Posts Tagged 'No China'

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 […]

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 […]

An assessment of Prof. Carlyle A. Thayer on the subject “China Accosts Vietnamese Exploration Vessel”

Prof. Carlyle A. Thayer Emeritus Professor at The University of New South Wales and at the Australian Defence Force Academy   1. A Chinese patrol boat deliberately cut a Vietnamese oil and gas survey ship’scables in Vietnamese waters. What’s your comment about this incident? ANSWER: This is an unprecedented action by Chinese patrol ships. It appears to […]

Bref en Français: Mer orientale, bataille des vietnamiens contre d’irraisonnables chinois

  Regain de tension entre la Chine et le Vietnam – Le torchon brûle une nouvelle fois entre Hanoi et Pékin. Le 2 juin, les autorités vietnamiennes ont adressé une note diplomatique à leur puissant voisin pour s’élever contre “les actions de la Chine qui violent gravement la souveraineté du Vietnam”, rapporte le quotidien officiel Sai […]