Vietnam, India strengthen defence ties Politics

Vietnam, India strengthen defence ties

Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh and Indian Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar co-chaired the 13th Vietnam-India defence policy dialogue at deputy ministerial level which was held on January 12 via videoconference.
Coast guard must be capable of tackling complicated situations at sea Society

Coast guard must be capable of tackling complicated situations at sea

The Vietnam Coast Guard (VCG) must focus on offering political and professional training to its personnel so they are able to deal with the most difficult and complicated situations at sea, Deputy Defence Minister Lieutenant General Nguyen Tan Cuong told a conference held in Hanoi recently to review a project on building the force in 2015-2020 and tasks for 2021-2025.
545 mln USD spent on bomb and mine detection, clearance over last decade Society

545 mln USD spent on bomb and mine detection, clearance over last decade

Vietnam spent a total of 12.6 trillion VND (545 million USD) on bomb and mine detection and clearance during the 2010-2020 period, the Standing Office of the National Steering Committee on the Settlement of Post-war Unexploded Ordnance and Toxic Chemicals revealed at its conference in Hanoi on January 8.
Vietnam, Cambodia beef up defence cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Cambodia beef up defence cooperation

Vietnam and Cambodia have agreed to intensify defence cooperation in 2021, with the focus on stepping up border checks and patrols to prevent illegal entry and exit so as to contribute to each country’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Deputy Defence Minister hosts Cambodian officials Politics

Deputy Defence Minister hosts Cambodian officials

Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen Hoang Xuan Chien hosted a reception in Hanoi on December 21 for Cambodia’s Ambassador to Vietnam Chay Navuth and defence attaché Col. Rem Kan, who recently took office in Vietnam.
ASEAN, Japan join hands to enhance cyber security ASEAN

ASEAN, Japan join hands to enhance cyber security

Defence ministers of ASEAN and Japan on December 10 agreed to embark on a project to strengthen cyber security as the world is increasingly relying on online communication channels since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out.
ADMM+ an effective mechanism in response to security challenges Politics

ADMM+ an effective mechanism in response to security challenges

The ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Plus (ADMM+) has become an effective and practical defence-security consultative mechanism, helping the region cope with emerging non-traditional security challenges over the past decade, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.
ASEAN 2020: 14th ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting Politics

ASEAN 2020: 14th ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting

The 14th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) was held in the form of a video conference on December 9. General Ngo Xuan Lich, Politburo's member, Deputy Secretary of the Central Military Commission and Defence Minister of Vietnam, chaired the meeting.
Vietnam, Australia convene fourth defence policy dialogue Politics

Vietnam, Australia convene fourth defence policy dialogue

Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Hoang Xuan Chien and Deputy Secretary Strategy, Policy and Industry at the Australian Department of Defence, Peter Tesch, co-chaired the fourth Vietnam - Australia defence policy dialogue held via videoconference on December 3.