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US launches probe after second deadly Navy collision

'As you know, this is the second collision in three months and the last of a series of incidents in the Pacific theater.'

Xi raises 'negative factors' in call with Trump

Xi hoped the U.S. president will 'properly handle' Taiwan issues in accordance with the 'One China' principle.

Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines launch naval patrols

Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines began joint naval patrols in their region Monday as threats from extremist groups increase.
June 19, 2017 | 03:29 pm GMT+7

US Navy destroyer, Philippines merchant vessel collide off Japan

The U.S. ship was reportedly experiencing some flooding but was not in danger of sinking.
June 17, 2017 | 08:56 am GMT+7

Toxic spill feared as chemical tanker stranded in Vietnam waters

The vessel with 30,000 tons of chemicals could sink off the central coastal province of Binh Thuan.
June 12, 2017 | 10:13 am GMT+7

John McCain visits 'Big Bad John' US destroyer in Vietnam

The US transferred seven security vessels to Vietnam last week.
June 03, 2017 | 08:57 am GMT+7

Vietnam opens criminal case into ship collision that killed 9

An official report suggests human negligence led to the fatal crash off the southern coast in March.
May 20, 2017 | 05:31 pm GMT+7

Vietnam recovers last three bodies stuck in sunken cargo ship

A tanker belonging to state-run Petrolimex oil group was involved in the crash, which drowned nine people.
April 01, 2017 | 01:23 pm GMT+7

Vietnam sends first-ever Russian-built warship to international exhibition

Hanoi says the country aims to exhibit goodwill and contribute to maritime security in the region and the world.
March 22, 2017 | 02:32 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese vessel escapes armed gunmen in Philippine waters, flees to Malaysia

The ship changed course after spotting armed gunmen on a speedboat and has arrived in Malaysia safely.
March 06, 2017 | 06:52 pm GMT+7

Philippines: Abu Sayyaf 'likely' behind deadly Vietnam freighter attack

Maritime officials have warned of an emerging 'Somalia-type' situation in the waters.
February 22, 2017 | 09:26 am GMT+7

Australia, Indonesia consider joint naval patrols in flashpoint waters

"This is part of our engagement in the region and this is in accordance with Australia's right of freedom of navigation."
November 01, 2016 | 09:34 am GMT+7

Obama warns China over South China Sea ruling

Says Beijing cannot ignore the ruling rejecting its sweeping claims to the flashpoint waters.
September 08, 2016 | 03:22 pm GMT+7

Japan to provide patrol ships to Vietnam amid maritime row with China

The Japanese government is ready to provide Vietnam with new patrol ships.
September 08, 2016 | 09:43 am GMT+7

Vietnam says all will lose in any South China Sea war

'There will be neither winners or losers but rather all will lose.' 
August 30, 2016 | 04:16 pm GMT+7