ASEAN, Chinese officials to meet on DOC implementation ASEAN

ASEAN, Chinese officials to meet on DOC implementation

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said the 15th Senior Officials' Meeting on the Implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) will be convened on June 27 in Changsha in central China's Hunan Province.
Vietnam commits to observing 1982 UNCLOS  Politics

Vietnam commits to observing 1982 UNCLOS

Vietnam commits to respecting and fully implementing regulations of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (1982 UNCLOS), said Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, head of Vietnam’s permanent mission to the UN.
Vietnam asks China to maintain peace in East Sea Politics

Vietnam asks China to maintain peace in East Sea

Vietnam asks China, as a large nation in the region and the world, to perform its responsibility in maintaining peace and stability in the East Sea, stated Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang on May 8.
Singaporean Prime Minister visits US World

Singaporean Prime Minister visits US

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong began his six-day visit to the US on October 21, aiming to strengthen the bilateral partnership, according to Singapore media.
Party chief meets with Myanmar State Counsellor Politics

Party chief meets with Myanmar State Counsellor

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong and Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi exchanged major orientations to boost cooperation between the two countries in the time ahead during their meeting in Naypyidaw on August 25.
ASEAN needs Code of Conduct in East Sea soon: Spokeswoman Politics

ASEAN needs Code of Conduct in East Sea soon: Spokeswoman

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) always supports the early approval of an effective and legally-binding Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC), the Foreign Ministry’s Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said at a regular press conference in Hanoi on August 3.
PM pledges actions to build facilitating Government to voters Politics

PM pledges actions to build facilitating Government to voters

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stressed that not only the central government but also grassroots administrations must take actions to build a transparent and facilitating Government while meeting with voters in the northern port city of Hai Phong on June 26.
Vietnam proposes ASEAN, China operate hotline solving problem at sea Politics

Vietnam proposes ASEAN, China operate hotline solving problem at sea

Deputy Minister of Public Security Senior Lieutenant General Bui Van Nam has emphasised the need for ASEAN and China to implement the Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea and operate a diplomatic hotline to settle problems at sea in an effective manner as part of measures to avoid collision at sea.
Malaysia wants COC to be finalised soon World

Malaysia wants COC to be finalised soon

Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman on May 20 expressed hope that ASEAN and China could conclude a framework of a Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC) at the end of this year.