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Thoi Nguyen

Thoi Nguyen

Thoi Nguyen is a columnist.

Thoi Nguyen is a columnist and a graduate of the University of West London. His articles have appeared in The Entrepreneur, The Diplomat, The Geopolitics, BBC Vietnamese Services, RFI Radio France Internationale, Global is Asian, the Asian Journal of Comparative Politics, Qeios, and other media outlets.

He deals with all of his personal and professional businesses both Vietnam, Singapore, and the U.K. He can be reached by email at [email protected].

Posts by Thoi Nguyen
April 14, 2023

Vietnam Sentences Dissident Journalist to 6 Years in Prison

By Thoi Nguyen
Nguyen Lan Thang's imprisonment is the latest sign of a severe tightening of the political space by the ruling Communist Party of Vietnam.

April 28, 2022

How the Russia-Ukraine War Is Impacting Vietnam’s Economy

By Thoi Nguyen
Vietnamese businesses are already seeing the fallout from the conflict in Eastern Europe, and the impacts are only set to increase.
August 20, 2021

Despite COVID-19, Vietnam’s Electronics Industry Has Room to Grow

By Thoi Nguyen
The current slump should not disguise the fact that the trend lines are all pointing in the right direction.

March 03, 2021

Michael Brosowski on Vietnam’s Trafficking Challenge

By Thoi Nguyen
Like many businesses, human traffickers quickly recalibrated to the realities of COVID-19.

June 22, 2020

Vietnam Ratifies EU Free Trade Agreement, What’s Next?

By Thoi Nguyen
Hopes are high that the EVFTA will have a big impact.

June 06, 2020

Developing Vietnam’s Renewable Energy Industry

By Thoi Nguyen
Renewable energy is a fast-growing sector in Asian countries, broadly, and Vietnam could benefit from investment in the sector.
May 22, 2020

The Vietnam Automobile Industry at a Crossroads 

By Thoi Nguyen
The outlook for the Vietnam automobile industry remains stable despite the coronavirus.

April 30, 2020

Amid Pandemic, UK-Vietnam Cooperation Continues to Deepen

By Thoi Nguyen
A closer look at recent developments between the two countries, both before and during the coronavirus pandemic.

April 14, 2020

Can Vietnam Manage COVID-19’s Big Economic Fallout?

By Thoi Nguyen
Fully dealing with the economic consequences of the global pandemic will likely require a comprehensive, calibrated, and balanced approach.

March 27, 2020

Vietnam’s Coronavirus Struggle: The Import Dimension

By Thoi Nguyen
Vietnam has not been immune from the issue of imported coronavirus cases.

March 17, 2020

Vietnam’s Coronavirus Struggle: Managing the Economic Impact

By Thoi Nguyen
Despite initial notable steps, until the government can fully contain the outbreak, it will be difficult to achieve economic growth targets set out previously.
February 28, 2020

The Fight for LGBT Rights in Vietnam Still Has a Long Way To Go

By Thoi Nguyen
Prejudice, discrimination, and stigma against the LGBT community in Vietnam still loom large. Change will take concerted efforts.

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