Review tensions in the South China Sea in 2020

  In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic hits many countries around the world. While other countries are concerned about the fight against the epidemic, China still carries out aggressive and threatening actions in the South China Sea (Vietnamese call it the…
Will Vietnam be free from Beijing’s influence?

Vietnam-US warm relations US National Security Advisor Robert C. O’Brien just visited Hanoi on November 20-22. According to the announcement of the Vietnamese side, this visit is to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the US-Vietnam diplomatic relations and to highlight…
RCEP creates a “strong strategic” position for China

China can take advantage of the signed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP ) to achieve its strategic goals in the region, including as a springboard for its Belt and Road Initiative, according to a senior economist from Vietnam. Talking to…
Biden’s foreign policy and the South China Sea issue

Since winning more than 270 electoral votes, President-elect Joe Biden has contacted leaders of allied countries, pledging to mend partnerships that have been dented over the past few years, and reasserted the US’s commitment to mutual security agreements which have…
Mixed reactions of Vietnamese to US Election outcome

Fireworks display to celebrate the victory of Democratic candidate Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election on November 7. The Vietnamese people reacted differently to the results of the US presidential election, in which Mr. Donald Trump loved by many…