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Vietnamese fishermen rescue 32 Chinese from sunken boat off Spratly Islands

A Vietnamese boat has rescued 32 Chinese fishermen who were in distress off Vietnam’s Spratly Archipelago in the South China Sea.

Fishing with Vietnam navy troops in Spratly Islands

Vietnamese naval soldiers in Spratly Islands (Truong Sa) of the South China Sea, which Vietnam calls the East Sea, go fishing when not on duty.

Vietnam calls for respect for international law as US ships sail near Spratly Islands

Vietnam said it respects freedom of navigation and requests all parties to fulfill their legal obligations in the South China Sea.
May 09, 2019 | 10:13 pm 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

Vietnam demands China end celebration of city in flashpoint waters

Vietnam has expressed objection to China's celebrating the founding of a city in the South China Sea, which it calls the East Sea.
August 10, 2018 | 10:41 pm GMT+7

Shopping website removes toy with controversial nine-dash line

Authorities had ordered that Shopee removes a toy showing a Chinese map violating Vietnam’s sovereignty.
August 03, 2018 | 06:26 pm GMT+7

US publisher buys rights to Vietnamese book on deadly sea battle with China

The book about the battle that saw 64 Vietnamese die defending Spratly reefs from China will be distributed worldwide in English.
July 10, 2018 | 08:07 am GMT+7

Facebook apologizes for map that violates Vietnam's sovereignty

Faulty map showing Paracel and Spratly Islands as part of China was stated to be a technical error.
July 05, 2018 | 11:28 pm GMT+7

Facebook removes Paracel, Spratly Islands from China's map at Vietnam's request

A map used for Facebook advertising earlier wrongly showed the islands as part of China.
July 02, 2018 | 11:17 pm GMT+7

Vietnam speaks out after US warships sail near Paracel Islands

Two U.S. Navy ships came within 12 nautical miles of the islands as part of a freedom of navigation operation.
June 01, 2018 | 06:18 am GMT+7

Pentagon uninvites China from major US military exercise

The move came after China’s air force landed bombers on disputed islands and reefs in the South China Sea.
May 24, 2018 | 08:11 am GMT+7

Vietnam reasserts sovereign rights amid 'nine-dash line' shirt incident

The T-shirts worn by a group of Chinese tourists displayed a demarcation that claims waters belonging to Vietnam.
May 17, 2018 | 09:27 pm GMT+7

Vietnam demands that China withdraw missiles from Spratly Islands

China has allegedly installed anti-ship cruise missiles and surface-to-air missile systems on three artificial islands.
May 08, 2018 | 10:56 pm GMT+7

China completing militarization in South China Sea by deploying missiles to Spratlys: experts

China can create a corridor through the waters that will make it risky for foreign navies to pass, experts said.
May 05, 2018 | 02:49 pm GMT+7

US says will be consequences for China's militarization in disputed waters

U.S. intelligence had seen signs that China had moved weapons systems to the Spratly Islands.
May 04, 2018 | 08:48 am GMT+7
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