China has dismissed Vietnam's sovereignty claim on the disputed islands in the South China Sea, saying it is "illegal and invalid" and Beijing "will never accept such claim."
In a move that could exacerbate tensions with its neighbours, China has announced plans to allow tourist cruises to disputed islands in the South China Sea, also claimed by Vietnam.
Day in Pics: 29th January
Showbiz World - January 29, 2015
President Barack Obama's speech at Siri Fort auditorium