Nhan Dan – The People’s Committee of Hoang Sa (Paracel) district, Da Nang city, officially launched its e-portal on March 29.
To view the portal, please go to: http://hoangsa.danang.gov.vn.
The e-portal offers readers information about the activities in Hoang Sa district, and related domestic and international news, as well as documents and historical and legal evidence affirming Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos.
Incontrovertible evidence: Dang Cong Ngu (right) shows visitors the Chinese Qing Dynasty map, which proves Vietnamese sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago. — VNA/VNS Photo Nguyen Khoi by Hoang Trung HieuDang Cong Ngu had once bowed to commemorate the Vietnamese soldiers who had died during the sea battle in the Hoang Sa (Paracels) archipelago between Vietnamese and Chinese forces in January 1974.Now, at the age of 60, Ngu (former chairman of Hoang Sa Islands District) bowed again to apologise to the people as he believed he has not fulfilled his responsibility as chairman of the islands district.Some people address…... [read more]
Design of the Hoang Sa exhibition centre. (Photo: VNA) Da Nang (VNA) – The Hoang Sa district in central Da Nang City broke ground on an exhibition centre dedicated to the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago on December 7. The facility with four storeys has an investment of 40 billion VND (1.78 million USD). Located at Hoang Sa Street in Son Tra district, the exhibition house will be used for the showcase of a range of documentaries in forms of moving pictures on the process of establishing and exercising Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa throughout different periods in history. The municipal administration will…... [read more]
Jointly heldby the municipal Department for External Relations and the city museum,the exhibition is showcasing 70 photos, documents and items with highhistorical value, helping confirm Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa(Paracel) Archipelago. Among the items are anancient sovereignty stele made by French people in 1938 and a radiofound in the archipelago in 1939. The exhibits,which originate not only from Vietnam but other countries as well,including China, were collected by both Vietnamese and foreign scholars,researchers and agencies. Visitors to the event,which runs until April 26, can see many pieces of evidence proving thatVietnamese people have lived in Hoang Sa for generations. These…... [read more]
Thedocuments aim to confirm Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa andTruong Sa archipelagos, said the Quan doi Nhan dan (People’s Army)newspaper.They include 95 maps published in England, Germany,Australia, Canada, the US and Hong Kong (China) in the 1626-1980 periodand 102 books printed in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian andDutch languages in the 18th and 19th centuries.Those maps were presented to the Hoang Sa district People’s Committee by Tran Thang, an overseas Vietnamese in the US . In addition, maps indicating that China’s southernmost territoryis Hainan Island while Hoang Sa, Truong Sa archipelagos are inVietnam ’s territorial waters will be on display.…... [read more]
Patriotic: Tuong studies Viet Nam's sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) islands. — VNS Photos Nguyen Huy by Nguyen Huy and Ha NguyenNguyen Phuoc Tuong, 90, has invested almost 20 years researching about Hoang Sa (Paracel) islands, despite facing many difficulties.We visited his home in the central city of Da Nang's Tran Quy Cap Road on a pleasant day to gain more knowledge about his research and love for the islands.He showed us a 400-page manuscript about Hoang Sa, which had been compiled, collected, and written by him.When asked why he had spent time and energy doing research on the archipelago,…... [read more]
The event was jointly held by the Quang Nam provincial Department for External Affairs, the Hoang Sa district People’s Committee, Danang Museum, Danang University, and East Asia University.On display are nearly 300 documents, items, publications and maps collected by domestic and international researchers and scholars.The exhibits, including those from China, demonstrate unequivocally that Vietnam has continually exercised sovereignty over the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos since the 17th century in line with international law.Meanwhile, Danang city’s leaders have approved a project to build a museum on 714sq.m. to display historical documents, maps, and items demonstrating Vietnam’s sovereignty over…... [read more]
Local people show interest in the exhibition of documents, maps and research on Viet Nam's sovereignty of the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes at the Da Nang Museum.— VNA/VNS Photo Tran Le Lam Deputy director of Da Nang Institute for Socio-economic Development Tran Duc Anh Son explains the importance of ancient map collections, which indicate Viet Nam's sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes. —VNS Photo Cong Thanh DA NANG (VNS)– The central city of Da Nang has just put on public display a collection of documents, maps and research results on…... [read more]
The documents, donated by Chairman of the US-based Institute for Vietnamese Culture and Education Tran Thang, include 43 ancient maps and a book entitled “the Postal Atlas of China” published by China in Nanjing in 1919. Earlier on November 23, 2012, the DISD and the People’s Committee of Hoang Sa district in central Da Nang city received from Thang the 1908 Atlas and 1933 Atlas, 92 maps and three summary records with many Chinese maps attached excluding Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagoes. To date, Thang has presented to DISD a total of 150 maps, including 110 original and 40 copies, which…... [read more]
The central city is planning to build a new exhibitioncentre to store and display collections of artefacts and documents onVietnam's sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa(Spratly) archipelagoes, chairman of Hoang Sa district Dang Cong Ngusaid. The centre, which is situated on an area of 685sq.m near Hoang Sa coastline street in Son Tra district, will display a full collection of 50 maps published between 1626 and 1980, 10 of which indicate the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos as part of Viet Nam, with 102 books published in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian and the…... [read more]
The event, titled "Viet Nam's Hoang Sa and Truong Sa – Historical Evidence", showcases a collection of 20 copies of royal records from King Gia Long of the Nguyen dynasty (1802-45), which relate to the exploitation, management and sovereignty claims of Viet Nam over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes.— Photo tuoitre.vn DA NANG (VNS)— An exhibition featuring 150 old maps and other historical documents that show Viet Nam's sovereignty over the Hoang Sa and Truong Sa archipelagoes opened in central Da Nang City on Sunday.The event, titled "Viet Nam's Hoang Sa and Truong Sa – Historical…... [read more]