When was the last election in Vietnam?

Leader Nguyễn Phú Trọng
Party Communist Party Non-party & Independents
Leader since 19 January 2011
Last election 454 seats 46 seats
Seats won 475 21

Did North Vietnam have elections?

National Assembly elections were held in areas controlled by North Vietnam on 6 January 1946. Held under the 1946 constitution, they resulted in a victory for the Communist-led Việt Minh, which won 182 of the 302 seats, although the distribution of seats between parties had been decided before the elections.

Is Vietnam a free country?

Freedom in the World — Vietnam Country Report

Vietnam is rated Not Free in Freedom in the World, Freedom House’s annual study of political rights and civil liberties worldwide.

Who ruled Vietnam?

In 1893 the French incorporated Vietnam into French Indochina. France continued to rule until it was defeated by communist forces led by Ho Chi Minh in 1954. The country became divided into Communist North Vietnam and the anti-Communist South.

Is Vietnam still communist?

Government of Vietnam

The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is a one-party state. A new state constitution was approved in April 1992, replacing the 1975 version. The central role of the Communist Party was reasserted in all organs of government, politics and society.

Is Vietnam still divided?

The Vietnam War’s north-south division officially ended 31 years ago. … Vast cultural differences divide the former republics of North and South Vietnam. Hanoi is as far from Ho Chi Minh City, the former Saigon, as New York City is from Atlanta.

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Did North or South Vietnam win the war?

Communist forces ended the war by seizing control of South Vietnam in 1975, and the country was unified as the Socialist Republic of Vietnam the following year.

What is the biggest problem in Vietnam?

According to the State of the Environment 2001 published by the government, the main environmental issues in Vietnam are land degradation, forest degradation, loss of biodiversity, water pollution, air pollution and solid waste management.

How safe is Vietnam?

All in all, Vietnam is an extremely safe country to travel in. The police keep a pretty tight grip and there are rarely reports of muggings, robberies or sexual assaults. Scams and hassles do exist, particularly in Hanoi, HCMC and Nha Trang (and to a lesser degree in Hoi An).

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