Vinh Phuc pagoda solemn in East Sea Travel

Vinh Phuc pagoda solemn in East Sea

Vinh Phuc pagoda on Phan Vinh A island within Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago is a spiritual destination for soldiers and residents in Truong Sa island district.
Gac Ma soldiers in the heart of Vietnamese people Society

Gac Ma soldiers in the heart of Vietnamese people

Whenever March comes, people across Vietnam turn their hearts to Gac Ma Reef of Truong Sa archipelago, a sacred territorial part of the Fatherland, to pay tribute to officers and soldiers who heroically fought until their last breath for the country’s maritime sovereignty.
33 years of Gac Ma battle Politics

33 years of Gac Ma battle

33 years ago, on March 14 1988, 64 Vietnamese soldiers sacrificed their lives in the battle of protecting Gac Ma (Johnson South), Colin and Len Dao (Lansdowne) Reefs, part of the Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelago.
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China’s land reclamation in East Sea violates Vietnam’s sovereignty

China’s construction of large-scale artificial islands in the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and its deployment of weaponry to these islands have brazenly violated Vietnam’s sovereignty, concerning neighbouring countries and the international community regarding security, safety and freedom of aviation and navigation in the East Sea.
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Vietnam backs international efforts to fight terrorism

Vietnam supports the efforts undertaken by the international community to combat all forms of terrorism, including acts of violence and extremism, Spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Le Hai Binh declared during a press conference in Hanoi on September 25.
Historian debunks China’s claim over Hoang Sa Politics

Historian debunks China’s claim over Hoang Sa

At several international seminars recently, some senior officials, generals, diplomats and scholars of China claimed that the oil rig Haiyang Shiyou-981 is positioned within the exclusive economic zone of Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago of China. However, the claim is completely groundless, as many researchers have pointed out.
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China’s real ambition goes beyond East Sea

Experts have predicted that China will continue to take larger steps after blatantly anchoring the Haiyang Shiyou-981 oil rig in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, the VietnamNet Bridge reported on June 10.