Vietnam demands China to withdraw ships from its territorial waters Politics

Vietnam demands China to withdraw ships from its territorial waters

Vietnam resolutely opposes Chinese survey vessel group Haiyang Dizhi 8’s continued serious violations of Vietnam’s sovereignty right and jurisdiction in territorial waters as defined in the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), the Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang has said.
ASEAN tackles trash in the ocean Environment

ASEAN tackles trash in the ocean

Marine pollution, mainly caused by plastic waste, is now the world’s second biggest environmental challenge after climate change. ASEAN countries have taken specific actions to reduce trash.
Vietnam suggests stronger connectivity in EAS ASEAN

Vietnam suggests stronger connectivity in EAS

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on August 2 suggested participating countries of the East Asia Summit (EAS) enhance their maritime cooperation and connectivity.
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.
Requiems for fallen soldiers held overseas Society

Requiems for fallen soldiers held overseas

The Vietnamese communities in Laos and the Republic of Korea on July 27 held grand requiems to pay tribute to soldiers who sacrificed their lives to the nation on the occasion of the 72nd War Invalids and Martyrs Day (July 27).
 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.