Vietnam rejects China’s so-called “nine-dash line” in East Sea

Updated at 08:40:31 03/21/2020 (Views: 19)

Vietnam rejects any maritime claims of China that are based on the so-called “nine-dash line” in the East Sea, the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang has said.

  • Visiting Hoang Sa Flotilla Memorial House in Quang Ngai

    Updated at 16:35:39 02/07/2020 (Views: 44)

    As a home to many documents and objects relating to Hoang Sa Flotilla soldiers, the Hoang Sa Flotilla Memorial House is a must-see cultural and historical site for visitors to Ly Son Island, Quang Ngai Province.

  • Iapanese FM stresses need of upholding law in East Sea

    Updated at 09:41:00 08/28/2019 (Views: 179)

    Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on August 27 stated that his country opposes any action that intensifies tensions in East Sea.

  • China requested to withdraw all ships from Vietnam’s EEZ

    Updated at 09:31:32 08/23/2019 (Views: 189)

    Vietnam has demanded China to immediately stop violations, withdraw all vessels from Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and not have actions to increase tensions, complicate the situation, and threaten peace, stability and security in the East Sea and the region, the Foreign Ministry’s Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang has said.

  • China’s vessels halt survey in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone

    Updated at 10:31:02 08/09/2019 (Views: 230)

    China’s survey vessel group Haiyang Dizhi 8 had halted its geological survey activities in Vietnam’s UNCLOS-defined exclusive economic zone and southeastern continental shelf on August 7, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said on August 8.

  • Vietnam consistently exercises, safeguards sovereignty by peaceful measures

    Updated at 14:51:54 07/29/2019 (Views: 189)

    The Tu Chinh reef (internationally known as Vanguard Bank) is located in Vietnam’s 200-nautical-mile exclusive economic zone and completely belongs to the country, defined in  line with the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (1982 UNCLOS). 

  • Vietnam resolved to fight violations of its sea areas: spokeswoman

    Updated at 08:53:44 07/19/2019 (Views: 216)

    Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang reaffirmed on July 16 Vietnam’s resolve to peacefully struggle against violations of its sovereignty, sovereign rights and jurisdiction over its sea areas.

  • Spokeswoman makes clear Vietnam’s views on trade fraud, sea-related issues

    Updated at 10:03:38 06/21/2019 (Views: 249)

    Spokeswoman of the Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang responded to reporters’ questions about several issues at a regular press conference on June 20.

  • Contest popularises Vietnam’s sovereignty over seas and islands

    Updated at 11:10:08 06/20/2019 (Views: 280)

    A contest popularising Vietnam’s sovereignty over seas and islands in the Mekong Delta region and localities in the vicinity was held in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on June 19 by the Ministry of Information and Communications and the city People’s Committee.

  • China asked to respect Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa archipelagos

    Updated at 09:28:32 05/24/2019 (Views: 341)

    Vietnam has full legal foundations and historical evidence affirming its sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos in accordance with international law.

  • Youths set sail for national sea-island programme

    Updated at 10:22:45 05/21/2019 (Views: 301)

    As many as 70 young people from across the nation departed from Cam Ranh international port in the central province of Khanh Hoa for the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago on May 20 as part of the “Youth Journey for National Sea and Islands” programme.

  • Online quizzes on Vietnamese sea, island knowledge launched in Hanoi

    Updated at 09:59:51 04/09/2019 (Views: 351)

    The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU)’s Central Committee on April 8 launched an online multiple-choice contest themed around Vietnamese seas and islands.

  • Vietnam demands Taiwan to cease live-fire drills around Ba Binh island

    Updated at 09:29:33 11/23/2018 (Views: 406)

    Vietnam once again resolutely opposes Taiwan (China)’s live-fire drills around Ba Binh (Itu Aba) island in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and demands that it refrain from such actions in the future. 

  • Preserving peace, stability in East Sea a shared responsibility: Vice spokesperson

    Updated at 09:24:34 11/23/2018 (Views: 459)

    Maintaining peace, security and stability in the East Sea is the mutual benefit and shared responsibility of all the countries, including the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China, said vice spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Phuong Tra on November 22.

  • Binh Thuan exhibition highlights Vietnam’s sovereignty over archipelagos

    Updated at 14:47:36 10/25/2018 (Views: 593)

    More than 100 maps and Atlas proving Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos are on display at an exhibition that opened in the south central province of Binh Thuan on October 19.

  • Exhibition on Vietnam’s Hoang Sa, Truong Sa held in Quang Tri

    Updated at 14:36:35 10/03/2018 (Views: 617)

    An exhibition of historical and legal evidence proving Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos in the East Sea opened in the central province of Quang Tri on October 2.

