Vietnam’s commitment to global institutions and poverty alleviation make it a good candidate for a rotating seat at the UN Security Council.
Strong region-wide management practices can help replenish Southeast Asia’s declining fish stocks. But getting there won’t be easy.
The Trump administration's protectionist roadmap has thrown a wrench into Vietnam's active efforts to achieve market status.
The historic port visit of the USS Carl Vinson reflects a US-Vietnamese relationship that is quickly evolving.
Informed activists help improve public involvement in policy planning
With the ‘Asia Pivot’ gone, and the TPP with it, Hanoi left to guess at what the Trump administration’s Asia Pacific policy will be.
“We are headed towards a major fishery collapse and this environmental catastrophe will impact hundreds of millions of lives; it’s time to act now.”
Vietnam now finds itself at a difficult crossroads between economic development that will bring prosperity to its people and conservation initiatives that maintain the rich beauty and natural heritage of the country.
The next US president must be sure to continue the spirit of US-ASEAN cooperation witnessed in last week’s summit.
The time has come to put partisan politics aside and focus on national interests.