In the absence of in-depth interviews explaining his views, Tri Quang found himself being described as mysterious, a demagogue, a behind-the-scenes manipulator, and a Communist.
Output is undeterred by economic weakening and environmental concerns.
China has become ever more aggressive in asserting its claims to sovereignty over all the land features and adjacent waters embraced by its nine dotted line claim to the South China Sea.
Pro-Beijing triad gangs in Hong Kong have attacked a number of pro-democracy protesters during protests this year.
A recent UN study suggests that parts of Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok could be underwater by 2050.
Lower demand forecasts follow economic growth slide.
The government touts success of social security cuts.
Once a final crackdown occurs—either piecemeal or suddenly—one thing may resemble the aftermath of Tiananmen: a radical reform by the authorities of Hong Kong’s educational system.
Heavy reliance on coal in recipient countries runs against Xi Jinping pledge.
Draft amendment raises responsibility and fines for statistical fraud.
Vietnam’s call for support from the international community received strong U.S. support, while Japan, Australia and the EU expressed serious concerns without naming China.
US penalties target China's tanker trade.
New rules may extend industrial price breaks for third year in a row.
Lower economic estimates may clash with Communist Party pledge.
Up until now Vietnam has responded to Chinese intimidation in the South China Sea in a very low-key fashion.
The government is pushing domestic production to counter import dependence concerns.
Higher costs could add to growth slowdown and trade war woes.
This would not be the first time that China has pressured ExxonMobil to steer clear of oil exploration and production in Vietnam.
Pollution may rise as cities are urged to ease restrictions on sales.
Chinese and Lao dam projects, melting glaciers pose grave threats down river.
The state-owned oil company reportedly backs pipeline route that Russia opposes.
Government reports rising growth despite economic and trade war pressures.
Eight of the 10 rivers on earth carrying the most plastic can be found in Asia.
Domestic coal production hits record high as economic growth fades.
Policymakers hope domestic consumption can sustain growth.
Government cuts employer contributions in an 'ill-advised' bid to boost the economy.
Cyberspying concerns persist as suppliers seek eased export curbs.
Other steps by Beijing appear to address “debt-trap” borrowing concerns.
Lower-priced renewable energy will compete with liquefied natural gas, advocates say.
Regulators worry about pressure on foreign exchange reserves.