ASEAN, China approve draft COC framework

Updated at 08:22:38 08/08/2017 (Views: 19)

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: 52)

    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: 33)

    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.

  • Memorial site inaugurated to commemorate Gac Ma soldiers

    Updated at 08:32:12 07/17/2017 (Views: 36)

    A memorial site dedicated to 64 naval soldiers killed in the battle to defend Gac Ma island in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago was inaugurated at a ceremony in Cam Hai Dong commune, Cam Lam district of the central province of Khanh Hoa on July 15

  • Project ensuring safety for economic activities at sea and islands

    Updated at 08:53:05 07/14/2017 (Views: 43)

    BTO- Binh Thuan now has totally 10 districts/city/town, including 7 coastal localities with 36 communes/wards. Apart from more than 7,800 fishing boats of local fishermen, there are 6,000 boats from across the country (from Da Nang city to Kien Giang province) working in large fishing grounds in Binh Thuan.

  • Exhibition spotlights Vietnam’s sea, island culture heritages

    Updated at 09:08:12 06/10/2017 (Views: 171)

    An exhibition on Vietnam’s sea and island culture heritages opened on June 9 in Tam Ky city as part of the 6th Quang Nam Heritage Festival 2017.

  • Greenhouse farming in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly

    Updated at 09:30:08 06/09/2017 (Views: 179)

    An initiative by a volunteer student from Hanoi six years ago now provides soldiers and civilians in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago with a sustainable source of greens.

  • Famed artists set to visit Phu Quy for “Proud of Vietnam’s seas and islands” 2017

    Updated at 10:31:46 05/30/2017 (Views: 359)

    BTO –As many as 22 Vietnamese artists, including singers, models, actors and actresses, and typical youth will arrive in Phu Quy from June 4-6, in the 2017 “Proud of Vietnam’s seas and islands” held by the Association of  Vietnamese students, within the framework of the program “Students with the Vietnam’s seas and islands” 2017. 

  • Viet Nam opposes Taiwan’s drills in Truong Sa archipelago

    Updated at 08:22:07 05/29/2017 (Views: 540)

    Viet Nam Nam resolutely opposes China’s Taiwan conducting live-fire exercises in waters around Ba Bình Island, which belongs to Việt Nam’s Trường Sa archipelago.

  • Exhibition gives Back Long Vi islanders insight into island sovereignty

    Updated at 15:35:56 03/24/2017 (Views: 119)

    Bach Long Vi islanders of Hai Phong city is currently offered a chance to gain a better understanding of Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes through an exhibition that opened on March 24.

  • Vietnam protests China’s construction of structures in East Sea

    Updated at 10:20:44 02/24/2017 (Views: 3610)

    On February 23, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Hai Binh responded to reporters’ questions on Vietnam’s reaction to China’s construction of 20 structures on artificial islands in the East Sea which are supposed to be like warehouses for long-range surface-to-air missiles.

  • China’s air route to Hoang Sa violates Vietnam’s sovereignty

    Updated at 15:23:10 12/26/2016 (Views: 382)

    China’s launch of a regular air route to the airport on Phu Lam in Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago seriously violates Vietnam’s sovereignty over the archipelago, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Hai Binh said on December 23.

  • Vietnam opposes Taiwan’s drill in Truong Sa archipelago

    Updated at 16:14:55 11/30/2016 (Views: 363)

    Vietnam resolutely opposes Taiwan deploying a drill on November 28 in Ba Binh area belonging to Vietnam’s Truong Sa archipelago, said Spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry Le Hai Binh.

  • East Sea takes centre stage at Canberra workshop

    Updated at 16:03:44 10/03/2016 (Views: 214)

    The East Sea once again took the theme of an international workshop that was held at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra where experts looked into a number of issues regarding this important sea.

  • China’s actions in East Sea destroy coral reefs: US ecologist

    Updated at 09:31:50 06/02/2016 (Views: 481)

    Dredging and filling activities during China’s illegal construction and reinforcement of man-made islands in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago have caused considerable losses of and irreversible damage to the ecosystem here, particularly beautiful and unique coral reefs.

  • Maps showing island sovereignty displayed in US

    Updated at 15:32:39 05/12/2016 (Views: 387)

    A collection of 40 ancient maps, indicating the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Islands belong to Vietnam, and two atlases were displayed for the first time at a recent conference in Connecticut, the US.

  • Disseminating laws on national sea and islands on Phu quy district

    Updated at 11:10:14 04/19/2016 (Views: 317)

    BTO- The provincial Party Committee’s Department of Propaganda and Education in collaboration with High Command of Coast Guard  Region 3  lately organized a conference to disseminate Vietnamese laws on sea and islands for 400 cadres, Party members, civil servants and, officers personnel of people’s armed forces on Phu Quy island district.

