Evacuation ships sent to Vietnam
Published 18/05/2014 | 04:42
The official Xinhua News Agency says that the first ship departed this morning from the southern island of Hainan.
Vietnam ordered a stop to anti-China protests and in the capital, Hanoi, police today pushed away a handful of protesters and journalists in front of the Chinese Embassy.
Vietnam has protested against China's positioning of the oil rig in the South China Sea and has sent ships to confront China's vessels.