The world no 35 handily defeated his Indian rival A Joshi 21-18, 21-8 in just 30 minutes of play. Minh next faces J Chiang of Malaysia.
Meanwhile Vu Thi Trang also advanced to the second round of the women’s singles where her next challenger is D Ritupama of India.
In mixed doubles, Do Tuan Duc and Pham Nhu Thao face Taiwanese players Liang Jui Wei and Ching Hui Chang in the second round.
This year’s event, which runs through June 5, has attracted the participation of more than 300 top players from 17 countries around the globe.