Former Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and other officials cast their their ballots at the country’s 12th National Party Congress in 2016. Photo: Xinhua/VNA Former Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and other officials cast their their ballots at the country’s 12th National Party Congress in 2016. Photo: Xinhua/VNA
Former Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and other officials cast their their ballots at the country’s 12th National Party Congress in 2016. Photo: Xinhua/VNA
Vietnam

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How Vietnam will pick new leaders amid rising China, US tensions

  • A secretive, twice-a-decade meeting to be held in Hanoi later this month will decide the communist country’s future leadership and economic direction
  • It comes amid a sharp global recession, trade disputes with Washington and fraught relations with Beijing over the South China Sea

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Former Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and other officials cast their their ballots at the country’s 12th National Party Congress in 2016. Photo: Xinhua/VNA Former Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and other officials cast their their ballots at the country’s 12th National Party Congress in 2016. Photo: Xinhua/VNA
Former Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and other officials cast their their ballots at the country’s 12th National Party Congress in 2016. Photo: Xinhua/VNA
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