US rejects China’s claims to resources across most of East Sea World

US rejects China’s claims to resources across most of East Sea

US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo affirmed on July 13 that the People’s Republic of China (PRC)’s claims to offshore resources across most of the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam) are completely unlawful, as is its campaign of bullying to control them.
Indonesia finds Chinese ships remain in its EEZ World

Indonesia finds Chinese ships remain in its EEZ

Indonesian naval ships found many Chinese coast guard and fishing vessels remain in Indonesia’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) near Natuna waters on January 11, four days after President Joko Widodo’s visit to Natuna district in Riau Islands province.
Indonesia to send fishermen to Natuna waters World

Indonesia to send fishermen to Natuna waters

Indonesia is to send around 120 fishermen from the island of Java to the Natuna islands in the Riau Islands Province, said Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Mohammad Mahfud on January 6.
Indonesia rejects China’s claims over Natuna waters World

Indonesia rejects China’s claims over Natuna waters

Indonesia has dismissed China’s invitation to sit down for a dialogue to “manage disputes” over Indonesia’s exclusive economic zones (EEZ) in the North Natuna Sea, arguing that there are no overlapping claims there.
Vietnamese embassy works to ensure justice for sailors in Indonesia Society

Vietnamese embassy works to ensure justice for sailors in Indonesia

The Vietnamese Embassy in Indonesia on November 15 sent a consular official to the court of Ranai in Indonesia’s Natuna islands, a day before a hearing for five Vietnamese captains who were arrested by Indonesian authorities at sea, to discuss the case with Indonesian prosecutors and lawyers.
Thai oil firm suspends investment in Indonesia World

Thai oil firm suspends investment in Indonesia

Thailand’s PTT Exploration and Production announced it will stop its investments in Indonesia after being filed for a two-billion-USD compensation by the Indonesian Government over the oil spill in 2009.