Bich Tran is a Visiting Fellow, Southeast Asian Young Leaders’ Program at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). She was previously a Visiting Fellow at the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute.

Articles by Bich Tran (3)

ASEAN’s Engagement in the Indo-Pacific

Pongphisoot Busbarat|Richard Javad Heydarian|Hoang Thi Ha|Shafiah F. Muhibat|Bich Tran

ASEANFocus invites experts to assess ASEAN’s engagement in the Indo-Pacific and how the region can advance its role in shaping the regional architecture amid the shift in the geopolitical landscape.

Indonesia and Vietnam finalised their EEZ boundary delimitation

The Significance of the Vietnam-Indonesia Exclusive Economic Zone Demarcation

Bich Tran

The recent agreement between Vietnam and Indonesia on delimiting their respective exclusive economic zones provides hope for the strengthening of the region's commitment to international maritime norms and principles, as encapsulated in the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.

junta’s Armed Forces Day parade in Naypyidaw

Can Hanoi Afford the Reputational Costs of Friendship with Myanmar’s Military Regime?

Bich Tran

While Vietnam has not criticised Myanmar’s ruling regime about its violence against the Myanmar people and the Rohingya, Hanoi should recognise that its staunch support and use of non-interference as a fig leaf could undermine Vietnam’s own quest to become more significant regionally and internationally.