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Sino-Japanese relationship on the South China Sea issue and ASEAN’s role

Sino-Japanese relationship on the South China Sea issue and ASEAN’s role

Co-chairs’ press release of the 23rd ASEAN-EU ministerial meeting

Co-chairs’ press release of the 23rd ASEAN-EU ministerial meeting

Joe Biden’s new approach in the South China Sea

Joe Biden’s new approach in the South China Sea

Về khả năng va chạm Mỹ – Trung Quốc ở Biển Đông

Về khả năng va chạm Mỹ – Trung Quốc ở Biển Đông

Launch of the U.S.-EU Dialogue on China

Launch of the U.S.-EU Dialogue on China

Ancient maps affirm Vietnam’s sovereignty over archipelagos

Ancient maps affirm Vietnam’s sovereignty over archipelagos

Australia to Join U.S., India, Japan for Naval Exercise “Malabar 2020”

Australia to Join U.S., India, Japan for Naval Exercise “Malabar 2020”

Fish stocks in East Sea fall sharply

Fish stocks in East Sea fall sharply

Note Verbale of France, Germany and the United Kingdom

Note Verbale of France, Germany and the United Kingdom

AUSMIN 2020: China’s maritime claims not valid under international law

AUSMIN 2020: China’s maritime claims not valid under international law

Malaysia rejects China’s claim to maritime features in East Sea

Malaysia rejects China’s claim to maritime features in East Sea

As China ‘will definitely retaliate’ military provocation, experts warn US not to escalate tensions

As China ‘will definitely retaliate’ military provocation, experts warn US not to escalate tensions

Sino-Japanese relationship on the South China Sea issue and ASEAN’s role

Sino-Japanese relationship on the South China Sea issue and ASEAN’s role

China aims to prevent disputes in the South China Sea from becoming a multilateral issue, and seeks ways to solve tensions through bilateral negotiations. Beijing does not want an influential third party like Japan to enter the region. With this ...

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Co-chairs’ press release of the 23rd ASEAN-EU ministerial meeting

Co-chairs’ press release of the 23rd ASEAN-EU ministerial meeting

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the European Union (EU) convened the 23rd ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting (AEMM) on Tuesday, 1 December 2020 via video conference. The Meeting was co-chaired by Singapore’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, ...

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Joe Biden’s new approach in the South China Sea

The United States is expected to take a more contained approach to the South China Sea under Joe Biden, but the disputed waters will remain a potential hotspot in the relationship between Beijing and Washington, observers say. Joe Biden is expected ...

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Về khả năng va chạm Mỹ – Trung Quốc ở Biển Đông

Giữa bối cảnh Mỹ và Trung Quốc (TQ) mâu thuẫn toàn diện, Biển Đông có thể trở thành một “mặt trận” nguy hiểm. Hai bên từng có va chạm, đó là sự kiện ngày 1/4/2001 diễn ra trên bầu trời ...

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Launch of the U.S.-EU Dialogue on China

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON OCTOBER 23, 2020 The following is the text of a joint press release by the U.S. Department of State and the European External Action Service. Begin text: On October 23, Secretary of State Michael ...

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Ancient maps affirm Vietnam’s sovereignty over archipelagos

These are maps of Vietnam’s territory during the feudal period, drawn by the country’s dynasties and foreign navigators. All confirm Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago, which has the old name of “Bai Cat Vang” (Golden Sandbank), and ...

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Australia to Join U.S., India, Japan for Naval Exercise “Malabar 2020”

Australia will join India, the United States and Japan in next month’s Malabar naval exercises in the Indian Ocean, in a move that is expected to strengthen the military relationship between the four countries amid increased tensions with China. The ...

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Fish stocks in East Sea fall sharply

Fish stocks in East Sea fall sharply

 Excessive fishing has caused fish stocks in the East Sea to plunge 95 percent since 1950, a recent report of the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) showed. Chinese fishing vessels in the East Sea (Photo: sggp.org.vn) Fish catches also suffered a ...

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Note Verbale of France, Germany and the United Kingdom

Note Verbale UK NV No. 162/20 New York, 16 September 2020 The Permanent Mission of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations presents its compliments to the Secretariat of the United Nations and has ...

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AUSMIN 2020: China’s maritime claims not valid under international law

China’s maritime claims are not valid under international law, according to the Joint Statement on Australia-US Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) 2020 released on July 28.  China’s maritime claims are not valid under international law, according to the Joint Statement on Australia-US Ministerial ...

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Malaysia rejects China’s claim to maritime features in East Sea

Malaysia rejects China’s claim to maritime features in East Sea

The Permanent Mission of Malaysia to the United Nations on July 29 sent a note verbale to the UN Secretary General, saying China’s claim to the maritime features in the East Sea (internationally known as South China Sea) has no ...

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As China ‘will definitely retaliate’ military provocation, experts warn US not to escalate tensions

By Yang Sheng and Liu Xuanzun Source: Global Times Published: 2020/7/28 23:28:40 The guided-missile frigate Yulin (Hull 569) attached to a destroyer flotilla with the navy under the PLA Southern Theater Command fires its main-gun against mock ashore targets during ...

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U.S. Position on Maritime Claims in the South China Sea

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 13, 2020 The United States champions a free and open Indo-Pacific. Today we are strengthening U.S. policy in a vital, contentious part of that region — the South China Sea. We ...

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U.S. Carriers Send a Message to Beijing Over South China Sea

“China is just pushing on all fronts,” a former defense official told Foreign Policy. “I’m worried at some point that the dam is going to break somewhere.” BY JACK DETSCH | JULY 9, 2020, 4:58 PM Faced with increasingly brazen ...

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European powers and the South China Sea

European powers and the South China Sea

The long-standing disputes in the South China Sea over the ownership of its many features, reefs, atolls, and rocks over the last few years have seen tensions rise between China, littoral states as well as external powers such as the ...

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Vietnam objects to China’s vegetable cultivation in Hoang Sa archipelago

Vietnam objects to China’s vegetable cultivation in Hoang Sa archipelago

Vice Spokesman of the Foreign Ministry Doan Khac Viet on May 28 repeated that all activities without Vietnam’s permission in the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos are valueless. Mr Doan Khac Viet Vice Spokesman of the Foreign ...

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Vietnam a reliable destination for investors post-COVID-19: Int’l media

Vietnam a reliable destination for investors post-COVID-19: Int’l media

International media has continuously praised Vietnam for its successful containment of COVID-19, which can make it a reliable destination for investors seeking to resume production.  International media has continuously praised Vietnam for its successful containment of COVID-19, which can make ...

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

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

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. Talking to the Vietnam News Agency (VNA), Derek Grossman, a senior analyst at the US-based RAND ...

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US, EU condemns China’s recent actions in East Sea

US, EU condemns China’s recent actions in East Sea

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on April 23 criticised recent actions of China in the East Sea, including its announcement of the establishment of “Xisha district” (Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago) and “Nansha district” (Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago) ...

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China’s “Four Shas” claim in the South China Sea and its legal trickery

China’s “Four Shas” claim in the South China Sea and its legal trickery

On July 12, 2016, the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague granted an award on the Philippines vs. China case filed in 2013. This award completely rejected both the historical rights and the Chinese interpretation of UNCLOS 1982 ...

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