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The peak of the epidemic has passed, but Ho Chi Minh City is still recording dozens of Covid-19 related deaths each day.

Soldiers work hard to keep up with cremations in HCM City

Private First Class Vu Duc Thanh, 19, opens the door of a cold storage unit that holds the bodies of COVID-19 victims, so he and his colleagues can take the next coffin out for cremation in HCM City’s Cu Chi District. 

Memorial service held for fallen Truong Sa soldiers

A ceremony to commemorate fallen Truong Sa soldiers was held on the deck of the Truong Sa 571 ship which anchored in the East Sea near Co Lin Island (Truong Sa archipelago).

Young soldiers on islands excited with first-time voting

For Vietnamese citizens, casting votes for National Assembly deputies and members of all-level People’s Councils is a special event, especially for those who exercise their civil rights and obligations for the first time. 

Ba Ria – Vung Tau holds early voting for officers, soldiers on offshore station

Officers and soldiers serving on marine platform and offshore fishermen have exercised their rights and responsibilities as citizens by casting an early ballot in the elections of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and all-level People’s Councils

Warm Tet brought to offshore platforms, islands

Two delegations from the Naval Region 2 Command recently departed from Brigade 171’s port in Vung Tau, Ba Ria-Vung Tau, to bring Lunar New Year gifts to staff members working on the offshore economic, scientific and technical service stations,

Truong Sa soldiers perform in COVID-19 music video

Some 200 people, including soldiers stationed on Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, health workers and artists have performed together in a music video entitled Tu Hao Viet Nam (Proud of Vietnam).

Young people nationwide join army

Many provinces and cities across the country organised ceremonies on February 11 to send off thousands of young men and women, who will do services at military units for two years.

A war veteran's pilgrimage to Truong Sa

VietNamNet Bridge – "It's a peaceful and beautiful place to live in," says Pham Thi Sau of HCM City after a visit to Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago last month.

Artworks specially composed to show artists’ love for sea and islands

VietNamNet Bridge – Soldiers and fishermen who are resolutely safeguarding the country’s sovereignty over its sea and islands have been an inspiration for artists to compose hundreds of artworks imbued with their emotion and national pride.

The reunion on Truong Sa

 For four years, the Vietnamese People’s Navy has organized several trips for relatives from the mainland to visit soldiers who are doing their duty on Truong Sa Archipelago.

40 years on: When Fidel Castro came to town

 VietNamNet Bridge – It was a special moment in Quang Tri's history, a time of turmoil for the central province as it played host to a visit from Cuban President Fidel Castro on September 15 and 16, 1973.

CCTV cameras to monitor civil servants in Quang Binh Province

 VietNamNet Bridge – The central province of Quang Binh has announced that henceforth the workings of civil servants will be monitored on CCTV camera to avoid them from wasting time lingering in coffee shops.

Veterans in the Truong Sa 1988 battle to group up

A meeting with the title "Towards the beloved Truong Sa" will be held in Da Nang City, with the participation of veterans and relatives of martyrs who sacrificed in the battle to save Truong Sa Archipelago in March 1988.

Riding the waves to bring early New Year to Truong Sa

VietNamNet Bridge – Three naval ships have brought over 60 tons of cargo to the Truong Sa (Spratly) islands to serve soldiers this lunar New Year festival (Tet).