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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.

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.

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

Chinese boats refuse to help Vietnamese boats in distress

20 boats that sought shelter from rough weather were driven off Hoang Sa Islands.
June 19, 2018 | 07:03 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 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

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 reasserts sovereign rights amid 'nine-dash line' shirt incident

The T-shirts worn by a group of Chinese tourists displayed a demarcation that claims waters belonging to Vietnam.
May 17, 2018 | 09:27 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

Vietnamese rescue forces save Filipino sailor from heart attack

The sailor is now safe and sound at a hospital in central Vietnam.
March 01, 2018 | 10:12 am GMT+7

Vietnam to deploy more vessels to protect fishermen amid Chinese fishing ban

Surveillance ships will have plenty to keep their eyes on as tensions mount once again in the troubled waters.
March 03, 2017 | 08:59 pm GMT+7

US Navy to continue S.China Sea patrols despite Duterte: analysts

The latest U.S. announcemnt comes on the heels of more 'troubling rhetoric' from the new president of the Philippines.
October 23, 2016 | 02:28 pm GMT+7

China denies Vietnamese fishing boats shelter on Paracel Islands

The islands are traditional fishing grounds for Vietnamese fishermen.
August 15, 2016 | 11:12 am GMT+7

First typhoon of the year to hit northern Vietnam tonight

Northern provinces are battening down the hatches with heavy rain expected.
July 27, 2016 | 11:25 am GMT+7
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