Vietnam accuses China of attacking its fishermen
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A Vietnamese official on Wednesday accused China of attacking its fishermen in three separate incidents over the past week in the disputed South China Sea. Vietnam claims sovereignty over the Paracels, which were occupied by China after it drove off the US-backed South Vietnamese Navy in 1974, one year before the end of the Vietnam War. The two communist neighbors along with the Philippines, Malaysia, Brunie and Taiwan claim all or parts of the South China Sea.
Vietnam accuses China of attacking its fishermen. (2015, June 18). Philippine Daily Inquirer, p. A16.