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The Military Region 5 and the movement of all people’s involvement in border, sea, island sovereignty protection

The Military Region 5 and the movement of all people’s involvement in border, sea, island sovereignty protection

Friday, April 12, 2019, 09:37 (GMT+7)
The Military Region 5 is a strategic area, sharing a 715.7-km-long border with Laos and Cambodia, having an 894-km-long coastline, nearly 100 inshore islands, and the Spratlys and the Paracels. This is the great potential for localities to boost socio-economic development and international integration while posing challenges to the protection of border, sea, island sovereignty and security

A glimpse of current sovereignty disputes in the East Sea

A glimpse of current sovereignty disputes in the East Sea

Sunday, November 26, 2017, 12:45 (GMT+7)
It is thought that in the face of the exhaustion of natural resources on land, seas and oceans, including the East Sea, are regarded as the last reserve of food, energy and material of the human race. The East Sea is rich in natural resources but contains complicated and enduring sea, island sovereignty disputes

Phu Yen province to build strong, extensive militia and self-defence force

Phu Yen province to build strong, extensive militia and self-defence force

Tuesday, October 03, 2017, 09:42 (GMT+7)
Over the past years, alongside its central task of economic development, Party Committee and People’s Committee of Phu Yen province have always paid due attention to leading and directing the implementation of defence and security tasks, with a focus on building strong, extensive militia and self-defence force. After the promulgation of the Law on Militia and Self-Defence Force, the Province has laid down leadership and direction measures to build this important force and obtained positive results

A snapshot of Vietnamese Sea and Islands

A snapshot of Vietnamese Sea and Islands

Tuesday, September 01, 2015, 08:38 (GMT+7)
According to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) 1982, Vietnam’s waters include: internal water, territorial sea, contiguous zone, exclusive economic zone and a continental shelf of 200km wide from baseline. Geographically, Vietnam’s seas and islands cover a wide range of area which can be sorted into main regions as: the Gulf of Tonkin, the Gulf of Thailand, Paracel and Spratly archipelagos, and some other islands and archipelagos.

Vietnam’s exercise of its sovereignty over Paracels and Spratlys since 1975

Vietnam’s exercise of its sovereignty over Paracels and Spratlys since 1975

Tuesday, July 21, 2015, 13:18 (GMT+7)
Since the April 30th 1975 victory, the State of Socialist Republic of Vietnam has controlled all its territories, including Hoang Sa (Paracels) and Truong Sa (Spratlys). Accordingly, together with the organizing of forces to control and protect seas and islands, the State of Vietnam released various legal normative documents on Hoang Sa and Truong Sa

The 1951 San Francisco Peace Treaty and Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracels) and Truong Sa (Spratlys)

The 1951 San Francisco Peace Treaty and Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracels) and Truong Sa (Spratlys)

Wednesday, June 03, 2015, 18:59 (GMT+7)
After the end of the second World War, as Japan was the loser, all territories occupied by the country needed to be delimited by an international treaty. From 4th to 8th September 1951, with the participation of 51 countries, San Francisco Conference was held to discuss the signing of a Treaty of Peace with Japan

Hidden intrigues underneath the call for military alliance

Hidden intrigues underneath the call for military alliance

Saturday, April 25, 2015, 08:16 (GMT+7)
When developments of the East Sea issue became complicated, there appeared an incitement saying that “not being in alliance with any countries against the third country is an act of self-constraint and unpractical. The opinion is right on the surface, but in fact going against our Party’s viewpoints and guidelines. Thus it is really wicked and dangerous

Spratly and Paracel Islands in Vietnamese and international ancient books and maps

Spratly and Paracel Islands in Vietnamese and international ancient books and maps

Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 14:03 (GMT+7)
Located in the East Sea, between 15045’-17015’ N and 1110-1130 E, Paracel Islands, are a group of more than 30 islands and various coral islets, reefs and shoals. The distance is approximately 120 nautical miles from Ly Son Island (Quang Ngai Province). Spratly Islands, located between 6050’-120 N and 111030’-117020’ E, are a group of more than 100 islands, a lot of reefs and cays, approximately 203 nautical miles from Phu Quy Island (Binh Thuan Province). The two offshore archipelagos are an integral part of Vietnam’s territory

Firm evidence proves Vietnam’s sovereignty over archipelagoes

Firm evidence proves Vietnam’s sovereignty over archipelagoes

Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 09:11 (GMT+7)
China’s recent unilateral acts in the East Sea, particularly its illegal placement of the Haiyang Shiyou-981 oil rig in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, seriously violated Vietnam’s sovereignty and international law, threatening peace, stability, security, safety and freedom of navigation in the East Sea.

Experts denounce China’s illegal acts in East Sea

Experts denounce China’s illegal acts in East Sea

Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 11:37 (GMT+7)
The Vietnamese media can and should effectively expose China's territorial claims in the East Sea and its placement of an oil rig in Vietnamese waters as blatantly illegal acts, a senior official said on June 21

Promoting the role of the Military in protecting the Party, State, people and socialist regime
For the past nearly 75 years of establishment, combat and growth, under the leadership, education and training of the Communist Party of Vietnam and President Ho Chi Minh, the VPA has become increasingly strong; achieved various feats of arms and outstanding achievements, making significant contribution to glorious victories of the whole nation in the cause of national liberation, construction and defense.
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