COC negotiation – no solution

China hosted a meeting with 10 foreign ministers of ASEAN countries in the first two days of the past week, in Chongqing city. One of the contents is about the negotiation process of the Code of Conduct in the South…
China “court” ASEAN, which direction does Vietnam choose?

China is proposing to hold a foreign ministerial meeting with the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) next month – a summit that will help expand and strengthen China’s recent “diplomatic attack” in Southeast Asia. This year marks the…
Ngoại giao Việt Nam: Làm thế nào để dẫn dắt?

Link Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBzeedB_ZcY Chính phủ Việt Nam nói đã và đang sẵn sàng đóng vai trò dẫn dắt, vai trò tiên phong, đóng góp vào công việc của khu vực và thế giới. Nhưng trước khi bàn khía cạnh quốc…
ASEAN meeting on Myanmar: Vietnam remains silent

Like “crab meets a frog,” Vietnamese Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh is almost “defeated” amid the violent upheaval caused by the military coup in Myanmar. The useless speech of the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister read from Hanoi on…
Vietnam is included in President Biden’s national security strategy

An Interim National Security Strategic Guidance released by the White House on March 3, President Joe Biden referred to Vietnam as a partner Washington was aiming to “deepen” in regional security cooperation. With Vietnam emerging as this new factor, observers…