Vietnam elects Vo Van Thuong as country’s new president

Permanent member of the Secretariat of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Vo Van Thuong attends a wreath laying ceremony ahead of the 11th session of the National Assembly's 14th tenure in Hanoi, Vietnam 24 March 2021. EFE-EPA/LUONG THAI LINH/FILE

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Mar 2 (EFE) .- Vietnam’s National Assembly elected Vo Van Thuong as the country’s new president Thursday, after the resignation in January of his predecessor due to corrupt practices that occurred under his tenure, the government reported. Thuong, nominated the day before by the Central Committee of the Communist Party, … Read more