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July 24, 2012: China Establishes Sansha City, Intensifying The Maritime Conflict With Vietnam

July 24, 2012: China Establishes Sansha City, Intensifying The Maritime Conflict With Vietnam
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What happened?On July 24, 2012, China established a prefecture-level city called Sansha City (in Vietnamese: Thành phố Tam Sa) under Hainan Province, the most important strategic location for China to push territorial claims in the South China Sea [1]. Sansha City covers 800,000 square miles of China’s

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Son Nguyen
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Ranked 32nd Most Powerful Country in the World, Communist Vietnam Set to Assume Greater International Role in 2020

Ranked 32nd Most Powerful Country in the World, Communist Vietnam Set to Assume Greater International Role in 2020
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U.S. News and World Report ranked Communist Vietnam the 32nd most powerful country in the world in 2019, placing it ahead of nearly all of its peers in the region, with the exception of Singapore, which came in 20th. Of the 80 countries included in the survey, Indonesia ranked

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