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Ministry of Defence

Drones fly in Vietnam without licences

Society

Drones fly in Vietnam without licences

Camera-equipped drones known as flycams have become increasingly popular, especially among Vietnamese photographers and filmmakers, but few people know they need permission from the Ministry of Defence to fly the devices.

Musical performance fosters Vietnam – Laos ties

Society

Musical performance fosters Vietnam – Laos ties

An art troupe from Vietnam’s Military Zone 9 had a friendly music exchange on August 26 at Laos’ Ministry of Defence in the capital city of Vientiane, celebrating the “Vietnam-Laos Solidarity and Friendship Year 2017”.

US to sell missiles to Thailand

World

US to sell missiles to Thailand

The US State Department said on August 10 that its Government approved the sale of RGM-84L Harpoon Block II Surface Launched Missiles to Thailand.

Prompt actions requested to deal with flood aftermath

Society

Prompt actions requested to deal with flood aftermath

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered authorities of northern mountainous provinces along with relevant agencies and ministries to augment efforts in response to torrential rains and floods wreaking havoc in the region over the last few days.

Thailand promotes use of rubber

World

Thailand promotes use of rubber

The cabinet of Thailand has decided to allocate 1.8 billion THB (54 million USD) from the central fund to promote the use of rubber by various government bodies.

Vietnam, Laos step up defence cooperation

Politics

Vietnam, Laos step up defence cooperation

Leaders of the Vietnamese Ministry of Defence always create favourable conditions for cooperation between the general technical departments of Vietnamese and Lao people’s armies, a senior officer has said.