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Vietnam opposes Chinese military drills around Paracel Islands

Vietnam opposes Chinese military drills around Paracel Islands

VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs on July 2 voiced strong opposition to China’s military exercises around Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) Islands, and requested that the northern neighbour halt similar actions in the future.

Typhoon Nuri strengthens, heavy downpours expected

Typhoon Nuri strengthens, heavy downpours expected

VOV.VN - After forming in the East Sea late on June 12 Typhoon Nuri is rapidly gaining strength and is on course to make landfall in southern China on June 14, triggering heavy downpours and rough seas in local areas, including the north of the country.

Vietnam raises voice over US letter to UN regarding East Sea

Vietnam raises voice over US letter to UN regarding East Sea

VOV.VN - Vietnam has registered their interest after several member states of the United Nations circulated documents expressing their view regarding the recent situation in the East Sea, internationally known as South China Sea.

Vietnam voices objection to China’s vegetable cultivation

Vietnam voices objection to China’s vegetable cultivation

VOV.VN - All activities in the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos without Vietnam’s permission is a violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty and international law, has said Foreign Ministry vice spokesman Doan Khac Viet.

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

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).

Vietnam refutes China’s fishing ban in East Sea

Vietnam refutes China’s fishing ban in East Sea

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).

International community denounces China’s behaviors in East Sea

International community denounces China’s behaviors in East Sea

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.

US condemns China's recent actions in East Sea

US condemns China's recent actions in East Sea

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on April 23 criticised recent actions of China in the East Sea, including its announcement of the establishment of “Xisha district” (Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago) and “Nansha district” (Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago) within the so-called “Sansha city,” and China coast guard vessel's sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat.

Questions surround purpose of China establishing “Xisha” and “Nansha"

Questions surround purpose of China establishing "Xisha" and "Nansha"

VOV.VN -Amidst failure to comply with the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, regardless of the continued negative reaction internationally, China continues to pursue course of actions that go against international rules and convention in the East Sea, known globally as the South China Sea.

Experts: Chinese acts in East Sea run counter to international law

Experts: Chinese acts in East Sea run counter to international law

Following China’s announcement of the establishment of the so-called “Xisha district” (in Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago) and “Nansha district” (in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago) within “Sansha city”, international experts have condemned the move, saying it breaks international law.

Japan concerned over China's establishment of districts in East Sea

Japan concerned over China's establishment of districts in East Sea

Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Toshimitsu Motegi has voiced his concerns over China’s establishment of districts to administer the Paracel (Vietnam’s Hoang Sa archipelago) and Spratly islands (Vietnam’s Truong Sa archipelago) in the East Sea (internationally known as the South China Sea), Japan’s Kyodo News reported.

China's East Sea action condemned as “provocative”, “illegal"

China's East Sea action condemned as "provocative", "illegal"

VOV.VN - Analyst Carl Thayer, an Emeritus Professor at Australia’s University of New South Wales has called latest China's action in the East Sea (internationally known as South China Sea) "provocative," "illegal" and has no basis under international law.