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.
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.
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 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.
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.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Malaysia is working with local authorised agencies to verify the information that 23 Vietnamese fishermen were allegedly arrested for illegal fishing in Malaysia’s territorial waters.
VOV.VN - Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi highlighted great potential for cooperation with Vietnam at a March 7 reception in Kuala Lumpur for outgoing Vietnamese Ambassador to Malaysia Pham Cao Phong.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has so far received six 636 kilo-class submarines from Russia to modernise and enhance the capacity of its navy forces to defend the country's territorial waters.
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.
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.
(VOV) -A multipurpose ship with advanced design has been handed over to Vietnam Coast Guard aiming to increase the patrol capacity on territorial waters.
(VOV) -As many as 1,200 Chinese fishing vessels illegally enter the territorial waters of Vietnam to harvest fish annually, a conference heard in Danang on September 19.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(VOV) - Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has confirmed that Vietnam will carry on its diplomatic efforts and peaceful measures to defend its sovereignty.
(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.
(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.