Vietnam, Laos seek to further boost defence cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Laos seek to further boost defence cooperation

Vietnamese Minister of National Defence General Ngo Xuan Lich on September 8 held phone talks with his Lao counterpart General Chansamone Chanyalath to review bilateral defence cooperation in the recent past and discuss cooperation directions for the time to come.
ASEAN's relations with partners develop strongly and practically: Official ASEAN

ASEAN's relations with partners develop strongly and practically: Official

Over the past 53 years, ASEAN's foreign relations have been expanded towards deeper and more practical orientations, helping to ensure peace, security, stability, cooperation and development for member countries as well as the whole region, and enhancing the grouping’s position in the world, said Phan The Thang, Deputy Head of Information and Data Unit under the ASEAN-Korea Centre.
Vietnam actively contributes to strengthening ASEAN solidarity ASEAN

Vietnam actively contributes to strengthening ASEAN solidarity

Since joining the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) 25 years ago, Vietnam has rapidly integrated and deeply participated in all cooperation areas of ASEAN, actively helped to maintain intra-bloc solidarity, and strengthened cooperation among member states and between the group and its partner countries, thus contributing remarkably to ASEAN’s development and successes today.
Celebrating the ASEAN community ties with South Africa World

Celebrating the ASEAN community ties with South Africa

Vietnamese Ambassador to South Africa Hoang Van Loi, who is also Chair of the ASEAN Pretoria Committee (APC), has written an article on the occasion of the 53rd founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Following is the full text of the article which was published on August 7 by Pretoria News in both print and online versions.
Vietnam contributes to ASEAN strategic relations with partners Politics

Vietnam contributes to ASEAN strategic relations with partners

Since its admission to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Vietnam has played an important role in coordinating cooperation mechanisms between ASEAN and its partners such as China, the US, Russia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the EU, Australia and India.
Vietnam willing to share anti-coronavirus experience with South Africa Politics

Vietnam willing to share anti-coronavirus experience with South Africa

Vietnam is willing to share its experience in preventing and combating the COVID-19 pandemic with South Africa via online conferences as it has done with medical military forces of some countries recently, Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of National Defence, told his South African counterpart Thabang Makwetla.
Defence cooperation key to addressing regional security issues: Official ASEAN

Defence cooperation key to addressing regional security issues: Official

Defence cooperation plays a significant role in settling regional security matters, especially in the context of COVID-19, Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of National Defence, said while chairing the ASEAN Regional Forum Security Policy Conference (ASPC) in Hanoi on July 8.
ADSOM+ promotes cooperation in response to COVID-19 ASEAN

ADSOM+ promotes cooperation in response to COVID-19

The Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence hosted an ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting Plus (ADSOM+) via video conference on July 7, aiming to promote practical defence cooperation between ASEAN member nations and partner countries to effectively respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and other non-traditional security challenges.