14:35 | 28/08/2020
Vietnam on August 27 protested against the Philippines over its recent naming of four sandbanks and two reefs near Thi Tu Island in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, now claimed and occupied illegally by the Philippines, in Bien Dong Sea (internationally called South China Sea).
11:16 | 28/08/2020
Japan has been watching China's recent moves in the South China Sea "with concern" as China launched a series of ballistic missiles, including reported “carrier killer” weapon, into the disputed Bien Dong Sea as part of integrated military exercises.
16:35 | 27/08/2020
The fact that China has continuously practiced military exercises in the sea in recent days raising concerns about the rise of nationalism in this country, leading to unpredictable developments in the region.
07:22 | 27/08/2020
The United States will act until Beijing discontinues its coercive behavior in the South China Sea, and the US will continue to stand with allies and partners in resisting this destabilizing activity.
21:38 | 26/08/2020
Although it shows goodwill when discussing with ASEAN countries to contribute to peace in the Bien Dong Sea (South China Sea), China is actually using many tricks to threaten and seek to control this sea.
14:41 | 26/08/2020
Vietnam and Cambodia have not yet agreed on the land border delimitation at 7 areas.
14:08 | 26/08/2020
Vietnam requests China to respect its sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago, and do not repeat similar violations, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.
10:04 | 24/08/2020
As being shown in world history, unilateral use of force to materialize territorial sovereignty ambitions in disregard of international law poses a serious danger to peace, and only abidance to norms of conduct under effective supervision by collective security mechanisms can prevent conflicts and wars.
09:22 | 24/08/2020
Despite efforts, the work on the land border demarcation between Vietnam and Cambodia has not been completed. However, the two countries agreed to apply the regulation of excess solution to manage the border in the most effective way.
07:05 | 22/08/2020
The rare satellite image shows a Chinese nuclear submarine entering into the mysterious submarine cave system at Yulin Naval Base on Hainan Island.
09:54 | 21/08/2020
Apart from the ever-fiercer sovereignty disputes between China and other coastal states, the South China Sea has become a center of increasingly acute strategic competition among big countries, between the US and China in particular.
21:04 | 20/08/2020
China’s deployment of weapons and fighter aircraft to Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago not only is a violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty but also further exacerbates the situation in Bien Dong Sea (internationally called South China Sea), said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang at a regular press briefing in Hanoi on August 20.
15:53 | 20/08/2020
China has been always asserting that the South China Sea issue is just a matter between China and the related disputant nations and therefore does'nt concern any other countries or multirateral institution.
10:54 | 19/08/2020
Sovereignty and territorial disputes have existed between many countries and in many parts of the world. Diplomatic and legal measures have always been considered appropriate for their peaceful settlement. However, in the case of the South China Sea, such processes have faced with numerous obstacles, mainly due to China’s position.
10:32 | 19/08/2020
As soon as the normalization, in 1991, Vietnam and China enhanced negotiation on border demarcation. On December 30, 1999, the land border delimitation treaty between Vietnam and China was signed in Hanoi, which was then approved by both National Assemblies in 2000.
11:04 | 18/08/2020
China is always asserting that it has full "historical and legal grounds" on China's "indisputable sovereignty" in the South China Sea. Let's see how the situation actually is.
07:02 | 18/08/2020
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam has requested that Malaysia's side investigate a recent confrontation between its coast guard and two Vietnamese fishing boats in Bien Dong Sea, killing a Vietnamese fisherman.
09:57 | 17/08/2020
Increasingly complicated and tense developments related to the South China Sea are attracting international attention. Meanwhile, some information sources are trying to mislead the public in different countries as to the nature of the issue, its causes and actual developments. The Vietnam Peace and Development Foundation (VPDF) would like to introduce the collection of analysis by experts at the VPDF, with the hope of helping international friends and the people of various countries, including China, to have a better understanding of the issue.
07:46 | 17/08/2020
In accordance with 1887 and 1895 Sino-French convention as well as international practices, the median of the main flow of the Ban Gioc waterfall was the foundation to delimit borders between Vietnam and China.
10:00 | 14/08/2020
After the restoration of the Vietnam-China diplomatic relations, the resumption of negotiations to settle border and territorial disputes and the opening of the Dong Dang - Ping Xiang and Lao Cai - Son Yeu railways were among the top priorities. International railway lines used to hold a very important position in the process of maintaining and developing economic, political, and national defence relations between the two countries sharing borders.