• US calls China to restrain in East Sea disputes

    US calls China to restrain in East Sea disputes

    27/06/2011 05:00

    The United States called for China to lower tensions in the East Sea through dialogue as the Pacific powers held first-of-a-kind talks on friction in Southeast Asia on June 26. PetroVietnam’s Binh Minh 02 ship’s cable which was cut by Chinese patrol vessels...

  • A US role in the East Sea

    A US role in the East Sea

    27/06/2011 05:00

    Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario was in Washington last week for a rather specific purpose: to seek U.S. support in his country’s growing territorial dispute with China in the East Sea. The Foreign...

  • Lee Kuan Yew makes suggestions to stabilize the East Sea

    Lee Kuan Yew makes suggestions to stabilize the East Sea

    26/06/2011 05:00

    The Asahi Shimbun had an exclusive interview with Lee Kuan Yew, recently retired minister mentor of Singapore, about the nuclear accident in Japan, China’s rising, the way to control China, the relations between Japan-US and Singapore-US and the East Sea...

  • Investment co-operation pact with Laos to boost planning

    26/06/2011 05:00

    The Vietnamese and Lao ministries of Investment and Planning have signed a strategic co-operation agreement for 2011. The agreement, signed during Minister of Investment and Planning Vo Hong Phuc’s trip to Laos this week, includes the training of...

  • Chinese newspaper slammed for incorrect, provocative commentary 

    26/06/2011 05:00

    Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Nguyen Phuong Nga The Vietnamese foreign ministry on Thursday condemned a Chinese newspaper for publishing an article on the East Sea matter with incorrect information and a lack of...

  • Maritime strategy calls for concerted effort: officials

    26/06/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge – A high level meeting on sea and island strategy to 2020 was held in the central coastal province of Binh Dinh on Saturday. Meeting organisers, including the Party Central Committee’s Information and Education Commission and the...

  • Peaceful rise?

    Peaceful rise?

    25/06/2011 05:00

    China, circa 21st century, likes to portray itself as a “soft power” whose “peaceful rise” should not threaten the world. That portrayal becomes suspect each time Chinese military activities...

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