Monthly Archives: May 2020

Vietnam city fines Bayer chief for South China Sea ‘nine-dash’ map

  HO CHI MINH CITY — The CEO of Bayer Vietnam faces up to 70 million dong ($3,000) in fines for disseminating a map of the South China Sea that included the so-called nine-dash line, which China uses to demarcate its claims on the waters.

Palace: PH, Vietnam agree to promote peaceful settlement of disputes in South China Sea

  MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines and Vietnam have reaffirmed their commitment to pursue peace and stability in the hotly-contested South China Sea, Malacañang said Wednesday. According to a statement by the Presidential Communications Operations Office, President Duterte and Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc spoke over the phone on Tuesday evening where they “reiterated […]

China’s increasing belligerence in South China Sea threatens international peace and regional stability

NEW DELHI: Vietnam has taken an appropriate decision by asking its citizens to fish legally after China attempted to put fishing limits in South China Sea where Beijing has yet again displayed aggression in last few weeks while the world is busy fighting Covid. The unilateral action by China to ban fishing in SCS and […]

US formally announces onset of Cold War with China

  NEW DELHI/WASHINGTON: With its new vision document on China, the US has formally announced the onset of its Cold War with the Asian giant, accusing it of exploiting rule-based world order and re-shaping international system in favour of Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) ideology and interests. Just short of calling it Cold War, the US […]

US awakens to risk of China-Russia alliance in the Arctic

New navy secretary calls for a significant presence in the northern seas NEW YORK — When the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee convened a hearing to confirm the new Secretary of Navy Kenneth Braithwaite, the word “Arctic” was mentioned 35 times. It topped other hot topics such as “China” and “Russia,” which each received 22 […]