Geopolitics
Hanoi, Vietnam: Experts believe that exporters could lose VND3-4 trillion ($131-175 million) if 6,200 container trucks remain stuck at the Vietnam-China border. more
Pandemic ‘warning bell’ exposed inequalities, governance gaps, says Viet Nam President

New York: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to threaten lives and livelihoods globally, the President of Viet Nam told the UN General Assembly on Wednesday that his nation is “vigo ...

Paracel Islands Row: Vietnam flays China for violation of its sovereignty

The Vietnam government has slammed  China's plan to send a research vessel to the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago, media reports said on Saturday.

Vietnam wary of new Chinese legislation which allows use of weapons in waters it considers to be under its jurisdiction

Hanoi: Triggering new conflict in the relationship between the two countries, Vietnam's foreign ministry has expressed concern about legislation drafted by China that would allow Beij ...

Vietnam is losing best friends to China: Derek Grossman

Hanoi: Defence analyst Derek Grossman has said China has increasingly challenged Vietnam’s dominance in Cambodia and Laos, primarily by leveraging Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) pro ...

China tampering with the natural flow cycle of the Mekong River to leave millions starving, feel experts

Beijing: Experts believe that China's tampering with the natural flow cycle of the Mekong River, which is considered the world’s most productive freshwater fishery, is leaving t ...

South China Sea dispute: US signs MoU to support Vietnamese fishermen

Hanoi: In a move to support the Southeast Asian nation, the U.S. and Vietnam have signed a memorandum of understanding, which includes support against illegal “intimidation” o ...

Myanmar latest to call out China for arming insurgents amid outrage by Vietnam and Philippines

Naypyitaw: At a time when China is being viewed with increased suspicion for its aggression in the South China Sea, its role in Covid-19, and more recently the violent face-off with India ...

Vietnam raises objection to China's Undersea Cable Construction in Paracel Island

Hanoi: Vietnam has objected to China's reported move of laying  undersea cables in the disputed Paracel Islands.

Advantage COVID-19: China takes 'aggressive' stance on South China Sea, Vietnam voices concern

Hanoi: While the world calls out China for its role in the global transmission of COVID-19, the Asian giant is following an aggressive stance on South China Sea (SCS) region drawing prote ...