Vietnam protests China’s drills near Paracels

Vietnam protests China's drills near Paracels

China’s maneuvers near the Paracel Islands violate Vietnam’s sovereignty and complicate the situation in the East Sea, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “We resolutely oppose all activities infringing upon Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa …

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China announces military drills near Paracels

China announces military drills near Paracels

The Chinese military held a five-day drill off the east coast of Hainan Island and north of Vietnam’s Paracel Islands. China’s Hainan Provincial Customs Department on July 15 announced that it would ban ships from entering the waters southeast of …

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US warship closes to Hoang Sa

US warship closes to Hoang Sa

The US announced that it sent the destroyer USS Benfold near the Paracel Islands under Vietnamese sovereignty illegally occupied by China. The US Navy today announced that the guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold has “exercised freedom of navigation in accordance with …

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AMTI: China built more illegal radar domes in Truong Sa

AMTI: China built more illegal radar domes in Truong Sa

Satellite images released by AMTI show that China has illegally built more radar domes on artificial islands in the Spratlys belonging to Vietnam’s sovereignty. The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI), part of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), …

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Vietnam opposes China’s military drills in the Paracels

Vietnam opposes China's military drills in the Paracels

China’s military exercises in the Paracels violate Vietnam’s sovereignty and complicate the situation in the East Sea, according to a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “China’s military drills in the Paracel Islands area seriously violate Vietnam’s sovereignty over …

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Vietnam speaks out about China’s fishing ban in the East Sea

Vietnam speaks out about China's fishing ban in the East Sea

Vietnam asserts that the ban on fishing in the East Sea unilaterally announced by China violates the country’s sovereignty and jurisdiction. “Part of the scope of the fishing ban violates Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Paracel Islands, and Vietnam’s sovereign rights …

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