• Towards the homeland's sea and islands  

Illegal exploration, survey activities in Hoang Sa violate Vietnam’s sovereignty: Spokeswoman
Spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang has reaffirmed Vietnam’s sovereignty and legitimate rights over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes.
HCM City funds construction of medical station in Truong Sa archipelago
12:04 30/04/2020
The Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Ho Chi Minh City on April 29 handed over 30 billion VND (1.27 million USD) in donations from local people and soldiers to help build a medical station on Nam Yet Island in Truong Sa archipelago.
China’s actions in East Sea contrary to UNCLOS 1982: experts
10:25 29/04/2020
China’s maritime claims and recent actions in the East Sea ran counter to the provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982 (UNCLOS 1982), according to an expert on the East Sea issue.
Spratly Islands today
18:12 28/04/2020
Since its liberation on April 29th, 1975, thanks to the investment of the Party, State, the Ministry of National Defence, the joint hands of ministries, sectors, central and local agencies, businesses, people nationwide and overseas Vietnamese, together with the armed soldiers’ and islanders’ spirit, Spratly Islands in the central province of Khanh Hoa have seen remarkable positive changes.
Experts: China’s acts in East Sea increase regional tensions
13:42 25/04/2020
Dr. Le Hong Hiep from the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore has said China’s recent acts in the East Sea has made the regional situation more tense and uncertain, thus hindering negotiations on a Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC).
Russian experts hail Vietnam’s actions on East Sea issue
17:01 15/04/2020
Vietnam has taken correct and timely action on the East Sea issue by sending a diplomatic note to the UN Secretary General to oppose China's claim over the East Sea and assert Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos, according to Russian international law researchers and experts.
Vietnam asks China to respect its sovereignty
21:08 26/03/2020
Vietnam requests China to respect its sovereignty and take no actions that escalate tensions and complicate the situation, affecting peace and stability in the East Sea and the region, as well as efforts of countries in negotiations of a Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC), spokesperson of the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang said.
Spokesperson answers query on Chinese ships’ exit from Vietnamese waters
11:54 26/10/2019
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang on October 25th once again stressed Vietnam’s request for relevant parties not to repeat violations of the country’s waters while answering reporters’ question regarding a group of Chinese ships’ withdrawal from Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf.
Seminar popularizes Vietnam’s legal rights and interests in the East Sea
11:35 14/10/2019
(CPV) – The Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Online Newspaper on October 14th held a seminar with the theme “Vietnam’s legal rights and interests in the East Sea in accordance with international law”.
Int’l maritime law expert condemns China’s unilateral acts in East Sea
15:36 10/10/2019
China's sovereignty claims over most of the areas in the East Sea are invalid in legality and its unilateral actions in the sea are illegitimate, a Belgian expert of international maritime law has said.