To Minh Son

To Minh Son is a Research Assistant at Nanyang Technological University. His research interests include Vietnamese political discourse, Chinese politics, and ASEAN regionalism.

Articles by To Minh Son (2)

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.

Vietnam’s Covid-19 Response: ‘Those above tell, those below do not heed.’

To Minh Son

Vietnam’s fight against the Covid-19 pandemic has been affected by tensions between the central government and the provinces. More cooperation between the regions might help.