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Vietnam backs efforts to calm troubled waters after US warship sails near China-occupied island

The U.S. patrol was designed to challenge China's 'excessive maritime claims' in the area.

US warship sails near islands Beijing occupies in troubled waters: officials

A guided-missile destroyer carried out maneuvering operations that challenged 'excessive maritime claims' near the ...

It’s official: Trump to visit Vietnam for APEC summit

The confirmation came after the U.S. president had appeared non-committal about his planned visits to Vietnam and the Philippines. 
September 29, 2017 | 11:28 pm GMT+7

Hungary, Vietnam issue joint declaration on East Sea tensions

Vietnam's PM has asked the EU to be more vocal regarding disputes in the troubled waters.
September 26, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Chinese ships sail near disputed islands with Japan

Japan's coast guard said it was the second time since Thursday that four Chinese ships had entered its waters.
September 25, 2017 | 02:12 pm GMT+7

Senior Chinese leader says has 'shared destiny' with Vietnam

'The sound and stable development of the bilateral ties will help to solidify the ruling position of the two parties.' 
September 19, 2017 | 04:20 pm GMT+7

Suspense as Trump non-committal about planned visits to Vietnam, Philippines

Canceling such trips would push the U.S. closer to retreating from a region that China is salivating at, analysts say.
September 17, 2017 | 07:07 pm GMT+7

Vietnam protests over Chinese live-fire drill in seized island

The objection came just several days after Hanoi bristled at Beijing’s military exercises in the Gulf of Tonkin.
September 05, 2017 | 08:54 pm GMT+7

Vietnam tells China to stop military drills in Gulf of Tonkin

Vietnam's foreign ministry asked China not to repeat such activities, which complicate the situation in the East Sea.
August 31, 2017 | 10:52 pm 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

Vietnam demands Taiwan cease live-fire drills in disputed waters

Itu Aba Island in the Spratly Archipelago is illegally occupied by Taiwan.
August 24, 2017 | 03:28 pm GMT+7

Vietnam calls for Southeast Asian unity amid East Sea tension

'Do not let ASEAN become a playing card for the competition among major countries,' said Vietnam's leader.
August 24, 2017 | 02:57 pm GMT+7

Vietnam, Thailand call for early conclusion to code of conduct in disputed waters

The prime ministers of both countries reaffirmed the importance of peace in the South China Sea.
August 18, 2017 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Philippines says China agrees on no new expansion in disputed waters

China has built seven islands upon reefs in disputed areas, three of which,can accommodate fighter jets.
August 16, 2017 | 09:25 am GMT+7

China still building islands in disputed waters: think-tank

China's own reclamation work did not end in mid-2015 as it claimed.
August 13, 2017 | 07:56 am GMT+7