Ambassador: Returning peace to East Sea 16:14 | 19/07/2014
VGP – Vietnamese Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg, and the European Union (EU) Pham Sanh Chau on July 17 posted an article on the European Political Newspaper NewEurope, showing his strong opposition to a wrongful view on the East Sea by the Chinese Ambassador to Belgium and EU.
Chinese ships keep obstructing Vietnamese boats at rig site 21:20 | 14/07/2014
VGP -  Chinese ships protecting the illegally-placed oil rig Haiyang Shiyou-981 on July 14 continued taking aggressive acts to hinder Vietnamese law enforcement ships that were operating in their national waters.
Position paper on VN's sovereignty over Hoang Sa 16:19 | 09/07/2014

VGP - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on July 8 reiterated Viet Nam's official stance on the country's sovereignty over Hoang Sa.

 

China dispatches two aircraft to illicit oil rig 21:24 | 07/07/2014

VGP – China on Monday dispatched two aircraft to guard the oil rig Haiyang Shiyou 981 illegally installed in Viet Nam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, according to the Vietnamese Fisheries Surveillance Department.

VN demands China’s explanation for arresting fishermen 05:46 | 06/07/2014
VGP - The Foreign Ministry’s Consular Department on July 6 asked the Chinese Embassy in Ha Noi to explain China’s arrest of Viet Nam’s fishing boat QNg 94912 TS with six fishermen on board on July 3.
VN continues protesting China at UN 18:40 | 04/07/2014
VGP – Viet Nam’s permanent mission to the United Nations has sent a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, asking him to circulate the country’s two documents clarifying its sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago and exposing the fallacies of China’s claims, according to the Voice of Viet Nam.
PM welcomes top Philippine diplomat 20:26 | 02/07/2014

VGP – PM Nguyen Tan Dung on Wednesday welcomed Philippine FM Albert F. Del Rosario who is on a two-day visit to Viet Nam at the invitation of Deputy PM, FM Pham Binh Minh.

China must immediately withdraw oil rig, escort ships 19:31 | 02/07/2014
VGP – Viet Nam resolutely demands China immediately withdraw the drilling rig Haiyang Shiyou-981 as well as its escort ships from Viet Nam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, reiterated PM Nguyen Tan Dung.
China threatens peace, says geopolitics professor 16:15 | 30/06/2014

VGP – China’s placement of the oil rig Haiyang Shiyou 981 in Viet Nam’s exclusive economic zone threatens peace in Southeast Asia and the world as a whole, noted an Argentine professor.

Journalists demand China immediately stop provocative acts 17:08 | 29/06/2014

VGP – The Viet Nam Journalists Association (VJA) once again protests China’s provocative acts in Viet Nam’s waters and demands China respect international law.