South China Sea: What are Chinese fleets doing at Whitsun Reef?

The story of more than 200 Chinese ships outlined in Whitsun Reef has been the focus of international opinion over the past week, causing tensions in the South China Sea (Vietnamese call it the East Sea), according to regional media.…
The US is tough with China, Vietnam is both happy and worried

From the day Joe Biden entered the White House, Washington has maintained a tough stance towards Beijing and has clearly shown an interest in strengthening the US role in the Indo-Pacific region. Vietnam is said to be very pleased with…
Coping with China’s “gray zone” tactics

China intensifies “gray–zone tactics” The recent event has caused many concerns when more than 200 Chinese marine militia ships were discovered near Ba Dau (Whitson Reef), a reef in the East Sea (South China Sea) that Vietnam also claims. The…