- Photo exhibition honours the land of Hoang Sa Flotilla
- VN sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Hoang Sa established at least since 17th century
- Precious stamp collection on Vietnam’s Hoang Sa and Truong Sa
- Photo exhibition on Hoang Sa, Truong Sa islands
- Quang Ninh hosts photo exhibition on Hoang Sa, Truong Sa islands
PANO – The People’s Committee of Da Nang City, on June 19th, presented Tran Thang, an overseas Vietnamese, a certificate of merit for his active contribution to researching and collecting valuable documents that confirm Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) Islands.
Tran Thang has collected more than 150 old maps and documents that prove Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa. He then donated them to the People’s Committee of Hoang Sa District, Da Nang City.
These maps and documents are on display at Da Nang Museum.
Tran Thang, President of the Institute for Vietnamese Culture and Education, was born in 1970 in Quang Ngai province and works for Prat&Whitney aerospace manufacturer in the US.
Translated by Ngoc Hung
On the northern border province of Quang Ninh hosted an exhibition featuring photos, documents and map collections of the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes, asserting Vietnam's sovereignty over the islands. Under the titled "Vietnam's Hoang Sa and Truong Sa - Historical evidence", the exhibition is beingco-organized by Quang Ninh provinical Border Guard Command and Quang Ninh provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism. Cutting ribbon to open the exhibition Visitors to the exhibition Documentary photos and official documents of the Nguyen Dynasty, a collection of 200 maps, nearly 200 documents and photographs along with historical evidence published…... [read more]
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