A thunderstorm occurred in Ho Chi Minh City last week (Photo:Nguyen Quoc Anh)

Typhoon Nuri fuels Southwest monsoon

The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center reported that the first storm hitting the East Sea named Nuri this early morning approached around 130 kilometers from seashore of the southeastwards of Guangdong Province (China) with a maximum wind of level 8-11 near the center. 
Deputy Spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Ngo Toan Thang (Photo: BNG)

China’s notes at UN inconsistent with int’l law: Deputy spokesperson

China’s circulation of a number of diplomatic notes at the United Nations (UN) that raise unreasonable sovereignty claims over Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos as well as maritime claims in the East Sea runs counter to the provisions of the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), an official said on April 23.

Position of typhoon Nakri in the East Sea on November 6 (Photo: NHMC)

Typhoon Nakri to make landfall in South- Central region of Vietnam

The hydro-meteorological forecast and warning centers in Asia-Pacific region informed that the newly- formed tropical depression in the middle of the East Sea intensified into Nakri, which is the typhoon's international name, tends to make landfall in the South- Central region of Vietnam.
US condemns China’s intimidation in East Sea

US condemns China’s intimidation in East Sea

US national security advisor and presidential envoy Robert O’Brien on November 4 denounced Chinese intimidation to stop ASEAN nations from exploiting the offshore resources in the East Sea.

Delegates at the meeting (Photo: VNA)

ASEAN, China talk DOC implementation at 18th SOM meeting

The 18th ASEAN-China Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) on the implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) was held in Da Lat city, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on October 15.

A newly- formed tropical low pressure in the East Sea (Photo: NHFC)

New tropical depression forms in East Sea

Pursuant to the latest weather news from the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center, a newly-formed tropical low pressure system was located at around 560 kilometers from the Paracel Islands with its sustained winds of 40- 50 kilometers an hour in Wednesday early morning. 
DoS spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus (Source: VNA)

US opposes China’s acts to hamper oil, gas activities in East Sea

The US Department of State on (DoS) has expressed concern over reports that China is hampering other countries’ oil and gas activities in the East Sea, and said its acts threaten regional peace and security, the Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported.
The national weather bureau forecasts that Typhoon Sanba ​will weaken into a tropical low pressure system on February 16

Typhoon forecast not to affect Tet holidays in Vietnam

Typhoon Sanba has taken shape east of the Philippines, forecast to enter the northern part of the Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands on February 15 to become the second storm in the East Sea this year. However it is forecast to weaken at sea and not to affect Tet celebration in the mainland of Vietnam.