China’s claims under nine-dash line contrary to UNCLOS: Hague tribunal
The PCA said on July 12th that China’s claims to historic rights for waters within the nine-dash line are contrary to the 1982 UNConvention on the Law of the Sea (Photo: BBC)China’s claims to historic rights over waters within the nine-dash line are contrary to the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) at The Hague, the Netherlands, said.
Philippines, Japan urge China to respect PCA ruling
Secretary of the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs Perfecto Yasay (Photo: EPA/VNA)
Both the Philippines and Japan have called on China to respect the Permanent Court of Arbitration’s (PCA) ruling that rejected Beijing’s nine-dash line claims in the East Sea, as part of their participation at the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc active on ASEM sidelines
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe (Photo: VNA)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had bilateral meetings with leaders of Asian and European countries on the sidelines of the 11th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, on July 15th.
Photo exhibition on East Sea opens in Seoul
An overview of the exhibition (Source: VNA)
A photo exhibition on the East Sea was held in Seoul, the Republic of Korea (RoK), on July 10th as part of the second Vietnam Culture Day in the country.
Writing contest about sovereignty over sea and islands for overseas Vietnamese youth launched
Mr. Truong Minh Tuan, Minister of MIC, speaking at the launching ceremony (Photo: VNA)
A writing contest with the theme “Overseas Vietnamese students and youth with the task of protecting sovereignty over sea and islands of Vietnam" was officially launched by the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) and the Vietnamese Youth Federation Central Committee in Hanoi on July 13th./.