July 22, 2020
China’s Pressure Costs Vietnam $1 Billion in the South China Sea
By Bill Hayton
Vietnam is compensating international oil companies after cancelling their contracts in the dispute region over pressure from China.
September 25, 2017
Trinh Xuan Thanh: Corrupt Tycoon or Liberal Reformist?
By Bennett Murray
As Germany increases pressure over the alleged kidnapping of Thanh, his plight has raised little sympathy back home.
May 16, 2017
Vietnam: The Curious Fall of a Communist Leader
By Bennett Murray and Bac Pham
Questions have arisen about the anti-corruption campaign that saw the first firing of a Politburo member in 21 years.
December 11, 2015
Russia-Vietnam: Cooperation in the Arctic?
By Nadezhda Filimonova
The two countries look likely to strengthen ties in the energy sector.
November 14, 2013
Putin Revives Vietnam Friendship
A recent trip brings a flurry of deals, but suggests there’s more than just an economic dimension.