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Daily flag ceremony of soldiers stationed on Truong Sa Lon (Grand Spratly) island (Photo: VNA)

Truong Sa archipelago,spratly,naval soldiers,vn navy,east sea


Naval soldiers and locals on Sinh Ton island wrap traditional chung cake for Tet holiday (Photo: VNA)

Truong Sa archipelago,spratly,naval soldiers,vn navy,east sea

A patient is operated in a hospital on Nam Yet island in Truong Sa archipelago (Photo: VNA)

Truong Sa archipelago,spratly,naval soldiers,vn navy,east sea


Soldiers on Truong Sa island go on daily patrol to safeguard Vietnam’s sovereignty over sea and islands (Photo: VNA)

Truong Sa archipelago,spratly,naval soldiers,vn navy,east sea


Soldiers under naval infantry always stay vigilant during their patrol shifts (Photo: VNA)

Truong Sa archipelago,spratly,naval soldiers,vn navy,east sea


A cultural exchange between soldiers in Truong Sa island district and artists from Hai Phong cultural and artistic troupe, May 9, 2019 (Photo: VNA)

Truong Sa archipelago,spratly,naval soldiers,vn navy,east sea


A naval soldier takes care of a sea almond tree, a signature tree on islands within Truong Sa archipelago (Photo: VNA)

Truong Sa archipelago,spratly,naval soldiers,vn navy,east sea


Soldiers, officers on Truong Sa island visit a memorial to President Ho Chi Minh (Photo: VNA)

Truong Sa archipelago,spratly,naval soldiers,vn navy,east sea


Naval soldiers on Nam Yet island wrap traditional chung cake for Tet holiday (Photo: VNA)

Truong Sa archipelago,spratly,naval soldiers,vn navy,east sea


A corner of Song Tu Tay island (Photo: VNA)

 
Truong Sa archipelago,spratly,naval soldiers,vn navy,east sea


Soldiers on Da Tay island develop an aquaculture model to improve locals’ livelihood (Photo: VNA)

Truong Sa archipelago,spratly,naval soldiers,vn navy,east sea


Wind power system on Truong Sa Lon island (Photo: VNA)

Truong Sa archipelago,spratly,naval soldiers,vn navy,east sea


Great ceramic national flag on top of Truong Sa Lon island’s cultural palace (Photo: VNA)

Truong Sa archipelago,spratly,naval soldiers,vn navy,east sea



Wind and solar power systems are installed in islands within Truong Sa archipelago to serve domestic use (Photo: VNA)

Truong Sa archipelago,spratly,naval soldiers,vn navy,east sea

Fishing vessels anchor at Sinh Ton port on Sinh Ton island to avoid storm (Photo: VNA)

Truong Sa archipelago,spratly,naval soldiers,vn navy,east sea


Local people and visitors offer incenses to historic hero Tran Quoc Tuan at a local temple dedicated to him on Song Tu Tay island (Photo: VNA)

Truong Sa archipelago,spratly,naval soldiers,vn navy,east sea



Vegetable farm on Son Ca island supplies vegetables to islands within Truong Sa archipelago (Photo: VNA)

Truong Sa archipelago,spratly,naval soldiers,vn navy,east sea


Children having fun on Truong Sa Lon island (Photo: VNA)

Truong Sa archipelago,spratly,naval soldiers,vn navy,east sea



Locals in Truong Sa town ahead of Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday (Photo: VNA)

Truong Sa archipelago,spratly,naval soldiers,vn navy,east sea


Naval soldiers on Truong Sa island read newspapers sent from mainland (Photo: VNA)

Truong Sa archipelago,spratly,naval soldiers,vn navy,east sea


A naval soldier on Nui Le island in Truong Sa archipelago (Photo: VNA)