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Chinese fishing boats attacking and pillaging Vietnamese fishing boats in Vietnam’s waters -- VN's Fisheries Trade Union Protests

The Vietnam Fisheries Trade Union (VFTU) has vehemently opposed Chinese fishing boats attacking and pillaging Vietnamese fishing boats in Vietnam’s waters.

According to the VFTU’s local chapters nationwide, especially those in the central region, Vietnamese fishing vessels operating in the country’s traditional fishing grounds have recently been attacked and robbed by Chinese ships, said a statement released on January 12 by the VFTU. 1,163 more words

Vietnam’s ‘stormy’ leadership tussle bares nation’s conflict over liberalism and taking a hardline over South China Sea dispute, analysts say

By Kristine Kwok
South China Sea

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung (L) and National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong: front runners in the stalled contest for Vietnam’s new leadership. 537 more words

Vietnam Says China Has violated the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea

Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Le Hai Binh

HA NOI (VNS) – Foreign Ministry spokesman  Le Hai Binh expressed Viet Nam’s disappointment with China’s pilot flight to an illegally-built airport on Chu Thap (Fiery Cross) reef in the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago… 812 more words

Vietnamese, Chinese Defence Ministers hold talks

Vietnamese Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh welcomes his Chinese counterpart Senior Lieutenant General Chang Wanquan

HA NOI (VNS)— Minister of National Defence Phung Quang Thanh and his Chinese counterpart Chang Wanquan talked over the phone Thursday, which marked the establishment of a direct phone line between the two ministries, as well as the 65th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral diplomatic ties. 286 more words

Vietnam “keeping an eye” on Chinese oil rig

Thanh Nien News

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 15:47

A file photo shows China’s Haiyang Shiyou-981 oil rig. In May 2014 China illegally deployed the oil rig in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and withdrew it from Vietnamese waters on July 16, 2014. 277 more words

Vietnam: Wading across the sea in Diep Son Island

By Phan Loc, Thanh Nien News

KHANH HOA – Sunday, December 27, 2015

There are many beautiful, untouched islands in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa, home to the famous Nha Trang Bay. 216 more words