Defence Ministry supports Lao counterpart in fighting COVID-19 Society

Defence Ministry supports Lao counterpart in fighting COVID-19

Army Corps 11 (Thanh An Company) under the Ministry of National Defence on November 19 presented medical supplies and cash totalling 1.5 billion VND (64,000 USD) to the Lao Ministry of Defence to support the country's soldiers and officers in the fight against COVID-19.
Singapore, Australia enhance defence cooperation World

Singapore, Australia enhance defence cooperation

Singaporean Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen and his Australian counterpart Linda Reynolds have reaffirmed long-lasting and close defence ties within the Singapore-Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership during their meeting in Singapore on October 20.
Deputy PM orders more efforts in IUU fishing prevention Environment

Deputy PM orders more efforts in IUU fishing prevention

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked ministries, sectors and 28 coastal localities to focus on implementing directions and guidelines relating to illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing prevention, thus effectively realising European Council’s recommendations in the field.
Singapore, US hold 11st security policy dialogue World

Singapore, US hold 11st security policy dialogue

Singaporean Permanent Secretary for Defence Chan Heng Kee and US Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Policy James Anderson co-chaired the 11th Singapore-US Strategic Security Policy Dialogue (SSPD) at Singapore’s Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) on September 16.
Singapore, US discuss importance of free, open Indo-Pacific World

Singapore, US discuss importance of free, open Indo-Pacific

Singaporean Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen and his US counterpart Mark Esper discussed various regional security issues, including the East Sea, counterterrorism, and the importance of ensuring a free and open Indo-Pacific, during their virtual meeting on August 31.
Vietnam, Singapore bolster defence cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Singapore bolster defence cooperation

Director of the Foreign Relations Department at the Ministry of Defence Lieut. Gen Vu Chien Thang and Director of Defence Policy Office of Singapore Col Amos Yeo co-chaired a virtual meeting on bilateral defence cooperation and the ASEAN Chairmanship Year in 2020 on August 13.