07:29 | 15/07/2020
China on July 14 said the United States is a troublemaker undermining peace and stability in the South China Sea region (known as East Sea in Vietnam), responding to Washington rejecting Beijing's "illegal maritime claims" in most of the waters.
16:55 | 14/07/2020
Former US National Security Advisor John Bolton has supported the US’s rejection of China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea (known as East Sea in Vietnam), and called on the administration to take stronger actions against Beijing’s coercive behavior in the region.
10:29 | 14/07/2020
Chinese Embassy in the US has raised its voice to respond to the US’ rejection of Beijing’s mostly unlawful sovereignty claims in the South China Sea. However, it can not cite the claims are in accordance with international law in the latest statement.
09:14 | 14/07/2020
Secretary of United State Mike Pompeo on Monday announced a formal rejection of "most" of China's maritime claims in the South China Sea, marking the turning point as Washington officially directs to Beijing’s ambition to assert control in the strategic waters.
09:31 | 13/07/2020
South China Sea has been raised tensions by China's increasing military operation recently, and fueled with the US military presentation amid China's drills. The China's state media Global Times asked on July 13 that “is the US launching a new cold war against China?”
05:53 | 10/07/2020
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on July 8 has stressed the need for countries to work together in dealing with China's stepped-up activities in regional waters.
23:03 | 09/07/2020
On July 8th, in Hanoi, the Ministry of Defense organised a video conference of ASEAN Political-Security Community (ASPC), hosted by Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of Defense, head of Vietnam ASEAN Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM).
10:54 | 06/07/2020
China's Global Times reported that the East Sea (South China Sea) is entirely within the reach of the Chinese military and that Beijing possesses multiple missiles enabling to destroy aircraft carriers, right after the information of US sending the carrier to the area.
10:38 | 05/07/2020
The Global Times, a daily propaganda tabloid under the auspices of China Daily has unreasonably claimed that the Vietnam-sovereigned East Sea (South China Sea) is fully under the arm of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army amidst the US sent two air carriers and carrier strike groups joining in a drill in the area.
15:43 | 04/07/2020
The United States sent two aircraft carriers USS Reagan, USS Nimitz and a series of warships into the East Sea (South China Sea) from July 4 as a challenge message to China's growing military moves in the region with Chinese drills near Vietnam's Hoang Sa (Paracel) Islands.
09:56 | 03/07/2020
The US Navy's 7th Fleet on July 2 said the USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) coastal carrier carried out routine operations near China's fourth Geological Survey ship in the East Sea (South China Sea) while China’s military is implementing drills around Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) Islands.
07:23 | 03/07/2020
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang on June 2 voices Vietnam's strong opposition to Chinese military drills in Vietnam's territorial waters in the East Sea (internationally known as South China Sea).
16:34 | 02/07/2020
ASEAN and China have reaffirmed their commitments to fully and seriously implementing the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) and soon resuming negotiations on the Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC).
16:19 | 02/07/2020
A mobile exhibition showing the historical and legal evidence proving Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos was opened in Huong Hoa district, the central province of Quang Tri on July 1.
17:12 | 01/07/2020
Australia will invest AUD 270 billion (USD 186.5 billion) over the next decade to upgrade its defense forces, buying long-range military assets that will be focused on the Indo-Pacific region, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on July 1.
06:53 | 01/07/2020
The United States has welcomed the statement by members of the ASEAN countries that South China Sea disputes should be resolved in line with the international law, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo recently tweeted (local time).
12:10 | 29/06/2020
China's Maritime Safety Administration on Sunday announced plans to carry out military drills around the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Islands in the East Sea (South China Sea), an area over which China claims its Vietnam-owned sovereignty. The announcement prohibits all shipping in the area for five days from July 1, according to the asia.nikkei.com.
14:37 | 27/06/2020
The Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam's East Sea Institute General Director Nguyen Hung Son, has warned about China's increasing activity in the East Sea (internationally known as South China Sea) in an interview with Japan's public broadcaster NHK.
07:13 | 26/06/2020
The Philippines strongly opposed plans by China to declare an air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on air space above the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam), Manila’s defense chief said on June 25.
14:41 | 25/06/2020
Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Retno Marsudi on June 24 said that negotiations with China on the Code of Conduct in the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam), delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, should resume soon to ease tensions in the region, reported Japan's Kyodo News.