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Chinese Ships Ram Vietnamese Vessels in South China Sea

Vietnam said Wednesday that Chinese ships repeatedly rammed and used water cannons against Hanoi's patrol vessels in the South China Sea, where Beijing has placed an oil rig in disputed waters. Officials with Vietnam's maritime police and coast guard said several Vietnamese sailors were injured and several ships damaged in the clashes, which happened multiple times in the past several days.The clashes occurred near the Paracel Islands, where China last week announced it had placed a...

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