Tag: vietnam

  • China’s Military Moment

    Beguiled by undersea oil and gas deposits and the weakness of fellow claimants to the Paracel Islands, China launched a naval offensive to seize the disputed archipelago. China’s Military Moment […]

  • Shipping Crisis

    The world economic slowdown has led to a decline in goods being shipped with the consequence that many maritime enterprises, especially shipping lines, face bankruptcy. Shipping firms face bankruptcy Many […]

  • Vietnam and Japan to Cooperate

    Vietnam and Japan agreed to step up cooperation in defense and maritime security during Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Koichiro Gemba’s visit to Vietnam from July 13-14. Vietnam, Japan agree […]

  • Clinton Backs Vietnam

    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is backing Vietnam’s efforts to resolve a dispute over mineral and fishing rights in the South China Sea. Clinton Backs Vietnamese Efforts to Resolve […]

  • Maritime Dispute

    China’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Zhang Zhijun, summoned Vietnam’s Ambassador to China, Nguyen Van Tho, on Thursday to lodge a formal complaint over Vietnam’s claims to the Xisha and Nansha islands and adjacent waters […]

  • Challenging Disputes

    Maritime disputes between China and some neighboring countries have escalated in recent years. A number of factors have contributed to the current maritime challenge. This article offers a Chinese view of […]

  • Sabre Rattling

    Chinese officials in Beijing are warning against any joint military patrols or exercises between Vietnam and the Philippines in the disputed South China Sea. China Warns Against Joint Exercises in […]

  • Maritime Security Authority

    According to international analysts gathered in Phnom Penh, a territorial dispute amongst Brunei, China, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam is a “critical” issue with far-reaching implications. Sea change sought […]

  • Annus Horribilis Continues

    The cruise industry’s annus horribilis continues, CNN has reported that the Silversea Cruises ship Silver Shadow collided last Friday with a cargo ship in Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay in heavy […]

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