International law holds an important role in maintaining peace and stability in the East Sea, heard the ninth East Sea International Conference which ended in Ho Chi Minh City on November 28.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has affirmed that China’s statement on halting fishing activities for a limited period in the waters belonging to Vietnam’s sovereignty is valueless.
As asserted many times before, Vietnam has sufficient legal ground and historical evidence affirming its sovereignty over Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, stated Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.
An American-Vietnamese collector, Tran Thang, has donated the Pattie De La Conchinchine, an 1827 map, to the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Island District of Hoang Sa Museum in Da Nang City.
Vietnam has asked China not to conduct oil drilling and promptly pull its Haiyang Shiyou 981 drilling rig out of the mouth of the Gulf of Tonkin, Foreign Ministry’s spokesman Le Hai Binh said on January 19th 2016.
Foreign Ministry’s spokesman Le Hai Binh has once again expressed Vietnam’s strong protest against a pair of Chinese civilian jet airliners that landed at an illegally-built airport on Chu Thap (Fiery Cross) island in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago on January 6th.
The Ministry of Information and Communications, the Hoa Binh provincial People’s Committee on October 5th co-opened a photo exhibition in Hoa Binh province titled “Hoang Sa and Truong Sa - Historical and legal evidence”.
Continuing to respond the campaign to support poor students, who are kids of soldiers on duty on Truong Sa island and fishermen, the Vietnamese community in Australia raised nearly AUD25,000 through campaigns in Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney and Brisbane from September 23rd to October 5th.
From October 2nd-4th, a photo and material exhibition on Truong Sa, Hoang Sa archipelagoes of Vietnam was held at the Jahrhunderthalle cultural center, Bochum city, Germany.
A flag-raising ceremony for two new submarines was solemnly conducted at Cam Ranh military port in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa on August 1.
China’s illegal construction work in the East Sea has adverse impacts on peace, security, economy, trade and marine environment, experts stressed at an international seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on July 25.
Illegal construction in the East Sea and its impact on regional peace, security, economy and trade will be put on the table at an international seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on July 25.
(VNF) - In 2014, the East Sea became a hot spot in Southeast Asia, and Asia in general, with concern and anxiety among the international community over China’s placement of the drilling rig HYSY 981 inside Vietnam’s continental shelf and exclusive economic zone, encroaching on the sovereignty and jurisdiction of Vietnam as were established in the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.
China’s military drill in the area covering islands and reefs in the northeast of Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago severely violates Vietnam’s sovereignty over the chain of islands, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Le Hai Binh said at a regular press conference on July 23.
Relevant Vietnamese and Cambodian agencies have closely coordinated to control the situation in their joint border areas and not let the border matter affect the countries’ friendship, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Le Hai Binh said on July 23.
A robust sea-island economy will be a strong sovereignty marker, Nguyen Chu Hoi, former General Director of the Vietnam Administration of Seas and Islands, tells the Econet magazine.
An "exclusive order" is being formed in the East Sea (South China Sea), and it is challenging the freedom and safety of navigation and aviation for the entire world, Dr. Truong Minh Huy Vu, HCM City University of Social Sciences and Humanities, said in a talk with VietNamNet.