Vietnam has lodged an official complaint with China following the sinking of a Vietnamese fishing vessel near the former’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago, spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang said on April 3.
22:40 | 24/03/2020
A collection of 20 books on Vietnam’s sea and island sovereignty has been released to the public.
07:26 | 20/03/2020
Thanks to the active participation and high sense of responsibility of fishermen, Binh Dinh province has promoted order and security in its waters.
15:20 | 13/03/2020
Vietnam - a beautiful S-shaped country enjoys its natural diversities and rich resources.
15:21 | 10/03/2020
The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) – Hanoi chapter on March 9 organised a fundraising ceremony for the “Fund for Vietnam’s Sea, Islands”.
07:39 | 08/03/2020
Various cultural activities for national seas and islands will be held at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Son Tay town from March 1 to 31, announced the management board of the village.
07:17 | 04/03/2020
Vietnam will build maritime militias in 14 provinces across the country with an aim to contribute to the sovereignty protection and maritime economy, according to chief of the general staff of the Vietnam People’s Army.
21:23 | 19/01/2020
The People’s Committee of Hoang Sa district in Da Nang has received documents, maps, artifacts and research works on Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa archipelago present by organisations.
15:19 | 09/01/2020
At least half of Vietnam’s seas and islands will be surveyed and evaluated in terms of natural resources, and marine and island environment by 2030, at a scale of 1:500,000.
16:18 | 25/11/2019
From the sixteenth century to the nineteenth century, Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) islands were acknowledged by Western cartographers and navigators as the territories of Vietnam.
10:53 | 23/11/2019
An exhibition, entitled “Vietnam’s Hoang Sa, Truong Sa: historic and legal evidence”, opened in the central province of Quang Ngai on November 22.
09:59 | 22/11/2019
The visit to Vietnam by US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper on November 20-21 aims to deepen the bilateral defence ties in a practical and effective manner, said Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.
16:53 | 21/11/2019
Vietnam, China will work towards the signing of a cooperation agreement on search and rescue at sea, and a deal on the establishment of a hotline for settling unexpected incidents in fishing activities at sea.
16:19 | 19/11/2019
Growing economic interest in the East Sea has led the European Union and its member states to pay more attention to the region, according to an Italian expert.
13:58 | 19/11/2019
US Defense Secretary Mark Esper has urged the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) not to allow China to manipulate a proposed Code of Conduct (COC) for preventing conflict in the East Sea (internationally known as the South China Sea).
13:44 | 19/11/2019
Defence Minister Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich addressed an ASEAN ministers’ meeting with partners on November 18, describing trust as the most important for countries to cooperate substantively and sincerely in dealing with security challenges in the region.
10:13 | 17/11/2019
China’s recent illegal actions and violations of the 1982 UNCLOS have threatened order and stability in the BienDong (East Sea) causing great international concern.
21:57 | 15/11/2019
Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung said over the last 25 years, Vietnam has always respected the guidelines and objectives of the UNCLOS while making efforts to enforce the convention in the East Sea.
15:22 | 14/11/2019
It is necessary to maintain and respect international law, especially the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), in the settlement of disputes in the East Sea, Swiss lawyer Pierre Schifferli has said.
11:03 | 14/11/2019
Vietnam rejects all the contents regarding Vietnam of the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson’s statement on sovereignty over Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago on November 8.
16:08 | 12/11/2019
Recently, many imported products with the illegal nine-dash line have been detected in Vietnam, capturing public attention.