Flight to new airstrip in contested Spratly Islands is a sign of escalating tensions in the South China Sea
Tag - China
mardi 5 janvier 2016
dimanche 3 janvier 2016
Vietnamese authorities have concluded that a Chinese vessel rammed and sank a local fishing boat in Vietnam’s waters this week after hearing reports from the fishers aboard.
Vietnam’s economy has the chance to expand at a faster pace than that of China in 2016, and what matters is whether the country can grab the opportunity, an economist has said.
Vietnam has formally accused China of violating its sovereignty and a recent confidence-building pact by landing a plane on an airstrip Beijing has built on an artificial island in a contested part of the South China Sea.
dimanche 27 décembre 2015
Vietnam’s trade deficit with China and several other countries are expected to widen in 2015, the latest customs data show.
samedi 19 décembre 2015
Vietnam has embarked on its biggest military build-up in decades in an attempt to deter a rising China.
jeudi 17 décembre 2015
Vietnam's military is steeling itself for conflict with China as it accelerates a decade-long modernization drive, Hanoi's biggest arms buildup since the height of the Vietnam War.
jeudi 10 décembre 2015
Exploring myths and misconceptions regarding Vietnam’s approach to China and the United States.
lundi 7 décembre 2015
A small beachfront Vietnamese casino is giving Macau's VIP gambling scene a run for its money, drawing in more wealthy Chinese through its columned facade than many Southeast Asian rivals with the allure of sun, sand and discretion.
jeudi 3 décembre 2015
While China, Laos and Thailand are believed to benefit from the Chinese ‘infrastructure leverage’ program, Vietnam will sustain negative impact from it.
samedi 7 novembre 2015
Vietnam agreed to build a "truly trustworthy" relationship with China on Friday during a visit to Hanoi by its President Xi Jinping, but at the same time invited Beijing's old rival Japan for joint military exercises and a visit to a sought-after port.
jeudi 5 novembre 2015
The two sides share similar ideologies and culture, but have drifted because of territorial disputes
mercredi 4 novembre 2015
Although Chinese President Xi Jinping won't get a gilded carriage or a beer in the prime minister's local pub on his Vietnam visit, a warm welcome awaits as both sides seek to repair ties after a fierce row last year.
mardi 3 novembre 2015
Amid heightened tensions over territorial disputes in the South China Sea, Chinese President Xi Jinping will embark on his first state visit to Vietnam in a bid to mend strained relations between the communist nations.
jeudi 29 octobre 2015
Related parties in the East Vietnam Sea should contribute to maintaining peace, stability, and maritime and aviation security and safety, the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit Vietnam next week amid heightened tension in the South China Sea that has weighed on ties between the neighbors.
samedi 17 octobre 2015
Upcoming visits next month by US and Chinese leaders will test Hanoi’s balancing skills.
jeudi 15 octobre 2015
Vietnam on Thursday accused China of sinking one of its fishing boats near disputed islands in the South China Sea, in the latest incident that could further raise tensions between the Communist neighbors.
mercredi 14 octobre 2015
The National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting has reported unusual flooding in the Red River in northern Vietnam since October 11 following heavy inflows from China, where massive volumes of water have allegedly been discharged from dams.
dimanche 11 octobre 2015
The United States is considering sailing warships close to China's artificial islands in the East Vietnam Sea to signal it does not recognize Chinese territorial claims over the area, a U.S. defense official said on Thursday.
mardi 29 septembre 2015
New York — Vietnam's president told The Associated Press on Monday that China's island-building in the disputed South China Sea violates international law and endangers maritime security.
dimanche 27 septembre 2015
The risk of confrontation is rising, and Washington should help defuse tensions.
mercredi 2 septembre 2015
BEIJING - Terming India's plans to conduct oil exploration off Vietnam coast in the South China Sea as "illegal", a state-run Chinese daily today said it is an "unwise move" that may "sabotage" positive momentum in ties.
lundi 31 août 2015
TAIPEI — Vietnam’s efforts to modernize its armed forces face numerous political, historical and financial barriers.
dimanche 30 août 2015
Soldier-turned-tycoon Nguyen Huu Duong is a fierce patriot still fighting to protect his country, four decades after battling American forces in the Vietnam War.
lundi 15 juin 2015
A Vietnamese fishing crew said they were attacked by a Chinese vessel using water cannon in disputed waters near the flashpoint Paracel Islands, Vietnam's state media reported Monday.
dimanche 7 juin 2015
Vietnam is in talks with European and US contractors to buy fighter jets, maritime patrol planes and unarmed drones, sources said, as it looks to beef up its aerial defenses in the face of China's growing assertiveness in disputed waters.
jeudi 28 mai 2015
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Wednesday called for an immediate end to island-building by China and other countries near the East Vietnam Sea, urging the participants to stop militarizing the dispute and find a peaceful solution.
mardi 26 mai 2015
A group of hackers based in China have attacked the websites of government agencies and leading companies in Vietnam and many other Southeast Asian countries to steal information for commercial and political purposes over the past decade, a new report said.
mardi 21 avril 2015
FireEye has released a report saying that Chinese hackers were behind a series of cyberattacks on Vietnam, other Southeast Asian countries and India over the last 10 years.