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Hi-tech militarization of South China Sea alarming, experts say

Uncontrolled deployment of advanced military technologies in the disputed South China Sea will exacerbate tensions, warn experts.

Vietnam demands China stop building weather stations in Vietnamese territory

Vietnam has denounced and demanded an immediate stop to China’s illegal construction of weather stations in its ...

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

China opens weather stations on artificial islands in Vietnamese territory

China has opened three weather observation stations on Spratly Islands in the East Sea, continuing its violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty.
November 03, 2018 | 01:22 pm GMT+7

Dozens feared buried in Philippines typhoon landslide

Typhoon Yutu has killed four children and a man in the Philippines, and nearly three dozen people were feared buried under a massive landslide.
October 31, 2018 | 08:33 am GMT+7

Philippines doubts ASEAN, China can come up with legally binding S. China Sea code

The Philippines' foreign minister said Monday the ASEAN and China might not be able to reach a legally binding code of conduct for the South China Sea.
October 29, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to navigate rough trade war waters

Parliament members say the ongoing US-China trade war has had visible impacts, and Vietnam needs to reduce dependence on both nations.
October 28, 2018 | 10:51 am GMT+7

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

The Foreign Ministry has denounced Taiwan's live-fire drill plan near the Spratly Archipelago as a serious violation of Vietnam's sovereignty.
October 26, 2018 | 08:45 am GMT+7

How Vietnam can walk the tightrope of US-China tensions

Vietnam faces the daunting prospect of balancing its relations with the U.S. and China as tensions escalate between the superpowers.
October 25, 2018 | 07:48 am GMT+7

China, SE Asia to hold maritime drill to ease tensions

China and Southeast Asian states will hold their first joint maritime exercises next week, officials said Friday, in a move aimed at easing tensions but which may spark U.S. alarm.
October 20, 2018 | 08:57 am GMT+7

Vietnam more willing to boost security ties with major powers: experts

A number of foreign naval ships have visited Vietnam recently, and analysts say the nation is keen to promote defense diplomacy.
October 09, 2018 | 10:42 am GMT+7

PM Phuc highlights Japan's role in maintaining peace in South China Sea

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called on Japan to enhance its role in promoting peace and stability in the region.
October 08, 2018 | 08:13 pm GMT+7

Another Cold War? Insights from a close South China Sea encounter

The recent encounter between their warships in the South China Sea shows China will confront the U.S. on key issues.
October 06, 2018 | 04:05 pm GMT+7

Pence accuses China of 'malign' campaign to undermine Trump

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence accuses China Thursday of “malign” efforts to undermine President Donald Trump ahead of next month’s congressional elections.
October 05, 2018 | 09:18 am GMT+7

Vietnam calls for peace, stability after close brush between Chinese, US warships

Vietnam has asked all concerned parties to fulfill their legal obligations to maintain peace in the South China Sea.
October 04, 2018 | 08:26 pm GMT+7
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