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Vietnam sets up command center for cyberspace defense

The new unit would 'research and predict online wars', the defense ministry said in a report on the government website.

World's largest amphibious aircraft makes maiden flight in China

China is in the midst of a massive military modernization program.

Storm Kai-Tak approaches Vietnam's waters after wreaking havoc in the Philippines

International forecasting stations disagree on whether the storm will strengthen after entering the East Sea.
December 18, 2017 | 12:41 am GMT+7

China, Philippines agree to avoid force in flashpoint waters

The two countries have agreed to resolve the waters dispute via talks.
November 16, 2017 | 03:43 pm GMT+7

ASEAN overcomes communique impasse, urges non-militarization in disputed waters

The communique late on Sunday takes a stronger position than an earlier, unpublished draft.
August 06, 2017 | 09:55 pm GMT+7

ASEAN, China adopt framework for crafting code on disputed waters

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the adoption of the framework created a foundation for negotiations that could start this year.
August 06, 2017 | 05:26 pm GMT+7

US presses China on South China Sea, calms allies at Shangri-La

'We oppose countries militarizing artificial islands and enforcing excessive maritime claims,' Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says.
June 03, 2017 | 10:02 am GMT+7

US delivers ship to Vietnam coast guard

The ship will help the Vietnam Coast Guard carry out maritime law enforcement, and conduct search and rescue operations.
May 27, 2017 | 08:32 am GMT+7

Vietnam requests Taiwan to stop repeated drills in the Spratlys

The reapeated drills threaten peace and stability in the East Sea, Vietnam foreign ministry says.
May 26, 2017 | 10:15 pm GMT+7

What the high-profile US navy patrol really means for Vietnam and region

Analysts weigh in on how to interpret the event and whether it indicates the Trump administration’s commitment.
May 26, 2017 | 02:14 pm GMT+7

China, ASEAN agree on draft framework for S.China Sea code of conduct

'We hope that our consultations on the code are not subject to any outside interference,' said Chinese vice foreign minister.
May 18, 2017 | 09:21 pm GMT+7

Southeast Asian summit ends in uncertainty over South China Sea stance

Regional leaders wrapped up a summit on Saturday with no indication of an agreement on how to address Beijing's assertiveness.
April 30, 2017 | 09:09 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

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 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