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Philippines warns China to back off the disputed island

Philippines President Duterte has warned China to back off the disputed island in South China sea. The Chinese presence in the South China Sea is increasing and has been warned by adjacent countries. It has also received criticism all over the world. China, Philippines, Brunei, Taiwan, Malaysia and Vietnam have been claiming various islands and ..

Vietnam offers ONGC Videsh Ltd contract for exploration in South China Sea

In order to sustain Indian presence in the hydrocarbon-rich South China Sea, Vietnam has decided to extend the contract for exploration of oil and gas resources in a significant oil block in the region to ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL). OVL is thinking over to terminate operations in the 128 blocks as it could not start ..

South China Sea Controversy

During the recent visit of Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang to India, the countries had inked 6 agreements as following: India and Vietnam signed an extradition treaty Oil exploration agreement in South China Sea: Under this, ONGC signed an agreement with Vietnam’s national oil company PetroVietnam to hunt for oil in that nation as well ..