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Vietnam arrests 2 bloggers in new crackdown

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 09:25
Vietnam has arrested two democracy activists for posting articles critical of the government on the Internet, signaling a continued crackdown on dissent despite the early release of three dissidents last ...

Vietnam arrests 2 bloggers in new crackdown

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 06:23
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam has arrested two democracy activists for posting articles critical of the government on the Internet, signaling a continued crackdown on dissent despite the early release of three dissidents last month.

Vietnam arrests 2 dissident bloggers

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 03:28
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam has arrested two democracy activists for posting articles critical of the government on the Internet, signaling a continued crackdown on dissent despite the early release of three dissidents last month.

Vietnam Stocks Fall Most in 10 Months Amid Margin Call Concerns

Tue, 05/06/2014 - 03:26
Vietnam stocks tumbled, heading for the biggest drop since June, amid speculation leveraged traders are liquidating positions after the benchmark index retreated 10 percent from this year’s high.

China media threatens Vietnam over oil rig row

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 22:44
China should give Vietnam a "lesson it deserves to get" if Hanoi ratchets up tension in the South China Sea, an aggressive editorial in state-run media said Tuesday. The editorial in the Global Times newspaper comes after Vietnam reacted furiously to a decision by Beijing to move a deep-water drilling rig into disputed waters for the first time. Hanoi labelled the move "illegal" and demanded the ...

Vietnam says Chinese offshore rig is illegal; China disagrees

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 10:58
Vietnam has condemned as illegal the operation of a Chinese deepwater drilling rig in what Vietnam says is its territorial water in the South China Sea and told China's state-run oil company to remove it.

Vietnam upset by Chinese energy work offshore

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 10:24
Daniel J. graeber HANOI, Vietnam, May 5 (UPI) -- China National Offshore Oil Corp. is operating in waters claimed by the government of Vietnam, a spokesman for the Vietnamese government said.

Vietnam protests China rig placement in disputed waters

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 08:53
(May 5): Vietnam denounced China for setting up an exploration rig in waters off its central coast disputed by the...

Vietnam demands China stop oil drilling in disputed South China Sea; Beijing refuses

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 07:23
Vietnam demanded China stop oil drilling operations in a disputed patch of the South China Sea, saying on Monday that Beijing's decision to deploy a deep sea rig over the weekend was illegal.

China refuses Vietnam's call to stop oil drilling

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 07:04
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam demanded China stop oil drilling operations in a disputed patch of the South China Sea, saying on Monday that Beijing's decision to deploy a deep sea rig over the weekend was illegal.

Vietnam slams 'illegal' China oil rig in contested seas

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 06:51
Hanoi (AFP) - Vietnam has labelled as "illegal" a decision by China to move a deep-water drilling rig into disputed waters in the South China Sea for the first time, and demanded it withdraw from the area.

Vietnam slams 'illegal' China oil rig in contested seas

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 06:51
Vietnam has labelled as "illegal" a decision by China to move a deep-water drilling rig into disputed waters in the South China Sea for the first time, and demanded it withdraw from the area. The China Maritime Safety Administration issued a unilateral navigational warning on its website saying the rig would be drilling in the South China Sea close to the Paracel Islands -- which are controlled ...

Vietnam slams 'illegal' China oil rig in contested seas

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 06:51
Vietnam has labelled as "illegal" a decision by China to move a deep-water drilling rig into disputed waters in the South China Sea for the first time, and demanded it withdraw from the area. The China Maritime Safety Administration issued a unilateral navigational warning on its website saying the rig would be drilling in the South China Sea close to the Paracel Islands -- which are controlled ...

Vietnam protests Chinese oil rig in disputed sea

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 06:13
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam demanded China stop oil drilling operations in a disputed patch of the South China Sea, saying on Monday that Beijing's decision to deploy a deep sea rig over the weekend was illegal.

Vietnam says Chinese offshore rig is illegal; China disagrees

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 05:14
By Nguyen Phuong Linh HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam has condemned as illegal the operation of a Chinese deepwater drilling rig in what Vietnam says is its territorial water in the South China Sea and told China's state-run oil company to remove it. China said the rig was operating completely within its waters. China claims almost the entire oil- and gas-rich South China Sea, rejecting rival claims ...

Vietnam says new Chinese oil exploration in South China Sea is illegal

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 04:53
HANOI, Vietnam - Vietnam demanded China stop oil drilling operations in a disputed patch of the South China Sea, saying on Monday that Beijing's decision to deploy a deep sea rig over the weekend was illegal....

Vietnam says China's oil rig movement into South China Sea is 'illegal'

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 04:50
HANOI (REUTERS) - Vietnam says China's plan to move its first deep-water drilling rig into the disputed South China Sea, one of Asia's most volatile hotspots, is illegal and has called for the rig to be removed from what it says is Vietnam's territorial waters. The US$1 billion (S$1.25 million) offshore oil rig called Haiyang Shiyou 981 owned by the China's state-run CNOOC oil company has been ...

Vietnam Says China's Oil Rig Movement into South China Sea is 'Illegal'

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 03:19
HANOI, May 5 (Reuters) - Vietnam says China's plan to move its first deep-water drilling rig into the disputed South China Sea, one of Asia's most volatile hotspots, is illegal and has called for the rig to be removed from what it says is Vietnam's territorial waters.

Vietnam: China's Oil Rig Movement into South China Sea is ‘Illegal’

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 02:53
Vietnam says China's plan to move its first deep-water drilling rig into the disputed South China Sea, one of Asia's most volatile hotspots, is illegal, and has called for the rig to be removed from what it says is Vietnam's territorial waters. The $1 billion offshore oil rig called Haiyang Shiyou 981, owned by the China's state-run CNOOC oil company, has been drilling south of Hong Kong. The ...

Vietnam says China's oil rig movement into Sth China Sea is "illegal"

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 02:14
By Nguyen Phuong Linh HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam says China's plan to move its first deep-water drilling rig into the disputed South China Sea, one of Asia's most volatile hotspots, is illegal and has called for the rig to be removed from what it says is Vietnam's territorial waters. The $1 billion offshore oil rig called Haiyang Shiyou 981 owned by the China's state-run CNOOC oil company has ...