Binh Dinh: six fishermen aboard sunken boat rescued Society

Binh Dinh: six fishermen aboard sunken boat rescued

All of the six fishermen on board vessel BD 99999 TS that sunk off Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago in the early morning of July 30 were rescued later on the same day by another fishing boat, the fisheries bureau of the central province of Binh Dinh said.
Elite and modern Vietnamese naval force Politics

Elite and modern Vietnamese naval force

The Vietnamese navy has been developing fully with five service branches: surface ships-submarines, coastal defence missiles, naval commando, naval aviation and marine corps.
 Fishing boat saves 32 foreign fishermen  Society

Fishing boat saves 32 foreign fishermen

A fishing boat of the island district of Ly Son, the central province of Quang Ngai, in July 11 morning rescued 32 foreign fishermen who were in distress at sea, according to Nguyen Quoc Chinh, head of the fisheries trade union in An Hai commune.
Philippine Foreign Secretary thanks Vietnam for saving fishermen Politics

Philippine Foreign Secretary thanks Vietnam for saving fishermen

Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines Teodoro Locsin expressed thanks to Vietnam for saving 22 crewmembers aboard a fishing vessel in distress in the East Sea during a recent ceremony marking the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) in New York.
Youths set sail for national sea-island programme Society

Youths set sail for national sea-island programme

As many as 70 young people from across the nation departed from Cam Ranh international port in the central province of Khanh Hoa for the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago on May 20 as part of the “Youth Journey for National Sea and Islands” programme.
Patriotism promoted through navy stories Society

Patriotism promoted through navy stories

A programme to educate youngsters on Vietnam’s sacred sovereignty was recently held at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Son Tay town, Hanoi.
Vietnam opposes Taiwan’s live-fire drill around Ba Binh Island Politics

Vietnam opposes Taiwan’s live-fire drill around Ba Binh Island

Vietnam resolutely protests against Taiwan (China)’s live-fire exercise around Ba Binh (Itu Aba) island in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, demanding that it refrain from such actions in the future, stated the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.
Over 500 Gac Ma veterans meet in Phu Yen Society

Over 500 Gac Ma veterans meet in Phu Yen

Over 500 veterans who joined the battle to defend Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago met in a gathering in Tuy Hoa city, the central province of Phu Yen, on March 14 on the occasion of the 31st anniversary of the Gac Ma naval fight.
Ceremony commemorates fallen soldiers in Gac Ma battle Society

Ceremony commemorates fallen soldiers in Gac Ma battle

The Liaison Board of Truong Sa Soldiers for the 1984 – 1988 period held a ceremony in the central city of Da Nang on March 14 to commemorate the Vietnam People’s Navy soldiers who fell down on Gac Ma island, part of Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, in 1988.
Fishermen rescued at sea Society

Fishermen rescued at sea

Ten fishermen were saved off Thuan An coast, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, after their boat had its gearbox broken on March 6.
Vietnam asks countries to respect and implement law on territorial waters Politics

Vietnam asks countries to respect and implement law on territorial waters

Vietnam has called on countries to continue making active and practical contributions to the maintenance of peace and stability as well as respect and implement relevant international legal obligations on territorial waters and oceans, according to spokesperson of Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang.
Cafe brings Truong Sa closer to mainlanders Videos

Cafe brings Truong Sa closer to mainlanders

Hanoi has a coffee shops that has found its own way of bringing the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago closer to mainlanders and affirm national sovereignty over the country’s seas and islands.