The Chinese government said Thursday it has approved the construction of a dock on Hoang Sa (Paracel Islands) in the East Sea despite territorial disputes with Vietnam.
vendredi 27 avril 2012
lundi 23 avril 2012
A Vietnamese fisherman said Monday he was beaten during the seven weeks he was held in Chinese detention for fishing near disputed islands, amid heightened maritime tensions between Hanoi and Beijing.
samedi 21 avril 2012
Opened on April 19, the Vietnam Ethnic Groups Cultural Festival promises to be a good chance to promote the cultures of 13 ethnic groups from eight cities and provinces in the north, centre and south of Vietnam. Yet, many of the event’s shortcomings have greatly disappointed the visitors.
mardi 10 avril 2012
Chinese goods are penetrating into Vietnam in an increasingly professional and well-prepared way thanks to substantial support from the Chinese government's policy of developing their export markets.
mardi 20 mars 2012
HANOI — Police in northern Vietnam have arrested six people for allegedly trafficking 21 women and teenagers to China to work as sex slaves.
lundi 19 mars 2012
Vietnam may snatch the title of world's top rice exporter from Thailand this year, saying it aims to match last year's record shipments of 7.2 million tonnes helped by strong demand and a positive outlook for domestic production.
Vietnam is protesting plans by a Chinese oil company to take bids on developing energy deposits in the contested South China Sea, in a fresh sign that territorial disputes in the region may rise as Beijing, Hanoi and other regional claimants push ahead with development plans.
samedi 3 mars 2012
HANOI — Vietnam has accused China of assaulting its fishermen in the South China Sea, in the countries’ latest spat over disputed territory believed to be rich in natural resources.
dimanche 5 février 2012
Vietnam is arguably the most “sinicized” country in Southeast Asia, a distinctive result of more than 2,000 years of intense interaction between Vietnam and China.
dimanche 22 janvier 2012
In the wake of a major maritime ruckus last spring, hopes of a deal between China and Vietnam are rising in the South China Sea.
jeudi 12 janvier 2012
The Vietnam Maritime Administration has asked Chinese authorities to help clarify accusations that a foreign ship which rescued Vietnamese fishermen after their boat sank last week actually caused the accident.
samedi 7 janvier 2012
As US power wanes and China's waxes, other countries start looking for allies
mercredi 4 janvier 2012
Vietnam has sent a female activist to a notorious drug rehabilitation centre for two years without facing trial as an apparent punishment for taking part in anti-China protests, her lawyer said on Tuesday.
mardi 20 décembre 2011
China's vice President Xi Jinping, likely to take over as top leader late next year, will visit Vietnam for three days from Tuesday in what could be a test of how he handles festering territorial disputes in the South China Sea.
dimanche 4 décembre 2011
Since the HCM City-Nanning-Chengdu service was launched a half year ago, China's Sichuan Airlines is considering daily flights to HCM City instead of two weekly flights as now.
jeudi 1 décembre 2011
NANNING- Like millions of other ordinary rural folk in China, the farmer never dreamed that he could marry a foreign woman.Neither did he know the risk.
lundi 21 novembre 2011
Prime minister Manmohan Singh has defended India's pact with Vietnam in the South China Sea and said it was dictated by "pure commercial interests".
jeudi 10 novembre 2011
Vietnam on Thursday jailed two Falungong practitioners for beaming radio broadcasts into China, their lawyer said, where the movement is banned and labelled an "evil cult".
lundi 7 novembre 2011
HANOI — The Chinese dissident stood in front of a map of Vietnam, looking for the best place to sneak across the border on his long quest for freedom.
dimanche 6 novembre 2011
Chinese leaders like to talk about their country's "peaceful rise" - and Europe's financial traumas are giving Beijing plenty of scope to assume the role of a benign new force on the world stage.
samedi 29 octobre 2011
American oil major Exxon Mobil XOM-N has made a “potentially significant” gas discovery off the coast of Vietnam in an area that is also claimed by China.
mardi 11 octobre 2011
BEIJING — China and Vietnam on Tuesday held "candid" talks about who controls the islands in potentially oil-rich waters claimed by both nations, the official Xinhua news agency said.
China and Vietnam maybe at odds over claims in the South China Sea, particularly the Paracel and Spratly Islands, but they seem to be agreeing on one thing: taking control of its internet users.
samedi 8 octobre 2011
A group gathered Tuesday at the Chinese Consulate to protest China's influence on it's neighbouring countries, in this case the detainment and scheduled trial of two Falun Gong human rights advocates in Vietnam. The two were to face trial this week for broadcasting news signals into China regarding the persecution of their fellow practitioners.
lundi 26 septembre 2011
HO CHI MINH CITY — Nearly four decades after the end of a war which divided Vietnam, a debate over national reconciliation between former foes has been rekindled by tensions with China.
mardi 20 septembre 2011
In the first eight months of this year, Vietnam's goods import from China is estimated to have increased by over $3 billion from the same period last year, to touch $15.2 billion, according to the general Department of Vietnam Customs.
lundi 19 septembre 2011
NEW DELHI: Brushing aside China's warning on Thursday asking countries "outside the region" to stay away from the South China Sea, foreign minister SM Krishna told his Vietnam counterpart Pham Binh Minh that India's ONGC Videsh will go ahead with oil and gas exploration in the disputed region or the two offshore blocks which Vietnam claims as its own.
mercredi 14 septembre 2011
Vietnamese law firm Bross & Partners has discovered that the Buon Ma Thuot coffee brand has been patented by a Chinese company for 10 years.
dimanche 11 septembre 2011
China has begun to import large quantities of timber from Vietnam, threatening to cause a supply shortage and price hikes in the domestic market.
vendredi 9 septembre 2011
BEIJING - China and Vietnam have agreed to speed up negotiations on South China Sea related disputes and work out a mutually agreeable solution as early as possible.