Vietnamese Journalism: Party-Led Enterprise
The CPV determines what’s news
By: Hướng Thiện
In 2014, at 60, the official retirement age for Vietnamese male civil servants, Nguyễn Mạnh Hoàng would have been expected to retire from his position as chairman of Hoàng Mai district in Hanoi. But to everyone's surprise, in 2013, the official suddenly confessed to authorities that he had been born in 1955 instead of 1954 as he had clai…
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