Vietnam absolutely opposes Taiwan’s deployment of a drill in Ba Binh area which belongs to Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, said Spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry Le Hai Binh.

US Senator John McCain said more cooperation is needed to ensure peace, security, safety and freedom of navigation and overflight in the East Sea on the basis of international law.
Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Perfecto Yasay said his country is considering diplomatic solutions and legal processes in line with international law over China’s reported weapon installation
The PCA July decision concerning the Philippines’ lawsuit against China’s claims in the East Sea is a foundation for the Philippines to reinforce marine marine security and protect sea resources.
A policy supporting fishermen affected by marine environmental incident has proved its effectiveness.
From July 1 next year, local maritime administrations will assume more duties and powers to better manage seaports and maritime activities, according to the Ministry of Transport.
Vietnam, in its marine economy strategy by 2020, strive to become a strong country in marine economy and get rich from the sea while firmly safeguard the national sea sovereignty.

Reorganising Vietnam’s four sea and coastal areas proposed

- Unlike land-based economy, the marine economy offers open space and great potentials for further development, focusing on coastal area (coastal and inshore); maritime space; island and oceanic space

The seafood market in the central province of Ha Tinh has heated up again after competent agencies declared that the regional waters and upper-layer fish are safe.

Quang Ninh moves to develop aquaculture, offshore fishing

The northeastern province of Quang Ninh boasts numerous advantages to develop sea-based economic sectors, including aquaculture and fishing, and it is now applying itself to tapping those potentials.

Department moves to tighten fishery control

The General Fisheries Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has evaluated the organisation and capability of forces assigned with fisheries management at sea.

The East Sea after the mid-July Award (part 2)

The Tribunal reached a conclusion that none of the high-tide features in the Spratly archipelago is inappropriate for human habitation or an economic life on its own.

Vietnam endowed with marine minerals

Vietnam’s sea is an integral part of the East Sea - a geographical area rich in natural resources. The country is richly endowed with a variety of marine minerals.

Vietnam to tap potential to develop East Sea coastal economic zones

Development of economic zones along the East Sea coastline have been a significant standpoint of the Vietnamese government based on its geographic conditions and location.

Youth role in promoting sea-based economic development

The Prime Minister approved a project aimed at promoting the role of young people in developing the maritime economy in five islands in the 2013-2020 period.

Tuan Chau – Beautiful island on coast of East Sea

Tuan Chau Island is located on the south-west side of Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province, which borders the East Sea.

Vietnam protests Taiwanese drill in Spratly Islands

Vietnam absolutely opposes Taiwan’s deployment of a drill in Ba Binh area which belongs to Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, said Spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry Le Hai Binh.

President asserts Vietnam’s rights and interests in East Sea

Vietnam’s rights and interests in the East Sea are recognised and protected by international law, including the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, said President Tran Dai Quang

US slams China’s seizure of underwater drone in East Sea

A Chinese warship has seized an underwater drone deployed by a US oceanographic vessel in the East Sea, triggering a formal diplomatic protest and a demand for its return, US officials said.

Philippine President: East Sea issue to be raised if minerals tapped

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he will raise the issue of the Philippines’ legal victory in the East Sea with China during his term, especially when resources in the waters are tapped.

Indonesian researcher: East Sea situation may not be so bad

An Indonesian researcher has shared a view that the situation in the East Sea may not be so bad and there will be no major incidents and clashes in the area.