08:29 | 23/09/2020
This is the first time, a Philippine high-level diplomat revealed the different views between China and ASEAN regarding the negotiation of the code of conduct in the South China Sea or Bien Dong Sea.
10:55 | 18/09/2020
The China Embassy in Manila stated that China and ASEAN countries have resumed their expert meeting on Code of Conduct (COC) in the South China Sea through an online conference held on September 3.
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).
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.
07:32 | 22/04/2020
Assoc. Prof. & PhD. Nguyen Hong Thao, an expert on international law, environmental law, maritime law, and border demarcation, granted an exclusive interview to VOV, during which he shed light on the northern neighbour’s recent decision to establish two districts aimed at illegally governing the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes which belong to Vietnam.
07:54 | 21/04/2020
Professor Carl Thayer from Australia’s University of New South Wales was quoted by Vietnam News Agency as saying that China’s announcement of the establishment of the so-called “Xisha district” (Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago) and “Nansha district" (Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago) under “Sansha city” is “a provocation, illegal under international law.”