October 19, 2020
Vietnam’s War Against COVID-19
By Maya Nguyen
Vietnam's campaign against COVID-19 is infused with military imagery, playing into existing strands of national identity.
August 07, 2020
How COVID-19 Complicates Vietnam’s South China Sea Efforts
By Du Nhat Dang
Vietnam's big year as the rotating chair of ASEAN has been disrupted, necessitating an alternative strategy.
August 06, 2020
Vietnam’s COVID-19 Success Is a Double-Edged Sword for the Communist Party
By Mai Truong
The success of its COVID-19 strategy has, so far, increased trust in the Vietnamese government, but it could create demand for transparency in other political issues in the future.
August 05, 2020
Inside the Epicenter of Vietnam’s COVID-19 Resurgence
By Hugh Bohane
In Da Nang, residents broadly welcome the Vietnamese government's aggressive response to the shocking resurgence of COVID-19.
July 31, 2020
In Vietnam, an Ancient Town Struggles With a New COVID-19 Outbreak
By Pham Thi Thuy Duong
Even before the outbreak in Da Nang, Hoi An’s people were devastated by the loss of tourists. Now the slight hope of economic recovery has been dashed.
July 30, 2020
After 99 Days of Success, Virus Returns to Haunt Vietnam
By Associated Press
The outbreak began last Thursday in Da Nang and the authorities haven’t figured out yet exactly how the virus crept back into the country.
July 27, 2020
Vietnam’s Next Wave of COVID-19 Has Arrived
By Phuong Pham
Community transmission has made a comeback, but Vietnam is ready.
July 01, 2020
Benedict J. Tria Kerkvliet on Speaking Out in Vietnam
By Catherine Putz
How speaking out fits into Vietnam’s political system and the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
June 19, 2020
Leveraging Vietnam’s COVID-19 Success
By Trien Vinh Le and Huy Quynh Nguyen
Vietnam’s success in containing COVID-19 provides a chance to to use earned legitimacy as a springboard to reforms.
May 22, 2020
The Disproportionate Effect of COVID-19 on Migrant Workers in ASEAN
By Camille Bismonte
Thailand, Singapore, and Vietnam approached the intertwined issues of COVID-19 and migrant workers quite differently.
May 14, 2020
Behind Vietnam’s COVID-19 Response, Deep Distrust of China
By Bac Pham and Bennett Murray
Despite public health cooperation, analysts say the Vietnamese Communist Party has little trust in the word of its Chinese counterparts.
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.