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Protesters staged one of Vietnam's largest ever anti-China demonstrations Sunday, decrying Beijing's deployment of a deep-water drilling rig in contested waters as territorial tensions soar. 

Anti-China protesters shouting slogans in front of the Chinese embassy during a rally in Hanoi on Sunday. (AFP photo)

Some 1,000 people, from war veterans to students, waved banners saying "China don't steal our oil" and "Silence is cowardly" -- a dig at Hanoi's handling of the dispute -- and sang patriotic songs in a park opposite the Chinese Embassy.

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