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Vietnam: How Powerful Is The Prime Minister?

Vietnam: How Powerful Is The Prime Minister?
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Trinh Huu Long
Trinh Huu Long
Politics
Vietnam Briefing: COVID-19 Crisis Deepening While The National Assembly Convened To Elect State Leadership

Vietnam Briefing: COVID-19 Crisis Deepening While The National Assembly Convened To Elect State Leadership
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The Vietnam Briefing, which is released every Monday morning Vietnam time, looks at Vietnam’s political developments of the past week. COVID-19Last week witnessed the daily COVID-19 tally reach an all-time high on Saturday, with 7,968 cases reported. The total number of cases surpassed 100,000 on Sunday, July

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
Vietnam Briefing
Vietnam’s State President: The Captain But Not Really A Captain

Vietnam’s State President: The Captain But Not Really A Captain
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Trinh Huu Long
Trinh Huu Long
Politics
July 24, 2012: China Establishes Sansha City, Intensifying The Maritime Conflict With Vietnam

July 24, 2012: China Establishes Sansha City, Intensifying The Maritime Conflict With Vietnam
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What happened?On July 24, 2012, China established a prefecture-level city called Sansha City (in Vietnamese: Thành phố Tam Sa) under Hainan Province, the most important strategic location for China to push territorial claims in the South China Sea [1]. Sansha City covers 800,000 square miles of China’s

Son Nguyen
Son Nguyen
On This Day
The Intertwining Of Science, Politics, And Ideology In Vietnam’s COVID-19 Crisis

The Intertwining Of Science, Politics, And Ideology In Vietnam’s COVID-19 Crisis
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Dan Nguyen
Dan Nguyen
Opinion-Section
How The Latest Outbreak Reveals The Darker Side Of Vietnam’s Anti-Coronavirus Strategy

How The Latest Outbreak Reveals The Darker Side Of Vietnam’s Anti-Coronavirus Strategy
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Last year, when the novel coronavirus Covid-19 ravaged the healthcare system and economy of even the most developed countries in the world, Vietnam’s early success in containing infections and keeping the death toll low drew praise and even admiration from the international media and community. “Fighting the pandemic as

Jason Nguyen
Jason Nguyen
Society
A Few Things You Should Know About Vietnam’s National Assembly Chairpersonship

A Few Things You Should Know About Vietnam’s National Assembly Chairpersonship
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Though it is one of the “four pillars” of the Vietnamese government, the National Assembly chairpersonship remains the weakest position.Vietnam’s National Assembly has been preparing to change its window dressing in late March 2021. No need to wait until the general election wraps up in May 2021; the

Trinh Huu Long
Trinh Huu Long
Politics
Vietnam Briefing: COVID-19 Nationwide Crisis; Country’s Map May Be Redrawn

Vietnam Briefing: COVID-19 Nationwide Crisis; Country’s Map May Be Redrawn
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The Vietnam Briefing, which is released every Monday morning Vietnam time, looks at Vietnam’s political developments of the past week. COVID-19 in VietnamMovement restrictions across Vietnam amidst outbreaks: Sixteen southern provinces are expected to undergo two-week movement restrictions as three-quarters of new cases were in the south, particularly in

The Vietnamese Magazine
The Vietnamese Magazine
Vietnam Briefing