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Chinese book recognises Vietnam’s sovereignty over archipelagosicon

Chinese book recognises Vietnam’s sovereignty over archipelagos

Many ancient writings, recorded by foreigners themselves, directly or indirectly recognise Vietnam’s sovereignty over the two archipelagos of Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly). 

 
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, 

Memorial service held for fallen Truong Sa soldiersicon

Memorial service held for fallen Truong Sa soldiers

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
24/06/2021

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).

Lighthouses affirm Vietnam's sovereignty over seas and islandsicon

Lighthouses affirm Vietnam's sovereignty over seas and islands

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
20/06/2021

There are currently nine lighthouses on Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago's islands, namely Son Ca, Nam Yet, Sinh Ton, Da Lat, Da Tay, An Bang, Song Tu Tay, Tien Nu and Truong Sa Lon.

Shelter areas in Truong Sa archipelago - Common homes for Vietnamese fishermenicon

Shelter areas in Truong Sa archipelago - Common homes for Vietnamese fishermen

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
05/06/2021

Some of the islands in the Truong Sa archipelago have been equipped with special shelter areas considered “common homes” at sea for fishermen to stay safe amid storms and access fishery logistics services, 

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.

Daily life of naval soldiers in Truong Sa island districticon

Daily life of naval soldiers in Truong Sa island district

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
25/05/2021

For naval soldiers in Truong Sa (Spratly) island district, Khanh Hoa Province, 'island is home and sea is homeland'. 

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.

Truong Sa - Vietnam’s sacred archipelagoicon

Truong Sa - Vietnam’s sacred archipelago

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
19/05/2021

More than four decades after national reunification, the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago has been changing day-by-day. 

Young soldiers on islands excited with first-time votingicon

Young soldiers on islands excited with first-time voting

POLITICS
14/05/2021

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. 

Voters on Truong Sa ready for National Assembly electionsicon

Voters on Truong Sa ready for National Assembly elections

POLITICS
13/05/2021

Like voters on the mainland, citizens and soldiers on the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago are eagerly awaiting the day when they can select their representatives in legislatures at all levels. 

Japan, France concerned about China’s actions in East Seaicon

Japan, France concerned about China’s actions in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
06/05/2021

Japan’s Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi on May 5 voiced grave concerns over China’s unilateral attempts to change the status quo in the East China Sea and the East Sea, during a meeting of the G7 foreign ministers in London, the UK.

International community criticise China's new moves in East Seaicon

International community criticise China's new moves in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
05/05/2021

The international community has voiced protest against China's new moves in the East Sea, including its enforcement of a fishing ban that took effect on May 1 on the sea area covering part of the Gulf of Tonkin 

Vietnam resolutely rejects China’s unilateral fishing ban: Deputy Spokesmanicon

Vietnam resolutely rejects China’s unilateral fishing ban: Deputy Spokesman

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
30/04/2021

Deputy Spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Doan Khac Viet underlined Vietnam’s objection to China’s recent fishing ban

Ly Son island district’s boat racing festival becomes national heritageicon

Ly Son island district’s boat racing festival becomes national heritage

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
29/04/2021

The Tu Linh boat racing festival in the island district of Ly Son, the central province of Quang Ngai, has been recognised as part of the national intangible cultural heritage.

Vietnam requests businesses to respect its sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Saicon

Vietnam requests businesses to respect its sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
09/04/2021

Vietnam requests that businesses respect the country’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes, as well as its sovereignty, sovereign right and jurisdiction over related waters in the East Sea, 

World opinion condemns China’s violations of int’l law in East Seaicon

World opinion condemns China’s violations of int’l law in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
02/04/2021

Many countries in the world have showed serious concerns over China’s recent deployment of over 200 ships around Sinh Ton island cluster in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago

Vietnam’s sovereignty over archipelagos throughout historyicon

Vietnam’s sovereignty over archipelagos throughout history

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
30/03/2021

Vietnam was the first country to have established sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (known as Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spartly) archipelagos when they were unclaimed territories.