  • Volunteer journey heading towards homeland’s sea and islands

    Updated at 15:06:01 03/15/2016 (Views: 3885)

    BTO – More than 200 youth of HCM Communist Youth Unions of Binh Thuan and Vinh Long provincial agencies’ bloc have recently arrived in Phu Quy island district on a “Volunteer journey towards the beloved Homeland’s sea and islands”, one of the primary activities of the 2016 journeys for the Homeland’s sea and islands.

  •  Exhibition highlights land and people of Hoang Sa Flotilla

    Updated at 15:59:50 03/14/2016 (Views: 3673)

    An exhibition under the theme ‘Land and leople of Hoang Sa Flotilla’s home through photography’ opened in Hanoi on March 12.

  • Truong Sa martyrs commemorated

    Updated at 08:53:51 01/21/2016 (Views: 524)

    BTO- Officers and soldiers on the ship HQ 936 of Brigade 146-the Vietnam People’s Navy (4th Naval Commander), as well as many reporters from across the country participated in a memorial service to commemorate 64 soldiers who rest in peace forever in a battle against Chinese forces to protect Gac Ma Island, part of Vietnam’s Truong Sa Archipelago in March,1988.

  • Exhibition on Truong Sa, Hoang Sa opens in HCM City

    Updated at 09:22:46 01/08/2016 (Views: 341)

    An exhibition opened in Ho Chi Minh City on January 7 displaying maps and other documents evidencing Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes. 

  • Binh Duong youth visited Phu Quy island in national sea and islands program

    Updated at 10:34:27 12/09/2015 (Views: 360)

    BTO- The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union  (HCYU) of Binh Duong province recently sent a delegation of  its Standing Committee to Phu Quy island district of Binh Thuan province as one of activities towards the national sea and islands.

  • Vietnam demands China stop illegal actions in Hoang Sa

    Updated at 15:09:05 10/29/2015 (Views: 409)

    Vietnam has once again requested China to respect its sovereignty and international law, abide by the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) and immediately cease illegal actions in Hoang Sa archipelago, Foreign Ministry’s spokesman Le Hai Binh stated.

  • VND 210 mln in favor of soldiers on Truong Sa

    Updated at 15:14:48 10/20/2015 (Views: 410)

    BTO – On a fact-finding trip to Spratly (Truong Sa) islands, The delegation of HCYU branch of Binh Thuan provincial Labor Federation has exchanged greetings and presented meaningful gifts to soldiers and People on Truong Sa islands, 146 brigade, Zone 4 (Cam Ranh district, Khanh Hoa province).

  • Legal and historical evidences of Paracel and Spratly archipelagoes displayed in Phu Quy

    Updated at 16:15:54 04/24/2015 (Views: 497)

    BTO – An exhibition, themed “Vietnam's Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) - Legal and Historical Evidence”, which is jointly held by the Ministry of Information and Communications and Binh Thuan People’s Committee,...

  • China asked to stop its upgrade activities in Truong Sa

    Updated at 15:26:28 03/06/2015 (Views: 505)

    Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Ministry spokeswoman has informed the press about Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong’s upcoming visits to China and the US to mark the 65th and 20th anniversaries of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and those countries.

  • Construction of national sovereignty flag tower kicked off on Mat Island

    Updated at 15:06:45 02/03/2015 (Views: 546)

    The Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union and the Civil Engineering Construction Corporation No. 4 (Cienco 4) on the morning of February 1st started the construction of the flag tower of national sovereignty on Mat (eye) Island (Nghe An province).

  • Tet comes early to naval officers on Phu Quy island 

    Updated at 08:31:05 01/29/2015 (Views: 3855)

    BTO - An art program entitled “New Year celebration with radar officers” was organized by radar station 575 (Radar regiment 451 under the 4th Regional Command-Vietnam People’s Navy) stationed on Ngu Phung commune-Phu Quy island district.

  • Exhibition “Hoang Sa, Truong Sa -historical and legal evidence” opened in Binh Thuan

    Updated at 14:16:58 01/19/2015 (Views: 692)

    BTO-Historical and legal documents proving Vietnam’s sovereignty over two archipelagos Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) are displayed at an exhibition opened at the provincial convention center in Phan Thiet city- Binh Thuan province on January 16th, 2015.

  • US House passes resolution on East Sea, East China Sea

    Updated at 14:48:51 12/04/2014 (Views: 560)

     The US House of Representatives passed a resolution on December 4 that stresses the need for a peaceful solution to maritime and jurisdictional disputes in the South China Sea (known as East Sea in Vietnam) and the East China Sea on the basis of international law.

  • East Sea conference: Sea space - common heritage of humankind

    Updated at 15:41:53 11/18/2014 (Views: 524)

    The recent escalating tension in the East Sea could negatively affect the preservation and development of maritime resources while threatening security on international routes in the area, experts warned.

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