Three Binh Dinh fishermen adrift at sea saved Society

Three Binh Dinh fishermen adrift at sea saved

China’s Hong Kong cargo ship FORTUNEIRS rescued three fishermen on board BD 97469 TS fishing boat on October 29, which went missing on two days earlier while attempting to return to the mainland to avoid storm Molave.
Storm Molave causes damages in central region Society

Storm Molave causes damages in central region

As of 6 am on October 29, Storm Molave caused two deaths, left 55 people missing, injured 28 people and damaged 2,527 houses in central Vietnam, reported the Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Forces rush to search for storm victims Society

Forces rush to search for storm victims

Nguyen Van Tien, Deputy Chief of the Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, on October 29 asked cities and provinces affected by Storm Molave to continue following instructions on disaster response.
Quang Ngai fishermen protecting national sovereignty Society

Quang Ngai fishermen protecting national sovereignty

Despite unruly actions by China in the East Sea, many Quang Ngai fishing vessels still head out to the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelagos to fish on traditional fishing grounds, asserting their sovereignty over the seas.
MoIT to select top priority industries for support Business

MoIT to select top priority industries for support

Key industries like textiles, footwear, electronics, food and seafood processing must be prioritised for support in the “new normal” situation, said Truong Thanh Hoai, Director of the Industry Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
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: China’s acts in East Sea increase regional tensions World

Experts: China’s acts in East Sea increase regional tensions

Dr. Le Hong Hiep from the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore has said China’s recent acts in the East Sea has made the regional situation more tense and uncertain, thus hindering negotiations on a Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC).
US senators express concern over East Sea situation World

US senators express concern over East Sea situation

US Senator Jim Risch, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, along with three others, namely Bob Menendez, Cory Gardner and Ed Markey, on April 11 criticised the Chinese Coast Guard’s recent sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat in Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago waters in the East Sea.