There are obvious parallels between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Vietnamese President Nguyen Phu Trong. Photo: AFPThere are obvious parallels between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Vietnamese President Nguyen Phu Trong. Photo: AFP
There are obvious parallels between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Vietnamese President Nguyen Phu Trong. Photo: AFP

Is Vietnam’s new leader taking cues from China’s Xi Jinping?

  • Nguyen Phu Trong is the head of the Communist Party, the country’s president, and the head of its military – sound familiar?
  • There are also parallels in the leaders’ rise, and their anti-corruption campaigns

Topic |   Xi Jinping
There are obvious parallels between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Vietnamese President Nguyen Phu Trong. Photo: AFPThere are obvious parallels between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Vietnamese President Nguyen Phu Trong. Photo: AFP
There are obvious parallels between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Vietnamese President Nguyen Phu Trong. Photo: AFP
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