Naval officers and soldiers of Naval Region 2 and 5 visit historical sites in HCMC
A delegation of officers and soldiers of Naval Region 2 and 5, and representatives of the Ho Chi Minh City delegation, who have just finished the journey to the islands and the DK1/10 framehouse in the southwest islands, visited the historical sites in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) on October 2.
Diverse activities towards Truong Sa and Hoang Sa archipelagoes
On July 26, in Hanoi, Vu A Dinh Scholarship Fund held a meeting with the theme "10-year journey for the beloved Hoang Sa - Truong Sa".
Spreading love for Truong Sa among overseas Vietnamese communities
Vietnamese Ambassador to Denmark Luong Thanh Nghi on June 25 and 26 joined in an exchange with a delegation of 20 overseas Vietnamese who participated in trips to Truong Sa archipelago and the DK1 platform in 2019 and previous years.
Overseas Vietnamese in Thailand make practical contributions to homeland’s sea and islands
Former Vice State President Truong My Hoa represented the Club "For the beloved Hoang Sa - Truong Sa" to receive the donation for the "sovereignty boat" from the Vietnamese community in Thailand for the Truong Sa Island district and the DK1 frame house.
Truong Sa trips brings overseas Vietnamese closer to homeland
According to Vice President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Phung Khanh Tai, the annual program which arranges Truong Sa trips for overseas Vietnamese helps strengthen national solidarity.
Over 40 overseas Vietnamese visit Truong Sa island district, DK1 platform
Over 40 overseas Vietnamese (OV) from 17 countries around the world have visited people and soldiers in Truong Sa island district, the south central province of Khanh Hoa, and DK1 platform.
Vietnam resolutely opposes and demands Taiwan to cancel illegal live-fire drill
Vietnam resolutely opposes and demands Taiwan to cancel its live-fire exercises in the waters around Ba Binh island belonging to Vietnam's Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and not to repeat similar actions in the future, spokeswoman of the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang said on March 11.
China requested to respect Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone, continental shelf
Vietnam requests China to respect and not violate Vietnam's exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, and not take actions to complicate the situation, thus contributing to maintaining peace, security and stability in the East Sea, stated Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang on March 7.
Truong Sa clinics save fishermen with health problems at sea
Clinics in the island district of Truong Sa, the central province of Khanh Hoa, recently saved two fishermen encountering health problems while working at sea.
President Ho Chi Minh's memorial site on Co To Island recognised as special national relic
President Ho Chi Minh's memorial site on Co To Island District, Quang Ninh Province, has just been ranked a special national relic.
Art performance supports Spartly Islands
(CPV) – On January 15, the Party Central Committee Commission on Popularization and Education directed the Communist Party of Vietnam Online Newspaper in collaboration with the Navy High Command and relevant agencies to organize a special art performance to support the Spratly Islands.
Contest to collect and study postage stamps on Vietnam’s sea and islands launched
The Ho Chi Minh Young Pioneer Organisation Central Council has coordinated with the Vietnam Post and the Vietnam Philatelic Association to launch a contest to collect and study postage stamps on Vietnam’s sea and islands for children aged 8-15.
Order in East Sea should be built on basis of 1982 UNCLOS: int’l conference
Experts at the 13th South China Sea International Conference on November 19 shared the view on the significance of building order in the East Sea (internationally known as South China Sea) based on international law, especially the 1982 United Nations on the Law of the Sea (1982 UNCLOS).
Australia, France oppose actions increasing tensions in East Sea
Australia and France ministers have voiced serious concerns about the situation in the East Sea and called for all disputes to be resolved in a peaceful manner in accordance with international law, particularly the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).
PM’s speech at UNSC debate on maritime security draws Czech scholars’ attention
Czech experts on August 11 appreciated the speech that Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh had delivered at the virtual UNSC High-level Open Debate on “Enhancing Maritime Security – A Case for International Cooperation” two days ago.
PM: Maritime security issue needs global solution
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh raised proposals to effectively tackle challenges to maritime security while addressing the high-level open debate on “Enhancing Maritime Security – A Case for International Cooperation” of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), held virtually on August 9.
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.
Vietnam demands relevant parties not complicate East Sea situation
Spokeswoman of the Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang on June 24 emphasised Vietnam’s demand for the relevant parties to not take any action that further complicates the situation in the East Sea, but contribute to the maintenance of peace and stability in the waters.
Vietnam requests Taiwan (China) to stop illegal drills on Truong Sa’s Ba Binh island
Vietnam resolutely opposes to and requests Taiwan (China) to stop live-fire drills in the waters around Ba Binh island of Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and not to repeat the action in the future, spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang has said.
Vietnam resolutely protests all violations of its sovereignty over Truong Sa archipelago
Vietnam resolutely protests all violations of its sovereignty over Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang stated at the ministry’s regular press conference held online on June 10.
Vietnam requests concerned parties to respect Vietnam’s sovereignty
Vietnam requests parties concerned to respect its sovereignty and international law and abide by the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) and the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang has said.
Vietnam demands China end violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty in East Sea
China must end its violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty in the East Sea, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said in response to a reporter’s question about Vietnam’s position regarding Chinese ships operating at the Bai Ba Dau (Whitsun Reef) in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.
Vietnam urges countries to actively contribute to maintaining peace, stability in East Sea
Vietnam wishes that countries continue to actively contribute to maintaining peace and stability on the basis of international law in the East Sea, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said on February 25.
Fishermen in Soc Trang presented national flags, Uncle Ho's portraits
Border guards in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang recently presented 300 national flags, 100 portraits of President Ho Chi Minh and 60 life jackets to fishermen in Tran De border district.
2,000 national flags presented to fishermen in Thanh Hoa province
The Ministry of Information and Communications in collaboration with the Thanh Hoa provincial People's Committee on July 22nd held a ceremony to launch and parade vehicles to promote a contest on communicating the sovereignty and sustainable development of Vietnam’s sea and islands in the Red River Delta region and neighboring provinces.
Photo exhibition on Vietnam’s sea and islands of Russian photographer
A photo exhibition themed “Travelling Vietnam through photos” was launched in Moscow, Russia on July 21st to introduce culture and coastal life to Russian audience through the lens of female Russian photographer Vera Mazhirina.
HCM City funds construction of medical station in Truong Sa archipelago
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
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
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
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).