Lưu trữ theo thẻ: Biển Đông

Vì sao Trung Quốc đổi chiến thuật ở Biển Đông?

Thứ hai, 25/09/2017, 13:44 (GMT+7)

Biển đảo – Trung Quốc đổi sang chiến thuật mới với khái niệm “Tứ Sa” không có nghĩa là nước này từ bỏ đường lưỡi bò.

Liên quan đến những yêu sách phi lý của Trung Quốc ở Biển Đông, Washington Free Beacon đưa tin, giới chức ngoại giao Trung Quốc vừa hé lộ cách diễn giải phi lý mới trong cuộc họp kín với phía Mỹ ở thành phố Boston vào ngày 28 và 29/8.

Cụ thể, Trung Quốc không còn tập trung vào cái gọi là “đường lưỡi bò”, mà chuyển sang vận dụng thủ đoạn gọi là “Tứ Sa”.

Vi sao Trung Quoc doi chien thuat o Bien Dong?

Trung Quốc xây phi pháp đảo nhân tạo trên đá Gạc Ma, thuộc quần đảo Trường Sa của Việt Nam. Ảnh: EPA.

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Vietnamese fishermen claim innocence following arrest by Indonesian authorities

The fishermen asserted they were operating in Vietnamese waters prior to the apprehension

By Tuoi Tre News November 9, 2017, 10:32 GMT+7
Vietnamese fishermen claim innocence following arrest by Indonesian authorities
From left, Cao Van Hoang, Luu Van Ly, Le Thanh Thien, Hua Minh Trung, and Le Thanh Thua. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Five Vietnamese fishermen have pled not guilty following their capture by Indonesian authorities for illegally fishing in Indonesian waters.

A flotilla of five fishing boats from the southern Vietnamese province of Kien Giang was operating near Hon Khoai Island off the southern province of Ca Mau on April 13 when they were apprehended by Indonesian vessels.

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Three US aircraft carriers in Pacific

US flexes naval muscle in Asia ahead of Trump’s visit

Story highlights

  • US aircraft carriers send messages to adversaries, experts say
  • Presence of three carriers in Asia-Pacific comes as President Trump prepares to visit region

Sailors spell out #USA with the American flag on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in the Persian Gulf in late June 2015. When the Roosevelt leaves the Gulf sometime in October, the U.S. Navy will be without a carrier in the important region for two months.
Sailors spell out #USA with the American flag on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in the Persian Gulf in late June 2015. When the Roosevelt leaves the Gulf sometime in October, the U.S. Navy will be without a carrier in the important region for two months.

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US warship sails near islands claimed by Beijing in South China Sea

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Filre photo of USS Chafee, a US Navy destroyer which operates 100 per cent on biofuel, sailing about 241 kilometres north of the island of Oahu during the RIMPAC Naval exercises off Hawaii. (REUTERS/Hugh Gentry)

WASHINGTON: A US Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Tuesday (Oct 10), three US officials told Reuters, even as President Donald Trump’s administration seeks Chinese cooperation in dealing with North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs.

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U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander visits Battle of Bach Dang site in Vietnam

Vietnamese heroes had three great victories against northern invaders on Bach Dang River

By Tuoi Tre News – October 7, 2017, 09:57 GMT+7

​U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander visits Battle of Bach Dang site in Vietnam
Admiral Scott H. Swift is seen in front of a bed of iron-clad roles used in the Bach Dang battles.

Admiral Scott H. Swift, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, visited a renowned historical site where great Vietnamese heroes turned back invading armies three times, in the northern Vietnamese city of Hai Phong on Friday.

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US Senate Resolution 412:calls on China to withdraw its HD-981 drilling rig and associated maritime forces from their current positions

First posted on UNCLOSforum.wordpress.com on July 11, 2014

S.Res.412 – A resolution reaffirming the strong support of the United States Government for freedom of navigation and other internationally lawful uses of sea and airspace in the Asia-Pacific region, and for the peaceful diplomatic resolution of outstanding territorial and maritime claims and disputes.113th Congress (2013-2014)

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ASEAN reps endorse VN East Sea code proposal

vietnamnews – Update: September, 24/2017 – 19:00

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Phạm Bình Minh addresses the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly (GA) in New York.VNA/VNS photo Hữu Hoàng

Viet Nam News NEW YORK — ASEAN foreign ministers have endoresed a proposal by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Phạm Bình Minh for the ASEAN-China Summit in November to issue an official statement on the start of negotiations over a Code of Conduct for the East Sea.

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A Blueprint for Fisheries Management and Environmental Cooperation in the South China Sea

CSIS – BY  | SEPTEMBER 13, 2017

AMTI UPDATE

This is the first product of the CSIS Expert Working Group on the South China Sea, which seeks to chart a feasible model for claimants to manage the maritime disputes.  

On the top, the relatively healthy but overfished reef flat surrounding Thitu Island; on the bottom, a reef flat approximately 1.5 nautical miles away destroyed by Chinese clam harvesters. Both photos dated February 2016, courtesy of John McManus. 

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Lựa chọn của Hy Lạp

Thái Bình Thứ Bảy,  2/9/2017, 08:12 (GMT+7)

Du khách Trung Quốc trước trụ sở Quốc hội Hy Lạp. Ảnh: NYT

(TBKTSG) – Những đồng tiền đầu tư của Trung Quốc vào Hy Lạp – quốc gia Nam Âu, thành viên của Liên hiệp châu Âu (EU) mấy năm gần đây bị khủng hoảng kinh tế trầm trọng – đã bắt đầu sinh lợi nhuận, không chỉ tính bằng tiền bạc mà cả bằng ảnh hưởng chính trị ngày càng tăng của Bắc Kinh ở Hy Lạp và cả khối EU.

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Vietnam slams China over military drills in South China Sea

NDTV – China and Vietnam have long traded barbs over the strategic and resource-rich South China Sea, which Beijing claims most of.

World | Agence France-Presse | Updated: September 06, 2017 10:40 IST

Vietnam Slams China Over Military Drills In South China Sea
Tensions have flared in recent months between the two countries over the disputed sea

Hanoi:  Vietnam has delivered a sharp rebuke to China over military drills in the South China Sea, the second such warning in a week as tensions rise between the countries over the disputed waterway.

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US planning more regular South China Sea patrols: Report

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The US has conducted three “freedom of navigation” operations in the South China Sea since January — the last one by the USS John S. McCain, a destroyer that collided with a cargo ship days later off Singapore, killing 10 sailors AFP/James Vazquez

02 Sep 2017 04:51PM (Updated: 02 Sep 2017 04:59PM)

WASHINGTON: The Pentagon is planning to conduct more regular patrols in the South China Sea – as many as two to three a month – to assert freedom of navigation in disputed waters claimed by China, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday (Sep 1).

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Why China is building islands in the South China Sea

Vox Since 2014, China has been building islands in the middle of the South China Sea. What were once underwater reefs are now sandy islands complete with airfields, roads, buildings, and missile systems. In less than two years, China has turned seven reefs into seven military bases in the South China Sea, one of the most contentious bodies of water in the world.

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