US condemns China's recent actions in East Sea World

US condemns China's recent actions in East Sea

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on April 23 criticised recent actions of China in the East Sea, including its announcement of the establishment of “Xisha district” (Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago) and “Nansha district” (Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago) within the so-called “Sansha city,” and China coast guard vessel's sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat.
Experts: Chinese acts in East Sea run counter to international law World

Experts: Chinese acts in East Sea run counter to international law

Following China’s announcement of the establishment of the so-called “Xisha district” (in Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago) and “Nansha district” (in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago) within “Sansha city”, international experts have condemned the move, saying it breaks international law.
Establishment of so-called Sansha city a provocation: Australian expert World

Establishment of so-called Sansha city a provocation: Australian expert

China’s announcement of the establishment of the so-called “Xisha district” (Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago) and “Nansha district" (Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago) under “Sansha city” is “a provocation, illegal under international law,” said Professor Carl Thayer from Australia’s University of New South Wales on April 19.
Society

China continues its illegal acts in East Sea

Apart from deploying and stationing its oil rig Haiyang Shiyou-981 deep into Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, China has carried out a number of other illegal actions such as publishing maps claiming all the East Sea and building works to change status quo in the East Sea.
Politics

Vietnam respects law in implementing oil, gas activities

Vietnam has implemented its oil and gas exploration and exploitation totally in the country’s continental shelf and waters in a continuous manner and in line with international law and the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS 1982).
Politics

China’s real ambition goes beyond East Sea

Experts have predicted that China will continue to take larger steps after blatantly anchoring the Haiyang Shiyou-981 oil rig in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, the VietnamNet Bridge reported on June 10.