Tags: territorial waters

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.

China demanded to withdraw vessels from Vietnam’s territorial waters

China demanded to withdraw vessels from Vietnam’s territorial waters

VOV.VN - Vietnam has demanded China to withdraw all vessels from Vietnam’s territorial waters, respect its sovereign right and jurisdiction, and its legitimate rights and interests in line with the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and international law.

China asked to end violations in Vietnam’s territorial waters

China asked to end violations in Vietnam’s territorial waters

VOV.VN - Vietnam has expressly requested China to immediately end violations and withdraw all vessels from its territorial waters and respect its sovereign right and jurisdiction, for the sake of bilateral relations and for regional peace and stability.

Vietnam asks countries to respect and implement law on territorial waters

Vietnam asks countries to respect and implement law on territorial waters

Vietnam has called on countries to continue making active and practical contributions to the maintenance of peace and stability as well as respect and implement relevant international legal obligations on territorial waters and oceans, according to spokesperson of Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang.

Foreign sailor severely injured at sea rescued

Foreign sailor severely injured at sea rescued

The Regional Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Centre No. 3 on December 9 took a foreign sailor seriously injured on board a Panama-flagged cargo ship off Vietnam’s territorial waters to hospital for treatment.

Malaysia detains 20 Vietnamese fishermen

Malaysia detains 20 Vietnamese fishermen

VOV.VN - Twenty Vietnamese fishermen have been detained by the Malaysian Navy for illegally trespassing in disputed territorial waters 26 nautical miles southeast of Tanjung Sedili, per multiple news sources.

Vietnam’s Kilo-class submarine brigade honoured

Vietnam’s Kilo-class submarine brigade honoured

Vietnamese government has awarded the Navy’s Submarine Brigade 189 the third class Medal for Fatherland Protection in a ceremony to celebrate its five years of establishment, a government statement released on June 21 showed.

PM hails Vietnam ties with UK, Poland

PM hails Vietnam ties with UK, Poland

(VOV) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung noted with satisfaction positive developments in relations between Vietnam and the UK and Vietnam and Poland, while receiving British and Polish ambassadors in Hanoi on July 9.

Carlyle Thayer suggests China case to UNSC

Carlyle Thayer suggests China case to UNSC

(VOV) - Professor Carlyle Thayer from the Australian University of New South Wales has suggested that China’s illegal placement of Haiyang Shiyou-981 inside Vietnam’s territorial waters should be referred to the UN Security Council for discussion.

Germany supports peaceful settlement of East Sea dispute

Germany supports peaceful settlement of East Sea dispute

(VOV) - Foreign State Secretary Markus Ederer on June 17 voiced Germany’s support for peaceful settlement of disputes in the East Sea in accordance with international law, including the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.

Vietnam proposes accelerating FTA talks with EU

Vietnam proposes accelerating FTA talks with EU

(VOV) - Vietnam has asked the European Union to step up and conclude free trade agreement (EVFTA) negotiations ahead of the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) to be held in Belgium this October.

East Sea dispute may reverse global recovery: PM Dung

East Sea dispute may reverse global recovery: PM Dung

(VOV) - Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has warned the territorial dispute in the East Sea will disrupt the large flow of cargo transportation across the sea, and may reverse the course of the global economic recovery.

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.

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.