Politics

China’s land reclamation in East Sea violates Vietnam’s sovereignty

China’s construction of large-scale artificial islands in the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago and its deployment of weaponry to these islands have brazenly violated Vietnam’s sovereignty, concerning neighbouring countries and the international community regarding security, safety and freedom of aviation and navigation in the East Sea.
Vietnam, US defence chiefs hold talks Politics

Vietnam, US defence chiefs hold talks

Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh and his US counterpart Ashton Carter agreed that defence cooperation during the past time has met the requirement of the 2011 MoU between the two countries.
US defence secretary to visit Vietnam Politics

US defence secretary to visit Vietnam

US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter will pay an official visit to Vietnam from May 31 to June 2 at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Phung Quang Thanh.