• Philippines to report China to U.N. over incursions

    17/06/2011 05:00

    The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will submit a report to the United Nations regarding Chinese forces’ incursions into Philippine territory in the disputed Spratly islands, a Malacañang official said Thursday. The report is now being prepared by the DFA,...

  • Vietnam welcomes int'l moves for East Sea peace 

    17/06/2011 05:00

    Vietnamese fishing ships in the central province of Quang Ngai. Vietnam said maintaining peace in the East Sea is in the common interest of nations both inside and outside the region Vietnam welcomes international efforts to maintain peace...

  • China stages military drills in East Sea

    China stages military drills in East Sea

    17/06/2011 05:00

    China is staging three days of military exercises in the East Sea and plans to boost its offshore maritime patrol force, as tensions with its neighbours simmer. China has competing claims with Taiwan, Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei over...

  • Vietnam, US political, security and defence dialogue concludes

    17/06/2011 05:00

    The two sides have reaffirmed their commitment to promoting bilateral relations based on friendship and mutual respect to ensure a peaceful, stable, prosperous and secure Asia-Pacific region. Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and US Assistant Secretary...



    16/06/2011 05:00

    Mexican Senator: Vietnam a land of opportunity Vietnam is a country of opportunities and potential and Mexico needs to make the most of these possibilities, said General Secretary of Mexico’s Labour Party Senator Alberto Anaya Gutierrez....

  • SE Asia wary of China as sea claim disputes intensify

    SE Asia wary of China as sea claim disputes intensify

    15/06/2011 05:00

    A buoy, posts and building materials on an inhabited outcrop sound unremarkable, but they mark an escalation of a dispute over one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes, resource wealth, and how Southeast Asia manages China’s rise as a regional power. Harsh...



    14/06/2011 05:00

    Vietnam eyes e-government development The Government of Vietnam has targeted national projects and programmes towards the development of information technology infrastructure and wide application of IT in state agencies, with a view to creating a basis for...

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