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Grab Vietnam fined for erroneous map of Vietnam

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Information and Communications has decided to fine Grab Vietnam company 60 million VND (over 2,500 USD) for wrongdoings connected to using their version of the Vietnam map.

Grab, fashion company apologise for maps showing inaccurate islands info

The Singapore-based company said the incident does not reflect Grab’s respect for the country and people of Việt Nam and apologised for concerns it may have raised.

Spiritual milestones affirm Vietnam’s sovereignty in the sea

Nine pagodas formed from shrines or small Buddha statues erected a long time ago in the Truong Sa archipelago by Vietnamese fishermen are not only places of religious and belief activities but also the country’s sovereignty milestones on the sea.

Hoang Sa exhibition centre affirms national sovereignty

The Hoang Sa exhibition centre in Da Nang City displays and archives historical documents, exhibits and images which testify to Vietnam’s legitimate sovereignty over the two archipelagos.

Apple adds Hoang Sa, Truong Sa islands to its map at the request of Vietnam

At the request of the Ministry of Information and Communications, Apple has corrected the mistake, adding Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelagos to the map on the Apple Maps application.

Vietnam opposes and demands Taiwan to cancel live-fire drills on Ba Binh island

Vietnam resolutely opposes and demands Taiwan to cancel live-fire drills in the waters around Ba Binh island belonging to Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and not to repeat similar violations in the future.

The essence of China's 'soft power'

American expert on international relations Joseph Nye said that the power of a country, besides "hard power" including military force, population, geography, and strategic resources, also includes "soft power".

Tasting water morning glory with dracontomelon soup in Truong Sa, connecting with compatriots

Floating on the sea, with no wifi and no telecommunication waves, people on journeys to Truong Sa (Spratly Islands) and DK1 Rigs can find common ground with Vietnamese citizens.

Naval soldiers who died on southern continental shelf commemorated

A ceremony was held at Platform DK1/9 of Naval Region 2 on January 10 to pay tribute to soldiers who laid down their lives on Vietnam’s southern continental shelf.

Book released on defence of Vietnamese islands against Chinese invaders

Researcher Vo Ha has released the book Trường Sa 1988 – Hồ Sơ Một Sự Kiện Lịch Sử  (Trường Sa 1988 – A Dossier on a Historical Incident) on the protection and development of Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago of Vietnam,

Chinese film criticized for distorting history

A Chinese TV series entitled “Ace Troops” has angered Vietnamese audiences for distorting history related to Vietnam's fight to defend the northern border in 1979.

China's deliberate ambiguity in the East Sea

Chinese officials said on August 29 that they would require a series of vessels to "report information" when passing through the area they consider to be their "territorial waters" from September 1, 2021.

VN resolutely protects sovereignty over islands: Foreign Ministry spokesperson

Vietnam resolutely and persistently takes measures in accordance with international law to exercise and protect its sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes.

Vietnamese netizens call for boycott of online game with 'cow's tongue line'

Purrfect Tale game distributors have removed and blocked the Vietnamese IP, but the online community continues to call for boycotting this game until it completely removes the illegal 'cow's tongue line'.

China’s military drill in Hoang Sa violates Vietnam's sovereignty: Spokeswoman

China’s military exercise in the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago area violated Vietnam’s sovereignty over the islands and went counter to the spirit of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC),

Truong Sa lighthouses affirm Vietnam's sovereignty over seas and islands

In addition to ensuring maritime safety in the surrounding territorial waters, lighthouses on islands of Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago in Truong Sa District of Khanh Hoa province, have also affirmed Vietnam's sovereignty over seas and islands.

Vietnam requests concerned parties to respect Vietnam’s sovereignty

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.

Gac Ma soldiers – immortal monument in Vietnamese people’s hearts

Rear Admiral Phan Tuan Hung, Deputy Commander of the Naval Force, recently led a delegation to visit soldiers and officers on mission on islands of the Truong Sa archipelago,

China's fishing ban strongly opposed

The Vietnam Fisheries Association vehemently opposes China’s wrong, unilateral act of a fishing ban in waters under the sovereignty of Vietnam.

Photo book on islands launched by overseas Vietnamese

A photo book about Vietnamese islands and seas has been published to help younger generations better understand the Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago.