Ship locks - Shelter for fishermen out at sea Videos

Ship locks - Shelter for fishermen out at sea

Some of the islands on the Truong Sa archipelago now have ship locks, which are thought of as “common houses” in the middle of the sea that help fishermen avoid storms and also provide fisheries logistics services. Thanks to these “common houses”, fishermen far from the coast feel more confident about being out at sea and also contribute to maintaining Vietnam’s sovereignty over its national sea.
Journalists help bridge mainland and Truong Sa archipelago Society

Journalists help bridge mainland and Truong Sa archipelago

Far-flung Truong Sa archipelago has been brought closer to people on the mainland since the lives of soldiers and local residents, who spare no effort to protect the nation’s sacred seas and skies, have regularly featured in the media. The archipelago has won a place in the hearts of many journalists, helping them become more responsible in their work and gain a greater respect for their career.
Little citizens on Truong Sa archipelago Society

Little citizens on Truong Sa archipelago

Despite a number of formidable challenges, kids have been well brought up on the far-flung Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago. The little citizens are expected to play an important part in safeguarding the sacred sea and islands of the nation.
Lighthouses affirm Vietnam's sovereignty over seas and islands Society

Lighthouses affirm Vietnam's sovereignty over seas and islands

There are currently nine lighthouses on Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago's islands, namely Son Ca, Nam Yet, Sinh Ton, Da Lat, Da Tay, An Bang, Song Tu Tay, Tien Nu and Truong Sa Lon. In addition to ensuring maritime safety in the surrounding territorial waters, these lighthouses have also affirmed Vietnam's sovereignty over seas and islands.
Statue of General Vo Nguyen Giap in Truong Sa archipelago Society

Statue of General Vo Nguyen Giap in Truong Sa archipelago

On Son Ca Island in the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago of Khanh Hoa province, nearly 1,000 nautical miles from the mainland, is a monument dedicated to General Vo Nguyen Giap, helping to educate young soldiers on the island about one of Vietnam’s greatest military strategists.
Heritage trees on Truong Sa archipelago Society

Heritage trees on Truong Sa archipelago

46 years after national reunification, Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago has been given a facelift. The archipelago is covered by not only the blue of the sea but also the green of trees planted by soldiers. On the islands of Song Tu Tay, Son Ca, Nam Yet and Sinh Ton, four trees, aged more 300 years old, have been recognised as "Vietnamese Heritage Trees".
Greenery in Truong Sa island district Society

Greenery in Truong Sa island district

Every day, soldiers and people on Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago take care of trees and vegetables, making the islands more beautiful and providing an essential and stable source of vegetables for local islanders.
Vietnam requests concerned parties to respect Vietnam’s sovereignty Politics

Vietnam requests concerned parties to respect Vietnam’s sovereignty

Vietnam requests parties concerned to respect its sovereignty and international law and abide by the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) and the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang has said.
Daily life of naval soldiers in Truong Sa island district Society

Daily life of naval soldiers in Truong Sa island district

For naval soldiers in Truong Sa (Spratly) island district, Khanh Hoa province, 'island is home and sea is homeland'. They share the same will, solidarity, creativity in production and readiness for combat, determining to protect the country's sacred sovereignty over seas and islands.