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Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang on October 25 once again stressed Vietnam’s request for relevant parties not to repeat violations of the country’s waters.

Vietnam never concedes in sovereignty matters: PM

Vietnam will never make concessions to its independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told the National Assembly (NA) yesterday, following a months-long standoff with Chinese ships in the East Sea.

Fishermen complain over Chinese action

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Viet Nam Fisheries Association has denounced Chinese ships for obstructing the rescue of Vietnamese fishermen and attacking Viet Nam's fishing vessels.

Chinese ships keep obstructing Vietnamese boats at rig site

 Chinese ships protecting the illegally-placed oil rig Haiyang Shiyou-981 on July 14 continued taking aggressive acts to hinder Vietnamese law enforcement ships that were operating in their national waters.

China keeps intimidating Vietnamese law enforcement ships

China on July 7 used up to 110 ships of various types, including four military ships to defend the oil rig HD-981, which is standing illegally in Vietnam’s waters, and prevent Vietnamese law enforcement ships from operating in their national waters.

Chinese ships continue restraining Vietnamese law authorities

 Chinese ships of various kinds on June 26 formed a line coming threateningly close to restrain Vietnamese ships from undertaking their normal law enforcement missions in Vietnam’s waters, reported the Vietnam Fisheries Surveillance Department.

Strong message from Vietnam's Hoang Sa

 VietNamNet Bridge – Defending the national sovereignty requires sacrifices but it is the fine tradition of Vietnamese people that has been consolidated throughout the history.

More Chinese warships encroach on Vietnam’s waters

China on June 9 continued perverting international law by sending two more military ships to the area around rig Haiyang Shiyou-981 that is illegally placed in Vietnam’s waters.

Chinese ships continue aggression

Viet Nam fisheries surveillance ships yesterday continued intense efforts to oppose China and get it to withdraw the oil rig Haiyang Shiyou-981 from Viet Nam's waters.

Chinese media invited to uncover the truth

Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh has extended an invitation to Chinese media to participate in field trips into Vietnam’s territorial waters where China has illegally placed its oil rig.

India a ‘trusted partner' of VN in East Sea dispute: academic

For last six decades or more, India and Viet Nam have unhindered bilateral relation. So also, last week's Chinese bulling attitude in East Sea where India lost no time to convey its discontent of former's irresponsible act.

Chinese ships continue hindering Vietnamese fishing vessels

 On May 30, a group of 35 fishing ships and two coast guard ships of China encircled and threatened Vietnamese fishing vessels which were operating 30-35 nautical miles from a drilling rig China illegally placed in Vietnam’s waters.

Chinese vessels repel VN boats

 VietNamNet Bridge – China yesterday (May 29) continued to maintain a fleet of 122 ships around the oil rig Haiyang Shiyou-981 that it has placed in Viet Nam's waters, according to the Viet Nam Fisheries Surveillance Department.

East Sea fishing continues despite rising tension

 VietNamNet Bridge – Defying aggression from Chinese ships, fishermen in Hoang Sa and Truong Sa are still bringing in daily loads of tuna, squid, mackerel and other high-value seafood. Bui Hoai Nam reports from Da Nang.

Political News Headlines 25/5

 Vietnam hopes Thailand will stabilise situation soon; Prime Minister inspects NA building project progress; Vietnam, Armenia enhance friendship and cooperation; China’s ships prevent Vietnamese vessels from performing duties

China deploys more ships around illegal rig

VietNamNet Bridge - On Sunday, the number of Chinese vessels around its illegal oil drilling rig in Vietnam’s waters had reached a peak of 134. The number of aircraft, however, has been reduced.

What is China violating in East Sea?

 VietNamNet Bridge – As a sitting member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), China should cease its act of aggression and readily agree upon a dispute settlement mechanism.

EU speaks about tensions in East Sea

 VietNamNet Bridge – The European Union (EU) encourages good faith participation by Vietnam and China in dialogues to resolve the East Sea issue.

China uses tricks to illegally claim sovereignty: expert

VietNamNet Bridge – In a recent interview with Tuoi Tre newspaper, Chairman of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Association, Dr. Ngo Thuong San said that China is playing a trick to illegally claim its sovereignty over Vietnam’s waters

Vietnamese associations in France condemn China’s infringement of Vietnam’s sovereignty

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese associations in France issued a joint statement on May 11 condemning China’s serious infringement of Vietnam’s sovereignty, in response to China’s unilateral placement of oil rig Haiyang Shiyou 981