Topics: East Sea

Foreign Minister: Vietnam has successful tenure at UNSC

Foreign Minister: Vietnam has successful tenure at UNSC

Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son has affirmed that Vietnam had a successful tenure as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for 2020-2021, a difficult period for the world and the UNSC in particular due to complicated, uncertain and unprecedented developments in the world.
Typhoon Rai changes direction, gradually weakens Environment

Typhoon Rai changes direction, gradually weakens

Typhoon Rai, the ninth storm to hit Vietnam in the East Sea, was about 200km to the east-northeast of Ly Son island of the central coastal province of Quang Ngai at 4am on December 20, with gust near the eye of the storm reaching 200 km per hour, according to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.
Vietnam Coast Guard strengthening law enforcement at sea Politics

Vietnam Coast Guard strengthening law enforcement at sea

As a country with a coastline stretching more than 3,260 km and a favourable geographic location. This also suggests increasing numbers of violations and crimes at sea, however. Because of this, the Vietnam Coast Guard has strengthened its law enforcement efforts, contributing to safeguarding sovereignty over the country’s seas and islands.
Vietnam attends first ASEAN-G7 foreign ministers’ meeting Politics

Vietnam attends first ASEAN-G7 foreign ministers’ meeting

Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son has called on G7 countries to provide ASEAN with broader access to COVID-19 vaccine supplies during the first meeting between G7 foreign and development ministers and ASEAN counterparts via videoconference on December 12.
Vietnam treasures comprehensive cooperation with Netherlands: PM Politics

Vietnam treasures comprehensive cooperation with Netherlands: PM

Vietnam always values its friendship and comprehensive cooperation with the Netherlands in politics-diplomacy, trade-investment, security-defence, culture, education, farming, and climate change adaptation, affirmed Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh during phone talks with his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte on December 6.
Vietnam, China hold talks on maritime issues Politics

Vietnam, China hold talks on maritime issues

Vietnam and China held the 15th round of negotiations of the working group on the sea area beyond the mouth of the Gulf of Tonkin and the 12th round of talks of the working group for consultation on cooperation for mutual development at sea, both in the form of videoconference, on December 1.
Hoang Sa exhibition centre affirms national sovereignty Culture - Sports

Hoang Sa exhibition centre affirms national sovereignty

For generations, Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spatly) have been sacred integral parts of Vietnam. Vietnam has historical evidence and a fully legal basis to affirm its sovereignty over the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos in accordance with international law. This has been verified through many existing sources at home and abroad.
Vietnam, Japan issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, Japan issue joint statement

Vietnam and Japan on November 24 issued a joint statement toward the opening of a new era in the bilateral extensive strategic partnership for peace and prosperity in Asia on the occasion of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh’s official visit to Japan from November 22-25.