Political freedom - the right to choose your own government, your own representatives - does not exist in Việt Nam. Instead, every five years, a National Party Congress is held. It’s there that the country’s leaders are selected. Loa’s Duyên Bùi has the “Five things You Need to Know” about the upcoming National Party Congress in 2016.
The way to a U.S. government's heart is through its lobbyists. How much has Hà Nội paid for access to Washington D.C.’s most influential powers and what are they using it for? Our reporter speaks to the journalist who uncovered these details.