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China's military drills near Paracel Islands illegal, Vietnam asserts

Vietnam has strongly emphasized that China’s military drills near the Paracel Islands is illegal and a violation of its sovereignty.

Vietnam displays fishing vessel sunk by Chinese in Paracel

A damaged fishing vessel has been put on display in Vietnam to remind people of a Chinese attack on fishermen.

Vietnam rejects China's fishing ban in South China Sea

The foreign ministry has condemned China for violating Vietnam's sovereignty by imposing a unilateral fishing ban in the South China Sea.
May 05, 2019 | 11:29 am GMT+7

Chinese ship sinks Vietnamese fishing boat off Paracel Islands

A Chinese vessel rammed and sank a Vietnamese fishing boat off the central coast Wednesday, but its five-member crew was rescued unscathed.
March 07, 2019 | 10:43 am GMT+7

Vietnam says ‘respects’ freedom of navigation as US warship sails near Paracels

Vietnam has said it respects freedom of navigation after a U.S. naval vessel came within 12 nautical miles of the Paracel Islands.
January 10, 2019 | 09:47 am GMT+7

Weather app removes Chinese name for Paracel Islands

Windy has removed the Chinese name for Vietnam’s Paracel Islands from its website and mobile app.
December 19, 2018 | 09:49 am GMT+7

Vietnam to restrict access to app using Chinese name for Paracels

Vietnam will restrict use of weather app Windy because it uses a Chinese name for the Hoang Sa Archipelago.
November 24, 2018 | 11:00 am GMT+7

China's construction activities on Paracel Islands reef condemned

Vietnam's foreign ministry has demanded that China stop its construction activities in the Paracel islands, saying they are a violation of Vietnam's sovereignty.
November 23, 2018 | 08:56 am GMT+7

Weather forecast app angers Vietnam with Chinese name for Paracel Islands

Vietnam is indignant that cell phone weather application Windy calls its Paracel Islands 'Sansha' and has threatened to take actions against it.
November 08, 2018 | 09:36 am GMT+7

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 calls the East Sea.
August 10, 2018 | 10:41 pm 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

Facebook removes Paracel, Spratly Islands from China's map at Vietnam's request

A map used for Facebook advertising earlier wrongly showed the islands as part of China.
July 02, 2018 | 11:17 pm 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 asks China to end bombers drills in Paracels

The activities seriously violated Vietnam's sovereignty and increased tensions in the region, a spokesperson said.
May 21, 2018 | 09:24 pm GMT+7

Vietnam demands that China remove military jamming equipment from Spratly Islands

The equipment installed by China causes radio jamming and seriously violates Vietnam's sovereignty.
April 25, 2018 | 03:51 pm GMT+7
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