Maritime security high on Seoul Defence Dialogue’s agenda: official
Maritime security is among the issues drawing much attention at the ongoing 8th vice-ministerial Seoul Defence Dialogue in the Republic of Korea (RoK), according to Deputy Defence Minister, Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh.
Vietnam ranks among seven cheapest coastal countries for retirees
Vietnam ranks among the seven cheapest coastal countries in the world for retirees, according to International Living, an Ireland-based publishing company that writes about retiring overseas and Panama-based travel magazine Live and Invest Overseas.
Foreign scholars condemn China’s bullying behaviour in East Sea
China is engaged in a long-term and consistent campaign of coercing Southeast Asian countries to abandon their legitimate rights in the East Sea, according to an American scholar.
Countries concerned about East Sea situation
France, Germany and the UK on August 29th released a joint statement expressing their concern about the situation in the South China Sea (known as East Sea in Vietnam) which they said could lead to insecurity and instability in the region.
China requested to withdraw all ships from Vietnam’s EEZ
Vietnam has demanded China to immediately stop violations, withdraw all vessels from Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and not have actions to increase tensions, complicate the situation, and threaten peace, stability and security in the East Sea and the region, the Foreign Ministry’s Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang has said.
Exhibition on Hoang Sa and Truong opens in Thai Nguyen province
An exhibition was opened in Dai Tu district, the northern province of Thai Nguyen on July 23rd, giving visitors an insight into the historical and legal evidence proving Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos.
Seminar in India talks East Sea issue
The Society for Indian Ocean Studies held a seminar on the East Sea in New Delhi, India on July 12th, to mark three years since the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) announced a ruling in favour of the Philippines in its lawsuit against China regarding the East Sea disputes.
Splendid Con Dao Archipelago
Famous not only as a spiritual tourist destination, Con Dao Archipelago in Con Dao district, Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, also possesses a beauty that wins people’s hearts.
(CPV) - To make each frame-house stand tall as Vietnam’s representative at sea, over the past 30 years, generations of cadres and soldiers of the DK1 battalion have overcome all hardships to firmly protect the sovereignty of the sacred sea, islands and the continental shelf of the country.
“Park” on Spratly islands
Son Ca, one of the large islands of the Spratly archipelago, looks like a park through the painstaking hands of cadres and soldiers in planting trees and creating little but nice playgrounds.
Vietnam Sea and Island Week launched in Bac Lieu
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu held a ceremony on June 1st to launch Vietnam Sea and Island Week and Action Month for the Environment in response to World Oceans Day and World Environment Day 2019.
Vietnam sea, island week 2019 to be held in Bac Lieu province
The Vietnam Sea and Island Week 2019 is scheduled to take place in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu.
Exhibition on Hoang Sa, Truong Sa archipelagos opens in Thai Nguyen
An exhibition was opened in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on May 10th, giving visitors an insight into the historical and legal evidence proving Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos.
Agricultural production on Spratly Islands
In harsh weather conditions, cadres and soldiers on the Spratly Islands overcome difficulties to boost agricultural and breeding production, thus improving their living conditions.
Photos on Vietnam’s sea and islands displayed in Da Nang city
Nearly 150 photos highlighting Vietnam’s sea and islands are on display at an exhibition which opened in the central city of Da Nang on November 15th.
Government allows establishment of fund for Vietnam’s sea and islands
The Prime Minister has signed Decision 1365/QD-TTg on the organization and operation of the fund for Vietnam’s sea and islands.
284 press documents on Truong Sa and Hoang Sa on display
284 documents on Hoang Sa and Truong Sa by press agencies in Da Nang and 12 photos of reporters are on display at an exhibition at Hoang Sa street, the central city of Da Nang, from September 12th to 21st.
Nghe An province: Exhibition on Hoang Sa and Truong Sa
An exhibition titled “Vietnam’s Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagoes - Historical and legal evidence” will take place on September 14th - 16th in Van Dien commune, Nam Dan district, central province of Nghe An.
Vietnam Coast Guard - core force in national security protection
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has described the Vietnam Coast Guard as the core force in protecting national security, and maritime order and safety.
Exhibition on Hoang Sa and Truong Sa in Bac Kan
Bac Kan provincial Department of Information and Communications on July 23rd coordinated with Bach Thong district People’s Committee held an exhibition affirming Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes.
Exhibition on sea, islands and navy soldiers in Lao Cai province
At Lao Cai provincial Museum, the Vietnam People’s Navy on July 18th coordinated with Lao Cai provincial Party Committee to organize an exhibition on sea, islands and navy soldiers.
Record on number of persons singing national anthem in Ly Son island set
Ly Son island district has organized the first Ly Son cultural-tourism week 2018, including an activity of a crowd of 3,000 singing the national anthem and standing in line to form a 45m x 25m national flag in the island.
Thanh Lan border post presents 150 national flags and Uncle Ho’s photos to fishermen
The Thanh Lan border post in Co To island district, Quang Ninh province, recently presented 150 national flags and Uncle Ho’s photos to 75 fisherman families in the locality.
Stamps on sea and islands to be issued
The Ministry of Information and Communications will publish a collection of stamps on seas and islands every two years starting from 2018.
Oversea Vietnamese in UK organize requiem for martyrs
The Vietnamese Buddhist Association and the Overseas Vietnamese Association in the United Kingdom (UK) on June 10th organized a requiem to pray for soldiers, who sacrificed themselves to protect Vietnam’s sovereignty over the sea and islands, at 2000 Community Action Centre, Deptford, London.
Quang Nam province hosts exhibition on Hoang Sa and Truong Sa
Nearly 200 documents, materials, maps, photos and objects affirming Vietnam’s sovereignty over two archipelagoes are on display at an exhibition which opened on May 23rd at Hiep Duc district Sports and Culture Center in the central province of Quang Nam.
“Green Vietnam Sea” campaign to be launched in five localities
An environmental protection campaign for tourism, themed “Green Vietnam Sea”, will be launched for the first time on May 18th-26th in five central coastal localities: Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Da Nang.
Overseas Vietnamese in Australia commemorate 30 years since Gac Ma battle
A friendly meeting between members of the club “For beloved Hoang Sa - Truong Sa” and the overseas Vietnamese community in Melbourne was organized in Melbourne, Australia, on May 14th on the occasion of 30 years since Gac Ma battle.
Peaceful movements on Spratly islands
Over the past years, the Navy Force sending delegations to islands belonging to Spratly archipelago and the DK1 frame-house has become a regular activity.
Quang Ninh Obstetrics and Pediatrics Hospital organizes examination free of charge for people on Co To island
Over 300 people on Co To island district were examined, consulted and granted medicines free of charge by a mobile examination delegation from the Quang Ninh Obstetrics and Pediatrics Hospital on May 5th and 6th.