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Little citizens on Truong Sa archipelago

Despite a number of formidable challenges, kids have been well brought up on the far-flung Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago. The little citizens are expected to play an important part in safeguarding the sacred sea and islands of the nation.

Sacred national flag on Truong Sa archipelago

The fluttering sacred national flag is a motivation for soldiers stationed on remote islands to firmly safeguard the country’s sea and islands and territorial integrity.

Naval Zone 4 dispatches soldiers to missions in Truong Sa archipelago

The Naval Zone 4 on January 10 held a send-off ceremony to dispatch soldiers to missions in Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and send delegations to offshore districts in Truong Sa archipelago

Ethnic soldiers proudly serve on Son Ca Island

Lieutenant Pham Cong Giap and Thap Van Hoan are two special soldiers working on the Son Ca (Sand Cay) Island.

Japan concerned over China's establishment of districts in East Sea

Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Toshimitsu Motegi has voiced his concerns over China’s establishment of districts to administer the Paracel (Vietnam’s Hoang Sa archipelago) and Spratly islands (Vietnam’s Truong Sa archipelago).

Life on Truong Sa archipelago

Life of people on Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago has been improved since national liberation in 1975 thanks to efforts from both the army and people on its islands.

Teachers devoted to education of island students

Song Tu Tay Primary School in Truong Sa Archipelago off the coast of Khanh Hoa Province is an educational institution like no other in Vietnam.

Fishing boat saves 32 foreign fishermen

A fishing boat of the island district of Ly Son in July 11 morning rescued 32 foreign fishermen who were in distress at sea, according to Nguyen Quoc Chinh, head of the fisheries trade union in An Hai commune.

Gac Ma ‘Inmortal circle’ lives on

Former soldiers of the Navy Engineering Regiment No 83 who fought to protect the Gac Ma Reef, part of the Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago, from Chinese invaders in 1988 hosted a memorial service for 64 of their comrades

Live blood bank protects soldiers, citizens at sea

 VietNamNet Bridge – Imagine having your left foot almost cut off while on a boat out at sea. Imagine the pain and hopelessness of the situation.

A tour to Truong Sa Archipelago

 VietNamNet Bridge – The peaceful beauty of Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago and the life of the soldiers and people there are depicted through 70 photos taken by Nguyen My Tra, a journalist from the Voice of Viet Nam Radio.

Truong Sa archipelago peaceful daily life

 VietNamNet Bridge – Soldiers, officers and residents are leading a peaceful life in the Truong Sa (Spartly) archipelago.

Lighthouse keepers on Truong Sa archipelago

 VietNamNet Bridge – Lighthouses on Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago guide ships at night and confirm Vietnam’s maritime sovereignty.

China causes escalation of tensions in East Sea

Just a day after 10 Southeast Asian leaders gathered for a summit with US President Barack Obama in California, the Pentagon found China had deployed HQ-9 surface-to-air missiles on Phu Lam Island of Viet Nam's Hoang Sa Archipelago.

Frontline weatherman on constant high alert

 VietNamNet Bridge – Meterologists stationed on the nation's outlying islands like the Truong Sa Archipelago are aware that they are often the nation's first line of defence against extreme weather conditions.

Magnificent scenery of Truong Sa

 VietNamNet Bridge – Photographer Hoang Chi Hung captured beautiful photos of the sea, nature and locals after four times of touring Truong Sa.

Viet Nam defends island sovereignty

VietNamNet Bridge – Vice spokeswoman for Viet Nam's Foreign Ministry Pham Thu Hang yesterday answered reporters' questions relating to China's construction of an airport on Chu Thap in Viet Nam's Truong Sa Archipelago.

Photos: Weather forecasters in Truong Sa Archipelago

 Truong Sa Lon Meteorology Station was built in 1977 as part of the hydro-meteorology station of Vietnam’s central southern region. It is one of the 26 international weather forecast stations coded 48920 by the World Meteorological Organization.

Renewable energy transforms remote areas

 VietNamNet Bridge – In the Truong Sa Archipelago, a solar and wind energy system is replacing the limited power supplied by diesel generators.

China intentionally misquotes VN’s diplomatic letter

China recently intentionally misqouted a diplomatic letter of late Prime Minister Pham Van Dong, addressed to China on September 14, 1958, with the aim of distorting the truth of Viet Nam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos.