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Five years of PCA's ruling: no such thing as ‘power creating justice’icon
FEATURE16/07/20210

Five years of PCA's ruling: no such thing as ‘power creating justice’

The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)'s ruling has been an irrevocable part of history. It will act as a “guide” for countries involved in the struggle for an order based on rules and not on “force creating justice.”

 
Japan, Canada call for compliance to UNCLOS in resolving East Sea issuesicon

Japan, Canada call for compliance to UNCLOS in resolving East Sea issues

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
13/07/2021

Japanese Foreign Minister Motegi Toshimitsu on July 12 issued a statement calling on relevant sides to comply with the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)’s ruling in settling disputes in the East Sea.

Top US diplomat emphasises need to ensure rules-based maritime ordericon

Top US diplomat emphasises need to ensure rules-based maritime order

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
13/07/2021

The international community has long benefited from the rules-based maritime order, where international law, as reflected in UNCLOS, sets out the legal framework for all activities in the oceans and seas, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.

Australia calls for compliance with international law in East Sea issueicon

Australia calls for compliance with international law in East Sea issue

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
13/07/2021

Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne has affirmed Australia’s position which is guided by principled support for international law and the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).

Vietnam affirms clear, consistent stance on settlement of East Sea disputesicon

Vietnam affirms clear, consistent stance on settlement of East Sea disputes

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
13/07/2021

Vietnam’s stance on the settlement of disputes in the East Sea is clear and consistent, spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang on July 12.

Int’l researchers reaffirm value of PCA ruling on East Seaicon

Int’l researchers reaffirm value of PCA ruling on East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
12/07/2021

International researchers and experts while attending a recent teleconference reaffirmed the value of the 2016 ruling on the East Sea by the Permanent Court on Arbitration (PCA).

Illegal exploration, survey activities in Hoang Sa violate Vietnam’s sovereignty: Spokeswomanicon

Illegal exploration, survey activities in Hoang Sa violate Vietnam’s sovereignty: Spokeswoman

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
09/07/2021

Spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang has reaffirmed Vietnam’s sovereignty and legitimate rights over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes.

New tropical depression appears, storm alert issuedicon

New tropical depression appears, storm alert issued

SOCIETY
06/07/2021

A new tropical depression has appeared in the East Sea (South China Sea) while the current reported one is forecast to develop into a new storm in the next 24 hours, according to the national weather service.

Ship locks - Shelter for fishermen out at seaicon

Ship locks - Shelter for fishermen out at sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
29/06/2021

Some of the islands on the Truong Sa archipelago now have ship locks, which are thought of as “common houses” in the middle of the sea that help fishermen avoid storms and also provide fisheries logistics services. 

Vietnam demands relevant parties not complicate East Sea situationicon

Vietnam demands relevant parties not complicate East Sea situation

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
25/06/2021

Spokeswoman of the Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang on June 24 emphasised Vietnam’s demand for the relevant parties to not take any action that further complicates the situation in the East Sea, 

Vietnam reaffirms importance of 1982 UNCLOSicon

Vietnam reaffirms importance of 1982 UNCLOS

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
24/06/2021

The 31st Meeting of the States Parties to the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) took place at the UN headquarters in New York from June 21 to 25.

Tropical low depression develops into stormicon

Tropical low depression develops into storm

SOCIETY
13/06/2021

A tropical low-pressure system has developed into a storm, internationally named Koguma, becoming the second hitting the East Sea since the beginning of this year.

Vietnam calls for serious implementation of DOC at ASEAN-China SOMicon

Vietnam calls for serious implementation of DOC at ASEAN-China SOM

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
08/06/2021

The 19th ASEAN-China Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) on the implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) was held in China’s Chongqing city on June 7, 

Truong Sa lighthouses affirm Vietnam's sovereignty over seas and islandsicon

Truong Sa lighthouses affirm Vietnam's sovereignty over seas and islands

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
08/06/2021

In addition to ensuring maritime safety in the surrounding territorial waters, lighthouses on islands of Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago in Truong Sa District of Khanh Hoa province, have also affirmed Vietnam's sovereignty over seas and islands.

Touching moments with soldiers on DK platformicon

Touching moments with soldiers on DK platform

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
08/06/2021

At the end of April and early May, the Truong Sa 571 vessel headed out to the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and the DK1 platform carrying officers and soldiers from the mainland. 

Storm Choi-wan appears near East Seaicon

Storm Choi-wan appears near East Sea

SOCIETY
02/06/2021

A storm with the international name of Choi-wan has appeared in the central Philippines.

Vietnam requests concerned parties to respect Vietnam’s sovereigntyicon

Vietnam requests concerned parties to respect Vietnam’s sovereignty

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
28/05/2021

Vietnam requests parties concerned to respect its sovereignty and international law and abide by the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea and the UNCLOS, Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said.

Election held in East Seaicon

Election held in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
19/05/2021

The island communes of the Truong Sa island district in the central province of Khanh Hoa conducted early voting on May 16 while the election constituency in Truong Sa town will hold its election on May 23, the same date as scheduled.