As a country with a coastline of more than 3,260km and thousands of islands, including Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos, Vietnam is aware of the importance of the sea and has always upheld the principles and goals of the United Nations Convention on the 1982 Law of the Sea (UNCLOS 1982) while contributing to the implementation of the convention.
Vietnam has long been persistent and consistent in safeguarding its national sovereignty in the East Sea through peaceful measures on the basis of international law to maintain peace, stability, security and cooperation at sea for the legitimate interests of all parties.
Over the years, Vietnam has consistently complied with the 1982 United Nations Convention of the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and taken peaceful measures in line with this treaty to safeguard its sea areas, a Foreign Ministry official has said.
VOV.VN - A tropical depression has formed in the East Sea with strongest winds near its centre reaching up to 40 to 50km per hour, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
All of the six fishermen on board vessel BD 99999 TS that sunk off Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago in the early morning of July 30 were rescued later on the same day by another fishing boat, the fisheries bureau of the central province of Binh Dinh said.
VOV.VN - A tropical depression which formed in the East Sea on the morning of July 29 is likely to develop into a typhoon by the middle of the week and affect the mainland, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
Nearly 200 maps, photos, documents and objects on Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos are being displayed at an exhibition opened in Dai Tu district in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on July 23.
VOV.VN - Typhoon Danas is expected to move north-west at a speed of 15km per hour during the next 24 hours, strengthening further as it progresses, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
VOV.VN - A tropical low pressure in the East Sea is likely to develop into a typhoon with complicated developments, potentially affecting the north and north-central regions on July 3-4, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
VOV.VN - Vietnam is making thorough preparations and sharing experience with other nations, UN agencies and international research organizations to get ready for its participation in the UN Security Council (UNSC) for the 2020-2021 term.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has sufficient legal foundations and historical evidence affirming its sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Spratly) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes in line with international law, has said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.
As many as 70 young people from across the nation departed from Cam Ranh international port in the central province of Khanh Hoa for the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago on May 20 as part of the “Youth Journey for National Sea and Islands” programme.
VOV.VN - A set of 45 photographs featuring Vietnamese pagodas, both at home and abroad, went on display in Tam Chuc pagoda in the northern province of Ha Nam as part of the celebrations for the UN Day of Vesak 2019.
An exhibition was opened in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on May 10, giving visitors an insight into the historical and legal evidence proving Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos.
VOV.VN - The US Commission on International Religious Freedom’s 2019 Report gave an unobjective assessment and cited erroneous information about Vietnam, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang at a press briefing on May 9 about Vietnam’s view on the report.
VOV.VN - Crowds of people packed the An Vinh communal house in the central island district of Ly Son on April 20 for the Feast and Commemoration Festival for Hoang Sa Soldiers.
VOV.VN - Covering a large area of 400 hectares, the Hung Kings Memorial Site in HCM City features a blend of traditional architecture fused with a modern style.
An exhibition was opened in the northern city of Hai Phong on April 8, giving visitors an insight into historical and legal evidence proving Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos.
VOV.VN - Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said Vietnam has once again demanded that China respect its sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes in response to China’s live-fire drills and construction plan in Hoang Sa.
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.