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Push for troubled waters code stirs ASEAN suspicions about Beijing's endgame

'Here lies the big challenge. You need to understand this is not just a simple matter of conforming to a set of words.'

China launches first home-built aircraftcarrier amid South China Sea tension

Little is known about China's aircraft carrier program, which is a state secret.

Vietnamese in Germany protest China's militarization of contested waters

Over 100 protesters gathered to condemn China's actions in the Spratly and Paracel archipelagos.
April 25, 2017 | 08:45 am GMT+7

Vietnam calls for calm after China performs drill in flashpoint waters

Chinese forces, including helicopters and landing craft, took part in the live-fire drill.
April 21, 2017 | 09:36 am GMT+7

Top Vietnamese diplomat in US to gauge new Trump administration

'Vietnam is continuing to explore deepening ties with the U.S., even under the new administration, at all levels of society.'
April 20, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

China, Vietnam vow to strengthen bilateral cooperation

The two countries will continue implementing the consensus reached by leaders of both countries.
April 17, 2017 | 09:20 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese training ship pays goodwill visit to the Phillippines amid tensions

The visit aims to strengthen ties between the two navies following President Duterte's contentious statement.
April 10, 2017 | 04:52 pm GMT+7

China, ASEAN make progress on framework deal on disputed sea, Philippines says

Negotiations between China and ASEAN are resulting in good progress towards a code of conduct for the disputed sea.
April 04, 2017 | 11:01 pm GMT+7

China downplays tensions with US as Xi prepares to meet Trump

The United States has 'serious concerns' on the U.S. trade relationship with China.
April 01, 2017 | 09:28 am GMT+7

China can deploy warplanes on artificial islands any time -think tank

While Vietnam is verifying the information, China has denied claims it's building artificial islands in troubled waters.
March 30, 2017 | 11:32 pm GMT+7

Vietnam labels Taiwan drills on disputed island 'serious violation'

Vietnam labelled the drills a serious violation of its sovereignty and a threat to maritime security.
March 30, 2017 | 03:39 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to verify satellite images of Chinese construction on Paracel Islands - foreign ministry

A photo taken by an independent firm appears to show foundations being laid for a port on North Reef.
March 21, 2017 | 11:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam seeks South Korean support in troubled waters

South Korea is willing to promote ties with Vietnam despite instability over the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye.
March 21, 2017 | 08:26 am GMT+7

China begins new work on Vietnam's island

New satellite images show Beijing is apparently continuing to strengthen its military reach.
March 15, 2017 | 09:34 am GMT+7

China launches new cruise ship tour to Vietnam's Paracel Islands

China has continued to bring tourists to the troubled Paracel island chain, which it took from Vietnam by force in 1974.
March 03, 2017 | 12:23 pm GMT+7