Spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lê Thị Thu Hằng at the press briefing on Thursday. Photo courtesy of the ministry

Vietnam keeps close watch on developments in East Sea: spokeswoman

Vietnamese relevant agencies always keep a close watch on developments in the East Sea, and Vietnam has full historical evidence and legal foundations to affirm its sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos in accordance with international law, spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang has affirmed.
Southern provinces brace for heavy rain caused by intertropical convergence zone

Southern provinces brace for heavy rain caused by intertropical convergence zone

According to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, the intertropical convergence zone with an axis passing through the South Central Coast connects with a low-pressure area in the East Sea moving inland, so there will be moderate rain, heavy rain, downpours, and thunderstorms in the areas from Da Nang City to Binh Thuan Province, the Central Highlands, and the South from September 19 to September 21.
State President receives visiting Japanese Defence Minister

State President receives visiting Japanese Defence Minister

State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 12 received visiting Minister of Defence Kishi Nobuo of Japan, asking the country to continue supporting Vietnam with vaccines and helping it to access vaccine sources against the Covid-19 pandemic.
South braces for thundery showers due to storm Choi-Wan

South braces for thundery showers due to storm Choi-Wan

A low-pressure trough connecting with the low-hot pressure zone from the west, the intensify of the southwest monsoon and the newly-formed storm Choi-Wan in the southwest of the Philippines' Luzon Island have resulted in thundery showers in the sea and mainland of Vietnam.
World opinion condemns China’s violations of int’l law in East Sea

World opinion condemns China’s violations of int’l law in East Sea

Many countries in the world have showed serious concerns over China’s recent deployment of over 200 ships around Sinh Ton island cluster in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and requested the country to immediately bring these vessels out of the area and end all provocations.
Vietnam demands China end violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty in East Sea

Vietnam demands China end violation of Vietnam’s sovereignty in East Sea

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.

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Storm Dujuan to churn towards Paracel Islands

The first storm of 2021, Dujuan, is forecast to head towards the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Islands after travelling through the Philippines and entering the East Sea in the next couple of days. 
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh speaks at the conference (Photo: VNA)

Greater efforts needed to firmly protect sea and islands sovereignty: Official

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh has asked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) to keep a close watch on, and resolutely and persistently fight to firmly protect Vietnam’s sea and islands sovereignty and legitimate interests in the East Sea.