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Vietnam resolutely rejects China’s unilateral fishing ban: Deputy Spokesmanicon

Vietnam resolutely rejects China’s unilateral fishing ban: Deputy Spokesman

Deputy Spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Doan Khac Viet underlined Vietnam’s objection to China’s recent fishing ban

 
Defence foreign policy crucial for safeguarding sovereigntyicon

Defence foreign policy crucial for safeguarding sovereignty

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
10/12/2020

Defence foreign policy has now become more critical than ever, as it plays an important role in creating a strategic enabling environment for both national defence and construction, especially in the maritime space.

Truong Sa, Hoang Sa archipelagos through ancient bibliographiesicon

Truong Sa, Hoang Sa archipelagos through ancient bibliographies

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
09/12/2020

The Vietnamese people have left their footprints on the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) islands since ancient times. 

Joint patrols help maintain security in East Seaicon

Joint patrols help maintain security in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
17/11/2020

Many international maritime routes pass through the East Sea, making it the world’s second-busiest shipping lane in terms of commercial activities, after the Mediterranean. 

Int’l cooperation put forth for marine economic developmenticon

Int’l cooperation put forth for marine economic development

BUSINESS
27/10/2020

A party resolution on the “Strategy for the sustainable development of Vietnam’s marine economy clearly states that Vietnam is expected to become a strong nation in marine development.

Vietnam protests establishment of so-called Sansha cityicon

Vietnam protests establishment of so-called Sansha city

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
15/10/2020

Vietnam strongly protests the establishment of the so-called Sansha city in Phu Lam Island in Vietnam’s Hoang Sa archipelago and related activities as they seriously violate Vietnam’s sovereignty, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said.

Party Resolution boosts marine economy and defenceicon

Party Resolution boosts marine economy and defence

BUSINESS
12/10/2020

The sustainable development of the marine economy in association with the consolidation of defence and security is among the important sections of a resolution from the Communist Party of Vietnam

Three scenarios for US-China competitionicon

Three scenarios for US-China competition

FEATURE
22/09/2020

Entering the third quarter of the year, US-China tensions have become increasingly fierce, in all aspects from trade and human rights to the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, issues related to the East Sea, and closure of technology firms.

US condemns China’s firing of missiles in East Seaicon

US condemns China’s firing of missiles in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
28/08/2020

The US Department of Defence has voiced concern about China’s recent decision to conduct military exercises, including the firing of ballistic missiles around Vietnam’s Hoang Sa Archipelago in the East Sea.

Quang Ngai fishermen protecting national sovereigntyicon

Quang Ngai fishermen protecting national sovereignty

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
13/05/2020

Despite unruly actions by China in the East Sea, many Quang Ngai fishing vessels still head out to the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelagos to fish on traditional fishing grounds, asserting their sovereignty over the seas.

EU Ambassador voices concern over unilateral actions in East Seaicon

EU Ambassador voices concern over unilateral actions in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
28/04/2020

The EU is committed to the legal order for the seas and oceans based upon international law, maritime security and cooperation, and the freedom of navigation and overflight, in the interest of all states, EU Ambassador to ASEAN Igor Driesmans said.

Foreign experts call China’s actions in East Sea breaches of international lawicon

Foreign experts call China’s actions in East Sea breaches of international law

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
28/04/2020

Foreign experts have condemned China’s recent actions in the East Sea, saying its moves have escalated tensions in the region and infringed upon international law.

Japan concerned over China's establishment of districts in East Seaicon

Japan concerned over China's establishment of districts in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
22/04/2020

Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Toshimitsu Motegi has voiced his concerns over China’s establishment of districts to administer the Paracel (Vietnam’s Hoang Sa archipelago) and Spratly islands (Vietnam’s Truong Sa archipelago).

Russian researcher: China’s establishment of so-called “Sansha city” escalates regional tensionsicon

Russian researcher: China’s establishment of so-called “Sansha city” escalates regional tensions

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
21/04/2020

China’s announcement of establishing the so-called “Xisha district” (Vietnam’s Hoang Sa -Paracel - archipelago) and “Nansha district” (Vietnam’s Truong Sa - Spratly - archipelago) within the new “Sansha city” will escalate tensions in the region.

Da Nang condemns China’s establishment on Paracel and Spratly archipelagosicon

Da Nang condemns China’s establishment on Paracel and Spratly archipelagos

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
21/04/2020

The people’s committee of the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Islands district in Danang strongly protested China’s decision to establish the so-called Xisha and Nansha districts to govern over Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) islands.

US senators express concern over East Sea situationicon

US senators express concern over East Sea situation

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
12/04/2020

US Senator Jim Risch, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, along with three others on April 11 criticised the Chinese Coast Guard’s recent sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat in Vietnam’s Hoang Sa archipelago waters.

Nothing unusual about VN's submission of diplomatic notes to UN protesting China's illegal claims: spokespersonicon

Nothing unusual about VN's submission of diplomatic notes to UN protesting China's illegal claims: spokesperson

POLITICS
10/04/2020

Vietnam’s submissions of diplomatic notes protesting China’s illegal claims over East Sea is a normal action to express the country’s standpoint and protect its legitimate rights and interests.

Vietnam not alone in East Sea issue: Russian expertsicon

Vietnam not alone in East Sea issue: Russian experts

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
08/04/2020

Russian researchers studying the East Sea issues have opposed Chinese coast guard ship’s hitting and sinking of Vietnamese fishing vessel QNg 90617 TS in the waters of Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago,