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9th Ocean Dialogue spotlights marine scientific research

9th Ocean Dialogue spotlights marine scientific research

Vietnam always a responsible member of UNCLOS 1982

Vietnam always a responsible member of UNCLOS 1982

China’s South China Sea Moves Raise Concerns

China’s South China Sea Moves Raise Concerns

South China Sea: Germany to expand military presence in contested region

South China Sea: Germany to expand military presence in contested region

Moody’s upgrades Vietnam’s ratings to Ba2, outlook to stable

Moody’s upgrades Vietnam’s ratings to Ba2, outlook to stable

Vietnam reaffirms importance of freedom of navigation, overflight in East Sea

Vietnam reaffirms importance of freedom of navigation, overflight in East Sea

How Vietnam’s economy benefits from China’s pandemic policy

How Vietnam’s economy benefits from China’s pandemic policy

Overseas Vietnamese visit Truong Sa island district, DK1 platform

Overseas Vietnamese visit Truong Sa island district, DK1 platform

Biden says U.S. would respond militarily if China invades Taiwan; announces IPEF members

Biden says U.S. would respond militarily if China invades Taiwan; announces IPEF members

What to Know About the New IPEF Trade Bloc

What to Know About the New IPEF Trade Bloc

South China Sea faces higher risk of conflict as arms race builds up

South China Sea faces higher risk of conflict as arms race builds up

China Sends Another Y-8 Anti-Submarine Aircraft into Taiwan’s Airspace

China Sends Another Y-8 Anti-Submarine Aircraft into Taiwan’s Airspace

9th Ocean Dialogue spotlights marine scientific research

9th Ocean Dialogue spotlights marine scientific research

Marine scientific research plays an important role in biodiversity conservation and restoration, and sustainable development, heard an ocean dialogue held in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa on October 5. The 9th Ocean Dialogue takes the theme of “Marine ...

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Vietnam always a responsible member of UNCLOS 1982

Vietnam always a responsible member of UNCLOS 1982

Since becoming a signatory to UNCLOS 1982, Vietnam has remained a responsible member and has made significant efforts to endorse and implement its provisions, according to an article posted on Fulcrum.sg, a website of Singapore. An oil rig of Vietnam ...

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China’s South China Sea Moves Raise Concerns

China’s South China Sea Moves Raise Concerns

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) should show some urgency regarding China’s latest actions in the South China Sea and hold a virtual meeting with member states to discuss this matter. Amid the spread of the COVID-19 virus in Southeast ...

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South China Sea: Germany to expand military presence in contested region

South China Sea: Germany to expand military presence in contested region

Germany is set to expand its military presence in the Indo-Pacific region. The move to expand comes amidst increasing concern over China’s territorial ambitions in the contested region. Speaking with Reuters, German defense minister Eberhard Zorn said the country plans ...

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Moody’s upgrades Vietnam’s ratings to Ba2, outlook to stable

Moody’s upgrades Vietnam’s ratings to Ba2, outlook to stable

The Finance Ministry said on September 6 that Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded Vietnam’s long-term issuer and senior unsecured ratings to Ba2 from Ba3 and changed the outlook to stable from positive. The ministry said the upgrade to Ba2 reflects the assessment by Moody’s that Vietnam’s economy has ...

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Vietnam reaffirms importance of freedom of navigation, overflight in East Sea

Vietnam reaffirms importance of freedom of navigation, overflight in East Sea

Vietnam has affirmed the necessity for maintaining peace, security, and freedom of navigation and overflight in the East Sea while attending the 32nd Meeting of States Parties to the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).   ...

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How Vietnam’s economy benefits from China’s pandemic policy

How Vietnam’s economy benefits from China’s pandemic policy

Unlike China, Vietnam has largely overcome the pandemic and wants to continue building on its economic success story from recent years. Can Hanoi sustain long-term growth? Vietnam’s adherence to an open economy makes it ‘indispensable from a European perspective’ Vietnam ...

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Overseas Vietnamese visit Truong Sa island district, DK1 platform

Overseas Vietnamese visit Truong Sa island district, DK1 platform

A delegation of more than 40 overseas Vietnamese (OV) from 17 countries around the world have visited people and soldiers in Truong Sa island district, the south central province of Khanh Hoa, and DK1 platform. The delegation comprises more than ...

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Biden says U.S. would respond militarily if China invades Taiwan; announces IPEF members

Biden says U.S. would respond militarily if China invades Taiwan; announces IPEF members

U.S. President Joe Biden said Monday that the U.S. would intervene militarily if China were to invade Taiwan, saying the burden to protect Taiwan is “even stronger’ after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. It was one of the most forceful presidential ...

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What to Know About the New IPEF Trade Bloc

U.S. President Joe Biden waves as he boards Air Force One to leave for Japan after his South Korea trip on May 22, 2022. Kim Hong-Ji—Getty Images President Joe Biden faced a dilemma on trade in Asia: He couldn’t just ...

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South China Sea faces higher risk of conflict as arms race builds up

South China Sea faces higher risk of conflict as arms race builds up

The South China Sea region faces a heightened risk of conflict as it arms itself at an “alarming rate,” an expert from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute told CNBC on Monday. It comes as worldwide military spending surpassed $2 ...

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China Sends Another Y-8 Anti-Submarine Aircraft into Taiwan’s Airspace

China Sends Another Y-8 Anti-Submarine Aircraft into Taiwan’s Airspace

Last Tuesday, a Chinese Y-8 anti-submarine warfare aircraft flew between Taiwan and the country’s Dongsha Islands in the South China Sea. China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is revving up its submarine-hunting operations in waters near Taiwan and the Taiwan Strait, ...

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US senators introduce resolution welcoming US-ASEAN Special Summit

US senators introduce resolution welcoming US-ASEAN Special Summit

A new Senate resolution has been introduced by the US ahead of the US-ASEAN Special Summit next week to welcome the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN and urge continued cooperation to advance mutual interests. A new Senate resolution has been introduced ...

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Philippines’ Duterte and China’s Xi discuss situation in South China Sea

Philippines’ Duterte and China’s Xi discuss situation in South China Sea

MANILA: Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte and Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed the need to exercise restraint to maintain peace in the South China Sea, Manila’s presidential office said on Saturday (Apr 9). FILE PHOTO: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte shakes hands with ...

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DK platforms – sacred sovereignty marks at sea

DK platforms – sacred sovereignty marks at sea

The commemoration of the Gac Ma Battle in March is an occasion to honour officers and soldiers who live and work on the DK platforms amid the vast sea, many of whom sacrificed their lives to safeguard the national sovereignty ...

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Japan reaffirms backing for rules-based international order in East Sea

Japan reaffirms backing for rules-based international order in East Sea

Japan strongly supports compliance with the 2016 Arbitral Tribunal Award on the East Sea arbitration case, Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Kashikawa Kazuhiko has twitted.   Japan strongly supports compliance with the 2016 Arbitral Tribunal Award on the East Sea ...

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Vietnam requests China to end militarisation in East Sea

Vietnam requests China to end militarisation in East Sea

Vietnam has full legal grounds and historical evidence to prove its sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes in accordance with international law as stated in the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) ...

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Foreign scholars hail Vietnam’s foreign policy

The current foreign policy of Vietnam, based on the foundation of understanding, compassion, mutual respect, and mutual interests, not only introduces the image of Vietnam to international community, but also certainly leads to wide bilateral and multilateral cooperation in political-security-military, ...

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Vietnam urges enhanced awareness, enforcement of UNCLOS

Vietnam called for promoting the awareness and enforcement of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) while attending a plenary meeting at the UN General Assembly’s 76th session on December 7. Ambassador Pham Hai Anh (Photo: ...

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Order in East Sea should be built on basis of 1982 UNCLOS: int’l conference

Experts at the 13th South China Sea International Conference on November 19 shared the view on the significance of building order in the East Sea (internationally known as South China Sea) based on international law, especially the 1982 United Nations ...

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