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Taiwan president pledges to defend freedoms despite China pressure

Taiwan leader vows to defend democratic rights and freedom while China considers self-ruled Taiwan a wayward province.

Obama says ready to train new leaders in first post-presidency speech

Former US president says he hopes to spend the next phase of his life helping to 'prepare the next generation of ...

Washington Post, NY Times win Pulitzers for work on Trump, Putin

The Pulitzer ceremony highlighted the news media's importance to democracy.
April 11, 2017 | 02:48 pm GMT+7

NA election supervisors: Identify “reactionary groups” behind independent candidates

Members of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) have asked the National Election Committee to clarify information regarding self-nominated candidates in Hanoi for the upcoming ...
March 18, 2016 | 05:42 pm GMT+7

48 independent National Assembly candidates approved

All 87 candidates seeking election to the 14th National Assembly (NA), including 48 self-nominees, were approved at a meeting in Hanoi yesterday.
March 18, 2016 | 04:53 pm GMT+7

Security subcommittee: Some independent candidates for National Assembly receive outside support

Independent candidates in Hanoi seeking election to the 14th National Assembly (NA) and local government are receiving financial support from "outside sources", a security ...
March 18, 2016 | 08:00 am GMT+7