VOV.VN - Up 200 local artists, doctors, and soldiers have participated in the freshly released music video for "Tự hào Việt Nam", known as “Proud of Vietnam” in English, a hit that displays the nation’s gratitude to people working on the frontline in the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic.
Following China’s announcement of the establishment of the so-called “Xisha district” (in Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago) and “Nansha district” (in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago) within “Sansha city”, international experts have condemned the move, saying it breaks international law.
Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Toshimitsu Motegi has voiced his concerns over China’s establishment of districts to administer the Paracel (Vietnam’s Hoang Sa archipelago) and Spratly islands (Vietnam’s Truong Sa archipelago) in the East Sea (internationally known as the South China Sea), Japan’s Kyodo News reported.
VOV.VN - Vietnam on April 19 voiced its strong opposition to China’s recent announcement to establish two administrative districts on Vietnam’s two major East Sea islands and requested its neighbor to give up the decision.
Vietnam has taken correct and timely action on the East Sea issue by sending a diplomatic note to the UN Secretary General to oppose China's claim over the East Sea and assert Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos, according to Russian international law researchers and experts.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has reiterated its consistent policy of settling East Sea disputes through peaceful means in a recent diplomatic note to the United Nations, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said.
Dr. Gerhard Will, a German expert on the East Sea, has said that China should quit its militarisation in the East Sea and show its willingness and cooperation capacity in security and economy on the basis of equality and the observance of international law.
Russian researchers studying the East Sea issues have opposed Chinese coast guard ship’s hitting and sinking of Vietnamese fishing vessel QNg 90617 TS in the waters of Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago, saying that that the international community will support Vietnam.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Vietnam on April 3 voiced its opposition to China after one of the Vietnamese fishing vessels was sunk by a Chinese vessel in the East Sea, and asked China not to complicate the situation in the waters.
VOV.VN - Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang on March 26 voiced Vietnam’s strong objection to Taiwan (China)’s live-fire drills around Ba Binh (Itu Aba) island and demanded it stop similar actions in the future.
VOV.VN - A Foreign Ministry spokesperson on March 26 requested that China respect Vietnam’s sovereignty over its territory in the East Sea following the northern neighbour putting into operation two research stations on Vietnam’s Truong Sa also known as the Spratly archipelago.
A collection of 20 books on Vietnam’s sea and island sovereignty has been released to the public.
VOV.VN - The eighth annual music gala known as “Xuan Truong Sa”, or “spring in the Spratly Islands” in English, was held at the Au Co Theatre in Hanoi on January 16 as a way of commemorating the relationship between the nation’s mainland and the islands.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has recently approved a project to set up a national geographic database.
VOV.VN - An array of Tet gifts such as apricots, kumquat trees, sticky rice, and la dong, also known as dong leaves, are among the presents being brought to soldiers who are currently serving a tour of duty at sea by a delegation sent from the mainland.
VOV.VN - The State Commission on Overseas Vietnamese (SCOV) held a meeting with the press in Hanoi on December 26 during which they unveiled the results of the commission’s activities during the year and the major activities which are being planned for 2020.
Gifts have been presented to soldiers on the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and the DK1 offshore platform ahead of the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
A book featuring stories and photos about Vietnamese navy soldiers on the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago has been published in Hanoi.
Military Hospital 175 should work to turn itself into a strong medical facility in the region, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on December 11.
In addition to some basic functions including updating the date and events, the Truong Sa calendar app also features pictures of the sea, island and continental shelf of Vietnam.