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South China Sea: Vietnamese get a chance to reach out a helping hand to Filipino fishermen

The Vietnamese people on the Sinh Ton Island join hands to take the capsized boat to the shore.

Vietnamese soldiers on Sinh Ton Island in the Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago Monday recused a Filipino fisherman, who sought for help after his boat was broken. 259 more words

U.S. Navy Maneuvers in the South China Sea Spark Chinese Calls for a Tougher Response

By Mark Rivett-Carnac

Chinese state media accused the U.S. of making a ‘grave violation of international law’

Beijing is being called on to issue a tougher response to Washington after the U.S. 425 more words

Taiwan’s coast guard uses water cannon on Vietnamese fishing boat near disputed islands -- Vietnam says Taiwan Acted "Wrongly"

TAIPEI –  said Monday that one of its vessels used water cannon this month to drive off a Vietnamese fishing boat near disputed islands in the South China Sea. 763 more words

New airfield to boost public service in South China Sea: Chinese official -- Philippines, Vietnam, Others Protest


BEIJING, Jan. 4 (Xinhua) — A newly-built airfield on a reef in the South China Sea will help ensure flight and navigation safety for airplanes and ships in the area and greatly improve the ability of marine salvagers, a Chinese official said Monday. 2,343 more words

Vietnam protests after China lands plane on disputed Spratlys -- "Airfield built illegally by China on Fiery Cross Reef, is part of Vietnam's Spratlys".

World | Sat Jan 2, 2016 9:53am EST



Vietnam’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Le Hai Binh speaks to the media at a news conference in Hanoi, Vietnam May 28, 2015. 399 more words

South China Sea: Chinese navy now constantly challenges Philippine military planes

By Jaime Laude (The Philippine Star) | Updated January 1, 2016 – 12:00am

China’s continuing aggressive behavior in the disputed region fell short of an official declaration that Beijing has established an Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) over the South China Sea, similar to what it did over the East China Sea in November of 2013. 910 more words

26 Nov. 2015: A Vietnamese fisherman killed in Spartlys

By Ann Do

QUANG NGAI – On November 26th, 2015, a Vietnamese fisherman is killed by a foreign group in 30 nautical miles off Suoi Ngoc (Alicia Annie) Reef belongs to Spartly archipelago where Vietnam claims its own waters. 372 more words