Vietnam beats China when it comes to mid-autumn lanterns

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam beats China when it comes to mid-autumn lanterns

With this year’s mid-autumn festival around the corner, the local market for lanterns is gaining momentum and locally-made lanterns with themes of patriotism and Vietnam’s sovereignty over seas and islands have defeated their Chinese rivals.

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Vietnam’s assertion of sovereignty over Paracels, Spratlys during French colonial era (Part 1)

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

After Vietnam officially became a French protectorate in 1884, France, which was responsible for Vietnam’s foreign affairs, carried out activities to consolidate the authority over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands.

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Quang Ngai asks for funding for Ly Son development

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The central province of Quang Ngai has asked the Government for a funding of 2.3 trillion VND (108.1 million USD) for the development of infrastructure in its Ly Son island district.

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Hoang Sa archipelago to be taught in Da Nang schools

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Hoang Sa archipelago to be taught in Da Nang schools

The central city of Da Nang has stepped up the compilation of documents on its Hoang Sa (Paracel) island district for teaching in all local schools from the 2014-2015 academic year.

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Vietnamese tuna auctioned in Japan

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VOV News English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnamese tuna auctioned in Japan

(VOV) -The first batch of tuna from Binh Dinh province processed utilizing modernised technology and the composite boats provided by Japanese Yanmar Company was put up for auction in Japan on August 8.

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Vietnamese people in Czech donate to fund for fishermen

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

The association of Vietnamese people in Ostrava and North Moravia, the Czech Republic, on August 4 presented 4,800 USD in cash to the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour to aid fishermen working at sea.

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Quang Ngai ensures assistance to guest workers

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

Chairman of the National Assembly Committee for External Relations Tran Van Hang on August 5 held a working session with authorities of the central province of Quang Ngai on policies for their residents living and working abroad.

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Nguyen-era documents back sea claims

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

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.

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Design contest launched for Gac Ma memorial park

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

A contest was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on July 25 for the best design for a memorial park dedicated to officers and soldiers who perished in a battle on March 14, 1988 to defend national sovereignty of Gac Ma island in Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.

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Khanh Hoa to build hospital in Truong Sa island district

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

The central coastal province of Khanh Hoa will invest 52 billion VND (2.45 million USD) in building a 30-bed hospital in Truong Sa island district by 2015 under a scheme on offshore healthcare services.

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Khanh Hoa to build $2m hospital

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Khanh Hoa Province People's Committee has approved construction of a hospital in Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago at a cost of VND43.5 billion (US$2.05 million) in 2014-15.

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Oceanography sector active in international integration

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

The oceanography sector should active join the country’s international integration process, said Dr. Vo Si Tuan, Director of the Institute of Oceanography under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, adding that the sector has engaged in international cooperation since its early days.

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Overseas Vietnamese youths tour central region

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

More than 170 overseas Vietnamese youths from 30 countries begun a five-day tour of Da Nang, Quang Ngai and Binh Dinh on July 16.

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More support for Hoang Sa, Truong Sa soldiers, residents

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Hanoi Beer trading joint stock company has raised VND500 million (US$23,500) to support residents, fishermen and soldiers in the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos.

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More support for Hoang Sa, Truong Sa soldiers, residents

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Hanoi Beer trading joint stock company has raised 500 million VND (23,500 USD) to support residents, fishermen and soldiers in the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagos.

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