Binding Vietnam and India : joint energy exploration in South China Sea
P. K. Ghosh
Date of Issue2013
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Vietnam’s recent granting of seven oil blocks in the South China Sea for exploration by India is part of a plan to internationalise Hanoi’s territorial dispute with China. Hanoi hopes to create more stakeholders who can withstand Chinese hegemonic ambitions in the area.
RSIS Commentaries, 228-13
Nanyang Technological University