Questions tagged [vietnam]

Questions relating to the government or politics of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

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What is Vietnam's Covid-19 strategy?

Introduction: Vietnam has a very low number of Covid-19 cases. If I remember it correctly, back in around March-April while talking to a Vietnamese friend, she told me that they didn't have any deaths ...
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What are the likely results from a world court filing from Vietnam against the U.S.?

What are the likely results from a world court filing from Vietnam against the U.S.? https://www.voanews.com/east-asia-pacific/vietnams-latest-demand-agent-orange-compensation-described-last-resort ...
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Why did EU sign a free-trade deal with Vietnam?

According to Reuters, The European Union has signed a free trade deal with Vietnam: The European Union signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam on Sunday, the first of its kind with a ...
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Has any relevant American politician ever publicly admitted that the Gulf of Tonkin incident was a lie?

During an interview (video here) celebrity and former Governor of Minnesota Jesse Ventura said that "they" were admitting that the Gulf of Tonkin incident was a lie. There are somewhat credible ...
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Which two oil platforms might Vietnam use in its propaganda posters? And why?

In Vung Tau, in the south of Vietnam, one can find a propaganda poster (see this picture of 7 November 2017 and further information about the picture: at Wikimedia Commons) The poster featurs oil ...
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Preferred or “correct” English spelling: Vietnam or Viet Nam

Historically, Vietnam was the English spelling preferred by Americans, Brits, and other English-speakers. My unscientific impression though is that the Vietnamese themselves prefer Viet Nam. (Of ...
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is the USA afraid of Venezuela? [closed]

According to Wikipedia: Venezuela has the largest oil reserves, and the eighth largest natural gas reserves in the world, and consistently ranks among the top ten world crude oil producers. ...
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Why does the leader of Vietnam (General Secretary of the Communist Party) hold no state positions?

Generally, the leaders of communist countries hold both state & party positions, making them both de facto and de jure leaders (e.g. Raúl Castro is both President of Cuba and First Secretary of ...