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India, Vietnam Stand Together for Free Access to South China Sea

India’s President Pranab Mukherjee with his Vietnamese counterpart Truong Tan Sang before their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on Monday. Reuters photo… 242 more words

Vietnam condemns China’s illegal island construction

By Truong Son, Thanh Nien News

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesman Le Hai Binh. Photo credit: Vietnam News Agency

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned China’s illegal construction work on Gac Ma (Johnson South Reef) in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands as a “serious violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty.” 158 more words


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Sokcho (속초)

You can’t always trust guide books.  If it weren’t for Sokcho’s proximity to Seoraksan National Park, I might have skipped over the city entirely.  The book I picked up before coming to South Korea makes Sokcho seem like a drab little port city with nothing to offer besides a base for visiting the extremely popular national park nearby.  1,087 more words

The Spratlys, China, and an Exclusive Book Excerpt

The Spratly Islands are an archipelago of atolls, reefs, and quaint little islands in the South China Sea off the coast of Vietnam, Malaysia, and the Philippines. 622 more words

History & Culture

Vietnam Wants Stability in Relationship With China

(VOV) – The Party and State of Vietnam want to strengthen cooperation and maintain healthy and stable relations with China, a senior Politburo member of the Communist Party of Vietnam has said. 378 more words