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Vietnam opposes Chinese reef expansion in Truong Sa

18:35 | 04/16/2015

(VOV) -All construction and upgrade activities by foreign countries on islands and reefs belonging to Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos without the Vietnam Government’s permission are illegal and invalid, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Hai Binh at an April 16 regular press briefing in Hanoi.

Documentary series marks Reunification Day

09:39 | 04/14/2015

The Military Cinema Studio produced a new documentary celebrating the nation's unification in 1975.

Maysak Storm heading to East Sea

18:11 | 04/05/2015

Tropical storm Maysak is likely to move into the northeast waters of the East Sea on the night of April 5, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

Press urged to safeguard national sovereignty

09:00 | 03/27/2015

Nearly 250 delegates from 45 State-run national newspapers gathered at a conference in the central city of Da Nang on March 26 to promote the role of the press in raising awareness of the country’s sovereignty and territory.

Legal documents on Hoang Sa, Truong Sa displayed

18:40 | 03/25/2015

(VOV) -An exhibition of historical and legal documents asserting Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos is set to open in the Mekong River city of Can Tho on March 25.

Sea Festival 2015 to grace Nha Trang in July

23:30 | 03/13/2015

The central coastal city of Nha Trang will organise a string of exciting cultural and sports activities for the Nha Trang Sea Festival, scheduled to take place from July 11 to 14.

Monument to Truong Sa fallen combatants

19:22 | 03/12/2015

A foundation stone laying ceremony of a memorial park for 64 Vietnamese naval soldiers who were killed in a 1988 battle against Chinese invaders on Gac Ma (Johnson South Reef) of Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago in the East Sea will take place on March 13.

Maps on Vietnam’s sovereignty showcased at ITB

11:29 | 03/06/2015

Maps demonstrating Vietnam's sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelagoes drew special international attention at the ongoing 49th International Tourism Fair (ITB) in Berlin, Germany.

China asked to stop its upgrade activities in Truong Sa

19:29 | 03/05/2015

(VOV) -Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Ministry spokeswoman has informed the press about Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong’s upcoming visits to China and the US to mark the 65th and 20th anniversaries of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and those countries.

Japanese firm to design Hoang Sa Exhibition House

16:35 | 03/01/2015

(VOV) - Hoang Sa island district People’s Committee and Japan’s Wrights Architects have recently signed a contract on consultancy and design of Hoang Sa (Paracel) exhibition house.

Da Nang to teach archipelago history

15:41 | 02/27/2015

The history of Da Nang and its relationship with Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago will be introduced into the curricula at secondary and high schools in the central coastal city this year, officials have announced.

Five Vietnamese fishermen reported missing in Malaysia

18:46 | 02/22/2015

(VOV) - A fishing ship from the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang was sunk in the sea area of Malaysia, reported the National Committee for Search and Rescue on February 22.

New Year boat racing kicks off on Ly Son island

16:12 | 02/22/2015

(VOV) - A boat racing festival was launched on Ly Son island in the central province of Quang Ngai on February 22 to mark the 2015 lunar New Year Festival (TET) - the Year of the Goat.

Bach Dang Spring Flower Street opens in Danang

12:41 | 02/10/2015

(VOV) -The Bach Dang Flower street in Danang City has evolved into one of the nation’s most coveted Lunar New Year (TET) holiday destinations, and there’s no better time than now to travel and experience it yourself.

Publication highlights VN’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa

13:00 | 02/05/2015

The Italy-Vietnam Friendship Association has launched an Italian language publication themed “Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos: integral part of Vietnam’s territory” on the occasion of the 20 th publishing anniversary of its Mekong Magazine.