Vietnam to launch $18,6 million project to preserve the Bach Dang Battle field site

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 3 attended a launching ceremony for a project to preserve a historical relic in Cao Quy village, Lien Khe commune, Thuy Nguyen district, the northern port city of Hai Phong. The project, which also include the construction of a 3.5-km road linking a highway to the 30,700-sq.-m relic site, costs a total of VND427 billion (US$18.6 million). The … Continue reading Vietnam to launch $18,6 million project to preserve the Bach Dang Battle field site

Diplomacy, Trade and Networks: Champa in the Asian Commercial Context (7th-10th Centuries)

Diplomacy, Trade and Networks: Champa in the Asian Commercial Context (7th-10th Centuries) Do Truong Giang LINK TO READ FULL PAPER: https://journals.openedition.org/moussons/3521?lang=en Abstracts  Previous studies of Champa history mainly based on an assumption that Champa was an “Indianized” kingdom who profoundly influenced by Indian civilization. Recent studies, however, have convinced that apart from Indian influence, Champa did benefit greatly from other civilization centers, especially China and Middle East. … Continue reading Diplomacy, Trade and Networks: Champa in the Asian Commercial Context (7th-10th Centuries)

ISEAS Perspective: China’s Two Silk Roads: Implications for Southeast Asia.

China’s Two Silk Roads: Implications for Southeast Asia (Amended Version) By David Arase INTRODUCTION In December 2014, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang attended a Shanghai Cooperation Organization meeting of prime ministers in Kazakhstan. He traveled on and met 16 other government heads at the third China-Central and Eastern European Leaders’ Meeting in Serbia where he advertised a US$10 billion Chinese credit line for infrastructure development, a … Continue reading ISEAS Perspective: China’s Two Silk Roads: Implications for Southeast Asia.