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Vietnam, China to Set Up Defense Hotline

Vietnamese Defense Minister Phung Quang Thanh says he and his Chinese counterpart have agreed to establish a direct hotline, the second one in two years, to "control possible incidents at sea that might lead to conflicts." The top military official made the announcement to local, state-run media outlets Monday, two days after he had concluded an unexpected visit to Beijing. But the Chinese side has not made any comments about the latest development, which observers say could...

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