The new military airstrip is part of China’s ongoing effort to strengthen its ability to patrol the South China Sea.
Tag - China
mercredi 8 octobre 2014
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.
vendredi 29 août 2014
A Vietnamese envoy's visit to China this week helped steady ties between the countries after a two-month standoff in the South China Sea, but former Vietnamese officials and security analysts said relief may be temporary amid Beijing's escalating push to control the disputed waters.
mercredi 27 août 2014
Media welcome Vietnam's efforts at "mending ties with China", as Hanoi sends a high-ranking official to Beijing.
lundi 25 août 2014
Politburo member Le Hong Anh will be in China August 26 and 27, the first such visit since the oil rig crisis.
dimanche 24 août 2014
HO CHI MINH CITY - Rising territorial tensions and the recent oil rig crisis have put Sino-Vietnamese ties on the rocks, driving Hanoi to ramp up strategic alliances with other regional powers, particularly the United States.
lundi 18 août 2014
Vietnamese bride Nguyen Thi Hang (right) and fellow Vietnamese bride Vu Thi Hong Thuy resting in the shop where Hang works in Weijian village, in China's Henan province. More than 20 Vietnamese brides have found new lives in the poverty-stricken rural township, the beneficiaries and sometimes victims of a trade serving farmers who cannot attract local partners in the face of a huge gender imbalance.
lundi 11 août 2014
Vietnam is verifying reports that China intends to build lighthouses on five islands in Vietnam’s Paracel archipelago, Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Le Hai Binh has said.
mercredi 6 août 2014
Expectations that Hanoi will enter Washington’s embrace appear unrealistic as the pro-Chinese camp prevails in Vietnam.
mardi 29 juillet 2014
Vietnamese fisherman Dang Van Hoanh sits on the deck of a creaky ferry, nursing a broken leg wrapped in grubby bandages and splinted with wood.
mardi 22 juillet 2014
Taiwanese conglomerate Formosa Plastics Group said on Monday it will receive $2.39 million in compensation from the Vietnamese government and a Vietnamese insurance firm for damages incurred during anti-China protests in May.
DA NANG — The year began well for Mai Thanh Trung, newly employed at a travel company here that caters to Chinese tour groups.
dimanche 20 juillet 2014
For years Nguyen Huu Son has guided Chinese tourists around Vietnam's popular coastal city Danang, but a bitter maritime dispute between Hanoi and Beijing means he is now out of work.
jeudi 17 juillet 2014
A sea monster, it seems, can disappear just as quickly as it emerges. Choppy waters and anxious bystanders take more time to settle.
jeudi 19 juin 2014
China's top diplomat will visit Vietnam on Wednesday in a sign the two countries want to ease tensions over China's deployment of an oil rig in the disputed South China Sea, but experts said there were many obstacles to healing the ruptured relationship.
HANOI—The waves of riots that followed peaceful demonstrations in Vietnam last month and targeted crucial manufacturing centers provide a cautionary tale for businesses who view the country as a low-risk, stable manufacturing environment.
jeudi 12 juin 2014
China is becoming more active in refuting Vietnam’s portrayal of the oil rig crisis.
mercredi 11 juin 2014
Vietnam said on Wednesday a Chinese oil rig at the centre of an increasingly bitter territorial dispute appeared to be on the move again, as China denied Vietnamese accusations that it had sent warships to the scene.
mardi 10 juin 2014
Spratly Islands : China denounces Vietnam, Philippines over volleyball and soccer games, claims Vietnamese ramming ships
China has denounced Vietnam and the Philippines for playing soccer and volleyball on a disputed island in the South China Sea, calling it "a clumsy farce" and demanded both countries stop causing trouble.
jeudi 5 juin 2014
China, with its huge population of 1.4 billion, may lack food in the near future, which could give Vietnam an opportunity to gain superiority in rice trading with China. But recent tensions in the East Sea have raised concerns that Vietnamese rice sales are in danger.
mercredi 28 mai 2014
International media coverage of the confrontation between China and Vietnam over Beijing’s placement of a mega oil rig in waters claimed by Vietnam has dried up with the passage of time. But daily confrontations continue.
mardi 27 mai 2014
Vietnam and China traded accusations on Tuesday over the sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat not far from where China has placed an oil rig in the disputed South China Sea, as tensions fester between the two countries over the giant drilling platform.
lundi 26 mai 2014
About 200 protesters staged an anti-China protest in Hong Kong yesterday over a sovereignty dispute involving Vietnam in the South China Sea - the first of its kind so close to the mainland.
dimanche 25 mai 2014
Three members of the Vietnam Fisheries Resources Surveillance Force were lightly wounded on Saturday after their ships were hit and sprayed with water cannons from Chinese vessels around Beijing’s oil rig Haiyang Shiyou 981, illegally planted in Vietnam’s waters in the East Vietnam Sea since early this month.
Vietnam may prove harder to push around than some of China’s other maritime neighbors in contested waters. Vietnamese and Chinese ships recently rammed each other and fired water cannons to contest China’s bringing in a giant oil rig off the barren sandspits called the Paracel Archipelago that both claim in the South China Sea. It was not the first such confrontation.
samedi 24 mai 2014
HANOI — Vietnam’s prime minister ordered an end Saturday to all “illegal protests” in the country after a week of violent demonstrations against China’s deployment of an oil rig in a disputed section of the South China Sea.