Their sacrifice and efforts have brought about a new look for Truong Sa archipelago and breathed a new life into the islands.

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The lighthouse on Da Tay (West Reef) B (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Truong Sa,vietnam sovereignty,spratly,vietnam navy,Vietnam in photos


Teacher and students at the primary school on Sinh Ton island commune (Photo: VNP/VNA)

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People and soldiers on An Bang island bid farewell to a visiting delegation from the mainland (Photo: VNP/VNA)

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Residential area on Sinh Ton island commune (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Truong Sa,vietnam sovereignty,spratly,vietnam navy,Vietnam in photos



Soldiers grow vegetables on Tien Nu (Tennent Reef) (Photo: VNP/VNA)

 
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The complex of school, medical station, cultural house and wind power system in Sinh Ton commune (Photo: VNP/VNA)

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Visiting Truong Sa Lon pagoda (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Truong Sa,vietnam sovereignty,spratly,vietnam navy,Vietnam in photos



A tug of war competition between soldiers and civilians in Sinh Ton commune (Photo: VNP/VNA)

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Playing area for children in Sinh Ton commune (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Truong Sa,vietnam sovereignty,spratly,vietnam navy,Vietnam in photos



Dogs are familiar to Truong Sa Lon islanders (Photo: VNP/VNA)