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Nguyen-era documents back sea claims

Society

Nguyen-era documents back sea claims

The Nguyen dynasty (1802-1945) worked hard to protect the nation, producing many documents that confirm Vietnam's sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) and archipelagoes. Today these can be found in Hue, the former royal capital.

China's East Sea justification absurd

Politics

China's East Sea justification absurd

To explain the reason for its placement of Haiyang Shiyou-981 oil rig in Vietnam's sovereign waters, China has cited a 1958 Diplomatic Note written by the late Prime Minister Pham Van Dong (the 1958 Note, in short) as a "proof" of Vietnam's recognition of China's sovereignty over the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagoes.

Cambodia, Thailand prepare for hearing over disputed border

World

Cambodia, Thailand prepare for hearing over disputed border

Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hor Namhong on April 9 led a delegation of border and legal experts to The Hague of the Netherlands to attend an oral hearing at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) relating to the disputed area around the ancient Preah Vihear Temple with Thailand.

Japanese duo toys with art

Culture - Sports

Japanese duo toys with art

"Wow, I feel like I'm in a spaceship, looking down to the earth," second-grader Le Dang Minh Kim happily yelled with his classmates who were enjoying a look at an art installation at an-ongoing display in Hanoi.

PM orders continuity of anti-inflation fight

Politics

PM orders continuity of anti-inflation fight

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung ordered relevant ministries, sectors and localities to continue taking practical moves to implement the Government’s resolution on constraining inflation after initial positive outcomes were achieved.