VOV.VN - Minister of National Defence General Ngo Xuan Lich on May 21 presented a revised bill on Vietnamese borders at the current National Assembly session, stating that the bill needs to be enacted in order to protect the nation’s borders which should be viewed as both sacred and inviolable.
VOV.VN - The latest move by China to establish two districts in Vietnamese sovereign territory on the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagoes is illegal, will serve only to escalate tensions, and is poised to badly affect negotiations regarding the Code of Conduct in the East Sea, according to a local legal expert.
VOV.VN - Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang has voiced Vietnam’s strong opposition to Taiwan (China)’s live-fire drill around Ba Binh (Itu Aba) island, part of Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, asking it not to repeat similar actions in the future.
The adoption of the Law on Cyber Security at the recent fifth sitting of the 14th National Assembly of Vietnam is essential, according to Professor Vladimir Kolotov, director of Ho Chi Minh Institute under the St Petersburg University.
Vietnam and China have had mixed results in implementing three bilateral legal documents on the land border over the last five years, a Vietnamese official has said.
Defence Minister Gen. Phung Quang Thanh and his Chinese counterpart Chang Wanquan performed the rituals of saluting territorial sovereignty marker 1223 and witnessed a joint patrol of the two countries’ border soldiers in Chi Ma border gate in Lang Son province, on March 29.
An obelisk representing Truong Sa island’s sovereignty marker was inaugurated on the Nha Trang Vocational Tourism College campus on January 29.
The Prime Minister on January 9 issued a directive calling on the entire political system, agencies at all levels and the masses to join efforts to manage and safeguard the nation’s territorial sovereignty and border security.
Archaeologists have recently made public numerous artefacts they had found during the latest excavation off the Truong Sa, Nam Yet, Phan Vinh and Son Ca islands in central coastal Khanh Hoa province.
(VOV) - The Laos Ministry of Foreign Affairs on June 23 expressed concern about the escalated tension in the East Sea and asked parties concerned to exercise restraint and avoid further actions that may complicate the situation in the region.
(VOV) - Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai on June 7 affirmed once again that Vietnam, with its pride and dignity of a sovereign nation, will never accept an exchange of its independence and sovereignty for anything and remains undaunted by threats or coercion.
(VOV) - Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh thanked Japan for supporting Vietnam in defending territorial sovereignty, while receiving Japan's National Security Secretariat cabinet councillor Major-General Jun Nagashima in Hanoi on June 6.
(VOV) - The White House said on May 22 the US would support Vietnam’s use of legal action against China to settle a territorial dispute following China’s illegal placement of its drilling rig Haiyang Shiyou-981 in the East Sea.
(VOV) - The Vietnamese Party and State affirm the consistent standpoint of safeguarding independence and national territorial sovereignty, and settling disputes by peaceful means in accordance with international law.