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Phan Xuan Dung

Phan Xuan Dung is Research Officer at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute. He is also a member of the US-Vietnam Next-Generation Leaders Initiative at the Pacific Forum.

Articles by Phan Xuan Dung (7)

Why Vietnamese Private Conglomerates Are Venturing Into Social Housing

Le Hong Hiep|Phan Xuan Dung

Private conglomerates in Vietnam have registered strong interest in Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh’s plan to build at least one million social housing units by the end of the decade. Attainment of the ambitious goal, however, remains doubtful.

What’s Behind Vietnam’s ‘Bamboo Diplomacy’ Discourse?

Phan Xuan Dung|To Minh Son

Hanoi has been promoting the concept of ‘bamboo diplomacy’ to define its foreign policy of independence and refusal to take sides in international disputes.

Russian Invasion of Ukraine Poses Geopolitical Quandaries for Vietnam

Phan Xuan Dung

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine came as a surprise to Vietnam. It remains to be seen how Vietnam can leverage its long-held omni-directional foreign policy to manoeuvre out of the crisis.

High Vaccination Rates Bring Hope to Vietnam’s 2022 Economic Outlook

Le Hong Hiep|Phan Xuan Dung

High vaccination rates have given Vietnam some latitude in opening up its economy — and some optimism for better GDP growth in 2022.

Deepening US-Vietnam Ties: Less Geopolitics, More Human Security

Phan Xuan Dung

Discussions about the bilateral relationship between Vietnam and the United States typically centre on the geopolitical aspects. A more meaningful way of developing the relationship is actually in the field of human security.