In the morning of October 4, 2016, the VEPR’s Chinese Economic Studies Program (VCES), the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) of the Institute of World Economics and Politics (IWEP) organized the Seminar on Chinese Economic and Strategic Research No.14 “The policy of the Southeast Asian countries with the Chinese, overseas Chinese and Chinese new immigrants prior to the rise of China”
Speaker of Seminar on Chinese Economic and Strategic Research No. 14 is Dr. Duong Van Huy. Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.
Participants of the seminar were experts, leading scholars and researchers in the fields of economics, politics, and diplomacy from many prestigious research institutions, lecturers and students from universities, and reporters from media agencies, etc.
In the beginning, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chu Duc Dung – President of the Institute of World Economics and Politics (IWEP) and Dr. Pham Sy Thanh, Director of VEPR’s Chinese Economy Studies Program gave the opening remarks.
Seminar on Chinese Economic and Strategic Research No. 14 is in the series of seminars on Chinese Economic and Strategic Research, which is organized bimonthly with the purpose of opening a forum for international and national researchers to present their research findings, and creating a network for academic exchanges regarding diplomatic, security, social and political issues in relations with China.
After the opening, Dr. Duong Van Huy Presented his research with the following key points (1) The overview picture of the Chinese, overseas Chinese and Chinese new immigrants in Southeast Asea; (2) The position of Chinese in Southeast Asian countries; (3) The policy of the Southeast Asian countries to the Chinese and overseas Chinese; (4) The increasing influence of China in Southeast Asia; (5) Chinese problems in some countries.
Next, the discussion went fruitful with lots of comments and suggestions from the experts. The reviews praised the work of the speaker and recommended further research. The discussion focused on the behavior of the countries with the Chinese, overseas Chinese and Chinese new immigrants in the new situation and went deeper into the issues raised for Vietnam.