Vietnam objects to China’s fishing ban in East Sea Politics

Vietnam objects to China’s fishing ban in East Sea

Vietnam opposes and resolutely rejects China’s unilateral decision to ban fishing in the East Sea, covering Vietnam’s waters, from May 1 to August 16, 2019, said Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.
Trade union slams China’s fishing ban Politics

Trade union slams China’s fishing ban

The Vietnam Fisheries Trade Union (VFTU) has objected to China’s fishing ban in the East Sea which began at noon of May 16 and will last until noon of August 1, it announced on May 19.
Brussels workshop discusses East Sea tensions Politics

Brussels workshop discusses East Sea tensions

A workshop focusing on recent tensions in the East Sea was held on May 20 in Brussels, Belgium by the Egmont Royal Institute for International Relations and the Philippine Embassy in the country.
Vietnam decries China’s fishing ban in East Sea Politics

Vietnam decries China’s fishing ban in East Sea

Foreign Ministry spokesman Le Hai Binh has voiced strong protest over China’s announcement of a fishing ban in the East Sea, saying that the act violates Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago and sovereign right and jurisdiction over the waters under the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.
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

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.
Politics

Vietnam to resolutely defend national sovereignty: official

Prof. Dr. Vu Van Hien, deputy head of the Party Central Committee's Theory Council, outlined his vision of China’s illegal acts that have resulted in the escalation of tensions in the East Sea in a recent interview granted to a Japanese reporter, according to radio The Voice of Vietnam (VOV).
Society

Fishermen keep operating in traditional fishing grounds

Fishermen in Da Nang city, and the central region as a whole, are expressing their strong discontent with China’s unilateral fishing ban in the East Sea, which encompasses the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) waters, between 16 May and 1 August, according to a local newspaper.