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samedi 7 octobre 2017

Vietnam sacks top communist official

The communist party chief of one of Vietnam's largest cities was fired on Friday (Oct 6) for violating party rules, the government said, part of the country's massive anti-corruption sweep targeting political heavyweights and executives.

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mardi 29 août 2017

Vietnam president appears in public for first time in more than a month

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang appeared in public for the first time in more than a month on Monday, ending an absence from the political scene that triggered online speculation about his health and position.

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dimanche 27 août 2017

North Vietnam had an antiwar movement, too

When we think back to the signal events of the antiwar movement in 1967, we recall the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s powerful April 4 speech denouncing the war, the thousands of returned registration cards during the “Stop the Draft” week, and the March on the Pentagon that brought record numbers of demonstrators to the nation’s capital.

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vendredi 25 août 2017

Vietnam president's mysterious absence raising eyebrows

Chief of state's month out of public eye churns political rumor mill

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In Vietnam, repression threatens growth

A lack of democracy has an economic cost.

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lundi 21 août 2017

Vietnam's president calls for tougher internet controls

Vietnam's president called on Sunday for tougher controls on the internet in the face of dissidents who are using it to criticize the ruling Communist Party, and to combat threats to cybersecurity.

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jeudi 17 août 2017

Vietnam fires vice minister amid corruption crackdown

Vietnam fired a vice trade minister on Wednesday for wrongdoings at electricity firm Dien Quang Lamp, the government and state media said, amid a wider crackdown on corruption.

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mardi 1 août 2017

Vietnam proposes firing vice minister amid corruption crackdown

Vietnam's ruling Communist party said on Monday that a former executive of electricity firm Dien Quang Lamp should be sacked from her current position as a vice-trade minister as it continues a crackdown on corruption.

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vendredi 23 juin 2017

Vietnam singer Mai Khoi adds a youthful tone to aged politics

The Vietnamese singer and activist Mai Khoi is an outspoken advocate for human rights and freedom of expression in Vietnam. After her performance at the Global Media Forum she spoke with DW about her political activism.

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lundi 19 juin 2017

Vietnam rights report highlights beatings, intimidation against critics

Vietnamese human rights bloggers and activists are being beaten and intimidated, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Monday, as it urged the Communist government to end attacks and hold those responsible accountable.

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dimanche 18 juin 2017

Property disputes are Vietnam’s biggest political problem

The Communist party does not know how to handle them

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dimanche 21 mai 2017

Vietnam: The curious fall of a communist leader

Questions have arisen about the anti-corruption campaign that saw the first firing of a Politburo member in 21 years.

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samedi 22 octobre 2016

In Vietnam, telling the truth is criminal ‘propaganda’

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 4 juin 2016

Vietnam's National Assembly elections plagued by biased vetting, intimidation

When Vietnam elects its National Assembly this weekend, voters will find that by and large, the choice has already been made for them.

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lundi 11 avril 2016

Vietnam : old guard, new tack

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.

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vendredi 8 avril 2016

Interview: Vietnam's 'other' political party

The Diplomat talks with the spokesman of Vietnam’s most prominent sanctioned political party about the country’s politics.

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jeudi 7 avril 2016

Vietnam gets new PM with tough task and big shoes to fill

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.

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samedi 2 avril 2016

Vietnam elects police chief as president

Tran Dai Quang received 436 votes from 465 assembly members who cast their votes

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lundi 21 mars 2016

In one-party Vietnam, independents vie for assembly seats

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.

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jeudi 17 mars 2016

Pop star among dissidents testing the limits of Vietnam’s ‘democracy’

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.

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jeudi 28 janvier 2016

The old guard retakes control in Vietnam

Reform-minded Prime Minister Dung is on his way out.

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Vietnam party boss says tough job ahead for new, expanded leadership

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.

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mercredi 27 janvier 2016

Vietnam maintains course as general secretary reappointed

Nguyen Phu Trong to serve second term as Vietnam looks to counter China’s growing influence

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mardi 26 janvier 2016

Power struggle in Vietnam concludes

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.

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lundi 25 janvier 2016

Vietnam Prime Minister withdraws from contest for party chief

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.

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Vietnam PM makes last-minute comeback in leadership battle

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.

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dimanche 24 janvier 2016

Vietnam's progressive PM not nominated for party leadership

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.

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samedi 23 janvier 2016

Is China interfering in Vietnam’s politics with Its South China Sea moves ?

Some say Beijing is trying to influence the outcome of the Communist Party congress in Vietnam.

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jeudi 21 janvier 2016

Vietnam tensions loom large as Communist party congress begins

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.

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mercredi 20 janvier 2016

3 Things You Need to Know About Vietnam’s Communist Party Congress

A contest of political factions could have international consequences

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