To Lam is sworn in as Vietnam's president during the National Assembly's summer session in Hanoi on May 22, 2024.
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The Enforcer of Vietnam's Anti-Corruption Campaign Has Been Appointed President

May 24, 2024 | 18:12 GMT

With To Lam no longer at the helm, Vietnam's sweeping anti-graft drive will likely slow. But the former security chief's promotion still primes him to assume the country's top political role in 2026, portending more scrutiny of foreign entities.

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