11th South China Sea International Conference wraps up Society

11th South China Sea International Conference wraps up

Complying with the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and promoting the ASEAN’s central role are a policy choice of Vietnam in settling disputes in the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam), said a local official.
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.
1982 UNCLOS helps shape order at oceans and seas Society

1982 UNCLOS helps shape order at oceans and seas

As part of the ongoing 11th South China Sea International Conference in Hanoi, delegates on November 6 afternoon attended a special session marking the 25th anniversary of the entry into force of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and 25 years since Vietnam approved the convention.
Vietnam, Cambodia issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, Cambodia issue joint statement

Vietnam and Cambodia have issued a joint statement on the occasion of the Vietnam visit by Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen from October 4 – 5 at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Countries concerned about East Sea situation World

Countries concerned about East Sea situation

France, Germany and the UK on August 29 released a joint statement expressing their concern about the situation in the South China Sea( known as East Sea in Vietnam) which they said could lead to insecurity and instability in the region.​
Vietnam – Malaysia joint statement Politics

Vietnam – Malaysia joint statement

Vietnam and Malaysia on August 28 issued a joint statement on the occasion of the official visit to Vietnam from August 26-28 by Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
China’s actions violate Vietnam’s sovereignty within EEZ: US Congressman World

China’s actions violate Vietnam’s sovereignty within EEZ: US Congressman

Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the US House Committee on Foreign Affairs, on July 26 (US time) issued a statement on Chinese interference in Vietnamese-controlled waters, in which he said China’s actions constitute a violation of Vietnamese sovereignty and its legitimate rights within its exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
UNCLOS’ role in shaping legal order at seas, oceans underlined World

UNCLOS’ role in shaping legal order at seas, oceans underlined

Various countries have underscored the significance of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) in shaping legal order at seas during the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the entry into force of UNCLOS, part of the 29th Meeting of the States Parties to the convention that opened in New York on June 17.