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World Bank: Vietnam’s trade balance deficit increases in August

The international financial institution said that among the main export items, furniture and footwear were hardest hit (down 38% and 26% respectively year-on-year), followed by computers and electronic products (down 11.9%), textiles (down 9%). However, according to the World Bank,…
Is Vietnam’s diplomacy smart before all great powers?

Will Vietnam have a “respectful side, a contemptuous side” when the General Secretary of the Communist Party of this country receives the foreign minister of a neighboring power, but did not hold a meeting with the US Vice President? This…
Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc is about to visit US

Nguyen Xuan Phuc will travel to the US to attend the United Nations General Assembly meeting next week for the first time as Vietnam’s president. A VOA source said Phuc is expected to attend the 76th session of the United…
Refusing to upgrade relations with US, which direction does Vietnam lean?

ASEAN in the US-China competition The Chinese foreign minister’s trip to Southeast Asian countries and South Korea comes as both Beijing and Washington are wooing important partners in the Asia-Pacific. The Southeast Asian doctrine of President Joe Biden’s administration acknowledges…
Rosneft withdraws from South China Sea project with Vietnam

Although net profit in the second quarter was up to 233 billion rubles ($3.1 billion), Russia’s Rosneft group has still decided to completely withdraw from projects with Vietnam in the South China Sea (Vietnam calls it the East Sea), which…
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi scheduled to visit Vietnam this week

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will visit Vietnam, co-chair a meeting of the Steering Committee for Bilateral Cooperation, and “focus” on COVID-19 epidemic prevention and control later this week. Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay an…
Power, money, and “banana” diplomacy

Outsiders believe that Vietnam’s diplomacy is low-key through the reception of US Vice President Kamala Harris in late August. In fact, Vietnam knows what the Biden administration needs at the moment, but because it is in a position of not…
US warship patrols near Mischief Reef in Spratlys

A US Navy destroyer conducted a maritime patrol through Da Vanh Khan (Mischief Reef) in the South China Sea (Vietnam calls it the Truong Sa) on September 8, just days after China imposed a law requiring foreign ships to notify…
China increases “gray zone tactics” in South China Sea

On August 29, in a move that could affect the freedom of navigation of military and commercial ships in the South China Sea, Chinese officials said they would require ships to “report information” when passes through what China considers its…
US and Vietnam sign agreement on new embassy location

The United States and Vietnam on August 25 signed an agreement on the location of new embassies in the capitals of both countries on the occasion of Vice President Kamala Harris’ visit to Vietnam. Writing on Facebook, the US embassy…