Archive for the 'No China' Category

Vietnamese take to streets against China’s “imperialism” over maritime borders

The summit in Singapore fails to reconcile tensions between Beijing, Manila and Hanoi. Chinese Minister of Defense: No military expansionism and hegemony. But Vietnam and the Philippines buy submarines to protect sea boundaries and call for the U.S. intervention. In Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh citizens’ protests over Spratly and Paracel islands invasions. Hanoi (AsiaNews […]

US pledges to protect allies in the South China Sea

By Sherab Woeser – Phayul Hundreds of young Vietnamese, angered by what they called ‘Chinese invasion of Vietnam lands’ turned out for a rare protest in front of the Chinese embassy in Hanoi, June 5. The demonstrations in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City followed a formal protest lodged by Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs […]

Philippines, Vietnam leaders hit China over Spratlys

  THE Philippines and Vietnam on Sunday criticized recent Chinese military activity in the South China Sea amid fears that small confrontations in disputed areas could lead to armed conflict. (C) Philippine Daily Inquirer/Asia News Network   Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin told a security forum attended by China’s Defense Minister Liang Guanglie that “actions […]

Facebook Call Prompts Protest Marches in Vietnam Over Dispute With China

Bloomberg News – Young Vietnamese, spurred by calls on Facebook and other social media, marched through Hanoi to protest China’s recent actions in disputed territories in the South China Sea. Holding signs that read “Stop Chinese Invasion of Vietnam Lands” and singing the national anthem, a crowd of mostly Vietnamese college students demonstrated on Hanoi’s streets yesterday after police […]

Hundreds protest in Vietnam against China over sea row

(Reuters) – About 300 people marched on the Chinese embassy on Sunday in a rare public protest to condemn what they called China’s violation of Vietnamese sovereignty in the disputed South China Sea. Tension between two has been on the rise since last month when Vietnam accused Chinese patrol boats of harassing an oil-exploration ship […]