A monk uses his mobile phone in Ho Chi Minh City. A survey found Vietnamese are wary of China’s growing strategic clout and supportive of US influence in the region. Photo: Reuters A monk uses his mobile phone in Ho Chi Minh City. A survey found Vietnamese are wary of China’s growing strategic clout and supportive of US influence in the region. Photo: Reuters
A monk uses his mobile phone in Ho Chi Minh City. A survey found Vietnamese are wary of China’s growing strategic clout and supportive of US influence in the region. Photo: Reuters
Dien Nguyen An Luong
Opinion

Opinion

Dien Nguyen An Luong

Who is winning the US-China battle for the hearts and minds of Vietnam’s cybersphere?

  • Beijing’s actions in the South China Sea and Mekong River have exacerbated anti-China sentiment in Vietnam, pushing it closer to the US
  • Analysis of their embassy Facebook posts by Singapore’s ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute found China has a long way to go in making its image more ‘lovable’

A monk uses his mobile phone in Ho Chi Minh City. A survey found Vietnamese are wary of China’s growing strategic clout and supportive of US influence in the region. Photo: Reuters A monk uses his mobile phone in Ho Chi Minh City. A survey found Vietnamese are wary of China’s growing strategic clout and supportive of US influence in the region. Photo: Reuters
A monk uses his mobile phone in Ho Chi Minh City. A survey found Vietnamese are wary of China’s growing strategic clout and supportive of US influence in the region. Photo: Reuters
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