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US to bolster maritime support for Vietnam, with possible warship visit this summer

The U.S. Navy is planning two major port calls in central Vietnam this year as it seeks to strengthen maritime relations, a U.S. admiral said.

Vietnam verifying location of Chinese oil rig in Gulf of Tonkin

Vietnam is trying to determine if a Chinese oil rig is located in its territorial waters.

Philippines' Duterte tells China to 'lay off' island in disputed waters

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told China on Thursday to "lay off" an island occupied by Manila in the disputed South China Sea.
April 05, 2019 | 08:09 am GMT+7

Philippines protests over Chinese vessels in disputed waters

The Philippines has filed a diplomatic protest over the presence of more than 200 Chinese boats near an island occupied by Manila in the disputed South China Sea.
April 02, 2019 | 08:21 am GMT+7

Vietnam opposes China's live-fire drills, construction plans in South China Sea

Vietnam has denounced China’s live-fire drills in the Paracel Islands and plans to turn Vietnamese islands into its cities.
March 28, 2019 | 09:57 pm GMT+7

China to build first floating nuclear power stations in the South China Sea

China is planning to build 20 floating nuclear power plants in the South China Sea. Construction for the first one starts this year.
March 27, 2019 | 08:04 am GMT+7

Philippines' ex-top officials accuse China of 'crimes against humanity' in South China Sea

Former Philippine ministers say China's artificial islands in the South China Sea have destroyed the environment and decimated coastal communities.
March 26, 2019 | 11:47 am GMT+7

US to continue helping Vietnam enhance maritime capabilities

A senior U.S. official said Friday that enhancement of Vietnam's maritime capabilities is vital for regional security.
March 23, 2019 | 10:46 am GMT+7

Vietnam denounces Taiwan’s live-fire drill in South China Sea

Vietnam has denounced Taiwan's live-fire drill plan near Itu Aba Island in the Spratly Archipelago as a serious violation of its sovereignty.
March 22, 2019 | 10:07 am GMT+7

Vietnam demands compensation from China for sinking fishing boat

Vietnam wants China to take action against the Chinese vessel that sank a Vietnamese fishing boat and pay compensation to the fishermen.
March 22, 2019 | 09:47 am GMT+7

Vietnam fisheries society demands China compensate for sunken boat

China needs to pay compensation for sinking a Vietnamese fishing boat earlier this month, the Vietnam Fisheries Society said Monday.
March 20, 2019 | 06:24 pm GMT+7

Behave responsibly, Vietnam exhorts as South China Sea tensions rise

With tensions rising over Chinese vessels approaching an island occupied by the Philippines, Vietnam has called for calm.
March 14, 2019 | 11:12 pm GMT+7

Vietnam says investigating cause of boat's sinking in contested waters

Vietnam is seeking clarification of how a fishing boat came to sink this week in the contested South China Sea, called East Sea by Vietnam.
March 10, 2019 | 10:32 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

China upbeat on US trade talks, but South China Sea tensions weigh

China struck an upbeat note Monday as trade talks resumed with the U.S., but also expressed anger at a U.S. Navy mission through the disputed South China Sea.
February 12, 2019 | 07:34 am GMT+7
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