June 09 2011
The Vietnamese government says a Chinese fishing boat harassed a Vietnam Oil & Gas Group survey ship on Thursday in the South China Sea, reports Bloomberg News.
This was the second such episode in two weeks, noted Reuters.
The boat rammed the PetroVietnam ship's survey cables in a "premeditated" incident, said a spokeswoman for the Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The ship was more than 625 miles from China's Hainan island, she said.
Vietnam, the Philippines,...
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