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.
Tag - China
dimanche 7 juin 2015
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.
jeudi 2 avril 2015
Communist Party of Vietnam’s top official heads to Beijing as countries seek to smooth relations over South China Sea tensions
dimanche 29 mars 2015
PARIS — Vietnam's national security and economic development are tied up in a risk-laden dispute over the South China Sea with China, the neighboring giant whose policies are hard to predict, said Hoang Anh Tuan, director of the Vietnamese Institute for Foreign Affairs and Strategic Studies.
samedi 28 mars 2015
HANOI — In the battle between China and Japan for economic pre-eminence in Asia, Vietnam is center stage. Beijing and Tokyo have plied the country with investment and aid, with an eye to building up low-cost manufacturing bases there. Vietnam’s strategic location on oil-transport routes also plays a part.
mardi 17 février 2015
HANOI – State media in Vietnam made a rare move of marking the anniversary of a border war with China Tuesday with a series of news articles describing the battles of Vietnamese guerrillas.
samedi 31 janvier 2015
The Philippines and Vietnam are forging closer ties in a symbolic move after China stepped up activities in disputed areas of the South China Sea, raising tension in the potential flashpoint.
samedi 17 janvier 2015
Will Vietnam be able to leverage its relations with TPP countries to its advantage with China ?
Pigeons believed by Vietnamese residents to have been sent to spy on the country by the Chinese government actually belong to a racing club, police have said.
samedi 10 janvier 2015
Vietnam’s transport minister publicly criticized the management of a Chinese railway company following recent accidents at an embattled project for which it is contracted in Hanoi, Voice of America reported January 8.
lundi 5 janvier 2015
Chinese tourists have stopped being able to enter Vietnam through special permits due to a new immigration law that came into effect on January 1.
dimanche 28 décembre 2014
Senior Chinese and Vietnamese officials have agreed to settle their maritime disputes without resorting to "megaphone diplomacy", the official Xinhua news service said on Saturday.
vendredi 26 décembre 2014
BEIJING - China wants relations with Vietnam to proceed along a "correct path", a visiting senior Chinese leader said, vowing to improve mutual trust, amid tension between the neighbours over competing claims in the South China Sea.
lundi 22 décembre 2014
A senior Chinese leader will visit Vietnam this month, China's state media said on Monday, amid tension between the neighbors over competing claims in the South China Sea.
dimanche 14 décembre 2014
Vietnam and the Philippines expressed support for each other this week against claims made by China in the hotly disputed South China Sea area. The battle over a cluster of resource-rich islands and strategic maritime territories in Southeast Asia is now being fought before an arbitration tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands.
jeudi 11 décembre 2014
Police in China are seeking more than 100 Vietnamese brides who vanished after marrying bachelors from a poor rural area, with reports saying an organised ring could be behind the disappearances.
mardi 9 décembre 2014
Vietnam’s trade deficit to China surged again this year despite pledges to reduce dependence on the dominant supplier following last May's oil rig row.
jeudi 4 décembre 2014
A Vietnam court has given jail terms to six young men for their criminal acts during an anti-China riot that broke out in several industrial parks in the southern province of Dong Nai in May.
dimanche 30 novembre 2014
A court in southern Vietnam gave six people jail terms on Friday after finding them guilty of trafficking 14 local women into China to marry paying bachelors.
samedi 8 novembre 2014
The administration of the central city of Da Nang has appealed to the central government to cancel the license of a multimillion-dollar resort project developed by a Chinese joint venture as its location is sensitive in respect of national defense.
lundi 27 octobre 2014
Yang Jiechi’s visit to Vietnam was full of optimism, but the China-Vietnam relationship remains fragile.
vendredi 24 octobre 2014
A Vietnamese fishing boat captain said his vessel was attacked this month by the crew of a Chinese law enforcement ship near the disputed Paracel islands, risking a fresh escalation in tensions in the South China Sea.
mercredi 8 octobre 2014
The new military airstrip is part of China’s ongoing effort to strengthen its ability to patrol the South China Sea.
vendredi 3 octobre 2014
HANOI -- "Protests in Hong Kong are China's internal affairs," stated Le Hai Binh, spokesperson of Vietnam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday.
dimanche 21 septembre 2014
Vietnam drove away roughly 9,700 Chinese fishing boats in the past ten years for violating the Vietnam-China Agreement on Fishery Cooperation in the Tonkin Gulf, a Vietnamese official said Friday.
mercredi 10 septembre 2014
China said on Wednesday that its forces had boarded a Vietnamese trawler last month in disputed waters in the South China Sea and confiscated explosives used for fishing, rejecting accusations from Vietnam that its ships had been attacked.
mardi 9 septembre 2014
More than 700 websites in Vietnam were attacked simultaneously by Chinese cybercriminals during the recent National Day holiday, and 390 of them have yet to recover, SecurityDaily, a local network security provider, reported.
lundi 8 septembre 2014
Five state management agencies from ministries to local authorities have given five different figures about the number of Chinese workers in Vietnam.