Vietnam's sovereignty

Update news Vietnam's sovereignty

China’s fishing ban on waters within Vietnam’s sovereignty, sovereign right, and jurisdiction in the East Sea is valueless, said the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) in a recent document sent to coastal localities.

Taiwan issues stamps violating Vietnam’s sovereignty

The set of postage stamps shows images of a lighthouse illegally built by Taiwan on Ba Binh (Itu Aba) Island belonging to Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.

Spokesperson answers query on Chinese ships’ exit from Vietnamese waters

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang on October 25 once again stressed Vietnam’s request for relevant parties not to repeat violations of the country’s waters.

East Sea: China needs to change behavior for its own sake

Maintaining peace and security in the East Sea and strictly implementing the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is completely in line with China's interests, and with its important role in the international arena.


China's illegal claims in the East Sea threaten integrity of UNCLOS

Behind China's violations is the intention to control the East Sea through promoting maritime claims that are completely contrary to the provisions of the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). 


International community condemns China’s illegal activities in East Sea

There has been widespread international condemnation of China’s illegal activities in the Tu Chinh reef, international known as Vanguard Bank, in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the East Sea.

China once again violates Vietnam's sovereignty and international law

It isn`t the first time China ignored protests and warnings from Vietnam and the outside world.

Vietnam demands China to end violations in waters

Vietnam has demanded China to immediately end violations and withdraw all vessels from her waters, respect her sovereign right and jurisdiction, for the sake of the bilateral relations and for peace and stability in the region.


Thorny issues raised at East Sea international workshop

Thorny matters stemming from the East Sea situation relating to on-the-spot developments, military strategies and international law application were raised during an international conference held in Vung Tau on November 23-24.

NA deputies propose to add marine and island sovereignty into textbooks

Questioning the Minister of Education on March 22, many National Assembly deputies expressed their upset over errors in printing the national flags and maps on reference books.

Using force in Hoang Sa, what principles has China violated?

VietNamNet Bridge – What principles of international law were broken by China with its behavior towards a Vietnamese fishing vessel in the waters of Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago?