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.
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.
VOV.VN - Several US senators on April 11 issued a statement criticizing China for sinking a Vietnamese fishing vessel and deploying military aircraft in the East Sea (internationally known as the South China Sea) alongside other activities.
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.
Vietnam Customs has decided not to destroy a Volkswagen car imported for the Vietnam Motor Show containing a map with China’s controversial nine-dash line.
VOV.VN -US Vice President Pence has delivered a speech criticizing China for having strong-armed Vietnam in the East Sea (internationally known as South China Sea) from drilling for oil and natural gas off Vietnam’s shores.
Ely Ratner, former Deputy National Security Advisor to former Vice President Joe Biden has posted on his Twitter a letter of four US senators opposing China’s actions in the South China Sea and urging Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to ensure that China’s aggressive and expansionist behavior in the South China Sea is a top priority in his discussions at the ASEAN Regional Forum in Bangkok.
VOV.VN - Ocean governance strategies took the centre stage at the first dialogue in Hanoi on December 4 on the East Sea internationally known as the South China Sea.
A tropical depression and the third storm of the year have formed over the East Sea, according to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF).
VOV.VN - The eighth International Conference on the East Sea, internationally called the South China Sea, concluded in the central coastal city of Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa province on November 15.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced his "separation" from the United States on October 20, declaring he had realigned with China as the two agreed to resolve their South China Sea dispute through talks.
Japan will step up its activity in the contested South China Sea through joint training patrols with the United States and bilateral and multilateral exercises with regional navies, Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada said on September 15.
The Philippines said on September 7 it was "gravely concerned" that Chinese boats were preparing to build structures at a disputed shoal in the South China Sea, shattering an appearance of cordiality at an Asian summit in Laos.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will hold talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on September 5, the Japanese government said, the first such meeting in more than a year as Asia's two largest countries are locked in a territorial dispute.
US President Barack Obama on September 3 pressed his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on territorial disputes in the South China Sea, urging Beijing to uphold its legal obligations and stressing the United States' commitments to its regional allies.
Officials need to speak and act in accordance with official statements as well as their countries’ obligations, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Le Hai Binh said at a regular press conference on August 4.
In the lead-up to an international court ruling on China's claims in the East Sea (international name South China Sea) this month, United States officials talked about rallying a coalition to impose "terrible" costs to Beijing's international reputation if flouted the court's decision.
Russia maintains its “consistent and invariable” stance on non-use of force and diplomatic dialogue to settle maritime disputes in the East Sea, said Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on July 14.
VOV.VN - On July 12 the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague announced its ruling in the Philippines case against China’s nine-dash line claims of historical rights in the East Sea.