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French General: Vietnam should sue China in court

French General: Vietnam should sue China in court

(VOV) - Former Air Defence General Jean-Vincent Brisset has suggested that Vietnam bring China to the international arbitration court as an effective way of dealing with China’s violation of international law.

Latest images from “hot spot” Hoang Sa

Latest images from "hot spot" Hoang Sa

(VOV) -Chinese ships recently interfered and fired high-power water cannons at a Vietnamese ship, injuring a number of fisheries surveillance staff and destroying equipment.

Test success for made-in-Vietnam submarine

Test success for made-in-Vietnam submarine

(VOV) -Vietnam’s first domestically produced submarine, built by a private company based in northern Thai Binh province, has successfully completed a test run begun on January 6.

Vietnam warns China on Hoang Sa stamps

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.

Vietnam asserts sovereignty over Truong Sa

Vietnam asserts sovereignty over Truong Sa

(VOV) - A Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokesperson has voiced Vietnam’s concern about the news that China on May 6 dispatched 32 fishing vessels to the area of the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.

China seriously violates Vietnam’s sovereignty

China seriously violates Vietnam’s sovereignty

(VOV) - Foreign Ministry spokesperson Luong Thanh Nghi on April 30 condemned China’s recent wrongful acts on the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago, saying they seriously violated Vietnam’s sovereignty.

Two more pagodas built on Truong Sa archipelago

Construction started on two new pagodas on Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa on April 22-23, increasing the number of pagodas on the islands to five.

Vietnam slams China for East Sea activities

Vietnam slams China for East Sea activities

(VOV) - Foreign Ministry spokesperson Luong Thanh Nghi on January 14 condemned China’s recent activities in the East Sea, particularly the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagoes, saying they seriously violate Vietnam’s sovereignty, sovereign right and jurisdiction in the area.

Vietnam slams China’s island oil bid call

Vietnam slams China’s island oil bid call

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Luong Thanh Nghi on August 31 protested against China’s plan to invite international bids for oil block 65/12, about 3 nautical miles off Cay (Tree) Island of the country’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago.”

Vietnam opposes Taiwan’s military exercise plan

Vietnam opposes Taiwan’s military exercise plan

Vietnam strongly opposes Taiwan’s plan to conduct a live fire exercise in Ba Binh island, which belongs to Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago, says a Foreign Ministry spokesman.

Int’l yacht festival to be held in Khanh Hoa

Int’l yacht festival to be held in Khanh Hoa

The International Yacht Festival intended to take place in the south central province of Khanh Hoa this year has been rescheduled for mid-2013, announced the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Festival on August 7.

Discoverer of official documents on Hoang Sa honoured

Discoverer of official documents on Hoang Sa honoured

Researcher Phan Thuan An, who has uncovered the official documents affirming Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago, was honoured at a recent ceremony in Thua Thien-Hue central province.

Vietnam’s amazing beauty in photos

Vietnam’s amazing beauty in photos

More than 100 photographs on the amazing beauty of Vietnam by photographer Pham Hong Thang will be showcased in the 360o Panorama Exhibition at the Sofitel Plaza Hanoi hotel from June 28 to July 28.

Vietnam demands release of vessels seized by China

Vietnam demands release of vessels seized by China

Vietnam’s Foreign Ministry once again requested China to release Vietnamese fishing vessels detained by the neighbouring country, calling it a “serious violation of Vietnamese sovereignty”.