On patrol in the South China Sea

Al Jazeera joins a Vietnamese coastguard boat facing off with Chinese vessels near disputed oil rig.

    Vietnam and China remain locked in a dispute with China over oil-drilling rights in the South China Sea.

    There have been regular clashes between vessels from both sides.

    Al Jazeera's Rob McBride joined a Vietnamese coastguard boat on patrol near the disputed Paracel Islands.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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