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.
jeudi 11 avril 2013
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.
dimanche 10 février 2013
Prior to every Tet Lunar New Year festive season, which this year falls on February 10, hundreds of cases of firecrackers are seized by customs authorities at border gates from China, as they make their way into Vietnam.
dimanche 20 janvier 2013
In 2012, in spite of many thermal power plants working at 70-80 percent of capacity, Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) had to buy power from China. EVN forced to buy Chinese power
dimanche 23 décembre 2012
HANOI - Under the watch of plainclothes police, midfielder Nguyen Van Phuong unleashed a powerful left-foot drive into the top corner. Dissidents cheered from the sidelines. "Down with China," some shouted. Phuong pumped his fist.
vendredi 21 décembre 2012
One afternoon in mid-December, Colonel Tran Dang Thanh shared his views on foreign affairs with an audience of deans and professors drawn from Hanoi's many universities. Like all Vietnamese Communist Party business, Thanh's comments were considered state secrets.
HCMC – Vietnam’s tourism has proposed cooperating with Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Myanmar to develop a travel program with a joint visa for Chinese tourists in an effort to attract more tourists from China.
vendredi 14 décembre 2012
If the population got restive, the suitors for primacy would be the US and China
vendredi 7 décembre 2012
BEIJING - China told Vietnam on Thursday to stop unilateral oil exploration in disputed areas of the South China Sea and not harass Chinese fishing boats, raising tensions in a protracted maritime territorial dispute with its neighbour.
lundi 3 décembre 2012
HANO — Vietnam’s state-owned oil and gas company accused Chinese fishing boats on Monday of sabotaging one of its seismic survey ships in the South China Sea, adding to already high tensions over Beijing’s disputed territorial claims in the waters.
mardi 27 novembre 2012
HANOI — Vietnamese immigration officers said Tuesday they were refusing to stamp entry visas into controversial new Chinese passports which feature a map of Beijing's claim to almost all of the South China Sea.
dimanche 25 novembre 2012
At the Lao Cai border gate in northern Vietnam bordering China, 111 new Chinese passports containing the illegal 9-dash line have been stamped as invalid – cancelled by Vietnamese authorities as of yesterday.
samedi 17 novembre 2012
Vietnamese seafood companies, while affirming that Vietnam’s shrimp does not bear viruses that may cause hazardous diseases as stated by the Chinese importers, have urged government agencies to clarify the accusation to protect Vietnam’s shrimp industry.
CAN THO, HCMC - China’s ban on raw shrimp imports from Vietnam will not affect Vietnamese shrimp production and export, said the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
mercredi 14 novembre 2012
HANOI - Vietnam is aiming to reduce its trade deficit with China by exporting more farm produce and curbing imports of smuggled goods from its neighbor, Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang said Monday.
lundi 29 octobre 2012
The investors of the Nong Son thermopower plant project might feel regret for their decision to let a Chinese company execute the project. Kicked off in 2008, but the project has not been completed.
samedi 20 octobre 2012
The saying “no great loss without small gain” has been modified into “No small gain without great loss”. This is the lesson learnt by Vietnamese from the deals with Chinese businessmen.
lundi 15 octobre 2012
Chinese authorities are stepping up activities to bring tourists to Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago, which China illegally occupies, despite Vietnam's protests.
lundi 17 septembre 2012
A Hanoi court Saturday awarded jail terms of up to 13 years to a group of six youths for trafficking and selling Vietnamese women to Chinese brothels.
mardi 4 septembre 2012
The third Vietnam-China strategic defence dialogue took place in Hanoi on September 3, under the chairmanship of Vietnamese Deputy Minister of National Defense, Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, and Chinese Senior Lieutenant General Ma Xiaotian.
vendredi 31 août 2012
In Hugh White's latest book, "The China Choice: Why America Should Share Power", the Australian professor argues that, for the sake of regional peace, the United States and China should carve up Asia between them. In particular, the US should consider ceding Indochina to China, the former defence official added.
jeudi 23 août 2012
Vietnam’s exports to China across the border gates have dropped sharply since March, 2012. Meanwhile, the situation is believed to last to the end of October at least.
Chinese businessmen have been, through different ways, doing trade illegally in Vietnam, thus causing chaos to the market and ravaging the agricultural production. This has been attributed to the loopholes existing in the Vietnamese laws.
NANNING -- A direct non-stop bus service linking Nanning, capital of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region with Vietnam's capital Hanoi was launched on Wednesday.
samedi 18 août 2012
Hundreds of Chinese visitors cross the Red River from Yunnan into Vietnam every day to gamble at an exclusively Chinese casino. Due to the complicated and restrictive nature of one-day visas, they simply pay a modest fee to cross without a visa.
mercredi 15 août 2012
HO CHI MINH CITY - Last weekend's anti-China protests in Hanoi marked a further chapter in the feud between China and Vietnam over sovereignty of the Spratly and Paracel Islands.