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Vietnam reiterates stance after British, Japanese South China Sea drills

Vietnam respects navigation freedom conferred by international laws, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said Thursday.

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.

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

US warship sails near disputed islands in Southeast Asia, officials say

In the past, Beijing has reacted angrily to such moves, saying they are provocative.
March 23, 2018 | 04:39 pm GMT+7

Chinese paper says UK trying to grab attention with mission in disputed waters

A British warship will sail through the East Sea to assert freedom-of-navigation rights.
February 14, 2018 | 10:30 am GMT+7

British warship to sail through disputed East Sea

The frigate aims to assert freedom of navigation, but it's uncertain whether it would touch the disputed territories. 
February 13, 2018 | 10:01 am GMT+7

Naval accidents no setback to operations in troubled waters, US Pacific Air Chief says

U.S. general said the collision of the USS John S. McCain should not overshadow the defense capability the U.S. brings to the region.
August 26, 2017 | 08:19 am GMT+7
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