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Timeline of Vietnam and China tensions (AFP/XINMSN)

A boiling over of tensions between Hanoi and neighbouring giant China has left at least one Chinese worker dead in the worst anti-Beijing riots in decades in Vietnam. The countries’ longstanding territorial disputes over the South China Sea have been peppered by tit-for-tat barbs and occasional clashes. Key dates over the years: 1974 January: China … Continue reading

Vietnam’s fury at China’s expansionism can be traced to a troubled history (The Guardian)

China’s aggressive pursuit of oil in disputed waters near the Paracel islands is due to its energy needs and a weak Asean bloc China‘s provocative decision to station a $1bn (£600m) deep-sea oil drilling rig in disputed waters 120 miles off the coast of Vietnam – well within Hanoi’s 200-mile exclusive economic zone, in clear … Continue reading

Chinese warplanes violate Vietnamese airspace (ITAR-TASS)

Chinese combat aviation planes were sent to the South China Sea area where since May, Vietnam claims, China’s drilling platform Haiyang Shiyou 981 is illegally located, Coast Guard of Vietnam says HANOI, May 12. /ITAR-TASS/. Over the past two days, China’s warplanes have repeatedly violated Vietnam’s airspace over the South China Sea, Vice Commander of the … Continue reading

Southeast Asia Ministers Urge Self-Restraint on Sea Spat (Bloomberg)

Southeast Asian foreign ministers said they were concerned about a rise in territorial tensions in the South China Sea, calling on all parties including China to show “self-restraint” after Chinese and Vietnamese ships collided near disputed islands. Countries claiming parts of the resource-rich waters should “avoid actions which could undermine peace and stability in the … Continue reading

WRAPUP 4-South China Sea tensions rise as Vietnam says China rammed ships (Reuters)

By Nguyen Phuong Linh and Michael Martina May 7 (Reuters) – Vietnam said on Wednesday a Chinese vessel intentionally rammed two of its ships in a part of the disputed South China Sea where Beijing has deployed a giant oil rig, sending tensions spiralling in the region. The Foreign Ministry in Hanoi said the collisions … Continue reading

Chinese ships ram Vietnamese vessels in latest oil rig row: officials (thanhniennews)

Vietnamese Marine Police ships patrolling Vietnamese waters were rammed by Chinese marine police, Ngo Ngoc Thu, vice commander of the High Command of Vietnam Marine Police said Wednesday. Thu was speaking at an international press conference held in Hanoi after China deployed a giant mobile drilling rig to search for oil and gas inside Vietnam’s … Continue reading

China to formally garrison disputed South China Sea (Reuters)

(Reuters) – China’s powerful Central Military Commission has approved the formal establishment of a military garrison for the disputed South China Sea, state media said on Sunday, in a move which could further boost tensions in already fractious region. China has a substantial military presence in the South China Sea and the move is essentially … Continue reading

Vietnam Calls on Cnooc Parent to Scrap Oil Exploration Bids (Bloomberg)

Vietnam called on China National Offshore Oil Corp., the state-owned parent of Cnooc Ltd. (883), to cancel an invitation for foreign oil and gas companies to explore nine blocks in disputed waters of the South China Sea. Seeking bids for the exploration areas is an illegal act that “seriously violated” Vietnam’s sovereign rights, Ministry of … Continue reading

CNOOC raises South China Sea tensions with offshore offer (Interfax)

“Seeking bids for the exploration areas is an illegal act that “seriously violated” Vietnam’s sovereign rights, Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Luong Thanh Nghi said in comments posted on the ministry’s website yesterday. The company should “immediately cancel” the invitation, he said.” Bloomberg report Just days after Vietnam’s National Assembly passed a national law formalising a … Continue reading

Dangerous time as tension rises over island claims (The Nation)

Asean must back code of conduct before talks can begin with Beijing China and Vietnam are squaring off again over claims to the Paracel and Spratly islands. Both sides have moved a step further in a dispute that could deepen to a chasm. To them, the 1979 China-Vietnam border war was a fresh reminder that … Continue reading

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