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Justice, legality siding with Vietnam

Justice, legality siding with Vietnam

(VOV) - China’s illegal installation of its drilling rig Ocean-981 deep within Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf has sparked outrage among Vietnamese and peace-loving people worldwide.

PM orders strengthening security, social order

PM orders strengthening security, social order

(VOV) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked ministries, agencies and centrally-run localities to take urgent measures to ensure security and social order and dully punish extremists causing social instability.

East Sea tensions: Do not add fuel to the fire

East Sea tensions: Do not add fuel to the fire

(VOV) - China’s installation of its drilling rig in Vietnam’s sovereign waters has attracted huge global attention over the past week, viewed as an intentional and provocative act.

VFF President calls on Buddhists to look towards East Sea

VFF President calls on Buddhists to look towards East Sea

(VOV) - Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee President Nguyen Thien Nhan has sent a letter to the Vietnam Buddhist Shangha (VBS) on Lord Buddha’s 2558th birthday, calling on Buddhists nationwide to turn their heart towards the East Sea.

Kerry concerned about China’s ‘aggressive’ action

Kerry concerned about China’s ‘aggressive’ action

(VOV) - US Secretary of State John Kerry on May 12 expressed the US’s concern about China’s illegal deployment of its drilling rig and escort vessels in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone, describing it an ‘aggressive’ action.

Chinese diplomat summoned over sovereign violation

Chinese diplomat summoned over sovereign violation

(VOV) - HCM City’s External Relations Department on May 12 called in a representative of the Chinese Consulate General to protest against China’s unilateral deployment of its drilling rig Ocean-981 and escort vessels in Vietnam’s territorial waters.

Danang meeting protests against China’s illegal actions

Danang meeting protests against China’s illegal actions

(VOV) - Danang’s Union of Friendship Organisations, Association of Historical Sciences, and Fisheries Association held a meeting on May 12, opposing China’s illegal deployment of its drilling rig in Vietnam’s territorial waters.

Former vice president decries China’s East Sea violations

Former vice president decries China’s East Sea violations

(VOV) - Former Vice President of Vietnam Nguyen Thi Binh has stressed that China’s recent installation of its giant drilling rig Ocean-981 in Vietnam’s territorial waters is a wrongful act that should be condemned publicly.

HCM City march against China’s illegal actions

HCM City march against China’s illegal actions

(VOV) - Thousands of people in HCM City took the streets on May 11, protesting against China’s illegal installation of its drilling rig Ocean-981 and deployment of escort vessels and aircraft in Vietnam’s territorial waters.

Buddhist Sangha condemns China’s East Sea violation

Buddhist Sangha condemns China’s East Sea violation

(VOV) - A senior Buddhist dignitary of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) on May 10 voiced the VBS’s strong opposition to China’s stationing of its drilling oil rig Ocean-981 and deployment of escort vessels in Vietnam’s territorial waters and demanded an immediate end to the violation.

ASEAN Summit overshadowed by East Sea tensions

ASEAN Summit overshadowed by East Sea tensions

(VOV) - Tensions in the East Sea following China’s deployment of its Giant drilling rig Ocean-981 and escort vessels, including military ships, in the area is casting a shadow over the ASEAN leaders’ summit taking place in Myanmar.

US Senators rebuke China’s East Sea actions

US Senators rebuke China’s East Sea actions

(VOV) - Six US senators have issued a joint statement criticizing China’s stationing of its oil rig Ocean-981 in the disputed waters and attacks on Vietnamese ships, describing its actions as ‘troubling’ in the region.

Vietnam decries China’s violation at ASEAN meeting

Vietnam decries China’s violation at ASEAN meeting

(VOV) - Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Vinh on May 9 sharply rebuked China’s violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty in the East Sea at an ASEAN meeting in Myanmar, stating he fully expects the Southeast Asian nations will work out a viable solution to deescalate tensions in the region.