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CIR Comment: “Vietnam. New authorities, old system”

21 April 2021

Easter Monday in 2021 saw a change of government in Vietnam. The swearing in of the new “three pillars” of the party system was a formality, but indicated the direction the country wants to take. Vietnam – as one of the few countries in the world – can boast of an effective fight against Covid-19. The prime minister, a technocrat, focuses on innovation, while the country is shown as an exemplary model of the fight against the virus – writes Rafał Tomański, in a commentary Vietnam. New authorities, old system.