Policy, Guns and Money: Covid disinformation and Vietnam’s virus response

In this episode, ASPI’s Huong Le Thu talks to Australia’s ambassador to Vietnam, Robyn Mudie, about Hanoi’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Next, senior analyst Jake Wallis and research intern Albert Zhang chat about Covid-related disinformation and manipulation of social media, and the rise of patriotic trolling campaigns in support of China on social platforms.

Finally, our professional development program’s Julia Butler speaks with research interns Daria Impiombato and Tracy Beattie about the intersection of conflict and crisis and the potential impacts of large Covid-19 outbreaks in Yemen and Myanmar.