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More Vietnamese fishing boats seized in Thai waters

The Thai navy said it has detained another five Vietnamese vessels for illegally fishing in Thailand’s exclusive economic zone.

Vietnam demands withdrawal of Chinese military aircraft from Paracel Islands

Hanoi formally requested Beijing to stop sending military fighter jets to Vietnam's Paracel Islands at a press conference held today.

China calls Obama, Xi talks 'constructive'

WASHINGTON - China said talks on Thursday between President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Barack Obama were constructive, even as the two sides remained far apart on the South China Sea and U.S. missile defense plans for South Korea.
April 01, 2016 | 10:20 am GMT+7

Vietnam snares Chinese boats for illegal fishing

Three Chinese boats were caught fishing just 40 kilometers off the country's central coast.
March 03, 2017 | 02:12 pm GMT+7

Vietnam demands China stop cruises to Paracel Islands

'Those actions have seriously violated Vietnam's sovereignty over the Paracel Islands and international law,' says the foreign ministry.
March 13, 2017 | 12:20 pm GMT+7

Vietnam slams China’s new cinema on seized island

The statement comes a week after the new Chinese leisure complex made international headlines.
August 01, 2017 | 05:26 pm GMT+7

Despite strains, Vietnam and China forge closer economic ties

The number of Chinese tourists in Vietnam has surged this year, just one sign of the growing economic ties between two countries.
September 01, 2017 | 05:05 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese fishermen found dead after run-in with Philippine Navy

The Filipino government said the Vietnamese boat rammed into a naval vessel during a chase, prompting officers to fire 'warning shots.'
September 25, 2017 | 12:39 pm GMT+7

US Navy commander visits river where Vietnam defeated China

He hailed growing cooperation between the U.S. and Vietnam’s navies in time of regional instability.
October 07, 2017 | 03:07 pm GMT+7

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.
October 13, 2017 | 11:24 am GMT+7

China accuses US warship of violating its sovereignty

The missile destroyer USS Hopper came within 12 nautical miles of Huangyan Island in the South China Sea on January 17, China says.
January 20, 2018 | 03:16 pm GMT+7

China building huge test site for unmanned ships in East Sea

The test area is being constructed off the southern port city of Zhuhai bordering Macau.
February 14, 2018 | 10:35 am GMT+7

Philippines eyes joint exploration deal with China in troubled waters within months

The idea of joint development dates from 1986, but disputes and the sovereignty issue have kept it from materializing.
April 09, 2018 | 03:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam weighs law for coast guard to open fire to protect sovereignty

New law is set to authorize additional power for the country's maritine security force.
April 12, 2018 | 09:27 am GMT+7

China challenged Australian warships en route to Vietnam: Australian media

The three ships arrived in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday as part of a three-month deployment in Southeast Asia.
April 20, 2018 | 09:46 am GMT+7
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