Warmth of Tet coming to staff on offshore platforms Society

Warmth of Tet coming to staff on offshore platforms

Tet gifts from the Ministry of National Defence and the navy as well as specialties from around the country are being delivered to personnel at offshore economic, scientific, and technical service stations, known as DK1 platforms, and in Con Dao island district.
Tet gifts on the way to soldiers on duty at DK1 Platforms Videos

Tet gifts on the way to soldiers on duty at DK1 Platforms

A delegation from the High Command of Naval Zone 2 set sail on January 12 from Vung Tau city in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau to visit officers and soldiers on duty on DK1 Platforms and ships as well as agencies and units stationed on the province’s Con Dao island district. A large number of gifts and goods are being sent to soldiers and people stationed in the island district.
Phu Quoc - Vietnam’s first island city Society

Phu Quoc - Vietnam’s first island city

With Phu Quoc district in Kien Giang province poised to become Vietnam’s first island city from March 1, following its official recognition as a new city, let’s discover this new important national landmark.
Special training exercises at sea Society

Special training exercises at sea

To safeguard Vietnam’s southern waters, sailors in Naval Region No 2 train vigorously to become accustomed to extreme weather conditions while completing their tasks.
Vietnam - China Boundary Delimitation Agreement in the Gulf of Tonkin Videos

Vietnam - China Boundary Delimitation Agreement in the Gulf of Tonkin

The Gulf of Tonkin abuts both Vietnam and China and covers an area of 126,250 square kilometres. It is of great importance to both countries’ security and national defence as well as economic development, thanks to its major fisheries resources and oil and gas reserves. Both Vietnam and China attach importance to the management and exploration of the area.
Coast guard must be capable of tackling complicated situations at sea Society

Coast guard must be capable of tackling complicated situations at sea

The Vietnam Coast Guard (VCG) must focus on offering political and professional training to its personnel so they are able to deal with the most difficult and complicated situations at sea, Deputy Defence Minister Lieutenant General Nguyen Tan Cuong told a conference held in Hanoi recently to review a project on building the force in 2015-2020 and tasks for 2021-2025.
External information service contributes to national development, defence Society

External information service contributes to national development, defence

The Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education has presented certificates of merit to 30 collectives, including the World News Department of the Vietnam News Agency, and 16 individuals for their outstanding performance in the external information service and communications about seas, islands, and land border.
Eleven sailors on sunken Panamanian ship rescued Society

Eleven sailors on sunken Panamanian ship rescued

Rescue forces have found 11 alive sailors and the bodies of two others after their Panama-flagged cargo ship sank near Phu Quy island, offshore the south central province of Binh Thuan, late December 17.
Philippines calls on ASEAN to uphold 1982 UNCLOS ASEAN

Philippines calls on ASEAN to uphold 1982 UNCLOS

The Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) needs to uphold the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Seas (UNCLOS) as the legal framework under which all ocean activities are regulated, a Philippine official has said.
Sea-based tourism contributing greatly to economy Videos

Sea-based tourism contributing greatly to economy

To develop tourism quickly and in a sustainable manner, Vietnam has defined island and sea tourism as a breakthrough measure in the development of the marine economy. Island and sea tourism now accounts for 70% of tourism activities in the country and has become a driving force for Vietnam’s tourism development, contributing significantly to turning it into a spearhead economic sector.
Youth ideas for cleaning ocean awarded Environment

Youth ideas for cleaning ocean awarded

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in cooperation with the Cu Lao Cham - Hoi An World Biosphere Reserve held a ceremony on December 11 to award winning teams of the Youth Innovative Ideas for an Ocean without Plastic programme.
30th meeting of state parties to 1982 UNCLOS wraps up World

30th meeting of state parties to 1982 UNCLOS wraps up

The plenary and closing session of the 30th meeting of state parties to the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) took place at the UN headquarters in New York on December 9 with the participation of nearly 120 member states.