Sakai, a leading prestigious newspaper in Japan’s Kansai region, recently carried an article expressing trust in Vietnam’s success in its ASEAN Chairmanship in 2020.
Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung, Vietnam’s general secretary of the Steering Committee for Vietnam–China Bilateral Cooperation, held an online conference with the committee’s Chinese general secretary – Deputy Foreign Minister Luo Zhaohui on May 29
The Foreign Ministry, in collaboration with the People’s Committee of central Phu Yen province, organised a conference providing information on external affairs and the situation in the East Sea on May 27 in the provincial capital of Tuy Hoa.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte discussed bilateral and regional cooperation amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic during their May 26 phone talks.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc and US Congressman Ami Bera, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation, discussed the comprehensive partnership between the two nations and bilateral cooperation in COVID-19 fight during their recent phone talks.
VOV.VN - The pathway to settle the ongoing sovereignty disputes in the East Sea, also known as the South China Sea, requires the close co-operation of concerned parties in order to press China into stopping their illegal activities in the sea, a leading security expert from the Unites States has suggested.
President Ho Chi Minh, the founder of Vietnam’s modern diplomacy, has left the diplomatic sector with a valuable heritage, which is his unique thought on diplomacy, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh wrote in an article marking the 130th birth anniversary of the late leader.
VOV.VN - The world has closely watched China’s illegal moves in the East Sea (aka the South China Sea). Observers say China, by defying international law, is isolating itself from the international community.
VOV.VN - Lynette Moey Yu Lin, CEO of Bayer Vietnam, has been fined for spreading a map that features China’s nine-dash line, an image that serves to violate and undermine Vietnam's national sovereignty.
VOV.VN - A U.S. Navy ship on May 12 conducted presence operations near Panamanian flagged drillship, West Capella, in the South China Sea, known as the East Sea in Vietnam.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on May 11 said that China’s suspension of fishing in waters within Vietnam’s sovereignty in the East Sea carries no weight whatsoever.
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).
VOV.VN - Vietnam has sufficient historical and legal evidence to assert its sovereignty over the Paracel (Hoang Sa) and Spratly (Truong Sa) archipelagoes in the East Sea ( internationally known as South China Sea).
VOV.VN - China’s actions in the East Sea have violated the sovereignty, sovereign rights, and jurisdiction of Vietnam and other countries and restricted freedom of aviation, navigation, and economic activities there.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Fisheries Society (VINAFISH) on May 4 sent a document to the Government Office, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations Affairs stating their opposition to China’s promulgation of regulations relating to a fishing ban in the East Sea in 2020.
VOV.VN - Vietnam and the US will increase cooperation on issues of mutual concern, including the fight against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
VOV.VN - Vietnam and the international community have strongly opposed a brazen decision by the Chinese Ministry of Civil Affairs to establish new districts called “Xisha” and “Nansha” in “Sansha city” to administer the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos, which are part of Vietnam’s sovereign territory.
VOV.VN - A recently-published Japanese book reveals European marine navigators had acknowledged Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Spratly and Paracel archipelagoes in the East Sea since the 16th century.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese island of Truong Sa in the East Sea has undergone a recent renovation with many concrete construction works giving the island a new lease of life, 45 years after it was liberated.
China’s maritime claims and recent actions in the East Sea ran counter to the provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982 (UNCLOS 1982), according to an expert on the East Sea issue.