Vietnam sends ship to track Chinese vessel patrolling Russian gas field in EEZ
A Vietnamese ship monitored a Chinese Coast Guard vessel on Saturday in a Russian-operated gas field in Vietnam’s South China Sea exclusive economic zone (EEZ), data show – the latest Chinese patrol in a pattern stretching more than a year.
Vietnam the epitome of a Belt and Road hedge
Unlike welcoming neighbors, Hanoi has staked out a mostly non-committal position on Beijing’s infrastructure-building policy.
Chinese suppliers race to Vietnam as COVID let-up opens escape route from Sino-U.S. trade war
Vietnam has enjoyed a wave of investment from China since its neighbour abruptly canned its strict virus-containment strategy and unleashed pent-up interest from companies – and their suppliers – fleeing the impact of Sino-U.S. trade friction.
Vietnam should not be pressured by China’s refusal to send tourists
Experts have dismissed China’s non-inclusion of Vietnam in the list of destinations to which it allows outbound tour groups as no cause for pressure on the latter’s tourism industry.
How the Sino-Vietnamese war was purposefully forgotten
In both China and Vietnam, the governments have deliberately tried to bury memories of their 1979 war.
Tourism businesses disappointed as China has not yet resumed outbound travel to Vietnam
Many tourism businesses in Vietnam have expressed disappointment as China has not yet resumed outbound tours to Vietnam after three years of waiting.
Vietnam and India are now acting to contain aggressive China
A silent change is taking place in Asia. Beijing’s unbridled territorial ambitions are compelling regional players to look for trustworthy partners. India, Japan, Vietnam and Australia seek to balance Chinese aggression through local partnerships. Deepening bilateral and multilateral ties is a natural…
Vietnam sees a shared future more with China than US
Nguyen Phu Trong’s anti-corruption purge means Vietnam is moving in a more ideological and less pro-Western direction.
China and Vietnam have a shared future, President Xi Jinping says in Lunar New Year note to fellow communist leader
Xi Jinping, who is also chief of the Chinese Communist Party, has greeted Vietnamese party counterpart Nguyen Phu Trong ahead of the Lunar New Year. Pledge to deepen ‘comrades and brothers’ relationship comes as China’s ties with the West, especially…
Why did Lego choose Vietnam, not China, to build first carbon-neutral factory ?
Toy behemoth’s move reflects how like-minded multinational firms are diversifying supply chains away from what has been known for decades as the world’s factory . Lost investment dollars amid the US-China trade war and pandemic have sparked concerns within China,…
Vietnam travel destinations anxious for return of Chinese visitors as tourism struggles
As China announced it would reopen its borders on January 8 after being shut for nearly three years, travel agencies around Vietnam said they were anxiously awaiting the return of Chinese tourists.
The careful balancing act of Vietnam’s bamboo diplomacy
The Vietnam–China relationship has not been in good shape in the last decade. So it was a surprise when Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, became the first foreign leader to visit China after the…
How Vietnam can balance against China, on land and at sea
Vietnam’s proximity to China and lack of strategic depth limit its options in forming security partnerships with other great powers.
Why the current stall in US-Vietnam relations is necessary for Vietnam’s security
As has been the case for much of history, stable, manageable relations with China form the foundation of the country’s foreign policy.
Vietnam urged to get China-backed railway project on track, avoid ‘missed opportunities’ despite concerns
Preliminary planning for the 392 km-long (244 miles) Lao Cai-Hanoi–Haiphong standard gauge railway was finished in 2019 having first been mentioned in 2015. Once constructed, it will link the capital of China’s southwestern Yunnan province to one of Vietnam’s busiest…
Vietnam’s approach to China : bamboo diplomacy with neo-tributary characteristics
Vietnam Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong’s recent visit to Beijing was meant to assure China, but didn’t signal any change in Hanoi’s basic approach toward its northern neighbor.
China-Vietnam in warm, new communist embrace
Vietnamese leader Trong’s visit to Beijing put cooperation ahead of conflict and sent a clear signal to democracy-promoting US
Tricked, trafficked, woman back home after 27 years in China
A woman who was tricked and trafficked into China in 1995 has been reunited with her family in central Vietnam, but she yearns to be back with her children in China.
China, Vietnam sign 13 deals, and 1 stands to reshape economic relations
Vietnam is looking to mitigate potential long-term problems in its sourcing of raw materials, which its export sector depends heavily on. Deals were signed during visit to China this week by Vietnam’s chief, Nguyen Phu Trong, who became the first…
Xi Jinping rolls out the red carpet for Vietnam’s communist party chief
The elaborate ceremonials of Nguyen Phu Trong’s state visit are a reminder of the alternating attraction and resistance that underpin Sino-Vietnamese relations.
Vietnam’s Trong visit shows cooperation among socialist countries is vital when West plays up ideological propaganda
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong will pay an official visit to China from Sunday to Wednesday at the invitation of Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC)…
Vietnam’s communist party chief to visit China next week
Nguyen Phu Trong will become the first foreign leader to meet with Xi Jinping since he won a precedent-breaking third term as party head.
Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong to visit China
Vietnam’s Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong will visit China from October 30 to November 2, per an invitation by his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.
Can Vietnam weather the coming era of great power competition ?￼
The country’s hedging strategy has proved quite successful in recent decades but is under pressure from the growing strategic tensions in the region.
Navigating Socialism, Security, and China in Laos-Vietnam Relations
Laos is important to China, but it is indispensable to Vietnam and its long-term security.
Vietnam to impose temporary anti-dumping duty on some Chinese furniture
Vietnam will this month impose temporary anti-dumping duty on some furniture products originating from China, the Ministry of Industry and Trade said.