What does PF stand for?
PF stands for Paracel Islands
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The reference to Nansha islands is what Vietnam calls Paracel islands which are part of a major dispute between Beijing and Hanoi.
A Chinese oil rig has finished drilling near the disputed Paracel islands in the South China Sea after finding signs of oil and gas, a top Chinese energy firm said on Wednesday, more than two months after its deployment hurt ties with Hanoi.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Beijing announced on Wednesday it was in the process of removing an oil rig in disputed waters near the Paracel islands - which Vietnam also claims.
The oil rig deployed off the Paracel Islands by China Oilfield Services has sparked clashes between Chinese and Vietnamese boats and anti-China protests in Vietnam, as both countries claim the islands, known as Xisha Island in China, and surrounding waters.
The violence, rare in communist-run Vietnam, erupted after the state-run China energy company CNOOC towed a deep water oil rig to waters near the Paracel Islands claimed to be in Vietnam's exclusive economic zone (EEZ).
There have been at least three incidents of collisions between Vietnamese and Chinese vessels close to Paracel islands, which are controlled by China but claimed by Vietnam.
The boats, which were together carrying 88 fishermen, sank after they attempted to navigate gales near the Paracel Islands, around 330km from China's southern coast.
Chinese officials said four planes and 22 ships were still searching for 58 people missing from three fishing boats that sank off the Paracel islands in the South China Sea.