70 young people from across the nation departed from Cam Ranh international port in Khanh Hoa for the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago on May 20 as part of the “Youth Journey for National Sea and Islands” programme.
Vietnam opposes and resolutely rejects China’s unilateral decision to ban fishing in the East Sea, covering Vietnam’s waters, from May 1 to August 16, 2019, said Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.
In the world of Vietnamese literature, ethnic minority poets occupy a special place. The Voice of Vietnam will introduce four Cham poets whose works in both Cham and Vietnamese have added richness to Vietnamese poetry.
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.
During the recent months and days, on and around the Thitu island belonging to Vietnam's Truong Sa archipelago there have been a lot of activities by the Philippines and China which undermined Vietnam's sovereignty there.
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.
Vietnam said that Taiwan has seriously violated the Vietnamese sovereignty and threatened peace in the East Sea after Taipei conducted live-fire drills on Vietnamese Ba Binh (Itu Aba) Island in the Truong Sa archipelago days ago.
Vietnam resolutely protests against Taiwan (China)’s live-fire exercise around Ba Binh (Itu Aba) island in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, demanding that it refrain from such actions in the future.
Vietnam and the Philippines taken steps together in settling maritime issues in the East Sea (internationally known as the South China Sea), amid escalating tensions in the region which China claims the majority.
More than 80 representatives from 27 members and organizations of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) have discussed maritime security in the East Sea following the region’s escalating tensions caused by claimants China and the Philippines.