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Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung to step down on April 6

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung is scheduled to step down from his position on April 6 to pave the way for his successor who will be appointed the following day.

Party General Secretary asks to accelerate investigation on key corruption cases

The Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong called on relevant authorities to speed up the investigation process to prosecute serious corruption cases at a meeting on April 18.

12th Party Congress Resolution: prevent degradation of political ideology

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong led a national conference today to discuss the 12th National Party Congress Resolution and stressed its importance to preventing the degradation of ideology, politics, ethics and lifestyle.
April 19, 2016 | 06:48 pm GMT+7

Trump meets with Vietnamese Party chief and PM, wrapping up state visit

The U.S. president made it a hattrick of leaders after his meetings with President Tran Dai Quang as he bid farewell on Sunday morning.
November 12, 2017 | 02:33 pm GMT+7

Vietnam presses ahead with trial of fugitive oil executive

That will be the latest high-profile trial, scheduled for February 2018 at the latest, to take place as Vietnam's corruption crackdown widens.
November 25, 2017 | 05:37 pm GMT+7

Communist Party chief laments political apathy among 'a segment' of young Vietnamese

'They have been manipulated by hostile forces to do things that run counter to the Party and the country’s direction.'
December 11, 2017 | 02:51 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's corruption crackdown at all-time high: Party chief

Corruption cases, even those relating to high-profile officials, are being stamped out.
December 28, 2017 | 05:03 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s Communist Party wants ‘absolute, direct’ control over police

Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong praised the force for solving major corruption cases and bringing powerful people to justice.
January 16, 2018 | 01:46 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to crack down on day-to-day corruption in 2018: Party chief

Tackling corruption at a local level and filtering out corrupt officials are on the campaign's main agenda.
January 23, 2018 | 12:06 pm GMT+7

Party chief greets Year of the Dog with locals around Hanoi's iconic lake

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong visted Sword Lake on the eve of the Lunar New Year, giving lucky money to children.
February 16, 2018 | 10:27 am GMT+7

In Cuba, Vietnam Party chief advocates economic reforms

Vietnam had managed to lift around 30 million people out of poverty over 20 years, said Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong.
March 30, 2018 | 08:27 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s Party holds key gathering to build 'strategic' cadre

The Party is holding a one-week meeting to discuss a personnel plan following a series of corruption cases.
May 07, 2018 | 04:12 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese runaway bigwig ditches appeal as corruption fight continues

Trinh Xuan Thanh did not show up for his appeal trial, reportedly due to health reasons.
May 07, 2018 | 04:27 pm GMT+7

50 high-profile officials disciplined in Vietnam's escalating corruption crackdown

“It was a breakthrough in the large-scale corruption fight that aims to tighten discipline in the Party system and the State apparatus.” 
June 26, 2018 | 09:02 am GMT+7

‘Power politics’ a foreign policy challenge for Vietnam

Vietnam should be vigilant about “power politics” and attendant challenges, the nation’s top leader says.
August 13, 2018 | 11:28 pm GMT+7
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