China’s placing of its oil rig in disputed waters near Vietnam in the South China Sea follows a clash between the nations over the oil rig in 2014. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese oil rig’s return in South China Sea, off coast of Vietnam, touches nerve in Hanoi

Beijing’s deployment of Haiyangshihou 981 in 2014 caused a diplomatic crisis between two neighbours, so was is it back?

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China’s placing of its oil rig in disputed waters near Vietnam in the South China Sea follows a clash between the nations over the oil rig in 2014. Photo: Xinhua
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