Japan-Vietnam defense cooperation and regional impact

Closer defense ties between Japan and Vietnam could have an impact on regional security but not to the extent of provoking China, two experts told BBC News Vietnamese. The helicopter carrier JS Kaga and the destroyer JS Murasame of the…
Prospect of Vietnam cooperating with Quartet

The role of the Quartet is increasing The Quartet plays an increasingly important role in curbing Chinese influence. The Chinese government has always viewed the Quartet as a US-led effort to contain and counter China’s global rise, and the group’s…
What does Vietnam learn from Japan’s labor market?

“We interviewed more than 1,500 people, but 99% ended their self-introductions with the affirmation ‘No matter how hard we work, we will do our best.” “It would be great if those were the words of people who really want to…
Diamond Quartet and Hanoi: Parallel interests and strategic cohesion

The democratic coalition quartet is strengthening under President Biden to counterbalance the rise of Chinese influence in the region and do Hanoi’s national security goals coincide with this quartet? The first meeting of the heads of state of the US,…
HRW calls on Japan’s PM to raise human rights when visiting Vietnam

Human Rights Watch (HRW) on October 18 called on Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to “put pressure” on the Vietnamese government during his first visit here for Hanoi to “improve its human rights record.” Prime Minister Suga officially visited Vietnam…