War veterans recall Gac Ma battle Society

War veterans recall Gac Ma battle

Nearly 500 war veterans who struggled to defend Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago met in Hoa Vinh town, Dong Hoa district, the central province of Phu Yen, to recall the Gac Ma battle.
Khanh Hoa authorities commemorate 64 Gac Ma naval martyrs Society

Khanh Hoa authorities commemorate 64 Gac Ma naval martyrs

The authorities of the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa and local armed forces gathered on March 14 to pay tribute to 64 naval officers and soldiers who lost their lives in a battle to protect Gac Ma (Johnson South) Reef in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago three decades ago.
Gac Ma soldiers commemorated at Tokyo requiem Society

Gac Ma soldiers commemorated at Tokyo requiem

The Vietnamese Buddhist Association in Japan held a requiem at Nisshikutsu pagoda in Tokyo on March 4 to pray for the soldiers who died to defend Gac Ma (Johnson South) Reef in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago three decades ago.
East Sea issue under spotlight in Paris Society

East Sea issue under spotlight in Paris

A string of activities were held in Paris with the aim of raising the awareness and knowledge of French friends and Vietnamese people in France about sovereignty disputes in the East Sea.
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Typhoon Haiyan victims recall fight for survival

As Nguyen Hung set foot on the Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City, he almost cried. Along the 600-km journey from the city to his hometown, the central province of Phu Yen, he could not close his eyes for even a second, although he was completely exhausted.