China’s continued land reclamation and construction that have changed the status quo of Hoang Sa archipelago and its organisation of tours to the archipelago, regardless of concerns from Vietnam and the international community, seriously violate Vietnam’s sovereignty over the archipelago.
US Ambassador to ASEAN Nina Hachigian has expressed concern over China sending fighter jets to Phu Lam Island in Vietnam’s Hoang Sa Archipelago where earlier this month, it deployed HQ-9 surface-to-air missiles.
Vietnamese soldiers stationed on Sinh Ton Island, part of Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, rescued a Philippine fisherman while he was drifting off the island on Monday, the first day of Tet (Lunar New Year).
Vietnam called on all countries to actively and pragmatically contribute to maintaining peace and stability in the East Sea, and respect international law, said Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Hai Binh.
Vietnamese organisations in France issued a statement on January 18 to condemn China’s pilot flights to the illegally-built airstrip on Chu Thap (Fiery Cross) Reef in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung hosted a banquet on December 10 to show Vietnam's gratitude to other countries for their support in the historic establishment of the ASEAN Community (AC).
Indonesia on December 23 repatriated 42 Vietnamese fishermen who had been arrested when fishing in the archipelago nation’s exclusive economic zone.
The best four designs for a memorial site dedicated to soldiers who laid down their lives to protect Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago are being displayed in Ho Chi Minh City for public feedback.
Vietnam condemns and strongly objects to inhuman treatment of, use of or threat to use force against its fishermen, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Le Hai Binh said in the wake of a recent attack on a Vietnamese fishing boat.
A US guided missile destroyer USS Lassen navigated within 12 nautical miles of artificial islands China is building in the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, the AFP news agency quoted a US defence official as saying on October 27.
(VOV) - Truong Sa (Spartly) Archipelago is sunny and windy, however, you will find young coast guards who are full of vitality.
The northern port city of Hai Phong plans to focus on promoting the tourism potential of the Cat Ba archipelago, which is renowned for its diversity of tourism products.
(VOV) - Travellers will now have the opportunity to experience the serenity and tranquillity of the Truong Sa archipelago with its spectacular views – truly a unique island paradise – courtesy of tours to begin later this month.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Le Hai Binh has voiced strong protest over China’s announcement of a fishing ban in the East Sea, saying that the act violates Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago and sovereign right and jurisdiction over the waters under the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.
A Tuoi Tre correspondent has recently had a chance to fly over Truong Sa Lon island, part of Vietnam's Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, on a seaplane to capture panoramic views from the air.
(VOV) - A delegation of 50 Overseas Vietnamese (OVs) recently returned to the homeland and visited the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and DK1 platforms on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Southern Liberation and National Reunification Day. More than 50 overseas Vietnamese (OV) people from around the world have returned home and visited Truong Sa (Spartly) archipelago and DK1 platform on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Southern Liberation and National Reunification Day.
The central province of Khanh Hoa has held numerous activities to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the liberation of Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.
(VOV) - The HCM City People’s Committee has authorized its Department of Tourism to cooperate with necessary departments and agencies to develop tours of Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.
Up to 123 Chinese vessels on June 25 aggressively approached Vietnamese law enforcement ships to prevent them from getting close to rig Haiyang Shiyou-981 that is illegally standing in Vietnam’s waters, reported the Vietnam Fisheries Surveillance Department.
(VOV) - Vietnam should sue China for misinterpreting and misusing the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), using force to possess another country’s territory, and violating the legitimate rights and interests of Vietnam.