Vietnam Wants DreamWorks To Get The Map Of South China Sea Right

A photographer takes picture of a map showing the position of the Chinese oil rig in the disputed … [+] waters at the South China Sea during a press conference in Hanoi on June 5, 2014 held by Vietnamese Foreign Ministry accusing Chinese ships of attacking Vietnamese vessels near to the site of the oil rig off Vietnam’s central coast. China fired water cannon at a Vietnamese vessel and damaged another of Hanoi’s ships, Chinese state media said on June 3, in the latest confrontation over disputed waters in the…

Vietnam Bans Animated Movie Over South China Sea Map – The Diplomat

ASEAN Beat | Politics | Society | East Asia | Southeast Asia The country has pulled the film “Abominable’ from theaters because the movie shows a map supporting China’s South China Sea claims. Advertising Vietnam has pulled “Abominable” from theaters because the U.S.-Chinese-made animated movie showed a map supporting Chinese claims to the disputed South China Sea. The image in one scene showed the so-called nine-dash line, a vague and broken outline around the resource-rich waters China claims as its own territory. Those claims overlap with claims by Vietnam and other Asian governments, and an international tribunal in…

Vietnam bans Hollywood’s ‘Abominable’ Over S. China Sea map | CKPG Today | Prince George, Northern BC

By Canadian Press Oct 16, 2019 HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnam has pulled the Hollywood animation movie “Abominable” from theatres for featuring a scene with a map containing the controversial South China Sea nine-dash line, state media reported. The dash line, which is used by China to mark its claim to the entire South China Sea, has been a subject of condemnation by Vietnam and others with claims to the sea, which is crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves. “Abominable,” the story of…

Vietnam bans ‘Abominable’ movie over South China Sea map – National

Dreamworks‘ latest animated film, Abominable (2019), was banned from cinemas across Vietnam on Sunday, only a week after its release in the country. The Associated Press (AP) reports that the Chinese-American-made film depicts a map that supports China’s long-disputed claims that it owns a specific portion of the South China Sea. The scene prompted Vietnam’s Culture Ministry’s cinema department to issue an order requiring all cinemas to stop showing the film, according to Reuters. The image shows the so-called nine-dash line — a vague and broken demarcation…

Explained: Why Vietnam has banned animation film ‘Abominable’

A still from the animated film ‘Abominable’. Vietnam has banned the animated film ‘Abominable’ because a scene in the film showed a map that supports China’s claims to the South China Sea, a disputed territory among Vietnam, the Philippines, China, Brunei, Taiwan and Malaysia. Philstar Global, a Philippines-based news portal, reported on Wednesday that Teodoro Locsin Jr, the country’s Foreign Affairs Secretary, has called for a boycott and ban of the film in the Philippines. Why it is controversial The scene displays China’s so-called nine-dash line, leading to Vietnam pulling…

DreamWorks film ‘Abominable’ banned in Vietnam over South China Sea map

Vietnam has banned the DreamWorks film “Abominable” from playing in its theaters because the film features a scene with a map containing the controversial South China Sea nine-dash line, according to state media. The nine-dash line, used by China to mark its claim to the disputed South China Sea, has been a subject of condemnation by Vietnam and others with claims in the sea. The waterway is crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves. (from left) – Peng (Albert Tsai), Everest, Yi (Chloe Bennet) and…

South China Sea: Vietnam hits back at China following escalating tensions | World | News

The two states have experienced a crisis point in their diplomatic ties following Beijing’s institution of its nine-dash line policy. Under the nine-dash line policy, China lays claim to several territories that are currently contested with multiple neighbouring nations. Such has been the territorial dispute, that China has clashed with the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam. In July tensions between Vietnam and China reached a high point when Beijing dispatched a research ship to conduct surveying missions in waters controlled by Vietnam. Both countries claimed that they were merely exercising their…

Vietnam Leader Urges Restraint Over South China Sea Dispute With China

Vietnamese President and Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong called for calm in the disputed South China Sea, saying Hanoi would uphold its sovereignty its standoff with encroaching Chinese ships but also values stability, state media reported on Tuesday. “The principle is independence, sovereignty, territorial unity, but at the same time, stability. There is no period in which the country has had a stable atmosphere this good, so let’s keep it,” state media quoted Trong as telling a town hall meeting in Ba Dinh, which he represents in the Communist state’s…