Viet Nam plans to organise exhibitions featuring maps, documents, materials, photos and other items which prove the country's sovereignty over Truong Sa (Spratly) and Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelagos. The exhibitions will take place in 48 provinces and cities from now until 2017.
The exhibition will highlight 18 provinces and cities with coastlines from Hai Phong and Thai Binh in the north to Soc Trang and Bac Lieu provinces in the south, as well as provinces that share borders with other countries. including Son La, Dien Bien, Lao Cai, Long An, Dong Thap, An Giang and others.
Beside exhibitions organised domestically to confirm Viet Nam's sovereignty over Truong Sa (Spratly) and Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelagos, it is expected the exhibitions will be organised in France, Russia, Czech Republic, and the US.
Sai Gon Giai Phong (Liberated Sai Gon)
Japan to help Viet Nam build fishery centre
Japan is working with Viet Nam in a project to assist the country to build a 46-ha fishery centre in Cam Ranh city in Khanh Hoa Province. The project includes the construction of road infrastructure, port expansion and shipbuilding areas.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat talked with Japanese Ambassador to Viet Nam Fukada Hiroshi about the US$75.5 million project during a meeting in the province on Monday (May 11).
The minister proposed to use US$10 million from Japan's non-refundable aid to Viet Nam to upgrade Da Bac Port. Viet Nam would also like to acquire Japanese technology for better fishery exploitation, said the minister.
Nguoi Lao Dong (The Labourer)