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China trying to etch nine-dash line in Vietnamese minds

China backs its outrageous territorial claims with a cunning and persistent strategy to ensure they register in people's minds.

The military outposts guarding Vietnam's southern continental shelf, a look back

Admiral Giap Van Cuong realized the importance of the Vietnamese waters in the southern Spratly Islands three decades ago and sought the construction of military installations to defend it.

US envoy decries Chinese 'intimidation' in South China Sea

A U.S. envoy denounced Chinese “intimidation” in the South China Sea at a meeting of Southeast Asian leaders on Monday.
November 04, 2019 | 05:10 pm GMT+7

Respect Vietnam's maritime economy, China told

China should respect Vietnam's legitimate marine economic activities without interference, the Vietnamese PM has told his Chinese counterpart.
November 04, 2019 | 11:35 am GMT+7

China says ready to work with ASEAN for South China Sea peace

China is ready to work with Southeast Asian countries for long term peace and stability in the South China Sea, Chinese premier Li Keqiang said on Sunday after meeting ASEAN leaders.
November 03, 2019 | 08:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam pledges to uphold the law in South China Sea at ASEAN summit

Vietnam has said it will continue to uphold international laws in the South China Sea to ensure peace and stability in the region.
November 03, 2019 | 11:33 am GMT+7

India will stand firm on oil and gas cooperation with Vietnam: experts

Experts believe India accords great importance to its marine cooperation with Vietnam and will not let any other country to get in the way.
October 24, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Controversial nine-dash line appears on Chinese travel brochures in Saigon

Chinese tourism brochures displayed at an expo in Saigon last month carried China's nine-dash line that violates Vietnam's sovereignty, and were promptly seized.
October 17, 2019 | 10:50 am GMT+7

Vietnam condemns China's sovereignty violations at ASEAN meeting

Vietnam said Tuesday that China’s sovereignty infringement in the East Sea is leaving negative impacts on regional peace and security.
October 15, 2019 | 09:27 pm GMT+7

Vanguard Bank an extension of Vietnam's land mass, beyond dispute: experts

Experts say there are geological, geographical and legal grounds to prove the Tu Chinh (Vanguard) Bank is indisputably Vietnamese territory.
October 15, 2019 | 01:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam should prepare for sovereignty challenges: party chief

Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong has asserted that Vietnam will tenaciously defend its sovereignty and called for preparedness to tackle “challenges and opportunities.”
October 12, 2019 | 08:49 pm GMT+7

Vietnam leader wants Party to analyze East Sea situation

Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong has called on the Central Committee to analyze and make forecasts about the situation in the East Sea and prepare nation for “possible challenges.”
October 08, 2019 | 10:56 am GMT+7

Chinese ships chase Vietnamese fishermen away from Vietnam's waters

Three Chinese vessels chased away a Vietnamese fishing boat and prevented it from fishing in an area 112 nautical miles off the central Khanh Hoa Province on Saturday.
October 06, 2019 | 08:36 am GMT+7

China prevents Vietnamese fishermen from recovering sunken vessel

China has deliberately prevented Vietnamese fishermen from salvaging their boat that sank off Vietnam’s Paracel Islands.
October 05, 2019 | 04:26 pm GMT+7

China declines to rescue damaged Vietnamese vessel at sea

China suggested a paid-for rescue operation after being contacted for help with a stranded Vietnamese fishing vessel near Vietnam’s Paracel Islands last Sunday.
October 04, 2019 | 12:08 pm GMT+7
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