US President Donald Trump welcomes Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to the White House. Photo: Reuters

Vietnam’s cracking down on dissent ... so why Trump’s pat on back?

The US president is not shy when it comes to praising autocratic regimes – good news for Hanoi, which is in the midst of a crackdown on anyone critical of its one-party state

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US President Donald Trump welcomes Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to the White House. Photo: Reuters
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