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Vietnam strives to realise goal of becoming powerful marine nationicon

Vietnam strives to realise goal of becoming powerful marine nation

Boasting great potential of marine economy in terms of natural resources, transport, fisheries, tourism and coastal economic zones, Vietnam has set the target to become a powerful marine nation.

 
China asked to withdraw ships out of Vietnam’s territorial watersicon

China asked to withdraw ships out of Vietnam’s territorial waters

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
16/08/2019

Vietnam has made contact with China to oppose its repeated serious violation and demand the country to withdraw its survey vessel group Haiyang Dizhi 8 and escort ships out of Vietnam’s territorial waters.

China is making waves in the East Seaicon

China is making waves in the East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
15/08/2019

The foundation to ensure stable peace and Vietnam's sovereignty over the East Sea is to gather and promote national strength and enlist the support of nations in the world.

Vietnam shows persistent, consistent efforts to maintain peace, stability at seaicon

Vietnam shows persistent, consistent efforts to maintain peace, stability at sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
15/08/2019

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.

Vietnam respects int’l law during marine sovereignty safeguarding: officialicon

Vietnam respects int’l law during marine sovereignty safeguarding: official

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
14/08/2019

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.

China has no waters at the Vanguard Bankicon

China has no waters at the Vanguard Bank

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
12/08/2019

It is obvious that China has no legal waters which could be the overlapping area, or in dispute w with Vietnam's exclusive economic zone and the southern continental shelf, including the Vanguard Bank.

Armed conflicts in East Sea will be disastrousicon

Armed conflicts in East Sea will be disastrous

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
09/08/2019

The armed conflict in the East Sea will be a disaster not only for Vietnam and China but also for the whole region and the world, says Vu Thanh Ca from the University of Natural Resources and the Enviornment.

Australia, US, Japan concerned about Chinese behaviour in East Seaicon

Australia, US, Japan concerned about Chinese behaviour in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
06/08/2019

The foreign ministers of Australia, the US and Japan have expressed their "serious concern" over "credible reports of disruptive activities in relation to longstanding oil and gas projects" in the East Sea.

Int’l experts criticise China's illegal activities in East Seaicon

Int’l experts criticise China's illegal activities in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
06/08/2019

Many international experts have criticised China's illegal activities in the East Sea and demanded China to end its actions that have increased tensions in the region.

East Sea issue attracts great attention at AMM-52: officialicon

East Sea issue attracts great attention at AMM-52: official

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
03/08/2019

The East Sea issue has attracted great attention from the countries participating in the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-52) and related meetings, given the recent developments in the waters

‘We can protect the East Sea in a peaceful way’: diplomaticon

‘We can protect the East Sea in a peaceful way’: diplomat

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
03/08/2019

“First of all, we must say we can absolutely keep the East Sea, and we can do it in a peaceful way,” said Nguyen Truong Giang, a respected diplomat.

Airports in Hai Phong, Quang Ninh closed due to storm Wiphaicon

Airports in Hai Phong, Quang Ninh closed due to storm Wipha

SOCIETY
02/08/2019

The Cat Bi airport in Hai Phong and Van Don airport in Quang Ninh will be temporarily closed from 12:00 on August 2 to 12:00 on August 3 due to the approaching storm Wipha.

Vietnam vows to work for expanded ties between ASEAN and partnersicon

Vietnam vows to work for expanded ties between ASEAN and partners

POLITICS
02/08/2019

Vietnam will actively work with other ASEAN member states to expand and deepen practical and effective cooperative relations between the bloc and its partners in different fields, said Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh. ​

Vietnam voices concern over developments in East Sea at AMM-52icon

Vietnam voices concern over developments in East Sea at AMM-52

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
01/08/2019

Deputy PM and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh on July 31 expressed his grave concern over the recent developments in the East Sea, with Chinese geological survey vessel group 

Philippine defence chief criticises China for East Sea actsicon

Philippine defence chief criticises China for East Sea acts

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
31/07/2019

Defence Secretary of the Philippines Delfin Lorenzana on July 30 criticized China for what he called "bullying" actions in the East Sea and said Beijing's peaceful assurances contrast with its behaviour in the contested waters.

The survival space of the nation is being challengedicon

The survival space of the nation is being challenged

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
31/07/2019

Vietnam’s population is expected to reach 140 million people by the end of this century. Where will future generations of Vietnamese live if they cannot occupy Vietnamese territory in the sea?

Vietnam respects, fully implements UNCLOS 1982icon

Vietnam respects, fully implements UNCLOS 1982

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
30/07/2019

Vietnam actively participated in the negotiation process and building of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and has made significant efforts in enforcing the pact.

DK1 – A sovereign landmarkicon

DK1 – A sovereign landmark

PHOTOS
29/07/2019

DK1 platforms were built on the southern continental shelf during 1989-1998. It has become Vietnam’s special national sovereign landmark on sea.