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Vietnam welcomes other countries’ stance on the East Sea issue in line with international law, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said on July 15.

Challenging Vietnamese patriotism is a waste of time for China

China has re-deployed its Haiyang Shiyou 981 oil rig near Vietnamese waters at a time that coincided with the NA's election of new leaders. It could be supposed that the move is a test for Vietnam’s new leadership?

National Assembly calls for statement on East Sea

 The East Sea problem became the main focus during the ongoing 11th meeting of the 13th National Assembly with many deputies urging the assembly to officially voice its opinions and suggest action to address the issue.

Gac Ma 1988 must be in history textbooks

 VietNamNet Bridge – On March 14, 1988, China sent many warships to attack and invade Gac Ma (Johnson South Reef) of Vietnam, killing 64 unarmed soldiers on duty on the island.

China tries to create new fishing areas on the East Sea

 VietNamNet Bridge – Colonel Le Thanh Van - Deputy Commander, Chief of Staff of Navy Region 3 - at a meeting held by the Navy Region 3 on December 16, said China was trying to create new fishing areas in the East Sea.

Thorny issues raised at East Sea international workshop

Thorny matters stemming from the East Sea situation relating to on-the-spot developments, military strategies and international law application were raised during an international conference held in Vung Tau on November 23-24.

Does China's military buildup harm anyone?

 VietNamNet Bridge – “China strengthening national defense aims at defense. It is very normal, which does not bring harm to neighboring countries or the world,” a Chinese scholar has said. But is it true?

Timor-Leste backs COC conclusion

 Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Timor-Leste Hernani Coelho voiced his concern over the recent tension in the East Sea following China’s recent mass land reclamation in Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago.

NA deputies worry about the East Sea conflict

Many National Assembly (NA) deputies showed their concern about tensions in the East Sea at group discussions, while the government’s report to the NA does not discuss much about this content.

China continues its plot in the East Sea

VietNamNet Bridge - According to Major-General Le Van Cuong, China's unilateral actions to control the East Sea, use of its fishing fleet to disturb the sovereign waters of Vietnam will continue, at increasing levels.