Vietnam resolutely opposes China’s installation of a new structure in Bong Bay (Bombay) Reef in Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago and demands China to immediately end the operation and not conduct similar actions, said the Foreign Ministry’s Vice Spokesperson Nguyen Phuong Tra.
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.
Russian scholars have discussed territorial disputes in the world, including those in the East Sea, at a recent seminar hosted by the Russian State University for the Humanities in Moscow.
The Vietnamese Cultural Association in Sweden and Dai Bi Tam pagoda on June 6th organized a requiem for 64 Vietnamese naval soldiers who sacrificed their lives while fighting to protect the sacred sovereignty of the nation before China’s aggression on March 14th, 1988 on Gac Ma island in the Vietnam’s Truong Sa archipelago.
Vietnam demands China to immediately stop the construction currently underway on Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Le Hai Binh said with regard to China’s erection of two lighthouses on Truong Sa islands.
Quang Nam provincial Department of Information and Communications on May 19th coordinated with Thang Binh district People’s Committee to organize a mobile exhibition of the maps and documents proving Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos.
A requiem for heroic martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the protection of national sovereignty was solemnly held in Pho Phuoc pagoda in Thailand’s capital of Bangkok on May 3rd, most specifically for those in the Truong Sa and Hoang Sa archipelagoes.
Various groups of overseas Vietnamese around the world recently visited the Truong Sa island and DK1 frame house from April 21st - 28th on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Southern liberation and National reunification day and also the 40th anniversary of Truong Sa liberation.
The State Commission for Overseas Vietnamese (SCOV) under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has received a sum of money from overseas Vietnamese community in Malaysia to the support people and soldiers on Truong Sa island.
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(VNF) - The Vietnam Military-run Telecommunications Group (Viettel) on January 24th hosted a conference to evaluate 2014 outcomes and work out 2015 goals and action plan.
Vietnam’s authorised agencies are tasked with firmly safeguarding the country’s sovereignty, sovereign rights, and jurisdiction in the East Sea, Foreign Ministry Deputy Spokesperson Pham Thu Hang told reporters at a regular press conference in Hanoi on January 8th.