Tag: vietnam

  • AFP beefs up WPS marsec

    by  Macon Ramos-Araneta Armed Forces chief Gen. Gilbert Gapay on Tuesday described the situation in the South China Sea as “volatile and uncertain,” adding the military would install one of […]

  • PH Navy militias?

    Navy militias to patrol PH waters, protect Filipino fishers amid dispute with China By: Frances Mangosing MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine Navy is building up its own maritime militia force to keep […]

  • MMEA ship detentions

    Malaysia: MMEA Johor detains two vessels in illegal ship-to-ship bunker transfer The Johor state division of Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on Tuesday (6 October) said it detained two vessels […]

  • ASG hostage killed

    An Indonesian fisherman held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf group has died following a shootout between the Philippines security force and militants in the coastal town of Patikul in Sulu […]

  • Indonesia and IUU fishing

    by Julia John In late July, a high-speed chase stirred the waters northeast of Indonesia’s Natuna Islands, as patrol officers pursued a Vietnamese vessel suspected of illegal fishing. Having fled […]

  • 1,000m³ Rare African Wood Seized at Saigon City Port

    January 10: Customs officials in HCMC have discovered over 1,000 cubic meters (m³) of timber worth over $430,000 illegally imported from Africa with fake declarations. In the declarations, the shipment, […]

  • Japan, Vietnam Share Concerns on South China Sea

    January 06: The foreign ministers of Japan and Vietnam have shared their concerns about China’s increasing activity in the disputed South China Sea and agreed to cooperate closely on maritime […]

  • Malaysia Seizes Vietnamese Oil Tanker That Was Tracked in North Korea

    December 12:  A Vietnamese oil tanker – the VIET TIN 01 – which Reuters reported visited North Korea in February has been seized by Malaysia after it was found adrift […]

  • China Hopes Vietnam Does Not “Complicate” South China Sea Issue

    November 08: China called on Vietnam on Friday not to “complicate” the South China Sea issue, after a senior official in Vietnam said it could explore legal action, among various […]

  • US Carrier Sails Into Disputed Waters Amid New Flare-Ups

    August 06: A U.S. aircraft carrier sailed through the disputed South China Sea on Tuesday in the latest show of America’s military might amid new territorial flare-ups involving China and […]

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