Government agencies and experts have warned that Chinese enterprises buy mining licenses to serve their plan to control the Vietnamese mineral industries.
dimanche 26 janvier 2014
samedi 18 janvier 2014
HANOI - Vietnam is marking for the first time the anniversary of a 1974 naval battle with China in which 74 soldiers from US-backed South Vietnam were killed, apparently seeking to boost its legitimacy at home over its dealings with Beijing as tensions over disputed waters flare anew.
samedi 11 janvier 2014
BEIJING—Enforcement of China's new regulation requiring foreign fishermen to obtain Beijing's consent before operating in the disputed South China Sea will focus on waters close to China that are also claimed by Vietnam, an official said, potentially setting China on a collision course with Hanoi.
samedi 4 janvier 2014
Most toys in the domestic market are smuggled from China via land borders, inspectors have found
lundi 9 décembre 2013
Chinese goods are flooding almost all small markets and even shopping centers across Vietnam, which import not only machinery and equipment from China, but also miscellaneous goods such as rubber bands, lucky envelopes, and erasers.
samedi 7 décembre 2013
The fourth session of the Vietnam-China Land Border Joint Committee ended up in Hanoi on Thursday, with two sides having agreed on many important issues, Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported.
mercredi 27 novembre 2013
The controversy in Vietnam over China’s establishment of a Confucius Institute is misplaced, argues one blogger.
samedi 9 novembre 2013
Fake products continue to flood Vietnamese markets and most of them are made in China and illicitly brought to Vietnam.
lundi 21 octobre 2013
Both countries see the disputed areas as vital interests, yet have taken divergent approaches in pressing their claims.
lundi 14 octobre 2013
China’s diplomatic blitz through Southeast Asia continued on Sunday, as Chinese premiere Li Keqiang arrived in Hanoi to boost political trust and economic ties with Vietnam, where territorial disputes have, in the past, made for rocky relations.
samedi 12 octobre 2013
"I like Vietnam. The life and the students here make me feel like going back to my youth. I like to stay here, maybe till the day that I cannot walk myself," the 60- year-old Chinese language teacher Zhao Yuquan, when interviewed with Xinhua in early October, expressed his love for Vietnam.
HANOI - Fifteen years ago, Vietnam's Chinese tour guide Nguyen Thi Son Ha had a flourishing career because at that time she was able to assist an average of 200 tourists a month from China.
mardi 8 octobre 2013
Late last month, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with his Vietnamese counterpart, Pham Binh Minh. His message was for a full-scale improvement of relations between the two countries. Of course, it would make sense that two of the world's last remaining socialist countries would have strong relations.
mardi 3 septembre 2013
NANNING - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday that China is ready to work with Vietnam to expand continental and maritime cooperation.
samedi 3 août 2013
HANOI — Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will start a Vietnam visit Saturday to boost bilateral ties, amid disputes over territories in the South China Sea between China and other countries in the region.
mercredi 31 juillet 2013
Talks between US President Barack Obama and Vietnamese President Troung Tan Sang in Washington on July 25 saw both leaders emphasise their intention to enhance economic, political and military cooperation, potentially against China.
vendredi 26 juillet 2013
Washington - Vietnam’s president on Thursday voiced firm opposition to China’s claims in the South China Sea but declined to back a Philippine bid to take the row to a UN tribunal.
mardi 9 juillet 2013
Follow America and save the country; follow China and save the party. This saying, heard everywhere in Vietnam, distills the geopolitical dilemma facing its ruling Communist Party.
mercredi 3 juillet 2013
A sea route for tourism between southern China and Vietnam has resumed after being closed for two years
lundi 24 juin 2013
HANOI - Police in Vietnam moved swiftly to break up an anti-China protest on Sunday, making at least 20 arrests in the latest sign of the communist regime's tough stance on dissent, and even after it chided Beijing for aggression in the South China Sea.
Vietnam always highly values strengthening the strategic partnership with China, State President Truong Tan Sang told Chinese media on Tuesday, a day before he left Vietnam for China for a State-level visit.
President reiterates China's stance that conflicts in the South China Sea should be resolved by the claimants without outside involvement
dimanche 23 juin 2013
HANOI—Vietnam and China have extended an agreement to jointly explore for oil and gas in the Gulf of Tonkin until 2016 and significantly expanded the area involved despite tensions between the two countries over large areas of the South China Sea they both claim.
Illegal Chinese workers at a hydropower plant project in central Vietnam’s Quang Nam Province have disturbed the peace by attacking local residents.
jeudi 11 avril 2013
The U.S. and Vietnam are cooperating to develop a fighting force that can help Vietnamese fisherman and others when they "get into trouble," Coast Guard Rear Adm. William Lee said at the annual Sea-Air-Space expo in Washington.
lundi 8 avril 2013
China has been roundly condemned for worsening East Sea tensions by announcing a plan to sail a cruise ship this month to the Hoang Sa (Paracels) Archipelago that Vietnam claims sovereignty over.
dimanche 31 mars 2013
In 2012, the Border Guard Command of Da Nang City discovered 717 Chinese fishing boats encroaching in Vietnam’s waters, according to a report of the Border Guard Command and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Da Nang.
jeudi 28 février 2013
A defiant Beijing restaurant manager refused to apologize Thursday despite removing a "racist" sign barring citizens of states in maritime disputes with China, along with dogs, following an international outcry, AFP reported.
mardi 19 février 2013
People in northern Vietnam have pulled down Chinese lanterns after local authorities warned they had printed on them the names of administrative units that China has illegally established within Vietnamese waters.
dimanche 17 février 2013
Police in the Mekong Delta province of Tay Ninh have arrested 13 people belonging to two gangs for allegedly "trafficking" 60 Vietnamese women to China.