Ministry claims Vietnam's central coastal waters are “safe”

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Ministry claims Vietnam's central coastal waters are “safe”

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment yesterday claimed the waters off four central coastal provinces was now safe, following the mass fish deaths last week.

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Six killed in Texas floods as severe weather lashes central U.S.

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Six killed in Texas floods as severe weather lashes central U.S.

A grandmother and four of her grandchildren were killed and another person also died in floods in Texas caused by storms that unleashed tornadoes, damaging hail and torrential rains on several central U.S. states, officials said on Saturday.

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China trains 'fishing militia' to sail into disputed waters

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China trains 'fishing militia' to sail into disputed waters

The fishing fleet based in this tiny port town on Hainan island is getting everything from military training and subsidies to even fuel and ice as China creates an increasingly sophisticated fishing militia to sail into the disputed South China Sea.

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Despite mass fish deaths, central province says coastal waters safe

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Despite mass fish deaths, central province says coastal waters safe

Officials in Quang Tri, one of the coastal provinces in central Vietnam where fish have turned up dead en masse, surprised quite a few people on Friday when they announced that its coastal waters are safe.

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15 divers get health checks after working in Ha Tinh waters

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15 divers get health checks after working in Ha Tinh waters

Divers who worked in contaminated water in Ha Tinh Province will have health checks in Hue City after the death of co-worker.

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China denies U.S. carrier Hong Kong visit amid maritime tension

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China denies U.S. carrier Hong Kong visit amid maritime tension

China has denied a U.S. carrier strike group’s request for a port visit to Hong Kong next week amid escalating tensions in the adjacent South China Sea.

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US lawmakers call for strengthened marine security in East Sea

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US lawmakers call for strengthened marine security in East Sea

Several members of the US Congress on April 27 urged the Obama administration to help strengthen marine security in the South China Sea (known as Bien Dong or East Sea in Vietnam) via increasing naval operations close to disputed islands in those waters.

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Da Nang assures coastal waters safe amid ongoing fish-death crisis

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Da Nang assures coastal waters safe amid ongoing fish-death crisis

Amid concerns that whatever is killing fish en masse in several central provinces has spread to Da Nang, the city assured Thursday that tests found waters off its coast remain safe.

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China won't allow chaos or war on Korean peninsula: Xi

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China won't allow chaos or war on Korean peninsula: Xi

China will not allow chaos and war to break out on the Korean peninsula, which would be to no one's advantage, Chinese President Xi Jinping told a group of Asian foreign ministers on Thursday.

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Indonesia to work with Philippines, Malaysia on maritime security

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Indonesia to work with Philippines, Malaysia on maritime security

Indonesian President Joko Widodo is expected to hold talks with military chiefs and foreign ministers from the Philippines and Malaysia this week on maritime security.

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Minister calls for ASEAN’s single voice on East Sea security

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Minister calls for ASEAN’s single voice on East Sea security

The ASEAN countries need to have a unanimous voice on the East Sea security and navigation safety issue, Vietnamese Defence Minister Ngo Xuan Lich has said at a meeting with his Thai counterpart Prawit Wongsuwan in Moscow, Russia.

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Mysterious death of diver adds to ongoing environmental crisis in central Vietnam

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Mysterious death of diver adds to ongoing environmental crisis in central Vietnam

A diver from central Vietnam died a day after working at a port of a Taiwanese steel firm which has been accused of polluting waters and causing mass fish deaths in recent weeks.

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Indonesia fears piracy surge on shipping route could make it 'new Somalia'

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Indonesia fears piracy surge on shipping route could make it 'new Somalia'

Indonesia fears piracy on a shipping route along its sea border with the Philippines could reach Somalian levels and has told vessels to avoid danger areas, officials said on Thursday, after a spate of kidnappings.

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Indonesia to set up 'crisis center' after Philippine kidnappings: minister

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Indonesia to set up 'crisis center' after Philippine kidnappings: minister

Indonesia will set up a crisis center, headed by President Joko Widodo, to handle security situations involving its citizens overseas, a senior minister said on Monday, following recent abductions of Indonesian sailors in Philippine waters.

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Japan says China's maritime expansion making the world 'greatly worried'

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Japan says China's maritime expansion making the world 'greatly worried'

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, speaking ahead of a visit to Beijing, said on Monday China was making the world "worried" with its military buildup and maritime expansion in the East and South China Seas.

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