As many as 28 fishermen were brought ashore safely by three fishing boats on April 3 after a whirlwind sank their vessel in waters off Da Lat island in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Hai Binh has asked parties involved in Truong Sa (Spratly) and Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelagoes to respect Vietnam’s sovereignty in the area and act responsibly.
A Vietnam cultural evening took place at Sejong University in the Republic of Korea on March 27, entertaining participants with musical performances and tasty food.
A requiem for fallen soldiers who sacrificed their lives to protect the country’s sea and islands sovereignty was recently held in Budapest, Hungary.
Security in the East Sea came under the spotlight at a recent conference held at the Civitas University in Warsaw, Poland, drawing the attendance of local researchers, students and the Vietnamese community.
An exhibition featuring maps and documents affirming Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes kicked off on March 21 in Dak Ha district of the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum.
A three-day exhibition on historical and legal evidence affirming Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes opened on March 17 in Phu Quoc island district of Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Le Hai Binh has urged China to respect Vietnam’s sovereignty and international law in response to reporters’ question relating to recent actions by China in Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago.
Buddhist monks, nuns, followers and Vietnamese expats in Germany gathered at a ceremony at Tu An pagoda in Berlin on March 12 to commemorate martyrs who died to protect Vietnam’s borders and islands.
Some 150 maps, documents and objects on Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos are being displayed at an exhibition opened in Dong Hy district in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on February 13.
VOV.VN - Located hundreds of nautical miles from the mainland, Truong Sa (Spratly) district of Khanh Hoa province is enjoying a joyful Tet festival. Despite difficulties, soldiers and people on the islands are hopeful about the New Year.
Building trademarks for maritime products is crucial for Vietnam to exploit sea resources in an effective and sustainable way, making Vietnam a strong country in terms of maritime economy.
New Year wishes were sent to residents and soldiers in the Truong Sa (Spratly) island district via a live television programme organised by Khanh Hoa province authorities on January 24.
Tran Duc Anh Son, Deputy Director of the Institute for Socio-Economic Development (ISED) in Danang, on January 19 donated to Hoang Sa district several documents and old maps that clearly establish Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracels) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos.
The central province of Phu Yen’s Border Guard Command on January 17 handed over two Filipino fishermen who were rescued in Vietnam’s sea to officials of the Philippines Embassy in Vietnam.
The Vietnam Post has protested against China’s recent issuance of a collection of postage stamps featuring five lighthouses it has built on Chau Vien, Gac Ma, Si Bi, Chu Thap and Vanh Khan reefs on Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.
VOV.VN - The Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism has unveiled it will present a photo exhibition on the Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands on Dec. 31, 2016-Jan. 3, 2107 at the Exhibition House on 45 Trang Tien Street, Hanoi.
Vietnam adamantly opposes the Chinese Navy’s commemoration of the so-called 70 years of the recovery of two archipelagoes in the East Sea, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Le Hai Binh said on December 12.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese and Korean Republic scholars said the Permanent Court of Arbitration’s July ruling on the Philippine’s lawsuit against China in the East Sea presented opportunities to resolve maritime sovereignty among claimants.
Coastal provinces and cities from Quang Ninh in the north to Khanh Hoa in the central region have been told to prepare for tropical storm Tokage.