), to the east. With a population of over 86 million, Vietnam is the 13th most populous country in the world. - Source: Wikipedia
Taiwan and Vietnam also claim the 2.6-square kilometer (1-square mile) island, known as Yongxingdao in Chinese, the largest in the Paracel group, which lies to the north of the even more hotly contested Spratly chain.
He was born in an Indonesian refugee camp after his parents fled Vietnam, and said neither country will certify his birth.
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