ASEAN foreign ministers agree on draft COC framework
8/6/2017 3:10:37 PM (GMT+7)
 ASEAN foreign ministers on August 5 reached a consensus on a draft framework for a code of conduct (COC) of parties in the East Sea.

ASEAN needs Code of Conduct in East Sea soon: Spokeswoman
8/4/2017 10:51:31 AM (GMT+7)
ASEAN always supports the early approval of an effective and legally-binding Code of Conduct in the East Sea, the Foreign Ministry’s Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said at a regular press conference in Hanoi on August 3.

Vietnam objects to China’s opening of cinema on Phu Lam island
8/2/2017 10:33:04 AM (GMT+7)
 China’s construction and opening of a cinema on Phu Lam island in Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago violate Vietnam’s sovereignty over the archipelago, said Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson.

Ship of love from mainlanders to Truong Sa soldiers
8/1/2017 9:26:06 AM (GMT+7)
In June, reporters had a chance to sail off Truong Sa archipelago. They were touched by the special sentiments of mainlanders to Truong Sa and the soldiers.

OVs in Europe call for inclusion of East Sea issue in G20 Summit agenda
6/30/2017 6:00:22 PM (GMT+7)
The Vietnamese community in Europe has called on Germany, as the rotating President of the G20, to add the East Sea issue to the agenda of the G20 Summit slated for July 7-8 in Hamburg, Germany. 

China asked to take responsible, constructive actions in East Sea
6/16/2017 9:59:07 AM (GMT+7)
China needs to act responsibly and constructively in the maintenance of peace and stability in the region as well as in the East Sea on the basis of complying with international law, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said. 

Int’l maritime congress raises concern over East Sea issue
6/15/2017 10:02:29 AM (GMT+7)
The fifth annual International Maritime Congress recently held in Poland raised concern over the complicated developments in the East Sea issue, saying that they are directly linked with China’s maritime strategy. 

Poland workshop focuses on disputes in East Sea
6/7/2017 1:25:11 AM (GMT+7)
 The 13th Lodz East Asia Meeting (LEAM) themed “Power shifts in East Asia: Prospects for Developing Asian-European Ties” took place recently in Poland.being held for the first time.

Vietnam opposes Taiwan’s drills in Truong Sa archipelago
5/26/2017 5:09:54 PM (GMT+7)
Vietnam resolutely opposes China’s Taiwan conducting a number of live-fire exercises in the waters area around Ba Binh island, which belongs to Vietnam’s Truong Sa archipelago.

East Sea workshop held in Germany
5/21/2017 10:19:59 PM (GMT+7)
An international workshop on the East Sea was held at the Asia-Africa Institute under Hamburg University in northern Germany, drawing many leading scholars and researchers.

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.