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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

Forecast of 4 development steps of the US-China trade war

Forecast of 4 development steps of the US-China trade war

Forecast of 4 development steps of the US-China trade war First step: Trade war From March 2018, President of the United States (US) D. Trump announced plans to impose tariffs on goods from China into the US, up to 60 ...

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US voices concern about China’s interference in Vietnam’s oil and gas activities

US voices concern about China’s interference in Vietnam’s oil and gas activities

A Vietnam Coast Guard ship is on mission around the DK1/15 oil rig. (Photo: VNA) The United States Department of State said on August 22 that it is deeply concerned about China’s interference in Vietnam’s longstanding oil and gas activities ...

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Vietnam respects int’l law during marine sovereignty safeguarding: official

Vietnam respects int’l law during marine sovereignty safeguarding: official

A soldier on duty on the Co Lin island of the Truong Sa island district (Photo: VNA) Over the years, Vietnam has consistently complied with the 1982 United Nations Convention of the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and taken peaceful ...

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UNCLOS 1982 – overarching framework for establishing legal order for seas and oceans, promoting development cooperation at sea

UNCLOS 1982 – overarching framework for establishing legal order for seas and oceans, promoting development cooperation at sea

Boats of Vietnam’s naval force arrives at Da Lat Island of Truong Sa archipelago (Photo: VNA) The year 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982 (UNCLOS 1982) and also the 25th ...

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China has no waters at the Vanguard Bank

China has no waters at the Vanguard Bank

It is obvious that China has no legal waters which could be the overlapping area, or in dispute w with Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and the southern continental shelf, including the Vanguard Bank. According to the East Sea (internationally known ...

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China’s vessels halt survey in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone

China’s vessels halt survey in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone

Vietnam’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang has welcomed the opening of a new office of the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta on August 8, coinciding with the 52nd founding anniversary of the ASEAN.  Vietnam Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu ...

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US opposes China’s acts to hamper oil, gas activities in East Sea

US opposes China’s acts to hamper oil, gas activities in East Sea

The US Department of State on (DoS) has expressed concern over reports that China is hampering other countries’ oil and gas activities in the East Sea, and said its acts threaten regional peace and security, the Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported. ...

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South China Sea: Beijing Shouldn’t Treat Vietnam Like The Philippines

South China Sea: Beijing Shouldn’t Treat Vietnam Like The Philippines

ASSOCIATED PRESS Beijing shouldn’t treat Vietnam the same way it treats the Philippines. When it comes to the South China Sea disputes, that is. It won’t work, and it won’t help the economic integration of the region either. Vietnam doesn’t ...

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China’s embrace of the Greater Mekong Subregion

China’s embrace of the Greater Mekong Subregion

Dr Joern Dosch  The Mekong is Southeast Asia’s longest river and the twelfth-largest in the world. It originates in Tibet, flows through the Chinese province of Yunnan, and continues southward across or alongside Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam – ...

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Viet Nam’s Sovereignty Over Hoang Sa And Truong Sa Archipelagoes (Part 3)

Viet Nam’s Sovereignty Over Hoang Sa And Truong Sa Archipelagoes (Part 3)

Protection and exercise of Viet Nam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagoes since the end of World War II After returning to Indochina after World War II, in early 1947, France requested the Republic of China to withdraw ...

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Viet Nam’s Sovereignty Over Hoang Sa And Truong Sa Archipelagoes (Part 2)

Viet Nam’s Sovereignty Over Hoang Sa And Truong Sa Archipelagoes (Part 2)

Viet Nam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagoes under French colony period Since the conclusion of the Treaty of Hue on June 6th, 1884, France had represented Viet Nam in all of external relations and protected‘s sovereignty and ...

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Beware of China’s actions and attempts to invade the South China Sea

Beware of China’s actions and attempts to invade the South China Sea

The sovereignty dispute over the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea between Vietnam and China has lasted for 45 years, which is one of the longest disputes between claimants over the same islands. This is also a complicated dispute ...

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China’s ambition of “monopolizing control of the South China Sea” and risks of its execution

China’s ambition of “monopolizing control of the South China Sea” and risks of its execution

In Chinese leaders’ eyes, the South China Sea is critical to their strategy of expanding China’s influence and making China a world power. Politically speaking, the South China Sea is where China can deploy its “soft border” doctrine and its ...

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How China is eyeing and encroaching Indonesia’s exclusive economic zone

How China is eyeing and encroaching Indonesia’s exclusive economic zone

China’s ambition to “monopolize control” of the South China Sea is not only having command over the waters adjacent to Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia… in the South China Sea but also controlling waters thousands of kilometers away from China such ...

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Evidence of Vietnam’s maritime sovereignty showed in Hai Phong

Evidence of Vietnam’s maritime sovereignty showed in Hai Phong

An exhibition was opened in the northern city of Hai Phong on April 8, giving visitors an insight into historical and legal evidence proving Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos. The exhibition, held at Ngo ...

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China’s recent activities in Hoang Sa violate Vietnam’s sovereignty: spokeswoman

China’s recent activities in Hoang Sa violate Vietnam’s sovereignty: spokeswoman

Vietnam has once again demanded that China respect its sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes in response to China’s live-fire drills and construction plan in Hoang Sa. Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang made the ...

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ARF inter-sessional meeting on maritime security concludes

ARF inter-sessional meeting on maritime security concludes

The 11th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Inter-Sessional Meeting on Maritime Security wrapped up in central Da Nang city on March 15. Participants in the 11th ARF Inter-Sessional Meeting on Maritime Security pose for a photo (Source: VNA) The two-day event was ...

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Hanoi raises nearly 1.3 million USD for Vietnam’s sea, islands

Hanoi raises nearly 1.3 million USD for Vietnam’s sea, islands

Over 30 billion VND (nearly 1.3 million USD) has been raised by 164 units and organisations in Hanoi for the “Fund for Vietnam’s sea, islands”, heard a conference in the capital city on March 14. At the conference (Photo: hanoimoi.com.vn) Speaking ...

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Vietnam’s economy set to thrive with new dynamics

Vietnam’s economy set to thrive with new dynamics

Vietnam reaped notable achievements in 2018, with economic growth hitting a record high of 7.08%, putting Vietnam on the list of Asia’s fastest-growing economies. New economic dynamics are expected to drive Vietnam forward in 2019 and help it achieve its ...

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Venezuela crisis needs to be resolved through dialogue

Venezuela crisis needs to be resolved through dialogue

Opposition leader Juan Guaido, who proclaimed himself interim President of Venezuela last month and ruling President Nicolas Maduro have not yet met to discuss a way forward. The UN is calling for international cooperation to prevent a humanitarian crisis from ...

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