Vietnam, China agree to keep talking in South China Sea dispute, SE Asia News & Top Stories

HANOI (DPA) – Vietnam and China agreed on Friday (Nov 29) to keep talking and take steps towards peacefully resolving the conflict over the South China Sea, which has seen tensions rising in the region in recent months. The announcement came after a three-day diplomatic visit to China by Vietnam’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Mr Le Hoai Trung, who held talks with Chinese Vice-Foreign Minister Le Yucheng in Beijing. While the ministers stopped short of saying they expected tensions to cease, they agreed to “resolve conflicts in an appropriate and peaceful…

No mention of South China Sea dispute in Duterte-Moon talks

President Rodrigo Duterte (3rd from left) joins other leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Republic of Korea President Moon Jae-in (6th from right) during the ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit in Busan on Nov. 26. PCOO MANILA – The South China Sea dispute was not discussed during President Rodrigo Duterte’s bilateral meeting with South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said. In an interview during the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit, Lorenzana confirmed that the matter was…

All You Need To Know About The South China Sea Dispute

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No mention of South China Sea dispute in Duterte-Moon meeting, says Lorenzana

Last updated Nov 26, 2019 By Prince Golez President Rodrigo Duterte did not raise the issue on the maritime dispute over the South China Sea (SCS) during his bilateral meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said. “Wala, hindi nabanggit ‘yun. Hindi nabanggit,” said Lorenzana in an interview at the Busan Exhibition and Convention Center in Busan on Tuesday. Duterte earlier said he will discuss security matters, including the SCS row, with Moon on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations-Republic of Korea Commemorative…

South China Sea crisis: China dispatches warships amid US dispute | World | News

Chinese armed forces sent military personal to intercept two US Navy vessels after they entered the South China Sea. The confrontation was the latest in a string of disputes in the region between Beijing and other contested territories. A statement, issued by Chinese People’s Liberation Army, reacted to the recent presence of the US ships near the Spratly Islands and Paracel Islands. The statement released on Friday, read: “The Chinese PLA sent ships and aircraft to conduct the whole-process monitoring and verification on the two US warships and warned them…

New Chinese ambassador not new to issues surrounding South China Sea dispute » Manila Bulletin News

Published November 25, 2019, 11:19 AM By Roy Mabasa Incoming Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Huang Xilian is no stranger to one of the biggest issues that will preoccupy him when he begins his diplomatic posting in Manila next month – the South China Sea. Photo from Mission of the People’s Republic of China to ASEAN Official page/ MANILA BULLETIN Huang is well-versed with regional politics as he is China’s outgoing envoy to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the central arena where the Code of Conduct (COC) in…

The South China Sea dispute in a state of turbulence

President Trump’s administration has increased the freedom of navigation operations in the South China Sea region as a part of their dynamic force employment strategy. by Anwar A. Khan Lou Chan, deputy chief of the Chinese academy of military sciences, last month spoke at a military conference proposing an attack on two US aircraft carriers as a solution to the South China Sea crisis. The move would be a high casualty one claiming as many as 10,000 American sailors’ lives. Explaining his reasoning Lou said China’s anti-ship missiles are sufficient…

Vietnam Gets a US Confidence Boost in China Sea Dispute | Voice of America

HO CHI MINH CITY – There is not often good news coming out of the territorial disputes of the South China Sea, but Vietnam, in its tensions with China, could take solace in recent remarks from some of Washington’s high level emissaries, who have given a boost to the Southeast Asian nation.  At the highest level is Michael Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, who on Thursday expressed remorse at the many ways his nation looked the other way during what he called China’s “hostile” ascendance and “intransigence,” including as it…

China Warns Vietnam to Not ‘Complicate’ South China Sea Dispute By Seeking Legal Arbitration – The Diplomat

Flashpoints | Security | Southeast Asia Beijing warned Hanoi to not “complicate matters.” Advertising On Friday, China pushed back on a suggestion from a senior Vietnamese official that the country would be willing to pursue international arbitration over its disputes with Beijing in the South China Sea. On Wednesday, Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung, speaking at a conference, said that Hanoi would look to arbitration and litigation if negotiations with China did not yield any solutions. Trung spoke on other possible measures beyond negotiations that Vietnam might pursue in the South China…

Vietnam might pursue legal action over South China Sea dispute

Vietnam might pursue legal action over South China Sea dispute (Philstar.com) – November 7, 2019 – 4:57pm MANILA, Philippines — Amid rising tensions with China, Vietnam is considering pursuing legal action over the maritime dispute in the South China Sea. Earlier this year, the two countries were involved in a standoff after China deployed coast guard vessels and survey ships at Vanguard Bank. Beijing called on Hanoi to respect its claims on the region while the latter asked China to immediately withdraw its ship. While Hanoi prefers negotiations to settle…