China and Vietnam are locked in a dispute over the South China Sea. Photo: AFP

As coastguard boats circle, Vietnam prepares for bigger challenge in South China Sea

  • Vietnamese president calls on country to be ready for all possibilities in the disputed waters
Topic |   South China Sea

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China and Vietnam are locked in a dispute over the South China Sea. Photo: AFP
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Vietnam's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh. Photo: Reuters

Vietnam’s foreign minister warns of escalation in the South China Sea in thinly veiled warning to China

  • While not mentioning China directly, Vietnamese Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said it has concerns ‘over the recent complicated developments’ in the region
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Vietnam's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh. Photo: Reuters
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