Tensions over the resource-rich South China Sea have long weighed on relations between China and Vietnam. Photo: Reuters Tensions over the resource-rich South China Sea have long weighed on relations between China and Vietnam. Photo: Reuters
Tensions over the resource-rich South China Sea have long weighed on relations between China and Vietnam. Photo: Reuters

South China Sea rivals agree to set up hotline ‘to cope with emergencies’

  • Chinese and Vietnamese navy chiefs also vow to improve information sharing and boost cooperation
  • Direct line seen as a way to help manage tensions over their territorial disputes in the waterway

Topic |   South China Sea
Tensions over the resource-rich South China Sea have long weighed on relations between China and Vietnam. Photo: Reuters Tensions over the resource-rich South China Sea have long weighed on relations between China and Vietnam. Photo: Reuters
Tensions over the resource-rich South China Sea have long weighed on relations between China and Vietnam. Photo: Reuters
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