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Vietnam Vote Reaffirms Party Role in Constitution

Ninety-eight percent of Vietnam’s National Assembly voted in favor of revisions to the Southeast Asian country's 1992 constitution on Thursday, but critics say the changes are a step backward for the country.   Nguyen Sinh Hung, chairman of both the National Assembly and the drafting committee, said the final document was the result of lengthy discussions and based on input from many different groups of people.   Phil Robertson, deputy Asia director of Human Rights Watch,...

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