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China’s construction on Hoang Sa violates Vietnam’s sovereignty

China’s construction on Hoang Sa violates Vietnam’s sovereignty

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.

Vietnamese soldiers save Filipino fisherman off Truong Sa

Vietnamese soldiers save Filipino fisherman off Truong Sa

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).

Indonesia returns 42 fishermen to Vietnam

Indonesia returns 42 fishermen to Vietnam

Indonesia on December 23 repatriated 42 Vietnamese fishermen who had been arrested when fishing in the archipelago nation’s exclusive economic zone.

Vietnam condemns inhuman treatment of fishermen

Vietnam condemns inhuman treatment of fishermen

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.

US warship sails near illegally built islands on East Sea

US warship sails near illegally built islands on East Sea

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.

Truong Sa (Spartly) full of vitality

Truong Sa (Spartly) full of vitality

(VOV) - Truong Sa (Spartly) Archipelago is sunny and windy, however, you will find young coast guards who are full of vitality.

Hai Phong to promote Cat Ba tourism

Hai Phong to promote Cat Ba tourism

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.

Truong Sa (Spartly) Archipelago cruises debut

Truong Sa (Spartly) Archipelago cruises debut

(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.

Vietnam decries China’s fishing ban in East Sea

Vietnam decries China’s fishing ban in East Sea

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.

Truong Sa (Spartly) in OVs hearts

Truong Sa (Spartly) in OVs hearts

(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.

Chinese vessels fiercely defend illegal rig

Chinese vessels fiercely defend illegal rig

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.

Vietnam should sue China, say scholars

Vietnam should sue China, say scholars

(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.