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Philippine leader says China wrong to police airspace over disputed sea

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said in a rare rebuke of Beijing he wants China to rethink its conduct in the South China Sea. 

Vietnam demands China end celebration of city in flashpoint waters

Vietnam has expressed objection to China's celebrating the founding of a city in the South China Sea, which it ...

China's state firms cementing lucrative role in South China Sea, new research shows

Beijing’s state-owned enterprises are playing an increasing role in China’s build-up in the South China Sea, which Vietnam calls the East Sea.
August 10, 2018 | 09:20 am GMT+7

Shopping website removes toy with controversial nine-dash line

Authorities had ordered that Shopee removes a toy showing a Chinese map violating Vietnam’s sovereignty.
August 03, 2018 | 06:26 pm GMT+7

Tropical depression intensifies, storm bears down on northern, central Vietnam

A tropical depression has strengthened into the third storm off Vietnam's eastern coast this year to hit northern and central provinces.
July 17, 2018 | 03:02 pm GMT+7

US publisher buys rights to Vietnamese book on deadly sea battle with China

The book about the battle that saw 64 Vietnamese die defending Spratly reefs from China will be distributed worldwide in English.
July 10, 2018 | 08:07 am GMT+7

Facebook apologizes for map that violates Vietnam's sovereignty

Faulty map showing Paracel and Spratly Islands as part of China was stated to be a technical error.
July 05, 2018 | 11:28 pm GMT+7

Vietnam demands Facebook fix wrong depiction of its sovereignty

Faulty map ignores the nation’s rights over the Paracel and Spratly Islands.
July 02, 2018 | 11:57 am GMT+7

Vietnam calls for calm negotiations over maritime conduct

Avoid complicating issues, Vietnam urges as ASEAN, China work on code of conduct in the South China Sea.
June 28, 2018 | 03:44 pm GMT+7

China holds missile drills in South China Sea amid heightened tension

The drills were part of efforts by a training base, also unspecified, to prepare for real-life combat with aerial targets. 
June 16, 2018 | 09:02 am GMT+7

Vietnam condemns China for deploying missiles to Paracel Islands

Latest satellite images show that Chinese surface-to-air missile systems have reappeared on Woody Island.
June 15, 2018 | 06:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam cheers G7 for backing ASEAN on South China Sea dispute

Goal of keeping a clean marine environment only possible when cooperation is preserved, Vietnam PM tells summit.
June 10, 2018 | 03:42 pm GMT+7

US weighs more South China Sea patrols to confront 'new reality' of China

Such moves could involve longer patrols with larger numbers of ships and closer surveillance of Chinese facilities.
June 04, 2018 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Vietnam speaks out after US warships sail near Paracel Islands

Two U.S. Navy ships came within 12 nautical miles of the islands as part of a freedom of navigation operation.
June 01, 2018 | 06:18 am GMT+7

Mattis says US to continue operations in South China Sea

'It’s international waters and a lot of nations want to see freedom of navigation,' U.S. Defense Secretary said.
May 30, 2018 | 08:12 am GMT+7
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