Singapore suspends all overseas exercises due to COVID-19 World

Singapore suspends all overseas exercises due to COVID-19

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) will suspend all large-scale overseas exercises, including Exercise Wallaby, this year due to the ongoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) said in a news release on May 12.
Anniversary of Vietnam People’s Army marked in Australia Politics

Anniversary of Vietnam People’s Army marked in Australia

The Vietnamese Embassy and the Defence Attaché Office in Australia organised a ceremony in Canberra on December 13 to mark the 75th founding anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) and the 30thAll-People’s Defence Festival (Dec. 22).
Vietnam, Australia step up defence cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Australia step up defence cooperation

Vietnam expects further support from Australia in the search for Vietnamese soldiers who died or went missing during the war, Deputy Minister of Defence, Senior Lieutenant General Le Chiem said on September 11.
Thailand conducts annual exercises with Australia, US World

Thailand conducts annual exercises with Australia, US

The 2018 Pirab-Jabiru peacekeeping exercise between armies of Thailand and Australia is taking place in Thailand’s Chon Buri province to mark 20 years of the two countries’ regional engagement and commitment to peace maintenance.
APEC 2017: Experts highlight value of free trade World

APEC 2017: Experts highlight value of free trade

Experts have stressed that the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum plays an increasingly important role in ensuring a global system of free, open and equal trade amid rising protectionism.
East Sea takes centre stage at Canberra workshop World

East Sea takes centre stage at Canberra workshop

The East Sea once again took the theme of an int'l workshop that was held at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra where experts looked into a number of issues regarding this important sea.