigious schools, 22-year-old Cao would seem to have a bright future ahead of him — if only the past would get out of the way. He’s found his career prospects hemmed in by the lingering legacy of a war that ended nearly two decades before he was born.
mercredi 23 décembre 2015
Vietnam’s new leadership will be chosen at a Communist Party Congress in January, an official statement said late Monday, as the country struggles with economic reform and strained relations with its biggest trade partner and neighbour China.
dimanche 20 décembre 2015
In 2015 was Vietnam’s year to consolidate its diplomatic position in the international arena, 2016 will be crucial for bringing domestic political structures in line with the country’s new position in the global economic and security architecture.
jeudi 22 octobre 2015
Vietnam’s Communist government, which once blocked Facebook Inc., is now embracing the online tools of capitalism by establishing its own page on the social media website in order to reach young Internet-savvy users who turn to it for news and discourse.
mardi 20 octobre 2015
Under President Xi Jinping, the Chinese Communist Party is using the Seven Prohibitions to shut down discussion about liberal constitutional reform. In comparison, constitutional deliberations in Vietnam appear open, vibrant and far-reaching — prompting some commentators to speculate on whether Vietnam is a model for post-socialist institutional reform.
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