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Stories with organization: Vietnam government
  • Communism better than democracy, says Vietnam party boss story has photos
    Updated: Jan-28-16 5:35 am

    HANOI, Vietnam - One-party rule in communist Vietnam is a far better alternative to authoritarianism disguised as democracy, the 71-year-old ideologue who was re-elected as party chief and consequently the country's leader said Thursday.

  • Longtime rivals: A look at complex Vietnam-China ties story has photos
    Updated: Jan-24-16 8:03 pm

    BEIJING - Divided opinions within Vietnam's Communist Party on how to relate to giant neighbor and one-time ally China are among key factors in play at an eight-day congress to choose new leadership. A look at the countries' shared history and some of the most recent ups and downs in relations.

  • Vietnam demands that China remove oil rig 
    Updated: Jan-20-16 6:06 am

    HANOI, Vietnam - Vietnam said China has moved an oil rig into disputed waters in the South China Sea, in a possible repeat of a 2014 stand-off between the communist neighbors.