Indonesia finds extensive reef damage after cruise ship runs aground

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

A British-flagged cruise ship damaged more than 18,000 square meters (4.4 acres) of coral when it ran aground in waters popular with divers off Indonesia’s eastern province of Papua, government officials said on Wednesday.

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Indonesia summons UK envoy over coral reef destruction

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

Indonesia summoned the British ambassador Friday after a cruise ship on a voyage organised by a London-based company smashed into coral reefs in a popular tourist spot and caused extensive damage.

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Indonesia vows action after UK cruise ship ruins coral reef

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Báo Đầu Tư English 6 month(s) ago

SORONG: Indonesia on Wednesday (Mar 15) vowed to take action after a British-owned cruise ship smashed into pristine coral reefs and caused extensive damage, as residents of the popular tourist site lamented "paradise" had been ruined.

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UK cruise ship damages pristine Indonesian coral reef

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Báo Đầu Tư English 6 month(s) ago

SORONG, Indonesia: A British-owned cruise ship has smashed into pristine coral reefs, causing extensive damage in a remote corner of Indonesia known as one of the world's most biodiverse marine habitats, researchers and officials said on Tuesday (Mar 14).

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29 Vietnamese detained in Australia for illegal fishing

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Báo Dân Trí English 7 month(s) ago

The Australia Border Forces (ABF) said on February 17 that they had detained 29 Vietnamese fishermen allegedly poaching sea cucumbers in the country’s waters.

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International conference on East Sea issue wraps up

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Báo Dân Trí English 11 month(s) ago 1 related news

The eighth International Conference on the East Sea, themed “Cooperation for Regional Security and Development,” wrapped up in the city of Nha Trang in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa on November 15, stressing the need to promote ASEAN’s central role in managing disputes in the East Sea.

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Indonesians scour waters for dozens missing after speed boat crash

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Báo Dân Trí English 11 month(s) ago 2 related news

A 280-strong search-and-rescue team scoured the waters off an Indonesian island for dozens missing on Thursday, a day after a speedboat carrying mostly migrant workers struck a reef and sank, the national disaster mitigation agency said.

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Boat sinks off Indonesia's Batam, killing 17: disaster agency

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Báo Dân Trí English 11 month(s) ago 2 related news

A speedboat carrying 93 Indonesian migrant workers from Malaysia sank off Batam Island on Wednesday, killing 17 of them, Indonesia's national disaster agency said.

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Diver killed by stingray at Singapore aquarium

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Báo Dân Trí English 12 month(s) ago 2 related news

A diver has died after being stung in the chest by a stingray at a Singapore aquarium, the aquarium's owner said on Wednesday.

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Japan defense review expresses 'deep concern' at Chinese coercion

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Báo Thanh Niên English 14 month(s) ago

Japan defense review expresses 'deep concern' at Chinese coercion

Japan's annual defense review on Tuesday expressed "deep concern" over what it sees as China's coercion as a more assertive Beijing flouts international rules when dealing with other nations.

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U.S. diplomatic strategy on South China Sea appears to founder

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Báo Thanh Niên English 15 month(s) ago

U.S. diplomatic strategy on South China Sea appears to founder

In the lead-up to an international court ruling on China's claims in the South China Sea this month, United States officials talked about rallying a coalition to impose "terrible" costs to Beijing's international reputation if flouted the court's decision.

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ASEAN deadlocked on South China Sea after Cambodia blocks statement

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Báo Thanh Niên English 15 month(s) ago 1 related news

ASEAN deadlocked on South China Sea after Cambodia blocks statement

Southeast Asian nations failed to find common ground on maritime disputes in the South China Sea on Sunday after Cambodia stuck to its demand the group make no reference to an international court ruling against Beijing in a statement, diplomats said.

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China upset by U.S. Republican platform on South China Sea, Tibet

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Báo Thanh Niên English 15 month(s) ago

China upset by U.S. Republican platform on South China Sea, Tibet

China's Foreign Ministry on Thursday urged the U.S. Republican Party to stop making "groundless accusations" against China in its party platform, which says China practices cultural genocide in Tibet and has ludicrous claims in the South China Sea.

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Philippines says rejected China offer of conditional dialogue on South China Sea dispute

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Báo Thanh Niên English 15 month(s) ago 1 related news

Philippines says rejected China offer of conditional dialogue on South China Sea dispute

The Philippines has turned down a Chinese proposal to start bilateral talks, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, because of Beijing's pre-condition of not discussing a court ruling that nullified most of its South China Sea claims.

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Vietnam demands China’s compliance with international law

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 15 month(s) ago

Vietnam demands China’s compliance with international law

Vietnam has requested China to strictly comply with international law, following the latter’s recent violations of Vietnamese territorial sovereignty.

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