Vietnam’s automobile registrar has ordered an importer to remove a navigation app with China’s nine-dash line, which violates Vietnam’s sovereignty.
Vietnam will ask China to allow fruit shipments through additional gates as hundreds of containers pile up at the northern border, officials say.
Hundreds of dragon fruit containers are stuck at the border in northern Lang Son Province with Chinese customs taking longer to clear them.
Vietnam said Tuesday that China’s sovereignty infringement in the East Sea is leaving negative impacts on regional peace and security.
China suggested a paid-for rescue operation after being contacted for help with a stranded Vietnamese fishing vessel near Vietnam’s Paracel Islands last Sunday.
China has deliberately prevented Vietnamese fishermen from salvaging their boat that sank off Vietnam’s Paracel Islands.
For China, upstream Mekong River dams are more than electricity generators; they can deal with water shortages and are a political pressure tool.
Though not as famous as Sa Pa or Ha Giang, the northeastern province Cao Bang on the border with China offers an escape from vacationing mobs.
Addressing the UN General Assembly, Vietnam’s Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh stressed the importance of abiding by international laws and not complicating South China Sea issues.
Automobile imports from China have plummeted since the beginning of last year after tariffs on imports from ASEAN member countries were scrapped.