(VOV) - A Vietnamese representative gave historical evidence asserting Vietnam’s sovereignty over its two groups of East Sea islands, Truong Sa (Spratly) and Hoang Sa (Paracel), at a workshop in New South Wales on December 30.
The Institute of Archaeology under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology has contributed remarkably to the research of national history, sovereignty and traditional cultural values.
(VOV) - Hundreds of thousands of people living along the central and north-central coastal provinces have been ordered to evacuate from high-risk areas as Haiyan, the most destructive storm in history, is heading towards Vietnam.
(VOV) - Haiyan, the most powerful storm in the past decade, is moving quickly towards the East Sea and is forecast to pound central coastal provinces on November 10.
(VOV) - Storm No. 12 is moving towards provinces from Quang Tri to Phu Yen and is likely to weaken to a tropical low-pressure system after making landfall.
(VOV) - An exhibition opened in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on October 26, aiming to raise the awareness of Vietnamese people, especially the youth, of the nation’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagoes.
Total fatalities from tropical storm Nari and following floods in the central region have climbed to 10, according to the Central Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Control on October 17.
(VOV) - More than VND614 million has been raised by Vietnamese residents in the UK to support victims of storm No 10 in the central region of the homeland.
(VOV) - Vietnam is paying last tribute to General Vo Nguyen Giap whose name was closely linked to the nation’s two resistance wars against French and American aggression in the 20th century.
(VOV) - The General Association of Vietnamese in Belgium will be established to strengthen solidarity within the Vietnamese community.
A historic museum on Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos will be built on Ly Son Island in the central province of Quang Ngai at a cost of over VND140 billion.
The Department of Post under the Ministry of Information and Communications on August 28 officially objected to China’s Post Office issuing stamps that violate Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago.
(VOV) - The situation in the East Sea, be it calmed or in turmoil, depends on the good-will and political responsibility of all parties concerned.
(VOV) - HCM City will hold an exhibition entitled “Vietnam’s Hoang Sa, Truong Sa – Historical Evidence” from August 22–29, showcasing nearly 150 maps and documents affirming Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos.
(VOV) - Local authorities have been asked to take preventive measures against possible flash floods and landslides caused by typhoon Utor.