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Vietnam, PH most concerned about China disputes

Jul 17, 2015 - 3:35 PM

The Pew Research Center however says there is little concern worldwide about territorial disputes with China

UNITED FRONT. A Vietnamese child peers from Vietnam and Philippines flags while waiting for the arrival of Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung at Villamor Airbase in Pasay City, Philippines, on May 21, 2014. Photo by Dennis M. Sabangan/EPA

Vietnam defends building in South China Sea

May 14, 2015 - 1:00 PM

Vietnam has indisputable sovereignty over the Paracel and Spratly archipelagos the Vietnamese ambassador tells Rappler

VIETNAM CONSTRUCTION. This satellite image shows Vietnam's reported construction activities on Sand Cay, one of the features of the Spratly Islands in the disputed South China Sea. Photo courtesy of SIS Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative/DigitalGlobe

Philippines, Vietnam form team to boost alliance

Jul 03, 2014 - 6:55 PM

The Philippine and Vietnamese armies also vow to conduct joint training as both countries face China s threats in the disputed South China Sea

China blames Vietnam for ramming ships again

Jun 25, 2014 - 9:10 AM

To pin down China however Vietnam releases images of the latest ramming incident between Hanoi and Beijing in the disputed South China Sea

LATEST INCIDENT. This handout photo taken on June 23, 2014 and released to AFP on June 24, 2014 by Vietnam's maritime police allegedly shows a Chinese boat (left) supposedly ramming a Vietnamese vessel (right) in contested waters near China's deep sea drilling rig in the South China Sea. Photo by Vietnam's Maritime Police/AFP

Q and A: 'Brave, patriotic' Vietnam challenges China

Jun 18, 2014 - 8:00 AM

We don t fear anything the Vietnamese ambassador tells Rappler as he slams China s dream to claim the entire South China Sea

NZ's John Key to apologize to China for milk scare

Aug 13, 2013 - 10:20 AM

John Key says the reputation of Fonterra is inextricably tied with that of New Zealand as a whole

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key, July 22, 2013. AFP File / Marty Melville

New Zealand's Key accuses Fonterra of 'staggering' delay

Aug 05, 2013 - 10:28 AM

UPDATED John Key said it was difficult to understand why Fonterra did not act immediately when tests last year showed there were problems

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key, July 22, 2013. AFP File / Marty Melville