Vietnam detains dozens in anti-China protest in Hanoi

Jul 17, 2016

Vietnam detains dozens in anti-China protest in Hanoi

Dozens of Vietnamese who gathered for an anti-China protest in central Hanoi were taken away by authorities Sunday as they tried to rally support for an international tribunal’s ruling rejecting Beijing’s claims in the South China Sea. About two dozen people were bused away ...

China: more hegemon than bogeyman?

| Jul 16, 2016

China: more hegemon than bogeyman?

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Jeffrey Wasserstrom’s perceptive new book, “Eight Juxtapositions: China Through Imperfect Analogies,” presents some unlikely comparisons that are designed to challenge perceptions about China. Wasserstrom, a professor of history at the University of California, Irvine, acknowledges flaws in his analogies — which include an exploration ...

Jul 14, 2016

Vietnam protests China's activities in South China Sea

Vietnam on Thursday protested China’s recent activities in the disputed South China Sea, saying they seriously violate Vietnamese sovereignty. Chinese state media reported that two Chinese civilian aircraft on Wednesday landed successfully on two newly built airstrips on Mischief and Subi reefs. China also ...