Việt Nam protests illegal Chinese military drill on Paracel Islands

July 2, 2020 – Việt Nam has issued a note to China to protest an illegal military drill conducted on islands that rightfully belong to Việt Nam. Foreign ministry spokesperson Lê Thị Thu Hằng informed the media of the action on Thursday during a press briefing held in Hà Nội. “Việt Nam has had exchanges with the Chinese side and…

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Việt Nam Requests China Investigate Hoàng Sa Incident

June 14, 2020 – Việt Nam has asked China to investigate the incident where Chinese vessels seriously disrupted a Vietnamese fishing boat in Hoàng Sa (Paracel) archipelago’s waters on June 10. Relevant agencies said Việt Nam’s fishing boat QNg 96416 TS was moving about seven nautical miles to the south of Lincoln Island when a steel vessel plated 4006 (allegedly…

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USS Theodore Roosevelt & Bunker Hill Visit Viet Nam

VNA photo March 5, 2020 – The visit of US Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG52) to Đà Nẵng contributes to the development of the relations between Việt Nam and the US, according to spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Lê Thị Thu Hằng. She was speaking during the regular press conference…

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