Spokeswoman of the Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang on June 24 emphasised Vietnam’s demand for the relevant parties to not take any action that further complicates the situation in the East Sea, but contribute to the maintenance of peace and stability in the waters.
In addition to ensuring maritime safety in the surrounding territorial waters, lighthouses on islands of Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago in Truong Sa district of the south central province of Khanh Hoa, have also affirmed Vietnam's sovereignty over seas and islands.
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.
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.
The election of deputies to the National Assembly and People's Councils at all levels takes place every five years. This is an important political event of the whole country. Voters elect delegates to represent the will, aspirations and mastery of the people to the National Assembly and People's Councils at all levels for a new term.
Certain areas in the northern province of Bac Ninh will hold early elections of deputies to the 15th National Assembly (NA) and People’s Councils at all levels, under a newly-issued document from the National Election Council (NEC).
In the early days of May 2021, a joyful atmosphere is felt clearly on islands and islets in Truong Sa district, Khanh Hoa province, where preparations for the election of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and People's Councils at all levels for the 2021-2026 tenure have been completed.
Deputy Spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Doan Khac Viet underlined Vietnam’s objection to China’s recent fishing ban while detailing Vietnam’s viewpoints on several issues related to the East Sea at the ministry’s regular press conference on April 29.
China must end its violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty in the East Sea, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said in response to a reporter’s question about Vietnam’s position regarding Chinese ships operating at the Bai Ba Dau (Whitsun Reef) in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.
Whenever the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago is mentioned, many often think of rough seas and islands battered by tropical storms and fierce winds but also featuring coral reefs and various creatures and plants.
The Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education opened a press centre serving the upcoming 13th National Party Congress at a ceremony in Hanoi on January 22.
The East Sea is a semi-closed expanse of water abutting seven countries - Vietnam, China, the Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, and Singapore. It is not only crucial for their development but also a strategic link in several international maritime routes. The sea holds several strategic benefits that are eyed by global powers.
The Vietnamese people have left their footprints on the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) islands since ancient times. Historical evidence proves the country’s sovereignty over the two archipelagos, especially through ancient bibliographies.
The East Sea plays a vital role in Vietnam’s defence, security, and economy. The Vietnamese Party and State have issued important policies on East Sea issues, to protect the country’s independence, sovereignty, unity, and territorial integrity, maintain a peaceful environment, and ensure security, social order, and safety for national construction and defence.
Politburo member and National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on October 13 asked Khanh Hoa province to strive to become a driving force for growth in the south-central and Central Highlands regions.