ASEAN, China talk DOC implementation, draft COC framework
5/19/2017 3:41:45 PM (GMT+7)
 ASEAN member countries and China have reiterated the commitment reached by their high-ranking leaders to fully and effectively effectuating the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC).

ASEAN, China officials to convene meeting on DOC
5/17/2017 9:33:07 AM (GMT+7)
 The 14th Senior Officials’ Meeting on the implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) will take place in Guiyang city, the Chinese southwestern province of Guizhou on May 18.

Agriculture Ministry: China’s fishing ban in Vietnam’s waters is valueless
5/11/2017 9:10:00 AM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has affirmed that China’s statement on halting fishing activities for a limited period in the waters belonging to Vietnam’s sovereignty is valueless.

Vietnam reaffirms sovereignty over Truong Sa archipelago
5/9/2017 10:43:53 AM (GMT+7)
 As asserted many times before, Vietnam has sufficient legal ground and historical evidence affirming its sovereignty over Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, stated Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang. 

Vietnam strongly objects to China’s fishing ban in East Sea
5/5/2017 8:41:15 AM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam adamantly opposes and rejects China’s unilateral ban on fishing in the East Sea from May 1 to August 16, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang told the media at a regular press conference on May 4.

General Department of Fisheries opposes Chinese fishing ban
5/4/2017 3:02:06 PM (GMT+7)
 The General Department of Fisheries said it rejected a Chinese fishing ban in the East Sea and would continue supporting local fishermen.

Vietnam protests violations of its sovereignty over Hoang Sa
4/30/2017 1:42:42 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam resolutely protests against China’s recent moves in Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago which violate Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa and complicate the situation in the East Sea. 

Seminar talks East Sea in the Philippines
4/27/2017 10:57:41 AM (GMT+7)
 A seminar, themed “East Sea: the Philippines, ASEAN and international partners”, took place in Manila, the capital city of the Philippines on April 25. 

G7 calls for compliance with PCA ruling on East Sea
4/22/2017 11:16:39 PM (GMT+7)
 he foreign ministers of G7 have called for the strict enforcement of the Permanent Court of Arbitration’s ruling, which rejected China’s groundless claims of “historical rights” over the waters within the so-called “nine-dash line” in the East Sea.

Countries should act responsibly for peace in East Sea
4/21/2017 10:42:40 AM (GMT+7)
 Countries in and outside the East Sea should act responsibly and in conformity with international law, including the UNCLOS 1982 for peace and stability in the sea, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang has said.

Vietnam verifying Philippine President’s order to occupy uninhabited features in East Sea
4/10/2017 3:32:37 PM (GMT+7)
 All acts of other countries in Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos without Vietnam’s permissions are illegal, null and void, said Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.

Vietnam settles East Sea disputes by peaceful measures
4/10/2017 9:46:36 AM (GMT+7)
 Spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang on April 9 stressed Vietnam’s consistent stance on settling disputes in the East Sea by peaceful measures in line with international law.