On June 14, China began construction of a school on Woody Island (belong to Paracel Isalnd).
China placed before the oil rig Haiyang Shiyou-981 inside the exclusive economic zone and continental shelf of Vietnam that is an illegal action. The action is strongly criticized by international friends as well as Vietnamese people.
Around 7,000 Vietnamese people in Germany and international friends demonstrated against China's illegal act of placing the oil rig Haiyang Shiyou-981 inside the exclusive economic zone and continental shelf of Vietnam in Berlin capital (Germany).
Representatives of the Vietnamese community in Rostock, Hannover and Erfurt also expressed their solidarity through protesting China’s illegal action on East Sea. Vietnamese community in Hannover (Germany) has donated 3,230 EUR to support Vietnamese fishermen and marine soldiers.