The East Sea and US-VN-China relations after Xi Jinping’s US visit
09/10/2015 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet would like to present an article by Dr. Tran Cong Truc, former Head of the Government Boundary Committee on US - Vietnam - China relations and the East Sea, after Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the US.

Behind the vague cow-tongue line established by China
29/07/2014 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge - After the Hunan publishing house released a vertical map with the 10-dash line, both Chinese and foreign scholars criticized the bogus map.

The legend of China’s bogus "cow tongue"
21/07/2014 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The "cow tongue" or "nine dotted line" or “U-shaped line” is a product that has surprised the world, including some Chinese researchers, with some calling it "incomprehensible".

Chinese scholars rejects China’s U-shaped line
16/07/2014 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge - To help the Chinese public and the Chinese people understand the truth, Chinese scholar Li Linghua has published evidence about the origin of islands in the East Sea and the wrong and dangerous U-shaped line of China.

China’s unacceptable greed with the East Sea
24/06/2014 (GMT+7)
 The legal ramifications and motivation for China’s illegal placement of its oil rig Haiyang Shiyou-981 in the East Sea was the topic that captured major attention of international and Vietnamese scholars.

China aims to occupy entire East Sea: int’l analyst
09/06/2014 (GMT+7)
The Chinese proposal to conduct negotiations to settle tensions in the East Sea in a peaceful way is only a ruse for its real intentions, according to Dr Marvin C. Ott, an international prestigious analyst, and former analyst at the CIA.

China’s long-term plot to capture the East Sea
31/05/2014 (GMT+7)
Seen in the context of its actions over the past half century, there is nothing surprising about China’s deployment of an illegal rig in Vietnam’s waters. This is just one more notch in the ratchet Beijing has wielded to "monopolize the East Sea".

China's nine-dotted line: a vague claim
26/05/2014 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – China has made its claim about a nine-dash line that stretches along the coastline of a number of countries in the East Sea, covering up to 80 percent of the sea’s area.

Chinese couple served a warning for taking wrong maps into Vietnam
06/01/2014 (GMT+7)
On January 3, the authorities of Da Nang city gave a warning to Mr. Li Lin Xiang, 67 and his wife, Gao Ya Fan, 63, from Liaoning Province, China, for taking wrong maps with the U-shaped line into Vietnam.

Software with nine-dotted line used at secondary schools in HCMC
26/12/2013 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Some secondary schools in HCM City have been found as using the software with the image of nine dotted line sourced from China. No agency has taken responsibility for this.

Chinese teaching books for kids with “U-shaped line” confiscated
14/03/2013 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - At least 2,000 books teaching Chinese language for children that are published and released in Vietnam were detected to include Chinese maps with the "U-shaped line."

No entry stamp on passports with the U-shaped line, says Minister
01/12/2012 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge – Minister, Chairman of the Government Office, Mr. Vu Duc Dam, told an online newspaper that the government had instructed to not affix any seal of Vietnam on the passports that have the "U-shaped line."

“U-shaped line passport” to make China isolated
30/11/2012 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge – Printing the U-shaped line on the passport is a provocation; the Chinese will be isolated. The Chinese Government should withdraw the new passport," said Professor Carl Thayer.