Vietnam protests establishment of so-called Sansha city Politics

Vietnam protests establishment of so-called Sansha city

Vietnam strongly protests the establishment of the so-called Sansha city in Phu Lam Island in Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago and related activities as they seriously violate Vietnam’s sovereignty, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said on October 15.
Thailand declares state of emergency in Bangkok World

Thailand declares state of emergency in Bangkok

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha declared a state of emergency in Bangkok effective from 4:00 am on October 15 to control the escalating pro-democracy protest by demonstrators who call themselves Khana Ratsadon.
Indonesia to set up 5 billion USD sovereign wealth fund World

Indonesia to set up 5 billion USD sovereign wealth fund

The Indonesian government is preparing 75 trillion Rp (5.1 billion USD) for the nation’s sovereign wealth fund (SWF) to attract investment and support the economy as global heavyweights from the United States to the United Arab Emirates have expressed interest to join.
US Defence Secretary protests provocative acts in East Sea World

US Defence Secretary protests provocative acts in East Sea

US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper on August 26 warned that China’s plan to modernise military forces will embolden its provocative behaviours in the South China Sea, which is called the East Sea in Vietnam, and the East China Sea.
Looking back on Dien Bien Phu Campaign Society

Looking back on Dien Bien Phu Campaign

In 1953, eight years after reinvading Indochina, despite having mobilised huge economic and military resources, the French colonialists failed to achieve their purpose of destroying the revolutionary government and resistance forces to reestablish their rule throughout Indochina. On the contrary, they suffered heavy losses: 390,000 troops.
Anti-war protest at US campus remembered World

Anti-war protest at US campus remembered

Photos of a bloody protest against the war by US forces in Vietnam at Kent State University in Ohio are now on display on the university’s online platform to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the event.
China’s notes at UN inconsistent with int’l law: Deputy spokesperson Politics

China’s notes at UN inconsistent with int’l law: Deputy spokesperson

China’s circulation of a number of diplomatic notes at the United Nations (UN) that raise unreasonable sovereignty claims over Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos as well as maritime claims in the East Sea runs counter to the provisions of the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), an official said on April 23.