Vietnam's Ticking Debt Bomb
August 19, 2014
Vietnam's Ticking Debt Bomb
For Vietnam, the debt problem serves as a reminder that the state should have limited influence in business.
Vietnam's Ticking Debt Bomb
Is ASEAN the Right Forum for South China Sea Disputes?
August 16, 2014
Is ASEAN the Right Forum for South China Sea Disputes?
U.S. editors Ankit Panda and Zachary Keck discuss the outcomes of the 2014 ASEAN Regional Forum.
Is ASEAN the Right Forum for South China Sea Disputes?
Don’t Blame US Pivot for South China Sea Row
August 13, 2014
Don’t Blame US Pivot for South China Sea Row
China — not the U.S. pivot — is causing tensions in the South China Sea.
Don’t Blame US Pivot for South China Sea Row
Typhoon Rammasun Hits Philippines, China
July 19, 2014
Typhoon Rammasun Hits Philippines, China
The Category 4 typhoon left over 60 dead and thousands more homeless.
Typhoon Rammasun Hits Philippines, China
Lawfare or Warfare?: History, International Law and Geo-Strategy
July 04, 2014
Lawfare or Warfare?: History, International Law and Geo-Strategy
The Diplomat's Carl Thayer reports on Vietnam's Da Nang conference on the status of the Paracel Islands.
Lawfare or Warfare?: History, International Law and Geo-Strategy
After China: The Proliferation of Cruise Missiles
July 03, 2014
After China: The Proliferation of Cruise Missiles
China may be demonstrating to its neighbors just how valuable cruise missiles can be.
After China: The Proliferation of Cruise Missiles
China ‘Internationalizes’ South China Sea Dispute
June 10, 2014
China ‘Internationalizes’ South China Sea Dispute
By raising the oil rig dispute with Vietnam at the UN, China risks setting a dangerous precedent for itself.
China ‘Internationalizes’ South China Sea Dispute
China May Build ‘Artificial Island’ in South China Sea
June 07, 2014
China May Build ‘Artificial Island’ in South China Sea
The island would be used as a military base to enforce a South China Sea air-defense identification zone.
China May Build ‘Artificial Island’ in South China Sea
Vietnam Threatens Legal Action Against China
June 02, 2014
Vietnam Threatens Legal Action Against China
Vietnam appears set to use international law to settle its territorial disputes with China in the South China Sea.
Vietnam Threatens Legal Action Against China
Vietnam Mulling New Strategies to Deter China
May 28, 2014
Vietnam Mulling New Strategies to Deter China
What is Vietnam's strategy for resisting Chinese coercion?
Vietnam Mulling New Strategies to Deter China
China, Vietnam, and the South China Sea
May 26, 2014
China, Vietnam, and the South China Sea
The Diplomat speaks with Dr. Patrick Cronin about the current tensions and the repercussions for China, Vietnam, and ASEAN.
China, Vietnam, and the South China Sea
Philippines: China Building an Airstrip in Disputed Spratlys
May 15, 2014
Philippines: China Building an Airstrip in Disputed Spratlys
Manila says China is reclaiming land and carrying out construction on Johnson South Reef in the disputed Spratlys.
Philippines: China Building an Airstrip in Disputed Spratlys
Solving Intra-ASEAN South China Sea Disputes
May 14, 2014
Solving Intra-ASEAN South China Sea Disputes
It’s time for the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and Brunei to resolve their own territorial disputes.
Solving Intra-ASEAN South China Sea Disputes
China Abandons Small-Stick Diplomacy?
May 10, 2014
China Abandons Small-Stick Diplomacy?
The latest scrap between Vietnam and China in the South China Sea saw Chinese naval vessels deployed.
China Abandons Small-Stick Diplomacy?
Vietnam Releases Video of China Ramming Ships
May 08, 2014
Vietnam Releases Video of China Ramming Ships
A Vietnam-released video shows Chinese vessels ramming Vietnamese ships in the South China Sea.
Vietnam Releases Video of China Ramming Ships
Vietnam, China Clash Over Oil Rig in South China Sea
May 07, 2014
Vietnam, China Clash Over Oil Rig in South China Sea
Vietnam has issued strong protests over the presence of a Chinese drilling rig near the Paracel Islands.
Vietnam, China Clash Over Oil Rig in South China Sea
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