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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

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

US senators introduce resolution welcoming US-ASEAN Special Summit

US senators introduce resolution welcoming US-ASEAN Special Summit

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

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

DK platforms – sacred sovereignty marks at sea

DK platforms – sacred sovereignty marks at sea

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

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

Vietnam requests China to end militarisation in East Sea

Vietnam requests China to end militarisation in East Sea

Vietnam resolutely protects sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa archipelagoes

Vietnam resolutely protects sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa archipelagoes

Vietnam resolutely and persistently takes measures in accordance with international law to exercise and protect its sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes. Spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang (Photo: VNA) Vietnam ...

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Int’l law is only as strong as sovereign states are willing to submit to it

Int’l law is only as strong as sovereign states are willing to submit to it

VOV.VN – Five years have elapsed since the ruling of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, the situation in the South China Sea, known as East Sea in Vietnam, remains complicated. International law is only as strong as sovereign states are ...

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No ordinary boats: Cracking the code on China’s Spratly maritime militias

No ordinary boats: Cracking the code on China’s Spratly maritime militias

By Ryan Martinson A Chinese fishing vessel appears in a sensitive location—near the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, a South China Sea reef, or just offshore from a U.S. military base. Is it an “ordinary” fishing boat, or ...

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If the US went to war with China, who would win?

If the US went to war with China, who would win?

Admiral James Stavridis was 16th Supreme Allied Commander of NATO and 12th Dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He spent the bulk of his operational career in the Pacific, and is author of “2034: ...

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ASEAN-China cooperation important to regional peace, stability: defence minister

ASEAN-China cooperation important to regional peace, stability: defence minister

Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Phan Van Giang highlighted the importance of the ASEAN – China cooperation to peace and stability in the region while addressing the ASEAN – China Defence Ministers’ Informal Meeting held virtually on June ...

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Vietnam’s 2021 economic outlook remains positive despite COVID-19 resurgence

Vietnam’s 2021 economic outlook remains positive despite COVID-19 resurgence

Despite the complexity of the fourth COVID-19 wave, Vietnam’s GDP growth is forecast to exceed 6.5 percent this year on the back of surging industrial production and global economic recovery, according to Assoc. Prof. and PhD Dinh Trong Thinh, a ...

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The Quad in the Indo-Pacific

The Quad in the Indo-Pacific

The Quad, composed of the United States, Australia, India, and Japan, is not a formal alliance. Still, the group has intensified its security and economic ties as tensions with China rise. What does the Quad do? The Quad, officially the Quadrilateral ...

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Truong Sa – Vietnam’s sacred archipelago

  More than four decades after national reunification, the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago has been changing day-by-day. Those who have helped beautify the islands and islets are also those who firmly defend Vietnam’s sovereignty over them. Truong Sa archipelago consists ...

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Truong Sa lighthouses affirm Vietnam’s sovereignty over seas and islands

Truong Sa lighthouses affirm Vietnam’s sovereignty over seas and islands

In addition to ensuring maritime safety in the surrounding territorial waters, lighthouses on islands of Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago in Truong Sa district of the south central province of Khanh Hoa, have also affirmed Vietnam’s sovereignty over seas and islands. ...

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Vietnam calls for serious implementation of DOC at ASEAN-China SOM

Vietnam calls for serious implementation of DOC at ASEAN-China SOM

The 19th ASEAN-China Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) on the implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) was held in China’s Chongqing city on June 7, in the framework of the special ASEAN-China Foreign ...

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Vietnam gives top priority to developing relations with China: PM

Vietnam gives top priority to developing relations with China: PM

Preserving and developing the traditional friendship and the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership with China is the top priority in the foreign policy of the Vietnamese Party and Government, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh affirmed on June 4. Prime Minister Pham ...

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ARF workshop highlights significance of 1982 UNCLOS

ARF workshop highlights significance of 1982 UNCLOS

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Quang Hieu has described the 1982 UNCLOS as a “Constitution” of the ocean, as it has created a legal framework for the settlement of maritime challenges in the region, including emerging ones. Deputy Minister ...

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The allies did not promise the sea to China

The allies did not promise the sea to China

Of the many myths that surround the history of the South China Sea/West Philippines Sea, one of the hardest to dispel is the idea that during the Second World War, the Western allies promised the disputed Paracel and Spratly Islands ...

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French, Japanese, U.S. navies build logistics network, strengthen relationships

French, Japanese, U.S. navies build logistics network, strengthen relationships

Combined logistics planning by the French Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and the U.S. Navy culminated in ships from each country exercising its ability to sustain each other at sea. Throughout May, the French Navy’s Jeanne d’Arc amphibious task ...

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Intelligence on Sick Staff at Wuhan Lab Fuels Debate on Covid-19 Origin

Report says researchers went to hospital in November 2019, shortly before confirmed outbreak; adds to calls for probe of whether virus escaped lab By Michael R. Gordon, Warren P. Strobel and Drew Hinshaw May 23, 2021 2:57 pm ET WASHINGTON—Three researchers ...

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Vietnam – A safe destination for development of FDI

Vietnam – A safe destination for development of FDI

Foreign investors maintained their trust in Vietnam despite countless difficulties last year and the country is viewed as a safe destination for development, a recent forum in Hanoi heard. Foreign investors maintained their trust in Vietnam despite countless difficulties last ...

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Voters on Truong Sa ready for National Assembly elections

Like voters on the mainland, citizens and soldiers on the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago are eagerly awaiting the day when they can select their representatives in legislatures at all levels. All necessary preparations for the 15th National Assembly election have ...

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International community criticise China’s new moves in East Sea

International community criticise China’s new moves in East Sea

The international community has voiced protest against China’s new moves in the East Sea, including its enforcement of a fishing ban that took effect on May 1 on the sea area covering part of the Gulf of Tonkin and Vietnam’s ...

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EU blames China for endangering peace in South China Sea

EU blames China for endangering peace in South China Sea

An attendant walks past EU and China flags ahead of the EU-China High-level Economic Dialogue at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China June 25, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee The European Union called out China on Saturday for endangering peace in the ...

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Vietnam’s deft diplomacy amid China versus US tensions

Vietnam’s deft diplomacy amid China versus US tensions

    Vietnam following its chairmanship in ASEAN in 2020 as well as the ongoing membership as a permanent member of the UN Security Council has provided the country with more maturity and adept outlook in addressing both security concerns ...

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