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COC negotiation – no solution

China hosted a meeting with 10 foreign ministers of ASEAN countries in the first two days of the past week, in Chongqing city. One of the contents is about the negotiation process of the Code of Conduct in the South…
China and its intention of nuclear deterrence at the South China Sea

China celebrates its 70th anniversary with the biggest ever military parade to show off its newest missiles China’s state-controlled media has appeared a call for the country to increase its submarine-launched nuclear-tipped missiles as a strategic deterrent amid growing US…
Japanese investment in Vietnam continues to increase

This information was raised by Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide in a recent phone call with his Vietnamese counterpart Pham Minh Chinh. According to the Japanese embassy, ​​during a phone conversation which lasted about 30 minutes, Mr. Suga “expressed his…
US and Vietnamese Foreign Ministers talk by phone

On the evening of May 27, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Vietnamese Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son held phone talks to discuss bilateral relations, human rights, the East Sea (South China Sea) situation, and other issues, according to…
Numerous foreign giants withdraw from Vietnam’s retail market

Many foreign brands faced difficulties and struggled to compete in the Vietnamese retail market and had to withdraw. The market recorded many retailers closing, returning rent facilities, or downsizing their businesses. In mid-May, The Korea Times reported that the Korean…
Relations with China – lessons from Philippines

Based on China Public opinion is stirred by the fact that Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, during the 26th Future of Asia conference, which took place online on May 20, strongly defended the “close” relationship between Phompenh and Beijing. He…
Australia wants to upgrade strategic ties with Vietnam

Australia wishes to elevate its relationship with Vietnam to the level of a comprehensive strategic partnership, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said in a phone call with his Vietnamese counterpart Pham Minh Chinh on May 25. The head of the Australian…
What do foreign media say about Vietnam’s upcoming elections?

With the number of independent candidates decreasing compared to previous elections and the dominance of the Communist Party in Vietnam’s National Assembly, international media said that the upcoming May 23 election was “useless” because only create more monopoly of the…
China “court” ASEAN, which direction does Vietnam choose?

China is proposing to hold a foreign ministerial meeting with the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) next month – a summit that will help expand and strengthen China’s recent “diplomatic attack” in Southeast Asia. This year marks the…
Threats from China’s external military bases

Recently, the US military confirmed that China has completed the construction of a pier more than 330 meters long at its only foreign naval base in Djibouti on the shores of the Bab el-Mandeb Strait in East Africa. The modernization…
China is stepping up information warfare

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has opened a new front in its long and ambitious battle to shape global public opinion: the West’s social media. Liu Xiaoming, a former Chinese ambassador to the UK, is now one of the CCP’s…
China sends militia ships to Whitsun Reef, Vietnam protests

At a regular press conference on May 13, Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang raised Hanoi’s position against China’s dispatch of nearly 300 ships to Whitsun Reef which is a part of the Truong Sa (Spratlys) where Vietnam…