The Party and State attach importance to the maintenance and development of stable friendship and cooperation with neighbouring countries, making this a top priority in Vietnam's foreign policy, said Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung. 

Vietnam resolutely opposes China’s recent activities in Hoang Sa
8/11/2018 12:28:00 AM (GMT+7)
 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang on August 10 voiced Vietnam’s resolute objection to China’s recent activities in Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago and reiterated Vietnam’s sovereignty over the islands.

Ha Giang exhibition on seas, islands, naval soldiers
8/3/2018 11:04:20 AM (GMT+7)
 An exhibition featuring Vietnam’s seas and islands and naval soldiers is taking place in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang.

Communication project raises awareness on sea, island sovereignty
8/1/2018 10:14:25 AM (GMT+7)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently approved a project to raise public awareness of safeguarding sovereignty and sustainable development of Vietnam’s seas and islands.

Photo exhibition features soldiers' life in Truong Sa archipelago
7/30/2018 2:41:57 PM (GMT+7)
A photo exhibition themed "Truong Sa trong ta" in Hanoi on August 3-7 in Hanoi will give viewers an insight into the life of people and soldiers in Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.

East Sea tribunal ruling clings to relevance: experts
7/18/2018 5:01:30 PM (GMT+7)
The 2016 international arbitration court ruling on the East Sea  (internationall called the South China Sea) was hailed as a major breakthrough as China’s extensive maritime territorial claims were categorically deemed invalid. 

Arbitral ruling on East Sea will have long-term impacts in dispute resolution: expert
7/13/2018 4:26:58 PM (GMT+7)
Ha Anh Tuan, Director of the Centre for Policy Analysis under the Institute for Bien Dong Maritime Studies, writes to Viet Nam News on the legal implications of the arbitral tribunal’s ruling and its impacts two years on.

PM requests close watch on Facebook’s correction of faulty map
7/10/2018 8:09:59 AM (GMT+7)
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Minister of Information and Communications to keep a close watch on Facebook’s correction of its map on Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes.

Facebook fixed map wrongfully depicting Vietnam’s territory as Chinese
7/3/2018 4:40:38 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Facebook fixed a map wrongfully depicting Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) Archipelagoes as Chinese territory after the Vietnamese Government complained about the error on Sunday.

Vietnam opposes China’s military acts in Phu Lam island
6/15/2018 4:50:47 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnam has full legal foundation and historical evidence of its sovereignty over Truong Sa (Spratly) and Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelagoes, which are in line with international law.

ASEAN, China urge trust building measures in DOC implementation
6/28/2018 2:53:15 PM (GMT+7)
 Senior officials of ASEAN and China held the 15th meeting on the implementation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC) in Hunan province, China, on June 27.

Dialogue discuss international law on East Sea
6/12/2018 12:31:31 AM (GMT+7)
 Around 80 delegates from foreign missions, Vietnamese agencies, and academics gathered at the third Ocean Dialogue, to discuss the international law on the East Sea, which opened in Hanoi on June 11.

Czech experts laud Vietnam’s balanced, open external policy
6/11/2018 11:06:27 AM (GMT+7)
 Experts from the Czech Republic have expressed his concerns about the recent militarisation of China in the East Sea while lauding Vietnam’s balanced and open external policy.