China blamed for escalating East Sea tensions

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Military action a remote possibility, but quest for peaceful solutions weakened by Chinese aggression and obfuscation, experts say Traditional bamboo fishing boats on My Khe Beach in the central coastal city of Da Nang. Experts say China's recent actions, including the arrest of 21 Vietnamese fishermen on March 3, have worsened tensions in the East Sea. Photo: AFP … [Read more...]

China blamed for escalating East Sea tensions 

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Military action a remote possibility, but quest for peaceful solutions weakened by Chinese aggression and obfuscation, experts say Traditional bamboo fishing boats on My Khe Beach in the central coastal city of Da Nang. Experts say China's recent actions, including the arrest of 21 Vietnamese fishermen on March 3, have worsened tensions in the East Sea. China's plan to publish a map that claims disputed regions and its aggressive actions of late have worsened tensions in the East Sea, also … [Read more...]

VN asks China to respect sovereignty

HA NOI — Viet Nam has asked the Chinese side to respect the country's sovereignty and end all practices violating its control over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago in order to maintain peace and stability on the East Sea. Foreign Ministry Spokesman Luong Thanh Nghi made the request yesterday in response to China's recent activities near Viet Nam's Hoang Sa Archipelago. The China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has recently offered oil and gas tenders for 19 lots in the northern … [Read more...]

VN asks China to end sovereignty violations

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Vietnam asks the Chinese side to respect the country's sovereignty and end all activities violating its sovereignty over the Hoang Sa archipelago, making practical contributions to maintaining peace and stability on the East Sea . Vietnamese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Luong Thanh Nghi made the request on March 15 in response to the Chinese side's recent activities over Vietnam 's Hoang Sa ( Paracel) archipelago. The China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has recently offered oil and … [Read more...]

Vietnam protests China’s activities in Hoang Sa area

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Vietnam requests China to respect its territorial sovereignty and stop all activities that violate Vietnam's sovereignty of the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Luong Thanh Nghi on March 15. China should stop violating Vietnam's sovereignty: FM spokesman Recently, China continued to carry out activities in Vietnam's Hoang Sa (Paracel) area, specifically: The China National Offshore Oil Corporation invited bids for 19 lots in the northern East Sea, one nautical … [Read more...]

Vietnam protests China’s activities on Hoang Sa

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Vietnam requests China to respect its territorial sovereignty and stop all activities that violate Vietnam's sovereignty of the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Luong Thanh Nghi on March 15. Chinashould stop violating Vietnam's sovereignty: FM spokesman Recently, China continued to carry out activities at Vietnam's Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago, specifically: Chinese Oil Company invited bids for 19 blocks in the northern East Sea, one nautical mile from the … [Read more...]

Vietnam asks China to end sovereignty violations

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Vietnam asks the Chinese side to respect the country's sovereignty and end all activities violating its sovereignty over the Hoang Sa archipelago, making practical contributions to maintaining peace and stability on the East Sea. Vietnam's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Luong Thanh Nghi.Photo: VNA Vietnamese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Luong Thanh Nghi made the request on March 15 in response to the Chinese side's recent activities over Vietnam's Hoang Sa (Paracel) … [Read more...]

Vietnam affirms sovereignty over archipelagoes

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Vietnam affirms its undisputable sovereignty over the Truong Sa (Spratly) and Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelagoes, said Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Nguyen Phuong Nga. Nga made the statement in Hanoi on April 8 while answering reporters' question on Vietnam's response to information released by the Xinhua news agency on April 3 that China's Hainan province defined Dao Cay (Tree Island) in Vietnam's Hoang Sa archipelago, which is called Zhaoshudao in Chinese, as one of the key islands under … [Read more...]