Vietnam requests businesses to respect its sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa Politics

Vietnam requests businesses to respect its sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa

Vietnam requests that businesses respect the country’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes, as well as its sovereignty, sovereign right and jurisdiction over related waters in the East Sea, said Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang at the ministry’s regular press conference in Hanoi on April 8.
Vietnam rejects China’s “Four Sha” claims in East Sea Politics

Vietnam rejects China’s “Four Sha” claims in East Sea

In late 2019 and early 2020 China announced its “Four-Sha” sovereignty claims over the East Sea in two diplomatic notes sent to the UN Secretary-General, with the aim of replacing the so-called “nine-dash line” that had been previously rejected by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA).
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).
Book released on occasion of third anniversary of East Sea ruling World

Book released on occasion of third anniversary of East Sea ruling

Peter Lang, an academic publisher, has released a book on the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam) conflict which provides readers a comprehensive view of the territorial disputes after the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) issued a ruling against China’s claims in the sea on July 12, 2016.
Indonesia to send fishermen to Natuna waters World

Indonesia to send fishermen to Natuna waters

Indonesia is to send around 120 fishermen from the island of Java to the Natuna islands in the Riau Islands Province, said Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Mohammad Mahfud on January 6.
Indonesia rejects China’s claims over Natuna waters World

Indonesia rejects China’s claims over Natuna waters

Indonesia has dismissed China’s invitation to sit down for a dialogue to “manage disputes” over Indonesia’s exclusive economic zones (EEZ) in the North Natuna Sea, arguing that there are no overlapping claims there.
Vietnam advised to seek stronger int’l support in East Sea issues Society

Vietnam advised to seek stronger int’l support in East Sea issues

Vietnam should make greater efforts to get stronger support from the international community in the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam) issues and hold more activities similar to South China Sea International Conferences, a leading foreign expert has suggested.