ASEAN, Australia defence ministers attend informal meeting ASEAN

ASEAN, Australia defence ministers attend informal meeting

Defence ministers of ASEAN member nations and Australia attended an informal meeting on the sidelines of the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Retreat in Hanoi on February 19 under the chair of Vietnamese Minister of National Defence Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich.
ASEAN Secretary General highlights need for unity against COVID-19 ASEAN

ASEAN Secretary General highlights need for unity against COVID-19

ASEAN Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi highlighted the need to stay united and actively respond to the outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19), in line with the Vietnam ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020’s theme “Cohesive and Responsive”, during a meeting with the media in Hanoi on February 19.
ASEAN 2020: ADSOM heads meet to prepare for ADMM Retreat ASEAN

ASEAN 2020: ADSOM heads meet to prepare for ADMM Retreat

Heads of delegations to the ASEAN Defence Senior Officers’ Meeting (ADSOM) attended a working dinner in Hanoi on February 18 under the chair of Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh, Vietnam’s Deputy Defence Minister and head of ADSOM Vietnam.
Vietnam works to ensure safety for ADMM Retreat ASEAN

Vietnam works to ensure safety for ADMM Retreat

A delegation of the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence on February 17 inspected preparations regarding security, safety, medical preparedness and others for the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) Retreat slated for February 18-20 in Hanoi.
Vietnam consults Singapore about ASEAN defence activities Politics

Vietnam consults Singapore about ASEAN defence activities

A delegation of the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence led by Deputy Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh is paying a working visit to Singapore from February 10-13 to consult the Singaporean side about military and defence activities of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2020.
ASEAN Defence SOM Plus Working Group meeting opens ASEAN

ASEAN Defence SOM Plus Working Group meeting opens

A meeting of the ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting Plus Working Group (ADSOM + WG) began in the central city of Da Nang on January 10, with over 120 delegates from policymaking units of defence ministries of the 10 ASEAN countries and eight dialogue partners.
ASEAN Defence SOM Working Group meeting opens World

ASEAN Defence SOM Working Group meeting opens

A meeting of the ASEAN Defence Senior Officials' Meeting Working Group (ADSOM WG) opened in the central city of Da Nang on January 9, with over 80 delegates from policymaking units of 10 ASEAN countries’ defence ministries and ASEAN Secretariat taking part.
PM Phuc receives foreign military leaders Politics

PM Phuc receives foreign military leaders

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on December 20 hosted military leaders of Brunei, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Russia, Singapore and Thailand who are here to attend a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) and the 30th anniversary of the All-People Defence Festival (December 22).
PM welcomes Cambodian, Lao defence ministers Politics

PM welcomes Cambodian, Lao defence ministers

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Defence Tea Banh, and Lao Minister of National Defence Chansamone Channhalat in Hanoi on December 19.