International community criticise China's new moves in East Sea World

International community criticise China's new moves in East Sea

The international community has voiced protest against China's new moves in the East Sea, including its enforcement of a fishing ban that took effect on May 1 on the sea area covering part of the Gulf of Tonkin and Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago and its continued deployment of ships to Bai Ba Dau (Whitsun Reef) in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.
Int’l public opinion concerned over China’s coast guard law World

Int’l public opinion concerned over China’s coast guard law

International public opinion has criticized the Coast Guard Law of China, saying that China uses the law to legalise its coast guard force’s use of violence to serve the country’s unilateral sovereignty claim in the East Sea (also known as the South China Sea).
Remembering Truong Sa when April comes Politics

Remembering Truong Sa when April comes

When April comes, Truong Sa seems to get closer to the mainland. The feeling comes to Vietnamese people not only because the Truong Sa Liberation Anniversary falls in April, but also because working delegations start visiting the archipelago during the month, bringing the love, trust, and pride of people nationwide for soldiers on duty day and night to safeguard the nation’s sacred sovereignty.
Vietnam requests businesses to respect its sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa Politics

Vietnam requests businesses to respect its sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa

Vietnam requests that businesses respect the country’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes, as well as its sovereignty, sovereign right and jurisdiction over related waters in the East Sea, said Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang at the ministry’s regular press conference in Hanoi on April 8.
For cooperative and peaceful East Sea Videos

For cooperative and peaceful East Sea

Due to complicated historical, geographical, and legal conditions, the East Sea has been the subject of continued disputes between surrounding countries, including Vietnam. Given the situation, the country is required to identify appropriate policies to explore the sea’s potential and also settle the ongoing challenges.
History proves Hoang Sa, Truong Sa belong to Vietnam Politics

History proves Hoang Sa, Truong Sa belong to Vietnam

“The State of Vietnam was the first state in history to exercise its sovereignty over the two archipelagos of Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) since they were ownerless pieces of land, at least since the 17th century. Vietnam has sufficient historical evidence that has legal value to testify to its sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Truong Sa,” an expert has said.
Vietnam advocates rule-of-law principle on seas and oceans: Spokesperson Politics

Vietnam advocates rule-of-law principle on seas and oceans: Spokesperson

Vietnam supports the maintenance of peace and stability in the region, security, safety and freedom of navigation and aviation, and the principle of respect for the law on seas and oceans, in accordance with the provisions of international law and the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said on February 4.
Countries must respect Vietnam’s sovereignty in East Sea: spokesperson Politics

Countries must respect Vietnam’s sovereignty in East Sea: spokesperson

Vietnam demands that relevant countries respect its sovereignty, sovereign right and jurisdiction in the East Sea, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said on January 29. Hang made the request in response to reporters’ query regarding the adoption of the Coast Guard Law by the Chinese National People’s Congress Standing Committee on January 22. ​
East Sea strategic to Vietnam Videos

East Sea strategic to Vietnam

The East Sea is a semi-closed expanse of water abutting seven countries - Vietnam, China, the Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, and Singapore. It is not only crucial for their development but also a strategic link in several international maritime routes. The sea holds several strategic benefits that are eyed by global powers.
Vietnam’s policies on East Sea issues Videos

Vietnam’s policies on East Sea issues

The East Sea plays a vital role in Vietnam’s defence, security, and economy. The Vietnamese Party and State have issued important policies on East Sea issues, to protect the country’s independence, sovereignty, unity, and territorial integrity, maintain a peaceful environment, and ensure security, social order, and safety for national construction and defence.
Minister calls for drastic response to Storm Vamco Society

Minister calls for drastic response to Storm Vamco

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has asked localities and competent agencies to undertake a sweeping response to Storm Vamco, which entered the East Sea on the morning of November 12 and has been erratic and unpredictable.