Why did Xi Jinping send someone to “test” Nguyen Phu Trong?

Vietnamese politics is inherently dependent, and it is not difficult to assert which country it depends on. The fact that Vietnam increasingly depends on China is a topic that has been discussed by society for a long time, not recently.…
China’s South China Sea Policy under Xi Jinping

China’s policy on the South China Sea (Vietnamese call it the East Sea) became more aggressive after Xi Jinping became China’s highest leader in November 2012. We can gauge the magnitude of this aggression by considering how, after coming to…
Cuộc đấu Donald Trump, Trung Quốc và WHO

Tuần trước, Tổng thống Donald Trump tuyên bố sẽ ngừng cấp tiền cho Tổ chức Y tế Thế giới (WHO) trong khi chính quyền của ông xem xét các hành động của tổ chức này. Ông cáo buộc WHO quản…
Xi Jinping “flips the mask” – the world is wary

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted a feature of Chinese diplomacy “under the reign” of Xi Jinping – that is, aggressive, arrogant, rude features different from a hidden China  along with the previous generation of modest and courteous diplomats. China has…