ASEAN, China talk DOC implementation at 18th SOM meeting World

ASEAN, China talk DOC implementation at 18th SOM meeting

The 18th ASEAN-China Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) on the implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) was held in Da Lat city, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on October 15.
Australia, US, Japan concerned about Chinese behaviour in East Sea World

Australia, US, Japan concerned about Chinese behaviour in East Sea

The foreign ministers of Australia, the US and Japan have expressed their "serious concern" over "credible reports of disruptive activities in relation to longstanding oil and gas projects" in the East Sea - a coded reference to Chinese vessels harassing Vietnamese ships trying to access key oil rigs.
PM lauds sea, ocean governance within WEF framework Politics

PM lauds sea, ocean governance within WEF framework

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded efforts in sea and ocean governance in his address at the world leaders’ meeting on taking action for the ocean in Davos, Switzerland, on January 23, the first event within the framework of the World Economic Forum (WEF)’s Annual Meeting 2019.
Tourism boom threatens Cham Island ecosystem Environment

Tourism boom threatens Cham Island ecosystem

A large area of sea grass on the Cham Islands, off the coast of Hoi An, have been damaged due to the rapid increase in speed boats over the past several decades—another sign that mass tourism and unsustainable development threaten the rich ecosystem on the islands.