Historian debunks China’s claim over Hoang Sa Politics

Historian debunks China’s claim over Hoang Sa

At several international seminars recently, some senior officials, generals, diplomats and scholars of China claimed that the oil rig Haiyang Shiyou-981 is positioned within the exclusive economic zone of Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago of China. However, the claim is completely groundless, as many researchers have pointed out.
Chinese fishing vessels disturb Vietnamese fishing boats Politics

Chinese fishing vessels disturb Vietnamese fishing boats

As many as 38 Chinese fishing vessels and a Chinese coast guard ship coded 46102 on June 16 made a line to block and violently disturb Vietnamese fishing boats operating normally in Vietnam ’s waters, according to the Vietnam Fisheries Surveillance Department.
Voters appreciate NA’s Q&A session Politics

Voters appreciate NA’s Q&A session

Voters nationwide have praised Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s national January – May report and showed their happiness at the performances of the four ministers and sector chief quizzed during a National Assembly (NA) Q & A session.
National Assembly informs partners of East Sea issue Politics

National Assembly informs partners of East Sea issue

Chairman of the National Assembly’s External Relations Committee, Tran Van Hang, on June 6 sent a letter to his counterparts in the parliaments of various countries to brief them on China’s violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty in the East Sea.
Vietnam, US work to expand partnership Politics

Vietnam, US work to expand partnership

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has affirmed that Vietnam hopes to work more closely with the US to expand the bilateral partnership in all fields for the mutual interests and development of both countries.
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Overseas Vietnamese look towards home

Vietnamese expatriates in southern Australia have organised many activities in response to ongoing tensions in the East Sea, with their efforts receiving a warm response from international friends.
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China intentionally misquotes Vietnam’s diplomatic letter

China recently intentionally misquoted a diplomatic letter of late Prime Minister Pham Van Dong, addressed to China on September 14, 1958, with the aim of distorting the truth of Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos, the Government news portal said on May 25.
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Mexican parliamentarians support VN on East Sea issue

Alfredo Femat Bañuelo, head of the parliament of the Mexican state of Zacatecas, on May 22 voiced his support of Vietnam’s peaceful stance on solving the East Sea issue to protect its legitimate rights and maintain regional peace and stability.
Deputy PM: Vietnam ensures safety for foreign businesses Business

Deputy PM: Vietnam ensures safety for foreign businesses

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has affirmed that the Vietnamese Government will make every measure to ensure security and safety of life and assets for domestic and foreign businesses operating in the Formosa project in Ha Tinh province.