Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung (L) and National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong: front runners in the stalled contest for Vietnam’s new leadership. Photo: AFP
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung (L) and National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong: front runners in the stalled contest for Vietnam’s new leadership. Photo: AFP

Vietnam’s ‘stormy’ leadership tussle bares nation’s conflict over liberalism and taking a hardline over South China Sea dispute, analysts say

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung (L) and National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong: front runners in the stalled contest for Vietnam’s new leadership. Photo: AFP
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung (L) and National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong: front runners in the stalled contest for Vietnam’s new leadership. Photo: AFP
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