Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc with US President Donald Trump at the White House. Photo: AFP

Nothing personal: a lesson for Trump in Vietnamese politics

Personality counts for little in Hanoi’s political circles – if the US president shows he is a friend who values and respects the nation, he may get an enthusiastic welcome when he visits in November

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Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc with US President Donald Trump at the White House. Photo: AFP
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