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World May 25, 2018

Chinese claims in South China Sea overlap with Vietnam's oil projects

Some oil blocks off Vietnam's sprawling coastline fall within an area of the South China Sea demarcated by China's "nine-dash line," the basis for Beijing's controversial claims to most of the resource-rich waterway. Last week, sources said Rosneft Vietnam BV, a unit of Russian state ...