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Hoang Sa Flotilla

Ly Son Island leaps into the present

Society

Ly Son Island leaps into the present

Ly Son Island, 30km off the coast of central Quang Ngai province, has had a face-lift since connecting to the national power grid in 2014. But while islanders have benefited from the rapid changes, serious environmental challenges are also arising.

Ancient houses on Ly Son Island

Society

Ancient houses on Ly Son Island

More than 20 ancient wooden houses aged between 150-200 years still remain intact architecturally on Ly Son Island. These are miniature museums, serving as “live witnesses” of Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos.

Fallen sailors to be honoured in Ly Son

Society

Fallen sailors to be honoured in Ly Son

Ly Son island district in Quang Ngai will construct a monument in commemoration of civilians and sailors who died during long voyages to protect the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos of Vietnam.

Hoang Sa tribute rituals held in Quang Ngai

Society

Hoang Sa tribute rituals held in Quang Ngai

The Feast and Commemoration Festival for Hoang Sa (Paracel) flotilla soldiers (Le khao le the linh Hoang Sa) was held in An Hai communal temple, Ly Son island, the central province of Quang Ngai on April 5.

Ceramic sovereignty documents on display in Dong Nai

Society

Ceramic sovereignty documents on display in Dong Nai

Rare maps and documents proving Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes have come closer to the public in an artistic way as dozens of their ceramic copies are on show in the southern province of Dong Nai.

Firm evidence proves Vietnam’s sovereignty over archipelagoes

Politics

Firm evidence proves Vietnam’s sovereignty over archipelagoes

China’s recent unilateral acts in the East Sea, particularly its illegal placement of the Haiyang Shiyou-981 oil rig in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, seriously violated Vietnam’s sovereignty and international law, threatening peace, stability, security, safety and freedom of navigation in the East Sea.