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Vietnam’s General Election 2021: A Tale Of Three Players

Vietnam’s General Election 2021: A Tale Of Three Players
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Vietnam’s general election in May 2021, with the surprise factor of Luong The Huy’s independent candidacy, revealed a political landscape of three major players, namely the government led by the Vietnamese Communist Party, a new generation of regime critics, and those who seem to hope to change politics

Dan Nguyen
Dan Nguyen
Politics
Vietnam Briefing: The Election Is Over. But The Fate Of Party Critics Is Still Grim.

Vietnam Briefing: The Election Is Over. But The Fate Of Party Critics Is Still Grim.
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The Vietnam Briefing, which is released every Monday morning Vietnam time, is a look at Vietnam’s political developments of the past week. The 2021 National Assembly election is over. Rumors are spreading.It is reported that almost 70 million people were expected to cast their ballots yesterday, Sunday, May

Son Nguyen
Son Nguyen
Vietnam Briefing
An Authoritarian Nightmare: The Self-Nomination Movement In 2016

An Authoritarian Nightmare: The Self-Nomination Movement In 2016
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“The dream for authoritarian regimes is to reap the fruits of electoral legitimacy without running the risks of democratic uncertainty.” Andreas Schedler, professor of political science. Despite being a one-party state, the Vietnamese Constitution does allow non-party members and self-nominated candidates to compete for the National Assembly election. Because of

Son Nguyen
Son Nguyen
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