Peacekeepers sent off to UN mission Society

Peacekeepers sent off to UN mission

The Ministry of Defence on November 19 held a ceremony to send 29 staff of Vietnam’s Level-2 Field Hospital No. 2 to South Sudan to join UN peacekeeping mission.
Vietnam, Japan step up defence ties Politics

Vietnam, Japan step up defence ties

Deputy Defence Minister, Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh on November 11 received a delegation of the Japanese Ministry of Defence now in Vietnam for the 11th defence exchange between the two countries.
Singapore plans to step up solar energy production ASEAN

Singapore plans to step up solar energy production

Singapore has set a target of stepping up its solar capacity by more than seven times from the current level, and increasing the current output of 260 megawatt-peak (MWp) to 2 gigawatt-peak (GWp) by 2030.
Fire-fighting drill held in Da Nang Society

Fire-fighting drill held in Da Nang

More than 1,500 people and 100 vehicles took part in a fire-fighting drill held on October 16 in the central city of Da Nang by the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of Defence and the municipal People’s Committee.
NA leader concludes Laos visit Politics

NA leader concludes Laos visit

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and the Vietnamese NA high-level delegation arrived in Hanoi on September 29 night, concluding their four-day visit to Laos.
Vietnam, Myanmar look to boost defence ties Politics

Vietnam, Myanmar look to boost defence ties

Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) Sen. Lt. Gen. Pham Ngoc Minh on July 29 received Major Gen. ThetPon, Commander of Yangon Region Command of Myanmar,during his ongoing working visit to Vietnam.
Vietnam, Cambodia look to deepen defence cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Cambodia look to deepen defence cooperation

Deputy Minister of Defence, Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh on July 23 suggested Cambodia’s Ministry of Defence direct its military units to effectively implement annual protocols, cooperation plans and agreements signed between the two countries’ high-ranking officials and defence ministries.
Vietnam considers sending civil force to UN peacekeeping missions Politics

Vietnam considers sending civil force to UN peacekeeping missions

An inter-sectoral conference was held in Hanoi on July 18 to review preparation works of the deployment of the level-2 field hospital No.2 to replace the No.1 and a sapper company, and consider the possibility of sending the civil force to join the United Nations’ peacekeeping activities.
Vietnam, Indonesia launch first defence dialogue Politics

Vietnam, Indonesia launch first defence dialogue

Deputy Minister of Defence, Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh and Secretary General of the Indonesia’s Ministry of Defence Vice Admiral Agus Setiadji co-chaired the first Vietnam-Indonesia Defence Policy Dialogue in Hanoi.