Hoang Thi Ha

Hoang Thi Ha is Fellow and Co-coordinator of the Regional Strategic and Political Studies Programme of ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute.

Articles by Hoang Thi Ha (19)

The ASEAN-China Comprehensive Strategic Partnership What’s in a Name

Hoang Thi Ha

ASEAN’s decision to establish a Comprehensive Strategic Partnership with both China and Australia demonstrates its desire to maintain equilibrium in its relations with all major powers and foster an inclusive multi-polar regional order.

The SAC Versus ASEAN: The Futility of Legal Recourse

Hoang Thi Ha

Myanmar’s State Administration Council has challenged a decision by ASEAN’s foreign minister to bar its leader from attending the grouping’s year-end summits. The legal merits of the Council’s position are disputable.

‘Global Britain’ and Southeast Asia: Progress and Prospects

Ian Storey|Hoang Thi Ha

Southeast Asia is crucial to the United Kingdom’s (UK) ‘tilt’ to the Indo-Pacific. It has achieved notable progress in strengthening its diplomatic, economic and security engagement with the region.

Wang Yi’s Visit to Vietnam: Reasserting Influence, Regaining Balance

Hoang Thi Ha|Le Hong Hiep

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s visit to Vietnam on 10-12 September was part of Beijing’s efforts to pull Hanoi back from its perceived ‘tilt’ towards Washington. More than ever, Vietnam’s foreign policy mantra, “firm in objectives, flexible in strategies and tactics”, is being put to test.

Biden’s Foreign Policy to Southeast Asia: More Pragmatism than Ideology

Hoang Thi Ha

The Biden Administration has gone big guns on promoting its values-based democracy agenda in the Indo-Pacific. It is time for a rethink.