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James Pearson

New allies Vietnam, Australia express concern over South China Sea tensions

23 Aug 2019

HANOI New allies Vietnam and Australia expressed concern on Friday about China's activities in the South China Sea, where Vietnamese and Chinese vessels are locked in a tense standoff in Vietnamese-controlled waters.

Chinese ship returns to Vietnam's exclusive economic zone

13 Aug 2019

HANOI A Chinese survey ship returned to Vietnam's exclusive economic zone off its coast on Tuesday, ship tracking data showed, less than a week after it left the area where vessels from the two countries were locked in a month-long standoff.

Chinese ship returns to Vietnam's exclusive economic zone

13 Aug 2019

HANOI, Aug 13 A Chinese survey ship returned to Vietnam's exclusive economic zone off its coast on Tuesday, ship tracking data showed, less than a week after it left the area where vessels from the two countries were locked in a month-long standoff.

Chinese ship heads away from Vietnam in South China Sea standoff

07 Aug 2019

HANOI A Chinese survey ship which has been embroiled in a tense month-long standoff with Vietnamese vessels has headed away from Vietnam's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), a Washington-based think tank said on Wednesday.

Vietnam police disperse protest at Chinese embassy over South China Sea standoff

06 Aug 2019

HANOI Vietnamese police on Tuesday broke up a brief protest outside the Chinese embassy in Hanoi against Beijing's maritime survey of an offshore block in the southeast Asian nation's exclusive economic zone (EEZ), a Reuters witness said.

Vietnam says preserved corpse of Ho Chi Minh in great condition

19 Jul 2019

HANOI The embalmed corpse of Vietnam's founding leader, Ho Chi Minh, is in great condition, state media said on Friday, a month after the government recruited a team of Russian experts to help preserve the former revolutionary's body.

Vietnam, China embroiled in South China Sea standoff

17 Jul 2019

HANOI Vietnamese and Chinese ships have been embroiled in a weeks-long standoff near an offshore oil block in disputed waters of the South China Sea, which fall within Vietnam's exclusive economic zone, two Washington-based think-tanks said on Wednesday.

Vietnam, China embroiled in South China Sea standoff

17 Jul 2019

HANOI, July 17 Vietnamese and Chinese ships have been embroiled in a weeks-long standoff near an offshore oil block in disputed waters of the South China Sea, which fall within Vietnam's exclusive economic zone, two Washington-based think-tanks said on Wednesday.

Vietnam calls in Russian experts to help preserve corpse of Ho Chi Minh

20 Jun 2019

HANOI Vietnam has formed a special team of experts, including four Russian scientists, to help preserve the embalmed body of the Communist-ruled state's founding leader, Ho Chi Minh, according to a written copy of the official decision seen by Reuters.

Vietnam ramps up pressure on Google's YouTube advertisers

12 Jun 2019

HANOI Vietnam has asked companies not to advertise on videos hosted by Google's YouTube that contain "anti-state propaganda," state media said on Wednesday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up pressure on global tech giants.

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