Philippines refutes China’s unilateral territorial claim

Philippines refutes China’s unilateral territorial claim

(VOVWORLD) - The Philippines said Tuesday it had summoned the Chinese ambassador to convey its “displeasure over the illegal lingering presence of Chinese vessels” in Whitsun Reef (called as “Bai Ba Dau” in Vietnam). The reef...
China ready to strengthen ties with ASEAN

China ready to strengthen ties with ASEAN

(VOVWORLD) - China is ready to work with ASEAN to build a closer community with a shared future, and open up another three decades of greater cooperation, said Chinese State Councilor...
US rejects China’s maritime claims in East Sea

US rejects China’s maritime claims in East Sea

(VOVWORLD) - The United States rejects China’s maritime claims in the South China Sea beyond what it is permitted under international law and stands with Southeast Asian nations resisting its pressure...
12th international conference on East Sea closes

12th international conference on East Sea closes

(VOVWORLD) - The 12th South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam) International Conference themed “Maintaining peace and co-operation through time of turbulence” concluded in Hanoi on Tuesday with...
Russian ships patrol Asia-Pacific

Russian ships patrol Asia-Pacific

(VOVWORLD) - The Russian Defense Ministry said in a press release on Sunday that a fleet of warships left the Vladivostok naval base to carry out a remote sea patrol mission...
Indonesia affirms stance on East Sea

Indonesia affirms stance on East Sea

(VOVWORLD) - Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsuidi and other ASEAN countries reiterated their firm stance of rejecting China's maritime claims, which run counter to the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law...