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Vietnamese Target Chinese-Owned Factories

Vietnamese Target Chinese-Owned Factories

(Photo Credit: iStockphoto) (BGF) - According to the Associated Press, in an article published in The Boston Globe, Vietnamese workers have been protesting and vandalizing Chinese-owned factories in Vietnam. The protests were prompted by China's decision to place an...

Vietnam Fails to Rally Partners in China Dispute

Vietnam Fails to Rally Partners in China Dispute

(Photo Credit: Luong Thai Linh/European Pressphoto Agency) (BGF) - The New York Times, covering China's decision to place an offshore oil rig in the South China Sea, discussed Vietnams reaction to China's oil rig. Vietnam asserted that China's actions are "extremely...

Protests Over China Pose Test for Vietnam’s Leaders

Protests Over China Pose Test for Vietnam’s Leaders

(Photo Credit: AP) (BGF) - This article, recently published in The Boston Globe, discusses the issue of Vietnamese protests against China's placement of an offshore oil rig in disputed waters. As the article notes, Vietnam's leaders are in a complicated situation in...

China denies US accusation over South China Sea

(BGF) - The China's People Daily reported on May 13 that China denied the US Secretary John Kerry's accusation of it making provocative moves in the South China Sea during a phone conversation, and implied that Vietnam is the country taking provocative actions. Click...

In High Seas, China Moves Unilaterally

In High Seas, China Moves Unilaterally

(Photo Credit: Reuters ) (BGF) - Recently China placed an offshore oil rig 17 miles off the coast of an island claimed by both Vietnam and China. This article, featured in The New York Times, discusses China's decision to place the oil rig in the South China Sea....

Sen. McCain Statement on China-Vietnam Conflict

Sen. McCain Statement on China-Vietnam Conflict

(Photo Credit: Xinhua) (BGF) - On March 7, 2014 Senator John McCain (R-AZ) issued a statement condemning China's decision to begin drilling for oil within Vietnam's Exclusive Economic Zone. The statement goes on to state China's action is "provocative" and "deeply...