  • Photo exhibition highlights love for sea and islands

    Updated at 09:15:45 08/06/2018 (Views: 504)

    A photo exhibition on the theme of ‘Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos in my mind’ kicked off in Hanoi on August 3, as a meaningful activity of the 12 journalists and photographers who visited Truong Sa on the occasion of the 54th anniversary of the first victory of the Vietnam People's Navy (1964 – 2018).

  • Record number of persons sing national anthem in Ly Son Island

    Updated at 09:51:51 07/02/2018 (Views: 545)

    A crowd of 3,000 sang the national anthem and stood in line to form a 45m x 25m national flag in Ly Son Island, the central province of Quang Ngai, on June 29, setting national records of the number of persons singing the national anthem and forming the national flag.

  • Vietnam asks China to stop bomber drills in Hoang Sa

    Updated at 09:14:25 05/22/2018 (Views: 610)

    Vietnam requests China to immediately stop sending bombers to conduct drills in Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago, said the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.

  • Journey of “Youth with national sea and islands”

    Updated at 16:03:25 05/10/2018 (Views: 663)

    BTO – In response to the journey of “the Youth with national sea and islands” launched by the Central committee of Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU), as many as 200 typical members of the HCYU of Binh Thuan province have participated in this year’s journey to Phu Quy island.

  • Seas, islands week 2018 to take place in Quang Ninh

    Updated at 08:32:22 05/10/2018 (Views: 618)

    The annual Vietnam Seas and Islands Week 2018 will take place in the northern province of Quang Ninh in June in response to World Oceans Day (June 8), announced the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

  • Hue Festival show to depict Hoang Sa sovereignty

    Updated at 10:42:05 04/12/2018 (Views: 677)

    A show in the upcoming Hue Festival, which starts on April 28, will feature performances on Vietnam’s island sovereignty.

  • Binh Thuan and Dong Nai youth joined journey for national sea and islands in Phu Quy district

    Updated at 14:42:44 03/20/2018 (Views: 703)

    BTO- A programme entitled “Youth journey for national sea and islands” took place on March 18&19 in Phu Quy island district-Binh Thuan province, with the participation of nearly 100 youth union members from Binh Thuan and Dong Nai provinces.

  • Festive days for youth and national sea & island

    Updated at 16:35:35 03/05/2018 (Views: 711)

    BTO- The Communist Youth Union branches of Binh Thuan Community College and the provincial Border Guard Command on March 3 & 4 co-held a programme entitled “Festive days for youth and the national sea & islands”.

  • Early Tet presents brought to offshore soldiers

    Updated at 15:21:37 01/22/2018 (Views: 759)

    BTO - At 3:00PM on January 21, two naval ships left Vung Tau city- Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, carrying missions to visit and present Tet gifts to the officials and soldiers on duty at the marine defense platform DK1.

  • COC draft framework marks major progress in East Sea

    Updated at 15:41:30 12/19/2017 (Views: 782)

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China adopted this year the draft framework of the Code of Conduct of Parties in the East Sea after several years of negotiation.

  • Vietnam attends UN General Assembly meeting on oceans and law of sea

    Updated at 09:15:57 12/07/2017 (Views: 791)

    The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is universal and unified, stated Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, head of Vietnam’s permanent mission to the UN.

  • Italian scholar publishes book on Vietnam’s island sovereignty

    Updated at 10:26:21 09/21/2017 (Views: 1263)

    Sandra Scagliotti, Director of the Centre for Vietnam Studies in Turin, Italy has published her Italian-language book entitled ‘Il Banco Di Sabbia Dorata. Il Viet Nam e Gli arcipelaghi del Mare Orientale’ (Golden Sands, Vietnam and the archipelagos in the East Sea).

  • ASEAN, China approve draft COC framework

    Updated at 08:22:38 08/08/2017 (Views: 790)

    The foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China officially approved a draft framework for the Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC) on Sunday in Manila, the Philippines. 

  • Ham Thuan Nam opens exhibition highlighting Vietnam’s sovereignty over Paracel and Spratly archipelagos

    Updated at 16:21:23 08/07/2017 (Views: 2000)

    BTO – An exhibition displaying maps and documents themed “Paracel islands and Spratly islands belong to Vietnam: History and Legislation” was opened this morning July 8th in Phan Thiet. The event was co-held by the department of Information and Communications and the People’s Committee of Ham Thuan Nam.

  • Binh Thuan’s fishermen keeps on going out to the sea

    Updated at 16:23:59 08/04/2017 (Views: 1237)

    BTO- Thanks to the Government’s Decree No. 67 dated July 7th 2017 on a number of fisheries development policies, fishermen are now benefiting from the preferential policies, especially the most important content stating that fishers can get loans to build new fishing vessels for off-shore fishing.