The new circus performance Pirates will be held on May 29-31 and June 1 in Hanoi to celebrate International Children’s Day (June 1) and mark the return of shows after social distancing.
Pirates attacked a Vietnamese cargo ship and kidnapped six out of its 19 crewmembers off the Philippines' Basilan island on November 11, said the Vietnam Maritime Administration.
Vietnam and Russia are discussing the building of two more Gepard-3.9 ships for the Vietnam People’s Navy (VPN), the local news website Sputnik quoted the Russian Rostex Group as saying on May 29.
Eight men believed to be pirates fleeing from the hijacked Malaysian-flagged tanker Orkim Harmony were being held by the Vietnamese maritime police force on Phu Quoc Island for further investigation, said Colonel Doan Bao Quyet, political commissar of the Maritime Police Zone 4.
Malaysia reclaimed the hijacked MT Orkim Harmony on June 19 with all crew members unharmed after the pirates fled.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Singapore has vowed to work closely with relevant agencies to bring home the body of sailor Tran Duc Dat who was shot dead by pirates off Singapore’s coast in the early morning of December 7.
Oil tanker Sunrise 689, which reportedly lost contact after leaving Singapore for Vietnam on October 2, is on the way home, according to the ship’s owning company - the Haiphong Seafood Shipbuilding Joint Stock Company.
(VOV) -A Vietnamese delegation led by Colonel Ngo Ngoc Thu, Deputy Head cum Chief of the Staff of the Vietnam Marine Police Department has participated in the 9th Heads of Asian Coast Guard Agencies Meeting in Thailand on October 29-30.
Vietnam will hand over 11 Indonesian pirates, who hijacked the Malaysian vessel Zafirah, to the Indonesian side at Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh City on April 13.
Eleven pirates who had hijacked the Malaysian ship Zafirah were handed over to southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau Coast Guard late on November 22.
Five Vietnamese sailors were among the crewmen of a fishing vessel of Taiwan, China, who escaped from Somali pirates after it was hijacked in the Indian Ocean archipelago of the Seychelles.