07:28 | 31/05/2020
07:28 | 31/05/2020
06:00 | 29/05/2020
"All activities without Vietnam’s permission in the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos are valueless," stressed Vice Spokesman of the Foreign Ministry Doan Khac Viet on May 28.
14:38 | 19/05/2020
From early 2020 up till now, while humanity has been struggling against extremely dangerous enemy (known by different names including Corona Virus, Covid-19 ...), China still carries out its lot of activities causing the Bien Dong Sea’s situation (Vietnamese name, called as the South China Sea internationally) more tensions to rise with complicated developments.
09:45 | 19/05/2020
As of April 10, the Aju Business Daily (Korea) (https://m.ajunews.com/view/20200409180043091) published an article on Vietnam's sovereignty issue in the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos written by Professor Ahn Kyong Hwan – A lecturer of Chosun University, the president of the Korean Association of Vietnamese Studies, also the Chairman of the Research Association of Vietnam Studies in Korea, the Vice Chairman of the Korea-Vietnam Cultural Exchange Association in Gwangju, the Advisor of the Korea-Vietnam Economic and Cultural Association in Seoul.
07:49 | 15/05/2020
The Belgium-Vietnam Friendship Association has proclaimed their support for the Vietnamese people and has called on the international community to ramp up pressure to stop unilateral actions inflating tension in the East Sea.
22:21 | 14/05/2020
Given the current regional and international context, Vietnam urges parties not to take actions to further complicate the situation in the East Sea, stressed Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.
15:20 | 13/05/2020
Vietnamese netizens call for the dismissal of Bayer Vietnam managing director and boycott of its products.
07:27 | 12/05/2020
The Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on May 11 said that China’s suspension of fishing in waters within Vietnam’s sovereignty in the East Sea carries no weight whatsoever.
11:49 | 11/05/2020
“To all Vietnamese that helped and saved our father, you are all a hero,” said daughter of the Filipino man who was rescued by Vietnamese fishermen after 17 days adrift.
09:46 | 11/05/2020
The U.S. Navy sent a pair of ships to patrol in the vicinity of a mineral rights dispute between Malaysia and China in the South China Sea (Vietnam called the East Sea - BienDong) for the second time in a month while tensions are expected to rise in the South China Sea after Beijing's annual summer ban on fishing in the disputed waters drew protests from rival claimants.
10:05 | 09/05/2020
In late 2019 and early 2020 China announced its “Four-Sha” sovereignty claims over the East Sea in two diplomatic notes sent to the UN Secretary-General, with the aim of replacing the so-called “nine-dash line” that had been previously rejected by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA).
14:43 | 08/05/2020
Vietnam resolutely rejects China’s unilateral decision to ban fishing in the East Sea, Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokesperson stressed, adding that Vietnam has sufficient historical and legal evidence to assert its sovereignty over the Paracel (Hoang Sa) and Spratly (Truong Sa) archipelagoes in the East Sea ( internationally known as South China Sea).
07:17 | 07/05/2020
Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi has expressed concern over recent activities over the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam), noting that they may potentially escalate tensions at a time when global collective effort is vital in fighting COVID-19.
08:10 | 03/05/2020
China announced its annual summer fishing ban in parts of the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam), Xinhua news agency reported on May 1. China has been issuing similar fishing bans every year in recent times and Vietnam has always condemned them.
07:30 | 30/04/2020
Since the sixteenth century, Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) islands had been acknowledged by Western cartographers and navigators as the territories of Vietnam.
07:22 | 28/04/2020
“What happens in this region matters to all of us,” EU Ambassador to ASEAN Igor Driesmans said, adding an estimated one-third of global shipping passes through the East Sea; so freedom of navigation is a global necessity.
09:32 | 24/04/2020
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in the online Special ASEAN-US Foreign Ministers' Meeting on COVID-19 warned China against taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic to further its claims in the the East Sea (internationally referred to as the South China Sea).
08:45 | 24/04/2020
Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne has condemned China's recent actions in the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam), including the report of sinking a Vietnamese fishing boat, saying it was vital for all countries to ease tensions in order to focus on combating COVID-19.
21:28 | 23/04/2020
Vietnam has circulated a note at the United Nations rejecting China’s sovereign claims over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes in the East Sea and reasserted both groups of islands are under Vietnam’s sovereignty, VOV reported.
08:57 | 23/04/2020
China has no right to sovereignty over either of the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes and its actions are in violation of the UN Charter and the 1982 International Convention on the Law of the Sea, both of which were signed and ratified by China.