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

Updated at 09:29:33 11/23/2018 (Views: 22)

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: 20)

    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: 52)

    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: 66)

    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: 90)

    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: 121)

    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: 153)

    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: 159)

    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: 165)

    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: 212)

    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: 224)

    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: 250)

    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: 265)

    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: 332)

    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: 361)

    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: 579)

    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: 365)

    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: 1088)

    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: 650)

    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: 385)

    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: 381)

    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: 817)

    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: 904)

    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: 1045)

    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: 1233)

    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: 500)

    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: 4302)

    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: 1129)

    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: 1042)

    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: 548)

    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: 1102)

    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.