Tag: Vietnam

Indonesian Navy Shot Vietnamese Fisherman

Indonesia’s navy shot and wounded four Vietnamese fishers aboard a fishing boat in the South China Sea over the weekend, Vietnamese authorities said. The Vietnamese boat was about 132 nautical miles (245 kilometers) southeast of Vietnam’s Con Dao island when the fishermen were shot Saturday night, the Binh Dinh provincial search-and-rescue committee said on its […]

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China Threatens Vietnam Over Gas Drilling

Vietnam has reportedly terminated a gas-drilling expedition in a disputed area of the South China Sea, following high threats from China. A source in the southeast Asian oil industry has advised the BBC that the company behind the drilling, Repsol of Spain, was commanded to go away from the area. It comes only days after […]

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West Philippine Sea Dispute to Discuss in Vietnam – DFA

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte is ready to address the West Philippine Sea or South China Sea dispute if the issue comes up during his expected two-day visit to Vietnam, a foreign affairs spokesman said on Monday. ”The President will be prepared to discuss the South China Sea issue,” Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) spokesman […]

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Respect! Cambodian Prime Minister Responds to Vietnamese Comment

PHNOM PENH — Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen reiterated late Friday that the South China Sea issue should be settled through peaceful negotiations by the parties directly concerned. “The South China Sea conflict should be resolved peacefully by the Chinese and Vietnamese governments,” the prime minister wrote on his official Facebook page in […]

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