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Islanders honour the sacrifice of ancient sailors lost at sea

April 19, 2009
Islanders honour the sacrifice of ancient sailors lost at sea

The smell of salt is in the air as hundreds of people on Ly Son Island gather to watch as carved effigies are placed in darkened tombs off Quang Ngai Province. Dang Len (right) of the Dang family provides cultural officers with a decree to assign sailors to Hoang Sa, the Paracel islands, under the reign [...]

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Vietnam gains proof of Hoang Sa sovereignty

April 10, 2009
Vietnam gains proof of Hoang Sa sovereignty

Dang Len holds an order from King Minh Mang calling on the enlistment soldiers for the exploration of the Hoang Sa Islands. Locals on an island off Quang Ngai Province Thursday gave the government a 175-year-old document which they say proves Vietnam’s authority over the Hoang Sa, or Paracel, islands. The paper, written in Han [...]

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Forging state official to take ancient document about Paracel Islands

April 8, 2009
Forging state official to take ancient document about Paracel Islands

An official from the Ly Son District People’s Committee said that after the media reported about a valuable ancient document related to Hoang Sa (Paracel Islands), a man posed as a local state official to take the document from the Dang family but he failed. The royal ordinance of the Dang family on Ly Son [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...