It’s no friend of either the US or China – now both are vying for this country to “back a winner” in the South China Sea.
China is using militia-run fishing vessels to maintain its illegal presence and exert control over East Sea territory without resorting to direct confrontation, an expert says.
Vietnam will serve as United Nations Security Council (UNSC) president starting Thursday, its second time in the seat during the 2020-21 tenure.
After its COVID-19 successes, Vietnam is well positioned to play a more energetic role on the global stage.
The building highlights Vietnam’s desire to prevent Laos from spiraling off into China’s orbit.
Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev has handed over a batch of Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine gifted by his government to Vietnam.
Relations are set to continue on their upward trajectory, though there remain certain areas of concern.
An interview with Le Hong Hiep.
Vietnam has emphasized the need to immediately stop the violence in Myanmar and hold a constructive dialogue to create favorable conditions for democracy process.
Vietnam, the only Asean nation that has yet to publicly state if it will use the Sinovac or Sinopharm vaccines, begins inoculations on Monday. Analysts say anti-China sentiment among the public and diplomatic tensions are two factors behind the spurning…
As soon as he took office in 2017, former US president Donald Trump adopted the Free and Open Indo-Pacific (FOIP) strategy to maintain US influence and presence in the region and restrain China. Trump’s then US secretary of defense James…
Hanoi and Pyongyang have had their share of differences,but they also have a long historical connection.
Vietnam calls on the international community and development partners to further support the transition to democracy in Myanmar, matching the wishes and interests of Myanmar people.
RCEP, belt and road projects, cross-border cooperation and the advantages of communism were discussed during the call. The Vietnamese Party General Secretary seeks to speed the process of putting cooperation agreements into effect
To deal with a looming power shortage, Vietnam has turned to US investors rather than China’s regional infrastructure investment programme. Cleaner energy, rising anti-China sentiment and less risky investment are among Hanoi’s considerations, as is balancing Beijing in the South…
Will Washington’s burgeoning strategic relationship with Hanoi come unstuck over human rights concerns ?
Vietnam has pointedly called on all countries to comply with international laws and treaties when passing maritime laws after China enacted a new coast guard law.
In less than half a century Vietnam has risen from the ashes of war to being a regional economic powerhouse that even the coronavirus couldn’t stop As its Communist Party meets to decide its future, the country is on the…
Vietnam’s ruling Communist Party gathers for a congress next week that will help shape the country’s global role for the next five years, selecting new leaders and setting policy as tensions bubble with Beijing and Joe Biden settles in at…
Leading partners including the United States and European Union can and should do more to discourage Vietnam’s fierce crackdown on dissent.
China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi wrapped up his latest trip to Southeast Asia on Saturday, during which he sought to stabilise relations in the region ahead of the inauguration of Joe Biden as US president. But of the 10 member…
Despite seeking a balance between the superpowers, Vietnam desires more robust security ties with Washington.
What does it mean to be a middle power ? And is Vietnam one already ?
Vietnam and the U.K. signed a bilateral free trade pact Tuesday to maintain their existing relationship once the Brexit transitional period ends on December 31.
‘Our partnership can make a significant contribution in maintaining stability and peace in the region,’ says Modi
Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday it regretted a U.S. decision to sanction a Vietnamese company relating to the transport of petroleum products from Iran.