Vietnamese fishing boats - Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

China demanded to compensate Vietnamese fishermen

Vietnam has lodged an official complaint with China following the sinking of a Vietnamese fishing vessel near the former’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago, spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang said on April 3.

Illustrative photo (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam strongly protests use of force against Vietnamese fishermen

Vietnam strongly protests inhuman treatment as well as the use of force or threat to use force against Vietnamese fishermen, said the Foreign Ministry’s Consular Department in response to reporters’ question regarding two fishermen getting injured as their fishing boat was shot by a vessel of unknown nationality.