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.
Tag - Spratly
mercredi 28 mai 2014
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.
Un navire chinois a percuté et coulé un bateau de pêche vietnamien non loin de la zone où la Chine a installé une plate-forme pétrolière dans des eaux revendiquées par les deux pays, a annoncé, mardi 27 mai, le chef des garde-côtes du Vietnam.
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.
mardi 20 mai 2014
Les tensions entre la Chine et le Vietnam s'accentuent chaque jour un peu plus. Devant ce constat, les autorités chinoises ont décidé, dimanche 18 mai, d'évacuer du Vietnam plus de 3 000 de leurs ressortissants.
mercredi 16 avril 2014
HANOI—Vietnam officially launched a fisheries surveillance force Tuesday that will monitor local fishermen and work to protect the country’s territorial waters.
jeudi 10 avril 2014
The Philippine navy will soon return to a South China Sea island it lost to Vietnam 40 years ago to drink beer and play volleyball with Vietnamese sailors, symbolising how once-suspicious neighbours are cooperating in the face of China's assertiveness in disputed waters.
dimanche 6 avril 2014
A requiem will be held on Truong Sa Lon Island, part of Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago in the East Sea this month to commemorate martyrs of Vietnam People’s Army, all soldiers of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (1955-75) who sacrificed themselves while protecting Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago in 1974, and all “boat people” who lost their lives at sea, said Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Thanh Son.
vendredi 21 mars 2014
The Philippines and Vietnam are natural allies in their common territorial struggles against China. But they should leave Washington out of it.
mercredi 19 mars 2014
Tokyo - Vietnam's president on Tuesday warned against the use of force in territorial disputes as his nation and its neighbours lock horns with an increasingly assertive China over competing claims in the South China Sea.
samedi 11 janvier 2014
BEIJING—Enforcement of China's new regulation requiring foreign fishermen to obtain Beijing's consent before operating in the disputed South China Sea will focus on waters close to China that are also claimed by Vietnam, an official said, potentially setting China on a collision course with Hanoi.
jeudi 7 novembre 2013
Vietnam demands that Taiwan stop illegal construction on Ba Binh island, part of theTruong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, over which Vietnam has irrefutable sovereignty.
lundi 21 octobre 2013
Both countries see the disputed areas as vital interests, yet have taken divergent approaches in pressing their claims.
vendredi 6 septembre 2013
Vietnam has increased the fines for foreign entities illegally exploring or drilling for oil or gas in its waters by several times.
jeudi 29 août 2013
Le Département de la Poste du ministère vietnamien de l'Information et de la Communication a officiellement protesté le 28 août contre la publication par la Chine de timbres sur l'archipel de Hoang Sa (Paracels) du Vietnam.
mardi 27 août 2013
MANILA - Vietnamese defense minister General Phung Quang Thanh and Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin on Monday discussed defense cooperation on the two countries' "mutual concern" on the situation over the South China Sea.
vendredi 26 juillet 2013
Washington - Vietnam’s president on Thursday voiced firm opposition to China’s claims in the South China Sea but declined to back a Philippine bid to take the row to a UN tribunal.
jeudi 18 juillet 2013
Le Vietnam proteste fermement contre l'acte d'un bateau chinois qui a pris en chasse et intimidé le 7 juillet deux bateaux vietnamiens opérant légitimement dans les eaux de l'archipel de Hoàng Sa (Paracels), a déclaré M. Luong Thanh Nghi, porte-parole du ministère vietnamien des Affaires étrangères (AE).
jeudi 11 juillet 2013
New Delhi - Notwithstanding China's objections to Indian oil exploration projects, Vietnam today asserted India has the right to pursue "exploration and exploitation work" in South China Sea as they were within Vietnamese "exclusive economic zone".
lundi 24 juin 2013
President reiterates China's stance that conflicts in the South China Sea should be resolved by the claimants without outside involvement
jeudi 11 avril 2013
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.
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.
La Chine ouvrira au tourisme en avril un archipel de mer de Chine méridionale dont le Vietnam lui dispute la souveraineté, ont rapporté dimanche des médias officiels chinois.
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.
Le Vietnam a accusé lundi des marins chinois d'avoir ouvert le feu sur des pêcheurs vietnamiens dans des eaux disputées de mer de Chine méridionale, dénonçant une "sérieuse violation" de sa souveraineté territoriale.
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 13 janvier 2013
Hanoi - Vietnam is not against the idea of cooperating on exploring and developing resources in disputed waters, a spokesman for Vietnam's foreign ministry said Thursday.
vendredi 4 janvier 2013
TAIPEI - Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday issued a strong protest against a newly adopted Vietnamese law that lays claim to two disputed island chains in the South China Sea, a MOFA official said yesterday.