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.
VOV.VN - Since Vietnam joined the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), it has developed and fine-tuned laws on maritime issues creating a legal framework for fishery exploitation, management and protection to boost local socio-economic development and strengthen Vietnam’s relations with other countries.
An exhibition, entitled “Vietnam’s Hoang Sa, Truong Sa: historic and legal evidence”, opened in the central province of Quang Ngai on November 22.
Vietnam rejects all the contents regarding Vietnam of the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson’s statement on sovereignty over Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago on November 8.
VOV.VN - The Da Nang city People's Committee have unveiled plans to offer visitors a ‘sleepless’ beach experience that features a wide range of entertainment activities.
VOV.VN - An exhibition showcasing historical and legal evidence which affirms the nation’s sovereignty over Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagothe, opened in the Hanoi University of Culture on November 11.
VOV.VN - A tropical low-pressure system has passed through the northern part of the Philippines’ Palawan islands and entered the East Sea at noon on October 28, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
“Abominable” – a fiction movie debuted in theaters in Vietnam in October 4 – has been withdrawn from cinemas nationwide due to containing China’s groundless nine-dash line which covers Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) and Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelagoes.
VOV.VN - An exhibition titled “Hoang Sa, Truong Sa of Vietnam: Historical and legal evidence” began at Tran Cao Van High School in Tam Ky city in the central province of Quang Nam on October 3.