The giant Chinese crane vessel Lin Jiang was tracked from southern China to its position on Tuesday night off the coast of Vietnam. Image: Marine Traffic

Giant China crane ship turns up near Vietnamese coast

  • Beijing stretches Hanoi’s maritime capacity after weeks of tension in South China Sea
Topic |   South China Sea

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The giant Chinese crane vessel Lin Jiang was tracked from southern China to its position on Tuesday night off the coast of Vietnam. Image: Marine Traffic
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Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. Photo: EPA-EFE

New allies Vietnam and Australia concerned about China’s activities in South China Sea

  • Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc was meeting his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison after strengthening ties
  • Chinese and Vietnamese ships have been locked in a stand-off in the sea since early July
Topic |   Vietnam

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Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. Photo: EPA-EFE
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