(Advertisement)

China claims unite 2 nations

Vietnam, Philippines say oil rig in disputed waters crosses line

Posted: May 22, 2014 at 5:44 a.m.

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung (left) meets Wednesday with Philippine President Benigno Aquino at the Malacanang Presidential Palace in Manila.

Vietnam and the Philippines will jointly oppose "illegal" Chinese actions in the South China Sea, Vietnam's prime minister said Wednesday in a rare show of public solidarity between two Southeast Asian nations wrestling with Beijing's determination to assert its sovereignty claims in the disputed waters.

This story is only available from our archives.

(Advertisement)



« Previous Story

48 slain in three Nigerian villages

Red Cross workers on Wednesday search the site where a car bomb went off Tuesday in Jos, Nigeria, one of two bombings that day that left 130 people dead.

Boko Haram assaulted three villages in northern Nigeria, killing 48 people, residents said Wednesday, hours af... Read »

Next Story »

Pakistan says 60 killed in strikes on Taliban

A Pakistani police commando rushes to the site of an explosion Wednesday in Karachi in which a bomb had been rigged to a motorcycle and exploded outside a paramilitary office.

Pakistani warplanes and helicopters pounded militant hideouts near the Afghan border on Wednesday, killing 60 ... Read »