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Failure of silent diplomacy toward China’s aggressiveness

Malaysia openly opposes China Malaysia-China relations are becoming tense after the Chinese aircraft illegally violated Malaysia’s airspace. At the end of May, Malaysia said 16 Chinese aircraft were operating illegally just 60 nautical miles from the Luconia Shoals in the…
Vietnam approves China’s vaccine, many people become skeptical

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health has just approved a Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine while many people have expressed doubts about Sinopharm’s vaccine and suggested that this vaccine should be given to “senior officials” first. Vietnam’s state-controlled media reported that Deputy Health Minister…
What are the “common things” of the super-rich in Vietnam?

The super-wealthy in Vietnam can be divided into three groups according to their path and field of enrichment, although this diversity appears to have shared “common things”, said an observer of Vietnam’s economy and society from Hanoi told the BBC.…
Who are super-rich in Vietnam and how have they got rich?

Pham Nhat Vuong is ranked by Forbes magazine as the richest dollar billionaire in Vietnam The super-rich in Vietnam today are “businessmen and officials,” a lawyer and civil society activist from Saigon told BBC News Vietnamese’s symposium on May 27,…
Vietnam discovers dangerous hybrid strain of COVID-19

Authorities in Vietnam have detected a new variant of coronavirus that was bred from two variants of COVID-19 in India and the UK and spread quickly through the air, local media quoted Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long as saying on…
COVID resurgence, workers fall in difficulties

Covid pandemic has re-emerged for nearly a month in Vietnam with a large number of infections and on a large scale. Strict epidemic prevention measures have been implemented in many localities such as Bac Giang, Bac Ninh, or Hanoi. In…
Vietnam’s New Parliament: What do voters want?

Confident as a prophet of great deception, on the morning of May 23, right after opening the National Assembly election performance, General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong boasted to himself: “I believe, with the important meaning of this election, our country…
Alcohol consumption in Vietnam increases despite the Covid-19 pandemic

According to the results of the 2020 population living standard survey just announced by the General Statistics Office, alcohol consumption increased in 2020, from 0.9 liters/person/month in 2018 to 1.3 liters/person/month last year. Notably, alcohol consumption among the better-off households…
Vietnam election “gives two positive signals”

Elections for the National Assembly and People’s Councils at all levels in Vietnam on May 23 took place “seriously” and showed “positive signals,” a sociologist told the BBC from Hanoi. Commenting to BBC News Vietnamese from the Institute for Social…
World Bank: FDI inflows to Vietnam decrease

The World Bank recently released a report, which said that foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into Vietnam decreased in April, but “generally remained stable” in the first 4 months this year. In a report called “Vietnam Macroeconomic Update”, the World…
Vietnam: Stop silencing independent voices ahead of elections

Article 19, May 20, 2021 The recent arrests of independent candidates running in the upcoming National Assembly election, apparently in reprisal for their social media activity, underscores the intolerance that the Vietnamese government has for critical voices, said ARTICLE 19.…