Webinar on “Vietnam’s Banking Reforms: Treading Water from Global Financial Crisis to Covid-19 Pandemic”


In this webinar, Dr Tuan Ho discussed the achievements and shortcomings of Vietnam’s banking reforms since 2011, and assessed the prospects of these reforms, especially given the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.



Webinar on “China’s Efforts to Shape the Media Landscape in Vietnam”


In this webinar, Mr Drew Thompson and Mr Dien Nguyen An Luong examined the key measures that China has used to influence the information environment in Vietnam and how the Vietnamese government, the media industry and the Vietnamese public have responded to such efforts.



Webinar on: “Old Neighbourhoods and New Towns: Real Estate and Urban Policy in the Greater Saigon Region”


In this webinar, Dr Erik Harms and Dr Pham Thai Son examined the ways housing typologies, real estate investment, and urban policy intersect with the social and morphological aspects of urbanisation in Ho Chi Minh City and Binh Duong Province.



Webinar on: “Emerging Auto-Mobility Landscapes and Transportation Infrastructures in Vietnam”


In this webinar, Dr Ivan Small examined the emerging infrastructure and market for automobiles in Vietnam and how the public and experts are anticipating them in the wake of AFTA, RCEP, and other trade agreements and policies that are reshaping the country’s urban and peri-urban transportation landscapes and everyday living patterns.



Webinar on “Prospects of Vietnam’s Strategic Engagement with the Quad”


In the last of a four-part series on the implications of Vietnam’s recently concluded 13th Party Congress, Mr Derek Grossman examined the status of strategic engagements between the Quad members – the United States, Japan, Australia, and India – and Vietnam, and their prospects in the next five years.



Webinar on: “Vietnam’s 13th Party Congress: Continuities and New Elements in Economic Development”


In the second of a four-part series on Vietnam’s recently concluded 13th Party Congress, Dr Nguyen Dinh Cung assessed Vietnam’s economic development record and shared his insights on the new elements approved by the congress that will shape the country’s economic trajectory. Dr Cung also highlighted the challenges that lie ahead as Vietnam seeks to restore its economic growth momentum against the backdrop of domestic constraints and external geostrategic uncertainties.



Webinar on: “Vietnam’s 13th Party Congress: Political Significance and Implications”


In the first of a four-part series on Vietnam’s recently concluded 13th Party Congress, Dr Paul Schuler and Mr Nguyen Khac Giang assessed the political significance and implications of the leadership changes and key policy documents unveiled at the congress.



Webinar on “Vietnam’s Foreign Policy and Position in Regional and Global Context after the 13th Party Congress”


In this webinar, Dr Hai Hong Nguyen examined what would Vietnam’s foreign policy be like after the 13th Party Congress, and how will Vietnam view regional and global mechanisms like ASEAN and the UN and their importance in enabling Hanoi to achieve its foreign policy goals.



Webinar on: “Working Together to Make a Brighter Day for the Mekong”


In this webinar, Dr Pham Tuan Phan assessed the performance of the Mekong River Commission (MRC), highlighted the challenges and constraints faced by the MRC, and explained how the MRC complements and/or competes with the other Mekong-related initiatives such as the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) and the Mekong-US Partnership.



Webinar on “Vietnam Communist Party’s 13th Congress: Politics of Leadership Succession”


This webinar discusses the Vietnam Communist Party’s upcoming 13th National Congress, which will set the socio-economic agenda for Vietnam for the next 10 years and elect the country’s new crop of leaders.