19 Jun '11, 2am

Vietnamese protest China amid rising tensions

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Hundreds of Vietnamese have launched protests against China for the third straight week amid escalating tensions in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, where both countries recently conducted live-fire military drills. About 300 people gathered Sunday near the Chinese Embassy in the capital, Hanoi, and marched through the streets yelling "Down with China," demanding that their powerful northern neighbor stay out of Vietnam's territory. Protests are rare in Vietnam and are typically quashed quickly by security forces, but Hanoi has allowed the demonstrations to go on for the past three Sundays. Relations between the communist neighbors have hit a low point after two incidents in the past month involving clashes between Chinese and Vietnamese boats in the South China Sea.

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/vietnamese-protest-china-amid-ri...

Tweets

Dozens of Vietnamese protest China amid tensions

sg.news.yahoo.com 26 Jun '11, 4am

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese protesters marched through the capital's streets for a fourth straight week, calling for ...

Hundreds of Vietnamese hold anti-China protest

sg.news.yahoo.com 12 Jun '11, 6am

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Hundreds of Vietnamese staged an anti-China protest Sunday for the second week in a row, a day ahead...

US-Vietnam joint statement on SCS.

sg.news.yahoo.com 18 Jun '11, 1am

The United States and Vietnam have jointly called for freedom of navigation and rejected the use of force in the South Chi...

Hundreds of #Vietnamese protest #Chinese action against #PetroVietnam vessel #maritime

Hundreds of #Vietnamese protest #Chinese action...

straitstimes.com 05 Jun '11, 5am

Hundreds gathered in Vietnam's capital for a rare public protest demanding that China stay out of their waters following a...

US, China hold special talks on rising tensions...

straitstimes.com 26 Jun '11, 12am

HONOLULU (Hawaii) - THE United States and China were holding first-of-a-kind talks on Saturday on rising tensions in the S...

Vietnamese in Japan rally against China

Vietnamese in Japan rally against China

channelnewsasia.com 25 Jun '11, 8am

TOKYO: About 200 Vietnamese marched through the streets of Tokyo on Saturday to protest against China in a territorial dis...

Vietnamese in Japan rally against China #China ...

sg.news.yahoo.com 25 Jun '11, 11am

About 200 Vietnamese marched through the streets of Tokyo on Saturday to protest against China in a territorial dispute ov...

Vietnam signs military order amid tensions

Vietnam signs military order amid tensions

channelnewsasia.com 14 Jun '11, 7pm

HANOI: The prime minister of Vietnam has signed an order on eligibility for military conscription, at a time of high marit...

Philippines downplays China naval drills: to bo...

straitstimes.com 18 Jun '11, 11am

MANILA - THE Philippine military on Saturday sought to downplay the significance of recent Chinese naval exercises in the ...

55-Foot 'Sea Monster' Washes Up In China

55-Foot 'Sea Monster' Washes Up In China

ecorazzi.com 23 Jun '11, 7pm

It’s a whale! It’s a shark! It’s…probably a whale. A mysterious, giant aquatic entity recently washed up on the shores of ...

US ready to arm Philippines amid China tension

US ready to arm Philippines amid China tension

channelnewsasia.com 23 Jun '11, 11pm

WASHINGTON: The United States said on Thursday it was ready to provide hardware to modernise the military of the Philippin...

The US will help strengthen the Philippine mili...

sg.news.yahoo.com 24 Jun '11, 11am

Manila (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - The United States government is ready to provide assistance to strengthen the Phi...