A Chinese Coast Guard ship has once again shown up at Vanguard Bank in the South China Sea, a known flashpoint between Vietnam and China, as per data cited by vessel-tracking software.
Vietnam and the Philippines have criticised China’s holding of military drills in a disputed part of the South China Sea, warning it could create tension in the region and impact Beijing’s relationship with its neighbours.
If Hanoi files an official complaint in its South China Sea dispute with Beijing it could lose more than it wins
Participating in an arbitration would be a shift from tactics in the case Beijing lost unanimously to the Philippines in 2016. Analysts debate different responses Beijing could take after Hanoi signals it may seek an arbitral resolution to South China…
Vietnam has voiced its objection to China’s installment of undersea cables in the former’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago.
Maritime expert Vu Thanh Ca says China’s vegetables cultivation claim on Vietnam’s Hoang Sa Islands is a ploy to strengthen illegal claims.
Vietnam has objected to China’s vegetable cultivation on an island in the Southeast Asian country’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago.
US President Donald Trump has threatened to cut bilateral ties with China, the latest blast in an increasingly violent war-of-words between the world’s two largest economies about the origins of the virus that has killed more than 300,000 people. Adding…
On 14 April, as China’s Haiyang Dizhi 8 survey group sailed into the South China Sea again, Taiwan scrambled ships to monitor the passage of the Chinese navy’s Liaoning aircraft carrier strike group as it went through the Miyako Strait…
The Vietnamese foreign ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang has said Vietnam rejects China’s unilateral decision on a fishing ban in the East Vietnam Sea from May 1 to August 16.
Hanoi is weighing an international arbitration case against Beijing to settle their hotly contested sea claims
What are Hanoi’s options to push back on Beijing ?
China has been accused of taking advantage of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak to push its territorial ambitions in the East Vietnam Sea.
Move seen as effort to tighten grip on disputed waters amid coronivirus fight
A Chinese ship embroiled in a standoff with Vietnamese vessels last year has returned to waters near Vietnam as the United States accused China of pushing its presence in the South China Sea while other claimants are pre-occupied with the…
In an unusually pointed statement, Manila laments loss of trust among neighbours due to incidents in disputed seas.
Vietnam has demanded that China take action against the Chinese Coast Guard vessel that sank a Vietnamese fishing boat and compensate the fishermen for their loss.