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Vietnam to Hold Live-Fire Drills as Tension With China Increases

Vietnam is set to hold live-fire naval exercises today in the South China Sea as tension mounts with China over rights to the waters.

Vietnam will hold a "routine annual training activity" off the coast of the central province of Quang Nam, according to a statement on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website. A Vietnamese maritime safety company posted a notice of precise areas and times for the live-fire drill.