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Vietnamese, Chinese coast guards conduct joint patrol in Tonkin Gulf

Vietnamese and Chinese coast guards on December 22-23 successfully conducted a joint patrol in the Gulf of Tonkin, contributing to building the waters of peace, stability and mutual beneficial cooperation.

Deadly new seafood virus should be prevented: Ministry

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has called for strengthening the management of seafood transportation across the border.

Lang Son proposes temporary halt to goods transport at Tan Thanh border gate

The People's Committee of Lạng Sơn Province has sent to the Prime Minister a proposal that Tân Thanh Border gate temporarily stop receiving trucks...

How is life in quarantine center in Vietnam border town?

More than 400 Vietnamese citizens returning from China are living a military life during 14 days of quarantine at a military barracks in the border town of Lang Son.

Border Defence Force makes HCM City ports friendlier for foreign vessels, crews

Getting into and out of ports in HCM City has become easier for both foreign vessels and their personnel after the HCM City Border Defence Force made procedures electronic following a new Decision issued by the Prime Minister.

Vietnam, China hold gov’t-level negotiation on territory, border

 A Government-level negotiation on territorial and border issues between Vietnam and China took place in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai on January 14.

Border, territorial issues critical to Vietnam-China ties: official

Vietnamese officials underlined the importance of border and territorial issues to relations between Vietnam and China at the two countries’ governmental-level negotiation on border and territory in Beijing, China, on December 12-13.

Migrant crisis: Croatia closes border crossings with Serbia

 Croatia has closed seven of its eight road border crossings with Serbia following a huge influx of migrants.

Police seize $1 million smuggled goods near VN-China border gate

The Ministry of Public Security mobilized nearly 100 police officers to arrest 12 vessels transporting smuggled goods worth nearly $1 million from China to the Mong Cai border gate in Quang Ninh province on November 2.

North and South Korea 'exchange fire over border'

 North Korean troops approached the demarcation line separating the two sides, prompting South Korean soldiers to fire warning shots, officials said.

Vietnam to establish pilot transport check-points

 The Vietnamese Prime Minister has approved the Ministry of Transport’s proposal to pilot the establishment of transport check-points at border crossings along the Vietnamese-Chinese borderline.

China prohibits cross-border rice imports from Vietnam

Vietnamese enterprises that export rice to China across the border have said that China, as expected, has prohibited rice imports from Vietnam through unofficial channels. However, they say this will not affect the domestic market.

Illegally logged timber carried day and night across check-points

 VietNamNet Bridge – Illegal loggers and timber traders now can easily escape the foreign rangers’ notice and carry illegally cut wood in broad daylight.

Social News Headlines 22/4

Normal service resumed at border gate after shooting; Officials exhorted to walk in public's shoes; Minister issues warning on overloaded vehicles; VN pushes for forest law pact with EU; Photobook assists sight-impaired kids

Political News Headlines 9/4

 Deputy PM welcomes 12th Gyalwang Drukpa; Vietnamese, Cuban friendship groups ink agreement; Vietnam’s commitments to ASEAN Community updated; Laos-Vietnam theoretical conference closes

Review 2013: Historic process of demarcation

The Law of the Sea of Vietnam took effect on January 1, 2013, creating a legal basis for the management, protection and effective use of the seas, islands and strengthening cooperation with other countries.

Cambodian casinos “enclosure” Vietnamese border

 VietNamNet Bridge - Dozens of casinos have been built along the Vietnam-Cambodia border for the purpose of luring Vietnamese gamblers.

Identifying China as trade partner

 Sovereignty is sovereignty, business is business. If we develop strongly, our sovereignty is firm. VietNamNet continues the talks about the trade relations between Vietnam and China.

Border fears over new bird flu

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam's shared border with China means that avian influenza could easily spread into the country, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said at a conference in Ha Noi

Two suspects arrested for killing five woodmen

In the afternoon of April 2, the border guards and police forces of Quang Binh Province arrested the first two suspects in the murder of five Quang Binh-native woodmen on the Vietnam-Laos border last week.