VOV.VN - 100 photos of Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and a map titled “Proud of Vietnam’s sea and islands”, comprised of 33 national flags used in 33 navy posts, were exhibited at Hanoi's Phu Dien Secondary School recently.
Issues related to Overseas Vietnamese (OV) are an important part of the regular tasks of Vietnamese representative agencies abroad, said many Vietnamese Ambassadors to foreign countries, who are attending the 30th Diplomatic Conference in Hanoi.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently approved a project to raise public awareness of safeguarding sovereignty and sustainable development of Vietnam’s seas and islands.
A music gala titled Huong Ve Bien Gioi, Bien, Dao To Quoc (Towards the Country’s Borders, Seas and Islands) will be held on August 2 in Ho Chi Minh City to raise funds for soldiers and others living in border areas and islands.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Minister of Information and Communications to keep a close watch on Facebook’s correction of its map on Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes, not allowing a repeated incident.
The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) in the UK and the Vietnamese Association in the country held a requiem in London on June 10 for fallen Vietnamese soldiers.
Summer programmes for children are offering a variety of soft skills training until August 15, according to the Ministry of Education and Training.
Vietnam demanded China to immediately end illegal activities in the areas of Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos, to respect the Southeast Asian country’s sovereignty over the archipelagos and not to carry out any activity that increases tensions and complicates the situation in the region.
A collection of objects and documents affirming Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos are being on display in Lac Thuy district, the northern province of Hoa Binh.
VOV.VN - On April 2, the Truong Sa (Spratly) Club in Germany held an exchange with people who have visited Truong Sa archipelago and those who are planning a trip to the archipelago in mid-April.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to rename the “Vi Truong Sa than yeu” (For beloved Truong Sa) fund as “Fund for Vietnam sea, island”.
More than 200 objects and documents affirming Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes are being displayed in Trieu Son district in the north central province of Thanh Hoa.
Nearly 500 war veterans who struggled to defend Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago met in Hoa Vinh town, Dong Hoa district, the central province of Phu Yen, to recall the Gac Ma battle 30 years ago.
A fundraiser was held on March 12 by the Hanoi National Assembly Deputies delegation and the Office of the municipal People’s Council in response to a call from the city’s Fatherland Front Committee.
The Vietnamese Buddhist Association in Japan held a requiem at Nisshikutsu pagoda in Tokyo on March 4 to pray for the soldiers who died to defend Gac Ma (Johnson South) Reef in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago three decades ago.
The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) Group announced that it has completed the repair and upgrade of a clean energy system on Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, thus promptly serving local people and soldiers as the lunar New Year (Tet) festival is approaching.
The Vietnam People’s Navy carried out all solutions it has set to consolidate soldiers and officers’ political and ideological firmness and strengthen training to enable its force to fit a variety of tasks, especially combat readiness on ships, in islands, and off-shore platforms.
Storm Bolaven has weakened into a tropical pressure system after moving into the waters west of Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago on early January 4, according to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.
A meeting was held in Thua Thien-Hue Province on December 15 to review the dissemination of information about sea and islands for 2013-2017 and the organisation of exhibitions of maps and documents affirming Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes.
The ninth East Sea International Conference opened in Ho Chi Minh City on November 27, focusing on the theme “Cooperation for Regional Security and Development”.