05/12/2020 11:52:47 (GMT +7)

Vietnam demands China respect Vietnam’s sovereignty on East Sea

Vietnam demands that China respect Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said at the Foreign Ministry’s regular press conference on December 3.

Greater efforts needed for a peaceful, stable and prosperous East Sea: experts

The disputes in the East Sea need to be resolved by the concerned parties, with cooperation of the international community as well as the region, said a Vietnamese expert.

12th East Sea International Conference opens

The 12th East Sea International Conference, with the theme “Maintaining Peace and Cooperation through a Time of Turbulence”, kicked off on November 16 in both the in-person and online formats.

Joint patrols help maintain security in East Sea

Many international maritime routes pass through the East Sea, making it the world’s second-busiest shipping lane in terms of commercial activities, after the Mediterranean. 

China’s Coast Guard bill: ‘a test’ for the new US President

While the world focused on the US presidential election, tensions in the East Sea have not been relieved as provocative actions from Beijing continued.

Philippines affirms stance on peaceful settlement of East Sea issue

President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte called for stepping up the adoption of a Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC) while addressing the 37th ASEAN Summit via a teleconference on November 12.

Chinese technology firm found inserting illegal nine-dash line on app

Vietnamese netizens have reported the violation to Google and Apple.  

Foreign ministers reiterate ASEAN’s resolve to resume East Sea negotiations

ASEAN foreign ministers reiterated the bloc's resolve to resume negotiations on a code of conduct in the East Sea with China during the 22nd ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC) Council Meeting held online on Tuesday.

East Sea issues must be resolved peacefully, constructively: Malaysian PM

Malaysia is firm with its stance that matters relating to the East Sea (known as the South China Sea internationally) must be resolved peacefully and constructively, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said on November 12.

East Sea disputes should be solved based on international laws: Ukrainian scholars

Over 20 Ukrainian scholars, experts and lawyers have participated in a round table discussion on jurisdiction at disputed areas in Black Sea, Sea of Azov and East Sea at the press centre of the Ukrainian Independent Information Agency (UNIAN).

Vietnam backs peaceful settlement of maritime disputes

The country always supports the peaceful settlement of territorial disputes on the basis of respect for international law, including the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).

China changes sovereignty claim in the East Sea: hope or illusion?

“This is the time for China to give up the 9-dash line. This does not affect their interests,” said Dr. Li Nan, a research fellow at the East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore, at a recent online seminar on the East Sea.

The East Sea and the new US President’s choice

Many Americans went to the polls early to elect a new President and the results of the 2020 US presidential election will have great implications for the world geopolitical situation.

Vietnam protests establishment of so-called Sansha city

Vietnam strongly protests the establishment of the so-called Sansha city in Phu Lam Island in Vietnam’s Hoang Sa archipelago and related activities as they seriously violate Vietnam’s sovereignty, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said.

Code of Conduct in the East Sea: a long and arduous road

During the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) on September 12, the ASEAN Foreign Ministers once again called for the early completion of the Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC). But obstacles remain.

Vietnam wants resumption of talks on East Sea code

Vietnam wants code of conduct (COC) negotiations for parties in the East Sea between Southeast Asian nations and China to resume soon, after months of disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a spokesperson has said.