CHINESE GOVERMENT STOP INVADING PARACEL ISLANDS (IN VIETNAM AS THE HOANG SA ISLANDS , OR QUAN DAO HOANG SA) WHICH BELONG TO VIETNAMESE. WE STRONGLY PROTEST AGAINST CHINA’S ADMINISTRATION PLAN OVER HOANG SA.
The Paracel Islands (known in China as the Xisha Islands, or Xisha Dao [ 西沙岛], or Xisha Qundao [ 西沙群島] ) about 250 miles off the coast of Hainan. They are also about the same distance off the coast of Vietnam. The islands were formerly part of Vietnam, and were controlled by Vietnam until 1974 when China forcibly took them from Vietnam.
Mountains and Rivers of The Southern Empire
Over mountains and Rivers of the South, reigns the Emperor of the South,
As it stands written forever in the Book of Heaven.
How is it then that you, stranger dare to invade our land?
Your armies, without pity, will be annihilated.
General Ly Thuong Kiet (1019 – 1105)
In the year 1077, more than 30 thoundsands of The Sung dynasty (Song dynasty; Chinese) under the command of Guo Kui invaded Dai Viet (Vietnam country’s name at that time, meaning Great Viet). Ly Thuong Kiet established the Defence line at Nhu Nguyet river (commonly Cau river) to prevent the enemy. Guo Kui‘s army was blocked when they came to Nhu Nguyet river. Many drastic battle happened in that place but The Sung dynasty‘s force could not cross the Nhu Nguyet defence line. Finally, Guo Kui had to encamps the force and waited for reinforcement. At night Ly Thuong Kiet send people to Truong Hong and Truong Hat temple in the southern of Nhu Nguyet’s riverside. They pretended to be deity and read aloud the poem “Mountains and Rivers of The Southern Empire“. In consequences,spirit of Ly Thuong Kiet‘s soldiers rose very high. Righ away, Ly Thuong Kiet commanded his force crossed the river and struck straight to enemy camps. Appalled the rising spirit of Viet’s force ,Sung‘s force opposed weakly and a half got wounded. In the end, Guo Kui must made peace and withdrew his disgraceful troops.