Newly re-elected Vietnam Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong (centre) after the national ruling party congress in Hanoi. Photo: AP Newly re-elected Vietnam Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong (centre) after the national ruling party congress in Hanoi. Photo: AP
Newly re-elected Vietnam Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong (centre) after the national ruling party congress in Hanoi. Photo: AP
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Vietnam has more to do on path to growth

  • Having beaten Covid-19, the nation’s recovery is gathering pace but its leaders still have to strike a balance in their relations with China and the United States, and between economic liberalisation and political control

Newly re-elected Vietnam Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong (centre) after the national ruling party congress in Hanoi. Photo: AP Newly re-elected Vietnam Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong (centre) after the national ruling party congress in Hanoi. Photo: AP
Newly re-elected Vietnam Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong (centre) after the national ruling party congress in Hanoi. Photo: AP
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